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Persistent TDSS Redirect Virus - Google Keeps Redirecting - Computer Bluescreens and Reboots

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#1 ebriel


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Posted 23 April 2011 - 01:50 PM

My computer keeps redirected from listings on Google to obvious affilate/garbage sites. This happens about 3/5 times. It is progressing and beginning to pop up new tabs at random intervals while Firefox is running.

I am unable to run TDSSKiller. It goes 80% of the way to initial run then says Windows is unable to run the program and will look for a solution. Click the Look for Solution tab, and the program just shuts down. This also happens when I rename the file.

I am running Windows Vista, and having trouble with some of these help programs not being given the option to Run as Administrator.

It seems like the program knows what can stop it, and either shuts the program down or Blue Screens the computer and reboots.

I've also tried: MalwareBytes, HiJackThis, RKill (Blue Screens and reboots), ComboFix (which found a problem, fixed it, but the problem remained), Hitman (identified problem, but ignored it/wouldn't fix it). I think that's everything.

During running of GMER, computer Blue Screened and Restarted (after about 20 minutes into the GMER scan). So I'm unable to provide a GMER Scan File here...

Trued GMER again. It went futher, but went haywire finding things while searching: C:\Windows\winsxs\ it went haywire finding things and locked up. I will attach what I could get of an ARK File... which was what it found in the first 5 minutes of running. Everything else couldn't be saved for whatever reason... It also has made my computer unable to open Notepad files or Maximize anything in the system tray at the bottom of the screen.

Here are the logs I could get:

DDS (Ver_11-03-05.01) - NTFSx86
Run by Cubit at 10:46:24.33 on Sat 04/23/2011
Internet Explorer: 7.0.6001.18000
Microsoft® Windows Vista™ Home Premium 6.0.6001.1.1252.1.1033.18.3070.2092 [GMT -7:00]
SP: Windows Defender *Enabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
============== Running Processes ===============
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k rpcss
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k secsvcs
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNoNetwork
C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel Matrix Storage Manager\IAANTMon.exe
C:\Program Files\System Control Manager\MSIService.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkServiceNetworkRestricted
C:\Program Files\Toshiba\Bluetooth Toshiba Stack\TosBtSrv.exe
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k WerSvcGroup
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MSASCui.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel Matrix Storage Manager\IAAnotif.exe
C:\Program Files\System Control Manager\MGSysCtrl.exe
C:\Program Files\Motorola\SMSERIAL\sm56hlpr.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Sidebar\sidebar.exe
C:\Program Files\Toshiba\Bluetooth Toshiba Stack\TosBtMng.exe
C:\Program Files\Toshiba\Bluetooth Toshiba Stack\TosA2dp.exe
C:\Program Files\Toshiba\Bluetooth Toshiba Stack\TosBtHid.exe
C:\Program Files\Toshiba\Bluetooth Toshiba Stack\TosBtHsp.exe
============== Pseudo HJT Report ===============
mDefault_Page_URL = hxxp://www.msi.com.tw
BHO: Adobe PDF Reader Link Helper: {06849e9f-c8d7-4d59-b87d-784b7d6be0b3} - c:\program files\common files\adobe\acrobat\activex\AcroIEHelper.dll
BHO: {602ADB0E-4AFF-4217-8AA1-95DAC4DFA408} - No File
TB: {7FEBEFE3-6B19-4349-98D2-FFB09D4B49CA} - No File
uRun: [Sidebar] c:\program files\windows sidebar\sidebar.exe /autoRun
mRun: [Windows Defender] %ProgramFiles%\Windows Defender\MSASCui.exe -hide
mRun: [RtHDVCpl] RtHDVCpl.exe
mRun: [IAAnotif] c:\program files\intel\intel matrix storage manager\iaanotif.exe
mRun: [MGSysCtrl] c:\program files\system control manager\MGSysCtrl.exe
mRun: [Adobe Reader Speed Launcher] "c:\program files\adobe\reader 8.0\reader\Reader_sl.exe"
mRun: [ITSecMng] %ProgramFiles%\TOSHIBA\Bluetooth Toshiba Stack\ItSecMng.exe /START
mRun: [SMSERIAL] c:\program files\motorola\smserial\sm56hlpr.exe
mRun: [NvCplDaemon] RUNDLL32.EXE c:\windows\system32\NvCpl.dll,NvStartup
mRun: [NvMediaCenter] RUNDLL32.EXE c:\windows\system32\NvMcTray.dll,NvTaskbarInit
StartupFolder: c:\progra~2\micros~1\windows\startm~1\programs\startup\blueto~1.lnk - c:\program files\toshiba\bluetooth toshiba stack\TosBtMng.exe
mPolicies-system: EnableUIADesktopToggle = 0 (0x0)
IE: {92780B25-18CC-41C8-B9BE-3C9C571A8263} - {FF059E31-CC5A-4E2E-BF3B-96E929D65503} - c:\progra~1\micros~2\office12\REFIEBAR.DLL
================= FIREFOX ===================
FF - ProfilePath - c:\users\cubit\appdata\roaming\mozilla\firefox\profiles\i2ao38j8.default\
FF - prefs.js: browser.startup.homepage - hxxp://www.google.com/
FF - prefs.js: network.proxy.type - 0
FF - Ext: Default: {972ce4c6-7e08-4474-a285-3208198ce6fd} - d:\programfiles\mozilla\extensions\{972ce4c6-7e08-4474-a285-3208198ce6fd}
FF - Ext: NASA Night Launch: nasanightlaunch@example.com - %profile%\extensions\nasanightlaunch@example.com
FF - Ext: ImageTweak: {DB2EA31C-58F5-48b7-8D60-CB0739257904} - %profile%\extensions\{DB2EA31C-58F5-48b7-8D60-CB0739257904}
FF - Ext: Adblock Plus: {d10d0bf8-f5b5-c8b4-a8b2-2b9879e08c5d} - %profile%\extensions\{d10d0bf8-f5b5-c8b4-a8b2-2b9879e08c5d}
FF - Ext: Ant Video Downloader: anttoolbar@ant.com - %profile%\extensions\anttoolbar@ant.com
FF - Ext: ImageHost Grabber: {E4091D66-127C-11DB-903A-DE80D2EFDFE8} - %profile%\extensions\{E4091D66-127C-11DB-903A-DE80D2EFDFE8}
FF - Ext: 4chan: {9AA46F4F-4DC7-4c06-97AF-5035170633FE} - %profile%\extensions\{9AA46F4F-4DC7-4c06-97AF-5035170633FE}
============= SERVICES / DRIVERS ===============
R2 Micro Star SCM;Micro Star SCM;c:\program files\system control manager\MSIService.exe [2008-12-29 159744]
R3 enecir;ENE CIR Receiver;c:\windows\system32\drivers\enecir.sys [2008-12-29 54784]
R3 JMCR;JMCR;c:\windows\system32\drivers\jmcr.sys [2008-12-29 93968]
R3 NETw5v32;Intel® Wireless WiFi Link Adapter Driver for Windows Vista 32 Bit ;c:\windows\system32\drivers\NETw5v32.sys [2008-12-29 3658752]
R3 NVHDA;Service for NVIDIA High Definition Audio Driver;c:\windows\system32\drivers\nvhda32v.sys [2008-5-29 43040]
R3 ReallusionVirtualAudio;Reallusion Virtual Audio;c:\windows\system32\drivers\RLVrtAuCbl.sys [2011-4-20 31616]
S2 clr_optimization_v4.0.30319_32;Microsoft .NET Framework NGEN v4.0.30319_X86;c:\windows\microsoft.net\framework\v4.0.30319\mscorsvw.exe [2010-3-18 130384]
S3 WPFFontCache_v0400;Windows Presentation Foundation Font Cache;c:\windows\microsoft.net\framework\v4.0.30319\wpf\WPFFontCache_v0400.exe [2010-3-18 753504]
=============== Created Last 30 ================
2011-04-23 16:49:38 -------- d-----w- c:\users\cubit\appdata\local\Apps
2011-04-23 10:11:47 388096 ----a-r- c:\users\cubit\appdata\roaming\microsoft\installer\{45a66726-69bc-466b-a7a4-12fcba4883d7}\HiJackThis.exe
2011-04-23 10:11:47 -------- d-----w- c:\program files\Trend Micro
2011-04-23 10:02:38 16968 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\drivers\hitmanpro35.sys
2011-04-23 10:02:11 -------- d-----w- c:\progra~2\Hitman Pro
2011-04-23 09:01:28 -------- d-----w- C:\$RECYCLE(0).BIN
2011-04-23 09:01:26 -------- d-----w- c:\users\cubit\appdata\local\Temp(12)
2011-04-23 08:20:40 -------- d-----w- c:\progra~2\Spybot - Search & Destroy
2011-04-23 07:02:00 -------- d-----w- c:\users\cubit\appdata\roaming\Malwarebytes
2011-04-23 07:01:53 -------- d-----w- c:\progra~2\Malwarebytes
2011-04-22 23:00:35 -------- d-----w- c:\progra~2\redistpart
2011-04-22 23:00:31 -------- d-----w- c:\progra~2\launcher
2011-04-22 23:00:31 -------- d-----w- c:\progra~2\explauncher
2011-04-22 22:59:28 -------- d-----w- c:\program files\Paragon Software
2011-04-22 19:04:21 -------- d--h--w- c:\progra~2\Common Files
2011-04-22 19:02:55 -------- d-----w- c:\progra~2\AVG10
2011-04-22 19:02:00 -------- d-----w- c:\program files\AVG
2011-04-22 18:57:19 -------- d-----w- c:\progra~2\MFAData
2011-04-22 16:39:54 7071056 ----a-w- c:\progra~2\microsoft\windows defender\definition updates\{66b963e7-1606-4c47-8265-a19514bb4d5e}\mpengine.dll
2011-04-22 07:31:41 97800 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\infocardapi.dll
2011-04-22 07:31:41 622080 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\icardagt.exe
2011-04-22 07:31:41 37384 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\infocardcpl.cpl
2011-04-22 07:31:41 105016 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\PresentationCFFRasterizerNative_v0300.dll
2011-04-22 07:31:40 11264 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\icardres.dll
2011-04-22 07:31:39 781344 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\PresentationNative_v0300.dll
2011-04-22 07:28:44 158720 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\mscorier.dll
2011-04-22 07:28:41 83968 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\mscories.dll
2011-04-22 07:27:53 24064 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\nshhttp.dll
2011-04-22 07:27:51 411136 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\drivers\http.sys
2011-04-22 07:27:51 31232 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\httpapi.dll
2011-04-22 07:27:40 231936 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\msshsq.dll
2011-04-21 14:33:56 79360 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\drivers\mrxsmb20.sys
2011-04-21 14:32:59 1169408 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\sdclt.exe
2011-04-21 14:31:56 313344 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\wmpdxm.dll
2011-04-21 14:24:54 7071056 ----a-w- c:\progra~2\microsoft\windows defender\definition updates\backup\mpengine.dll
2011-04-21 14:24:52 222080 ------w- c:\windows\system32\MpSigStub.exe
2011-04-21 00:15:34 -------- d-----w- c:\progra~2\Electronic Arts
2011-04-21 00:15:34 -------- d-----w- c:\progra~2\EA Core
2011-04-21 00:12:35 99176 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\PresentationHostProxy.dll
2011-04-21 00:12:35 49472 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\netfxperf.dll
2011-04-21 00:12:35 297808 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\mscoree.dll
2011-04-21 00:12:35 295264 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\PresentationHost.exe
2011-04-21 00:12:35 1130824 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\dfshim.dll
2011-04-20 23:55:54 -------- d-----w- c:\program files\Microsoft WSE
2011-04-20 22:37:26 171520 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\wintrust.dll
2011-04-20 22:37:25 98304 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\cabview.dll
2011-04-20 22:37:03 -------- d-----w- c:\users\cubit\appdata\local\Mozilla
2011-04-20 22:33:13 2421760 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\wucltux.dll
2011-04-20 22:33:08 87552 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\wudriver.dll
2011-04-20 22:33:03 33792 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\wuapp.exe
2011-04-20 22:33:03 171608 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\wuwebv.dll
2011-04-20 22:28:09 -------- d-----w- c:\users\cubit\appdata\local\Toshiba
2011-04-20 22:27:59 -------- d-----w- c:\users\cubit\appdata\roaming\Symantec
2011-04-20 22:27:46 -------- d-----w- c:\users\cubit\appdata\local\Adobe
2011-04-20 22:27:03 -------- d-----w- c:\program files\common files\Ulead Systems
2011-04-20 22:27:02 -------- d-----w- c:\program files\Ulead Systems
2011-04-20 22:23:33 6 ----a-w- c:\windows\silentOnce.tmp
2011-04-20 22:05:06 -------- d-----w- c:\windows\RE_DRIVE
==================== Find3M ====================
2011-03-10 16:12:54 1161728 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\mfc42u.dll
2011-03-10 16:12:54 1136640 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\mfc42.dll
2011-03-03 15:00:15 738816 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\inetcomm.dll
2011-03-03 12:53:48 2040832 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\win32k.sys
2011-03-02 14:49:43 86528 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\dnsrslvr.dll
2011-02-18 15:48:42 833024 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\wininet.dll
2011-02-18 15:45:02 78336 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\ieencode.dll
2011-02-18 14:09:54 389632 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\html.iec
2011-02-18 13:48:10 1383424 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\mshtml.tlb
2011-02-16 15:35:41 430080 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\vbscript.dll
2011-02-16 15:29:56 34304 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\atmlib.dll
2011-02-16 13:24:56 292864 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\atmfd.dll
============= FINISH: 10:46:52.31 ===============

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Edited by ebriel, 23 April 2011 - 03:09 PM.

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