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#1 Jeannethro

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Posted 19 April 2011 - 11:17 AM

Search results from Yahoo and Google are listed, but clicking on a listed link redirects to apparently random websites. Happens in both IE and Firefox.

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DDS (Ver_11-03-05.01) - NTFSx86
Run by User at 10:47:07.98 on Tue 04/19/2011
Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_24
Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.1015.308 [GMT -5:00]
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AV: avast! Antivirus *Enabled/Updated* {7591DB91-41F0-48A3-B128-1A293FD8233D}
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============== Running Processes ===============
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C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k WudfServiceGroup
svchost.exe
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\AvastSvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\UMStor\Res.EXE
C:\Program Files\BillP Studios\WinPatrol\winpatrol.exe
C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\avastUI.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Java\Java Update\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\GoogleToolbarNotifier\GoogleToolbarNotifier.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\User\Application Data\SanDisk\Sansa Updater\SansaDispatch.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Spybot - Search & Destroy\TeaTimer.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\Update\GoogleUpdate.exe
svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe
c:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\90\Shared\sqlwriter.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k imgsvc
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k HTTPFilter
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Documents\Shared Downloads\dds.scr
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============== Pseudo HJT Report ===============
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uSearch Page = hxxp://www.google.com
uSearch Bar = 1886680168 (0x70747468)
uInternet Connection Wizard,ShellNext = hxxp://www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/readstep2.html
mSearchAssistant = hxxp://www.google.com/ie
BHO: &Yahoo! Toolbar Helper: {02478d38-c3f9-4efb-9b51-7695eca05670} - c:\program files\yahoo!\companion\installs\cpn0\yt.dll
BHO: Adobe PDF Reader Link Helper: {06849e9f-c8d7-4d59-b87d-784b7d6be0b3} - c:\program files\common files\adobe\acrobat\activex\AcroIEHelper.dll
BHO: AVG Safe Search: {3ca2f312-6f6e-4b53-a66e-4e65e497c8c0} - c:\program files\avg\avg8\avgssie.dll
BHO: Spybot-S&D IE Protection: {53707962-6f74-2d53-2644-206d7942484f} - c:\progra~1\spybot~1\SDHelper.dll
BHO: avast! WebRep: {8e5e2654-ad2d-48bf-ac2d-d17f00898d06} - c:\program files\avast software\avast\aswWebRepIE.dll
BHO: Google Toolbar Helper: {aa58ed58-01dd-4d91-8333-cf10577473f7} - c:\program files\google\google toolbar\GoogleToolbar_32.dll
BHO: Google Toolbar Notifier BHO: {af69de43-7d58-4638-b6fa-ce66b5ad205d} - c:\program files\google\googletoolbarnotifier\5.6.6209.1142\swg.dll
BHO: Java™ Plug-In 2 SSV Helper: {dbc80044-a445-435b-bc74-9c25c1c588a9} - c:\program files\java\jre6\bin\jp2ssv.dll
BHO: JQSIEStartDetectorImpl Class: {e7e6f031-17ce-4c07-bc86-eabfe594f69c} - c:\program files\java\jre6\lib\deploy\jqs\ie\jqs_plugin.dll
BHO: SingleInstance Class: {fdad4da1-61a2-4fd8-9c17-86f7ac245081} - c:\program files\yahoo!\companion\installs\cpn0\YTSingleInstance.dll
TB: Yahoo! Toolbar: {ef99bd32-c1fb-11d2-892f-0090271d4f88} - c:\program files\yahoo!\companion\installs\cpn0\yt.dll
TB: avast! WebRep: {8e5e2654-ad2d-48bf-ac2d-d17f00898d06} - c:\program files\avast software\avast\aswWebRepIE.dll
TB: Google Toolbar: {2318c2b1-4965-11d4-9b18-009027a5cd4f} - c:\program files\google\google toolbar\GoogleToolbar_32.dll
TB: DAEMON Tools Toolbar: {32099aac-c132-4136-9e9a-4e364a424e17} - c:\program files\daemon tools toolbar\DTToolbar.dll
TB: Delicious Toolbar: {61d1c847-df80-423a-8c6d-dc03b97e6ebe} - c:\program files\delicious add-on for internet explorer\DeliciousExtension.dll
EB: {32683183-48a0-441b-a342-7c2a440a9478} - No File
EB: Delicious Sidebar: {9d19c405-ba93-461b-871f-97992cc45972} - c:\program files\delicious add-on for internet explorer\DeliciousExtension.dll
uRun: [swg] "c:\program files\google\googletoolbarnotifier\GoogleToolbarNotifier.exe"
uRun: [SansaDispatch] c:\documents and settings\user\application data\sandisk\sansa updater\SansaDispatch.exe
uRun: [ctfmon.exe] c:\windows\system32\ctfmon.exe
uRun: [SpybotSD TeaTimer] c:\program files\spybot - search & destroy\TeaTimer.exe
mRun: [NvCplDaemon] RUNDLL32.EXE c:\windows\system32\NvCpl.dll,NvStartup
mRun: [nwiz] nwiz.exe /install
mRun: [NvMediaCenter] RUNDLL32.EXE c:\windows\system32\NvMcTray.dll,NvTaskbarInit
mRun: [USB Storage Toolbox] c:\windows\umstor\Res.EXE
mRun: [AlcxMonitor] ALCXMNTR.EXE
mRun: [IgfxTray] c:\windows\system32\igfxtray.exe
mRun: [HotKeysCmds] c:\windows\system32\hkcmd.exe
mRun: [WinPatrol] c:\program files\billp studios\winpatrol\winpatrol.exe -expressboot
mRun: [Adobe Reader Speed Launcher] "c:\program files\adobe\reader 8.0\reader\Reader_sl.exe"
mRun: [HPDJ Taskbar Utility] c:\windows\system32\spool\drivers\w32x86\3\hpztsb04.exe
mRun: [KernelFaultCheck] %systemroot%\system32\dumprep 0 -k
mRun: [avast] "c:\program files\avast software\avast\avastUI.exe" /nogui
mRun: [SunJavaUpdateSched] "c:\program files\common files\java\java update\jusched.exe"
dRun: [swg] c:\program files\google\googletoolbarnotifier\GoogleToolbarNotifier.exe
dRun: [DWQueuedReporting] "c:\progra~1\common~1\micros~1\dw\dwtrig20.exe" -t
dRunOnce: [RunNarrator] Narrator.exe
IE: eBay Search - c:\program files\ebay\ebay toolbar2\eBayTb.dll/RCSearch.html
IE: Google Sidewiki... - c:\program files\google\google toolbar\component\GoogleToolbarDynamic_mui_en_D183CA64F05FDD98.dll/cmsidewiki.html
IE: {e2e2dd38-d088-4134-82b7-f2ba38496583} - %windir%\Network Diagnostic\xpnetdiag.exe
IE: {DFB852A3-47F8-48C4-A200-58CAB36FD2A2} - {53707962-6F74-2D53-2644-206D7942484F} - c:\progra~1\spybot~1\SDHelper.dll
DPF: {02BF25D5-8C17-4B23-BC80-D3488ABDDC6B} - hxxp://a1540.g.akamai.net/7/1540/52/20070711/qtinstall.info.apple.com/qtactivex/qtplugin.cab
DPF: {0CCA191D-13A6-4E29-B746-314DEE697D83} - hxxp://upload.facebook.com/controls/2008.10.10_v5.5.8/FacebookPhotoUploader5.cab
DPF: {166B1BCA-3F9C-11CF-8075-444553540000} - hxxp://download.macromedia.com/pub/shockwave/cabs/director/sw.cab
DPF: {17492023-C23A-453E-A040-C7C580BBF700} - hxxp://download.microsoft.com/download/5/b/0/5b0d4654-aa20-495c-b89f-c1c34c691085/LegitCheckControl.cab
DPF: {30528230-99F7-4BB4-88D8-FA1D4F56A2AB} - c:\program files\yahoo!\common\Yinsthelper.dll
DPF: {3D3B42C2-11BF-4732-A304-A01384B70D68} - hxxp://picasaweb.google.com/s/v/58.14/uploader2.cab
DPF: {48DD0448-9209-4F81-9F6D-D83562940134} - hxxp://lads.myspace.com/upload/MySpaceUploader1006.cab
DPF: {4F1E5B1A-2A80-42CA-8532-2D05CB959537} - hxxp://gfx1.hotmail.com/mail/w2/resources/MSNPUpld.cab
DPF: {6B75345B-AA36-438A-BBE6-4078B4C6984D} - hxxp://h20270.www2.hp.com/ediags/gmn2/install/HPProductDetection.cab
DPF: {6E32070A-766D-4EE6-879C-DC1FA91D2FC3} - hxxp://www.update.microsoft.com/microsoftupdate/v6/V5Controls/en/x86/client/muweb_site.cab?1261112943515
DPF: {6F15128C-E66A-490C-B848-5000B5ABEEAC} - hxxps://h20436.www2.hp.com/ediags/dex/secure/HPDEXAXO.cab
DPF: {8100D56A-5661-482C-BEE8-AFECE305D968} - hxxp://upload.facebook.com/controls/2009.07.28_v5.5.8.1/FacebookPhotoUploader55.cab
DPF: {8AD9C840-044E-11D1-B3E9-00805F499D93} - hxxp://java.sun.com/update/1.6.0/jinstall-1_6_0_24-windows-i586.cab
DPF: {8FFBE65D-2C9C-4669-84BD-5829DC0B603C} - hxxp://fpdownload.macromedia.com/get/flashplayer/current/polarbear/ultrashim.cab
DPF: {A9F8D9EC-3D0A-4A60-BD82-FBD64BAD370D} - hxxp://h20264.www2.hp.com/ediags/dd/install/HPDriverDiagnosticsxp2k.cab
DPF: {ADACAA8F-3595-47FE-9C31-9C7471B9BEC7} - hxxp://www.drd.dyndns.org/cab/OCXChecker_8000.cab
DPF: {C1FDEE68-98D5-4F42-A4DD-D0BECF5077EB} - hxxp://tools.ebayimg.com/eps/wl/activex/eBay_Enhanced_Picture_Control_v1-0-27-0.cab
DPF: {CAFEEFAC-0016-0000-0003-ABCDEFFEDCBA} - hxxp://java.sun.com/update/1.6.0/jinstall-1_6_0_03-windows-i586.cab
DPF: {CAFEEFAC-0016-0000-0024-ABCDEFFEDCBA} - hxxp://java.sun.com/update/1.6.0/jinstall-1_6_0_24-windows-i586.cab
DPF: {CAFEEFAC-FFFF-FFFF-FFFF-ABCDEFFEDCBA} - hxxp://java.sun.com/update/1.6.0/jinstall-1_6_0_24-windows-i586.cab
DPF: {CF40ACC5-E1BB-4AFF-AC72-04C2F616BCA7} - hxxp://www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/nos/gp.cab
DPF: {D54160C3-DB7B-4534-9B65-190EE4A9C7F7} - hxxp://download.games.yahoo.com/games/web_games/gamehouse/frenzy/SproutLauncher.cab
DPF: {DF780F87-FF2B-4DF8-92D0-73DB16A1543A} - hxxp://l.yimg.com/jh/games/web_games/popcap/chuzzle/popcaploader_v6.cab
DPF: {E2883E8F-472F-4FB0-9522-AC9BF37916A7} - hxxp://platformdl.adobe.com/NOS/getPlusPlus/1.6/gp.cab
DPF: {E77F23EB-E7AB-4502-8F37-247DBAF1A147} - hxxp://gfx2.hotmail.com/mail/w4/pr01/photouploadcontrol/MSNPUpld.cab
Notify: igfxcui - igfxsrvc.dll
SSODL: WPDShServiceObj - {AAA288BA-9A4C-45B0-95D7-94D524869DB5} - c:\windows\system32\WPDShServiceObj.dll
Hosts: 127.0.0.1 www.spywareinfo.com
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================= FIREFOX ===================
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FF - ProfilePath - c:\docume~1\user\applic~1\mozilla\firefox\profiles\170vkb23.default\
FF - prefs.js: browser.search.selectedEngine - DAEMON Search
FF - prefs.js: browser.startup.homepage - hxxp://msn.com/
FF - prefs.js: keyword.URL - hxxp://search.yahoo.com/search?ei=UTF-8&fr=ytff-tyc7&type=&p=
FF - component: c:\documents and settings\user\application data\mozilla\firefox\profiles\170vkb23.default\extensions\dttoolbar@toolbarnet.com\components\DTToolbarFF.dll
FF - plugin: c:\program files\google\update\1.2.183.39\npGoogleOneClick8.dll
FF - plugin: c:\program files\java\jre6\bin\new_plugin\npdeployJava1.dll
FF - plugin: c:\program files\mozilla firefox\plugins\npdeployJava1.dll
FF - plugin: c:\program files\mozilla firefox\plugins\NPplaynet.dll
FF - Ext: Default: {972ce4c6-7e08-4474-a285-3208198ce6fd} - c:\program files\mozilla firefox\extensions\{972ce4c6-7e08-4474-a285-3208198ce6fd}
FF - Ext: Java Console: {CAFEEFAC-0016-0000-0024-ABCDEFFEDCBA} - c:\program files\mozilla firefox\extensions\{CAFEEFAC-0016-0000-0024-ABCDEFFEDCBA}
FF - Ext: Microsoft .NET Framework Assistant: {20a82645-c095-46ed-80e3-08825760534b} - c:\windows\microsoft.net\framework\v3.5\windows presentation foundation\DotNetAssistantExtension
FF - Ext: Java Quick Starter: jqs@sun.com - c:\program files\java\jre6\lib\deploy\jqs\ff
FF - Ext: avast! WebRep: wrc@avast.com - c:\program files\avast software\avast\webrep\FF
FF - Ext: Microsoft .NET Framework Assistant: {20a82645-c095-46ed-80e3-08825760534b} - %profile%\extensions\{20a82645-c095-46ed-80e3-08825760534b}
FF - Ext: DAEMON Tools Toolbar: DTToolbar@toolbarnet.com - %profile%\extensions\DTToolbar@toolbarnet.com
FF - Ext: Yahoo! Toolbar: {635abd67-4fe9-1b23-4f01-e679fa7484c1} - %profile%\extensions\{635abd67-4fe9-1b23-4f01-e679fa7484c1}
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---- FIREFOX POLICIES ----
FF - user.js: yahoo.ytff.general.dontshowhpoffer - true
============= SERVICES / DRIVERS ===============
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R1 aswSnx;aswSnx;c:\windows\system32\drivers\aswSnx.sys [2011-4-14 371544]
R1 aswSP;aswSP;c:\windows\system32\drivers\aswSP.sys [2011-4-14 301528]
R2 aswFsBlk;aswFsBlk;c:\windows\system32\drivers\aswFsBlk.sys [2011-4-14 19544]
R2 avast! Antivirus;avast! Antivirus;c:\program files\avast software\avast\AvastSvc.exe [2011-4-14 42184]
S3 ALABULKO;OLYMPUS USB Media Adapter device driver;c:\windows\system32\drivers\ALABLK2O.SYS [2005-2-24 36740]
S3 busbcrw;USB Card Reader Writer driver;c:\windows\system32\drivers\busbcrw.sys [2007-11-12 18944]
S4 aawservice;Lavasoft Ad-Aware Service;c:\program files\lavasoft\ad-aware\aawservice.exe [2008-7-7 611664]
S4 gupdate;Google Update Service (gupdate);c:\program files\google\update\GoogleUpdate.exe [2010-4-9 135664]
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=============== Created Last 30 ================
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2011-04-18 15:17:24 -------- d-----w- c:\docume~1\user\applic~1\Malwarebytes
2011-04-17 23:53:25 472808 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\deployJava1.dll
2011-04-17 23:53:25 472808 ----a-w- c:\program files\mozilla firefox\plugins\npdeployJava1.dll
2011-04-17 21:44:21 38224 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\drivers\mbamswissarmy.sys
2011-04-17 21:44:19 -------- d-----w- c:\docume~1\alluse~1\applic~1\Malwarebytes
2011-04-17 21:44:15 20952 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\drivers\mbam.sys
2011-04-17 21:44:15 -------- d-----w- c:\program files\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware
2011-04-14 16:09:12 371544 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\drivers\aswSnx.sys
2011-04-14 16:08:48 40648 ----a-w- c:\windows\avastSS.scr
2011-04-14 16:08:36 -------- d-----w- c:\program files\AVAST Software
2011-04-14 16:08:36 -------- d-----w- c:\docume~1\alluse~1\applic~1\AVAST Software
2011-04-14 15:29:41 388096 ----a-r- c:\docume~1\user\applic~1\microsoft\installer\{45a66726-69bc-466b-a7a4-12fcba4883d7}\HiJackThis.exe
2011-04-14 15:29:39 -------- d-----w- c:\program files\Trend Micro
2011-03-28 08:01:26 -------- d-----w- c:\program files\MSXML 4.0
2011-03-27 19:28:12 -------- d-----w- c:\program files\Microsoft Games
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==================== Find3M ====================
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2011-03-07 05:33:50 692736 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\inetcomm.dll
2011-03-04 06:37:06 420864 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\vbscript.dll
2011-03-03 13:21:11 1857920 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\win32k.sys
2011-02-22 23:06:29 916480 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\wininet.dll
2011-02-22 23:06:29 43520 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\licmgr10.dll
2011-02-22 23:06:29 1469440 ------w- c:\windows\system32\inetcpl.cpl
2011-02-22 11:41:59 385024 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\html.iec
2011-02-17 12:32:12 5120 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\xpsp4res.dll
2011-02-15 12:56:39 290432 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\atmfd.dll
2011-02-09 13:53:52 270848 ------w- c:\windows\system32\sbe.dll
2011-02-09 13:53:52 186880 ------w- c:\windows\system32\encdec.dll
2011-02-08 13:33:55 978944 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\mfc42.dll
2011-02-08 13:33:55 974848 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\mfc42u.dll
2011-02-03 00:19:39 73728 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\javacpl.cpl
2011-02-02 07:58:35 2067456 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\mstscax.dll
2011-01-27 11:57:06 677888 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\mstsc.exe
2011-01-21 14:44:37 439296 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\shimgvw.dll
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=================== ROOTKIT ====================
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Stealth MBR rootkit/Mebroot/Sinowal/TDL4 detector 0.4.2 by Gmer, http://www.gmer.net
Windows 5.1.2600 Disk: WDC_WD1600SB-01KBC0 rev.08.02D08 -> Harddisk0\DR0 -> \Device\Ide\IdePort0 P0T0L0-3
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device: opened successfully
user: MBR read successfully
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Disk trace:
called modules: ntoskrnl.exe CLASSPNP.SYS disk.sys ACPI.sys hal.dll >>UNKNOWN [0x8731FECC]<<
_asm { PUSH EBP; MOV EBP, ESP; SUB ESP, 0x1c; PUSH EBX; PUSH ESI; MOV DWORD [EBP-0x4], 0xed2bc879; SUB DWORD [EBP-0x4], 0xed2bc135; PUSH EDI; CALL 0xffffffffffffdf2c; }
1 nt!IofCallDriver[0x804E37D5] -> \Device\Harddisk0\DR0[0x87392AB8]
3 CLASSPNP[0xF75D6FD7] -> nt!IofCallDriver[0x804E37D5] -> \Device\00000062[0x8738E130]
5 ACPI[0xF754D620] -> nt!IofCallDriver[0x804E37D5] -> [0x873CAD98]
[0x87363F38] -> IRP_MJ_CREATE -> 0x8731FECC
kernel: MBR read successfully
_asm { XOR AX, AX; MOV SS, AX; MOV SP, 0x7c00; STI ; PUSH AX; POP ES; PUSH AX; POP DS; CLD ; MOV SI, 0x7c1b; MOV DI, 0x61b; PUSH AX; PUSH DI; MOV CX, 0x1e5; REP MOVSB ; RETF ; MOV BP, 0x7be; MOV CL, 0x4; CMP [BP+0x0], CH; JL 0x2e; JNZ 0x3a; }
detected disk devices:
\Device\Ide\IdeDeviceP0T0L0-3 -> \??\IDE#DiskWDC_WD1600SB-01KBC0_____________________08.02D08#5&200d26ee&0&0.0.0#{53f56307-b6bf-11d0-94f2-00a0c91efb8b} device not found
detected hooks:
\Driver\atapi DriverStartIo -> 0x8731FAF1
user & kernel MBR OK
sectors 312581806 (+155): user != kernel
Warning: possible TDL3 rootkit infection !
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============= FINISH: 10:52:31.32 ===============


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#2 heir

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Posted 19 April 2011 - 12:28 PM

:welcome: to BC!

We will begin with ComboFix.exe. Please visit this webpage for download links, and instructions for running the tool:

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/combofix/how-to-use-combofix

* Ensure you have disabled all anti virus and anti malware programs so they do not interfere with the running of ComboFix.

Please include the C:\ComboFix.txt in your next reply for further review.

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#3 Jeannethro

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Posted 19 April 2011 - 02:21 PM

Thanks for the quick response! Ran ComboFix, log follows. Should I keep antivirus, etc. off? Thanks.

ComboFix 11-04-19.01 - User 04/19/2011 13:36:35.1.1 - x86
Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.1015.686 [GMT -5:00]
Running from: c:\documents and settings\User\Desktop\ComboFix.exe
AV: avast! Antivirus *Disabled/Updated* {7591DB91-41F0-48A3-B128-1A293FD8233D}
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((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((( Other Deletions )))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))
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c:\documents and settings\User\WINDOWS
c:\windows\Downloaded Program Files\popcaploader.dll
c:\windows\Downloaded Program Files\popcaploader.inf
c:\windows\Readme.txt
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Infected copy of c:\windows\system32\drivers\disk.sys was found and disinfected
Restored copy from - Kitty had a snack :P
Infected copy of c:\windows\system32\Drivers\atapi.sys was found and disinfected
Restored copy from - c:\windows\ServicePackFiles\i386\atapi.sys
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((((((((((((((((((((((((( Files Created from 2011-03-19 to 2011-04-19 )))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))
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2011-04-18 15:17 . 2011-04-18 15:17 -------- d-----w- c:\documents and settings\User\Application Data\Malwarebytes
2011-04-17 23:53 . 2011-02-03 02:40 472808 ----a-w- c:\program files\Mozilla Firefox\plugins\npdeployJava1.dll
2011-04-17 23:53 . 2011-02-03 02:40 472808 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\deployJava1.dll
2011-04-17 22:57 . 2011-04-17 22:57 -------- d-----w- c:\documents and settings\Administrator\Application Data\WinPatrol
2011-04-17 22:46 . 2011-04-17 22:46 -------- d-sh--w- c:\documents and settings\Administrator\PrivacIE
2011-04-17 21:44 . 2011-04-17 21:44 -------- d-----w- c:\documents and settings\Administrator\Application Data\Malwarebytes
2011-04-17 21:44 . 2010-12-20 23:09 38224 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\drivers\mbamswissarmy.sys
2011-04-17 21:44 . 2011-04-17 21:44 -------- d-----w- c:\documents and settings\All Users\Application Data\Malwarebytes
2011-04-17 21:44 . 2011-04-17 21:44 -------- d-----w- c:\program files\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware
2011-04-17 21:44 . 2010-12-20 23:08 20952 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\drivers\mbam.sys
2011-04-14 16:09 . 2011-02-23 13:54 19544 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\drivers\aswFsBlk.sys
2011-04-14 16:09 . 2011-02-23 13:56 301528 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\drivers\aswSP.sys
2011-04-14 16:09 . 2011-02-23 13:55 49240 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\drivers\aswTdi.sys
2011-04-14 16:09 . 2011-02-23 13:55 25432 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\drivers\aswRdr.sys
2011-04-14 16:09 . 2011-02-23 13:56 371544 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\drivers\aswSnx.sys
2011-04-14 16:09 . 2011-02-23 13:55 102232 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\drivers\aswmon2.sys
2011-04-14 16:09 . 2011-02-23 13:55 96344 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\drivers\aswmon.sys
2011-04-14 16:09 . 2011-02-23 13:54 30680 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\drivers\aavmker4.sys
2011-04-14 16:08 . 2011-02-23 14:04 40648 ----a-w- c:\windows\avastSS.scr
2011-04-14 16:08 . 2011-02-23 14:04 190016 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\aswBoot.exe
2011-04-14 16:08 . 2011-04-14 16:08 -------- d-----w- c:\program files\AVAST Software
2011-04-14 16:08 . 2011-04-14 16:08 -------- d-----w- c:\documents and settings\All Users\Application Data\AVAST Software
2011-04-14 15:29 . 2011-04-14 15:29 388096 ----a-r- c:\documents and settings\User\Application Data\Microsoft\Installer\{45A66726-69BC-466B-A7A4-12FCBA4883D7}\HiJackThis.exe
2011-04-14 15:29 . 2011-04-14 15:29 -------- d-----w- c:\program files\Trend Micro
2011-03-28 08:01 . 2011-03-28 08:01 -------- d-----w- c:\program files\MSXML 4.0
2011-03-27 19:28 . 2011-03-27 19:28 -------- d-----w- c:\program files\Microsoft Games
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(((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((( Find3M Report ))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))
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2011-03-07 05:33 . 2007-07-20 00:22 692736 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\inetcomm.dll
2011-03-04 06:37 . 2001-08-23 12:00 420864 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\vbscript.dll
2011-03-03 13:21 . 2001-08-23 12:00 1857920 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\win32k.sys
2011-02-22 23:06 . 2001-08-23 12:00 916480 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\wininet.dll
2011-02-22 23:06 . 2001-08-23 12:00 43520 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\licmgr10.dll
2011-02-22 23:06 . 2001-08-23 12:00 1469440 ------w- c:\windows\system32\inetcpl.cpl
2011-02-22 11:41 . 2007-07-20 00:41 385024 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\html.iec
2011-02-17 13:18 . 2001-08-23 12:00 455936 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\drivers\mrxsmb.sys
2011-02-17 13:18 . 2001-08-23 12:00 357888 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\drivers\srv.sys
2011-02-17 12:32 . 2009-04-16 20:50 5120 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\xpsp4res.dll
2011-02-15 12:56 . 2001-08-23 12:00 290432 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\atmfd.dll
2011-02-09 13:53 . 2007-07-20 00:41 186880 ------w- c:\windows\system32\encdec.dll
2011-02-09 13:53 . 2007-07-20 00:41 270848 ------w- c:\windows\system32\sbe.dll
2011-02-08 13:33 . 2001-08-23 12:00 978944 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\mfc42.dll
2011-02-08 13:33 . 2001-08-23 12:00 974848 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\mfc42u.dll
2011-02-03 00:19 . 2008-01-25 16:48 73728 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\javacpl.cpl
2011-02-02 07:58 . 2007-07-20 00:20 2067456 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\mstscax.dll
2011-01-27 11:57 . 2007-07-20 00:20 677888 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\mstsc.exe
2011-01-21 14:44 . 2001-08-23 12:00 439296 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\shimgvw.dll
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*Note* empty entries & legit default entries are not shown
REGEDIT4
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[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\explorer\shelliconoverlayidentifiers\00avast]
@="{472083B0-C522-11CF-8763-00608CC02F24}"
[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{472083B0-C522-11CF-8763-00608CC02F24}]
2011-02-23 14:04 122512 ----a-w- c:\program files\AVAST Software\Avast\ashShell.dll
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[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run]
"swg"="c:\program files\Google\GoogleToolbarNotifier\GoogleToolbarNotifier.exe" [2007-07-27 68856]
"SansaDispatch"="c:\documents and settings\User\Application Data\SanDisk\Sansa Updater\SansaDispatch.exe" [2009-07-16 79872]
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[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run]
"NvCplDaemon"="c:\windows\system32\NvCpl.dll" [2006-10-22 7700480]
"nwiz"="nwiz.exe" [2006-10-22 1622016]
"NvMediaCenter"="c:\windows\system32\NvMcTray.dll" [2006-10-22 86016]
"USB Storage Toolbox"="c:\windows\UMStor\Res.EXE" [2005-09-15 65536]
"AlcxMonitor"="ALCXMNTR.EXE" [2004-09-07 57344]
"IgfxTray"="c:\windows\system32\igfxtray.exe" [2004-11-02 155648]
"HotKeysCmds"="c:\windows\system32\hkcmd.exe" [2004-11-02 126976]
"WinPatrol"="c:\program files\BillP Studios\WinPatrol\winpatrol.exe" [2008-01-27 316728]
"Adobe Reader Speed Launcher"="c:\program files\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\Reader_sl.exe" [2011-01-22 40368]
"HPDJ Taskbar Utility"="c:\windows\system32\spool\drivers\w32x86\3\hpztsb04.exe" [2001-12-14 196608]
"avast"="c:\program files\AVAST Software\Avast\avastUI.exe" [2011-02-23 3451496]
"SunJavaUpdateSched"="c:\program files\Common Files\Java\Java Update\jusched.exe" [2010-10-29 249064]
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[HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run]
"swg"="c:\program files\Google\GoogleToolbarNotifier\GoogleToolbarNotifier.exe" [2007-07-27 68856]
"DWQueuedReporting"="c:\progra~1\COMMON~1\MICROS~1\DW\dwtrig20.exe" [2007-03-13 39264]
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[HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce]
"RunNarrator"="Narrator.exe" [2008-04-14 53760]
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[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\SafeBoot\Minimal\aawservice]
@="Service"
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[HKLM\~\services\sharedaccess\parameters\firewallpolicy\standardprofile\AuthorizedApplications\List]
"c:\\Program Files\\Dev-php2\\devphp.exe"=
"c:\\Program Files\\gnucash\\bin\\gconfd-2.exe"=
"c:\\Program Files\\gnucash\\bin\\gnucash-bin.exe"=
"c:\\Program Files\\iTunes\\iTunes.exe"=
"c:\\WINDOWS\\Network Diagnostic\\xpnetdiag.exe"=
"c:\\Program Files\\Sony Online Entertainment\\Q-bert\\Q-bert.exe"=
"c:\\WINDOWS\\system32\\sessmgr.exe"=
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R1 aswSnx;aswSnx;c:\windows\system32\drivers\aswSnx.sys [4/14/2011 11:09 AM 371544]
R1 aswSP;aswSP;c:\windows\system32\drivers\aswSP.sys [4/14/2011 11:09 AM 301528]
R2 aswFsBlk;aswFsBlk;c:\windows\system32\drivers\aswFsBlk.sys [4/14/2011 11:09 AM 19544]
S3 ALABULKO;OLYMPUS USB Media Adapter device driver;c:\windows\system32\drivers\ALABLK2O.SYS [2/24/2005 6:19 PM 36740]
S3 busbcrw;USB Card Reader Writer driver;c:\windows\system32\drivers\busbcrw.sys [11/12/2007 11:50 AM 18944]
S4 gupdate;Google Update Service (gupdate);c:\program files\Google\Update\GoogleUpdate.exe [4/9/2010 7:08 PM 135664]
S4 sptd;sptd;c:\windows\system32\drivers\sptd.sys [9/16/2009 6:58 PM 691696]
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Contents of the 'Scheduled Tasks' folder
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2011-04-19 c:\windows\Tasks\GoogleUpdateTaskMachineCore.job
- c:\program files\Google\Update\GoogleUpdate.exe [2010-04-10 00:08]
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2011-04-19 c:\windows\Tasks\GoogleUpdateTaskMachineUA.job
- c:\program files\Google\Update\GoogleUpdate.exe [2010-04-10 00:08]
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2011-04-19 c:\windows\Tasks\Spybot-S&D.job
- c:\progra~1\SPYBOT~1\SpybotSD.exe [2010-01-13 21:31]
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------- Supplementary Scan -------
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uSearch Page = hxxp://www.google.com
uInternet Connection Wizard,ShellNext = hxxp://www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/readstep2.html
IE: eBay Search - c:\program files\eBay\eBay Toolbar2\eBayTb.dll/RCSearch.html
IE: Google Sidewiki... - c:\program files\Google\Google Toolbar\Component\GoogleToolbarDynamic_mui_en_D183CA64F05FDD98.dll/cmsidewiki.html
DPF: {ADACAA8F-3595-47FE-9C31-9C7471B9BEC7} - hxxp://www.drd.dyndns.org/cab/OCXChecker_8000.cab
FF - ProfilePath - c:\documents and settings\User\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\170vkb23.default\
FF - prefs.js: browser.search.selectedEngine - DAEMON Search
FF - prefs.js: browser.startup.homepage - hxxp://msn.com/
FF - prefs.js: keyword.URL - hxxp://search.yahoo.com/search?ei=UTF-8&fr=ytff-tyc7&type=&p=
FF - Ext: Default: {972ce4c6-7e08-4474-a285-3208198ce6fd} - c:\program files\Mozilla Firefox\extensions\{972ce4c6-7e08-4474-a285-3208198ce6fd}
FF - Ext: Java Console: {CAFEEFAC-0016-0000-0024-ABCDEFFEDCBA} - c:\program files\Mozilla Firefox\extensions\{CAFEEFAC-0016-0000-0024-ABCDEFFEDCBA}
FF - Ext: Microsoft .NET Framework Assistant: {20a82645-c095-46ed-80e3-08825760534b} - c:\windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v3.5\Windows Presentation Foundation\DotNetAssistantExtension
FF - Ext: Java Quick Starter: jqs@sun.com - c:\program files\Java\jre6\lib\deploy\jqs\ff
FF - Ext: avast! WebRep: wrc@avast.com - c:\program files\AVAST Software\Avast\WebRep\FF
FF - Ext: Microsoft .NET Framework Assistant: {20a82645-c095-46ed-80e3-08825760534b} - %profile%\extensions\{20a82645-c095-46ed-80e3-08825760534b}
FF - Ext: DAEMON Tools Toolbar: DTToolbar@toolbarnet.com - %profile%\extensions\DTToolbar@toolbarnet.com
FF - Ext: Yahoo! Toolbar: {635abd67-4fe9-1b23-4f01-e679fa7484c1} - %profile%\extensions\{635abd67-4fe9-1b23-4f01-e679fa7484c1}
FF - user.js: yahoo.ytff.general.dontshowhpoffer - true
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- - - - ORPHANS REMOVED - - - -
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AddRemove-QuickBooks 2000 - c:\program files\Intuit\QuickBooks Pro\DeIsL4.isu
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catchme 0.3.1398 W2K/XP/Vista - rootkit/stealth malware detector by Gmer, http://www.gmer.net
Rootkit scan 2011-04-19 14:05
Windows 5.1.2600 Service Pack 3 NTFS
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scanning hidden processes ...
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scanning hidden autostart entries ...
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HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
SansaDispatch = c:\documents and settings\User\Application Data\SanDisk\Sansa Updater\SansaDispatch.exe?XQC?TXZ VDZ?A???ZVY^QRDCaRED^XY ???????:=???VDDRZU[N~SRYC^CN?ARED^XY ?????????:=?????GEX
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scanning hidden files ...
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scan completed successfully
hidden files: 0
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--------------------- LOCKED REGISTRY KEYS ---------------------
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[HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-2052111302-2049760794-1417001333-1003\Software\Microsoft\SystemCertificates\AddressBook*]
@Allowed: (Read) (RestrictedCode)
@Allowed: (Read) (RestrictedCode)
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--------------------- DLLs Loaded Under Running Processes ---------------------
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- - - - - - - > 'explorer.exe'(3024)
c:\windows\system32\WININET.dll
c:\windows\system32\ieframe.dll
c:\windows\system32\webcheck.dll
c:\windows\system32\WPDShServiceObj.dll
c:\windows\system32\PortableDeviceTypes.dll
c:\windows\system32\PortableDeviceApi.dll
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------------------------ Other Running Processes ------------------------
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c:\program files\AVAST Software\Avast\AvastSvc.exe
c:\program files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe
c:\program files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL.1\MSSQL\Binn\sqlservr.exe
c:\program files\Microsoft SQL Server\90\Shared\sqlbrowser.exe
c:\program files\Microsoft SQL Server\90\Shared\sqlwriter.exe
c:\windows\system32\wscntfy.exe
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Completion time: 2011-04-19 14:15:27 - machine was rebooted
ComboFix-quarantined-files.txt 2011-04-19 19:15
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Pre-Run: 23,567,339,520 bytes free
Post-Run: 24,848,752,640 bytes free
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WindowsXP-KB310994-SP2-Pro-BootDisk-ENU.exe
[boot loader]
timeout=2
default=multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOWS
[operating systems]
c:\cmdcons\BOOTSECT.DAT="Microsoft Windows Recovery Console" /cmdcons
UnsupportedDebug="do not select this" /debug
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Professional" /fastdetect /NoExecute=OptIn
[spybotsd]
timeout.old=30
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Current=5 Default=5 Failed=4 LastKnownGood=6 Sets=1,2,3,4,5,6
- - End Of File - - EB4931E3AA91FF85618A352BEE54223F

#4 heir

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Posted 20 April 2011 - 01:01 AM

Should I keep antivirus, etc. off?

No you can turn it on again.

Let's follow up with a couple of scans.

Step 1.
Clean temp locations:

Download TFC to your desktop
  • Open the file and close any other windows.
  • It will close all programs itself when run, make sure to let it run uninterrupted.
  • Click the Start button to begin the process. The program should not take long to finish its job
  • Once its finished it should reboot your machine, if not, do this yourself to ensure a complete clean


Step 2.
Scan with MBAM:

Please download Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware from Here

Double Click mbam-setup.exe to install the application.
  • Make sure a checkmark is placed next to Update Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware and Launch Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware, then click Finish.
  • If an update is found, it will download and install the latest version.
  • Once the program has loaded, select "Perform Quick Scan", then click Scan.
  • The scan may take some time to finish,so please be patient.
  • When the scan is complete, click OK, then Show Results to view the results.
  • Make sure that everything is checked, and click Remove Selected.
  • When disinfection is completed, a log will open in Notepad and you may be prompted to Restart.(See Extra Note)
  • The log is automatically saved by MBAM and can be viewed by clicking the Logs tab in MBAM.
  • Copy&Paste the entire report in your next reply.
Extra Note:
If MBAM encounters a file that is difficult to remove,you will be presented with 1 of 2 prompts,click OK to either and let MBAM proceed with the disinfection process,if asked to restart the computer,please do so immediatly.


Step 3.
Scan with ESET Online Scanner:

Please run a free online scan with the ESET Online Scanner
Note: You will need to use Internet Explorer for this scan
  • Tick the box next to YES, I accept the Terms of Use
  • Click Start
  • When asked, allow the ActiveX control to install
  • Click Start
  • Make sure that the options Remove found threats and the option Scan unwanted applications is checked
  • Click Scan (This scan can take several hours, so please be patient)
  • Once the scan is completed, you may close the window
  • Use Notepad to open the logfile located at C:\Program Files\EsetOnlineScanner\log.txt
  • Copy and paste that log as a reply to this topic


  • The content of the report from MBAM from Step 2.
  • The content of the report from ESET Online Scanner from Step 3.
  • Information on how your computer is running after those steps.

Edited by heir, 20 April 2011 - 01:01 AM.

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#5 Jeannethro

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Posted 20 April 2011 - 01:25 PM

Everything seems to be running much better. The redirects have stopped and everything actually seems faster.

A couple of questions, I have another computer I know I have to disinfect, should I start another topic or can I follow these steps? Also, other than the redirects, are there other ways to determine if other computers are similarly affected?

Thanks again for you help.

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware 1.50.1.1100
www.malwarebytes.org

Database version: 6406

Windows 5.1.2600 Service Pack 3
Internet Explorer 8.0.6001.18702

4/20/2011 10:58:47 AM
mbam-log-2011-04-20 (10-58-47).txt

Scan type: Quick scan
Objects scanned: 171715
Time elapsed: 9 minute(s), 15 second(s)

Memory Processes Infected: 0
Memory Modules Infected: 0
Registry Keys Infected: 0
Registry Values Infected: 0
Registry Data Items Infected: 0
Folders Infected: 0
Files Infected: 0

Memory Processes Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Memory Modules Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Keys Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Values Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Data Items Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Folders Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Files Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

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ESETSmartInstaller@High as CAB hook log:
OnlineScanner.ocx - registred OK
# version=7
# iexplore.exe=8.00.6001.18702 (longhorn_ie8_rtm(wmbla).090308-0339)
# OnlineScanner.ocx=1.0.0.6427
# api_version=3.0.2
# EOSSerial=35e08e64ece98948858f67d7f21c0f32
# end=finished
# remove_checked=true
# archives_checked=false
# unwanted_checked=true
# unsafe_checked=false
# antistealth_checked=true
# utc_time=2011-04-20 05:54:34
# local_time=2011-04-20 12:54:34 (-0600, Central Daylight Time)
# country="United States"
# lang=1033
# osver=5.1.2600 NT Service Pack 3
# compatibility_mode=512 16777215 100 0 0 0 0 0
# compatibility_mode=8192 67108863 100 0 0 0 0 0
# scanned=174317
# found=2
# cleaned=2
# scan_time=5288
C:\Qoobox\Quarantine\C\WINDOWS\system32\Drivers\disk.sys.vir Win32/Olmarik.ZC trojan (cleaned - quarantined) 00000000000000000000000000000000 C
C:\System Volume Information\_restore{78C88E56-0685-47C4-BC1A-70E43271E291}\RP1443\A0086161.sys Win32/Olmarik.ZC trojan (cleaned - quarantined) 00000000000000000000000000000000 C

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#6 heir

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Posted 20 April 2011 - 01:35 PM

A couple of questions, I have another computer I know I have to disinfect, should I start another topic or can I follow these steps? Also, other than the redirects, are there other ways to determine if other computers are similarly affected?

Please start a new topic with the requested logs. If I'm around I'll pick it up.

You have TuneUp Utilities 2006 installed on this computer.

Something I should point out, regarding CCleaner,Glary Utilities, TuneUp Utilities and similar products

It's not recommended to use of registry cleaners. These often cause more problems than they fix. One of the Experts at Geekstogo, miekiemoes has an excellent writeup here
Another excellent article by Bill Castner is located here.



Now to the good part regarding this computer.


Hey there, Jeannethro !

OK! Well done, your log is clean again! :thumbsup:

Time for some housekeeping.

Step 1.
Clean up:

We need to do is to remove all the tools that you have used. This is so that should you ever be re-infected, you will download updated versions. It will also remove the quarantined Malware from your computer.

First:
  • Click START then RUN
  • Now type Combofix /Uninstall in the runbox and click OK. Note the space between the X and the /U, it needs to be there.
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Now delete any tools/logs that is left over after you ran Combofix /Uninstall.


Step 2.
Prevention:

OK, lets carry out a few preventative steps to make sure you reduce the risk of further infections.

First:
Your Adobe Acrobat Reader is out of date. Older versions are vulnerable to attack.

Please go to the link below to download an update.

http://www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/readstep2.html

Remove the older versions and install the latest,


Second:
One of the essentials is to keep your computer updated with the latest operating system patches and security fixes. Windows Updates are constantly being revised to combat the newest hacks and threats, Microsoft releases security updates that help your computer from becoming vulnerable. It is best if you have these set to download automatically.

Automatic Updates for Windows
  • Click Start.
  • Select Settings and then Control Panel.
  • Select Automatic Updates.
  • Click Automatic (recommended)
  • Choose a day and a time when you know the computer will be on and connected to the Internet.
  • Click Apply then OK.


Third:
Now lets download some preventative programs that will help to keep the nasties away! We will start with Anti Spyware programs. I would advise getting a couple of them at least, and running each at least once a month.

Anti Spyware
  • SpywareBlaster to help prevent spyware from installing in the first place. A tutorial can be found here.
  • SpywareGuard to catch and block spyware before it can execute. A tutorial can be found here.
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Note: If you find your system slows down after installing any of these, just uninstall it, or disable it from running at startup.


Fourth:
Next lets look at Firewalls. These help to prevent unauthorized access both to and from the Internet or your local network. A firewall is considered a first line of defense in protecting private information. Below are two free firewalls to choose from, if you do not already have one. Note: You only need one firewall one your system.

Personal Firewalls
Fifth:
On to personal Anti Virus programs.

One AV is a must have! But never more than one, as this can and will cause conflicts and false readings. I have listed three free AV's below which are as good as any paid subscription AV, as long as you allow them to update themselves.

Anti Virus Programs
Sixth:
Nearly done! If you like to use chat, MSN and Yahoo have vulnerabilities that can leave you open to infections. There are however a couple of very good, Malware free Instant Messenger programs which allow you to connect to multiple IM services in one program! (AOL, Yahoo, ICQ, IRC, MSN):

Instant Messengers
Lastly:
To find out more information about how you got infected in the first place and some great guidelines to follow to prevent future infections you can read this article by Tony Klein.


I will keep this log open for the next couple of days, so if you have any further problems post another reply here.

OK, all the best, and stay safe!

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Posted 26 April 2011 - 04:13 PM

It appears that this issue is resolved, therefore I am closing the topic. If that is not the case and you need or wish to continue with this topic, please send me or any Moderator a Personal Message (PM) that you would like this topic re-opened.

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