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Trojan Agent_r.xl has invaded my system


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#1 Symtron

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Posted 01 May 2011 - 01:16 PM

Well last night (Saturday April 30th) my wife calls me into the room and there on the monitor is a virus warning from AVG...

I am not able to do anything until I get into SAFE mode and find Trojan Agent_r.xl has taken residence on her machine.

She is running a Windows XP with SP3, 2.80 GHZ machine with 1.24gig Mem and a 80GB HD...

I ran under SAFE mode with Networking MBAV and it cleaned a few items out I ran AVG under Safe mode and it reports the trojan named above.....

I am coming to the experts for assistance on this one...

Thanks for your time and advise in advance (bows and scrapes) to the BleepingComputer 'gods'

Symtron (Lloyd)

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DDS (Ver_11-03-05.01) - NTFSx86
Run by hallie at 17:04:54.29 on Sun 05/01/2011
Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_18
Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.1271.426 [GMT -4:00]
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AV: AVG Anti-Virus Free *Enabled/Updated* {17DDD097-36FF-435F-9E1B-52D74245D6BF}
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============== Running Processes ===============
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C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
svchost.exe
svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgchsvx.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgrsx.exe
svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgcsrvx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\WgaTray.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgwdsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\DrvLsnr.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG9\avgtray.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\SMAgent.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k imgsvc
C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\SoftwareUpdate\YahooAUService.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgemc.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgnsx.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgcsrvx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Documents and Settings\hallie\My Documents\Downloads\Defogger.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\hallie\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\hallie\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\hallie\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\hallie\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\hallie\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\hallie\My Documents\Downloads\dds.scr
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============== Pseudo HJT Report ===============
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uStart Page = hxxp://us.mc1121.mail.yahoo.com/mc/welcome?.gx=1&.tm=1275103942&.rand=42ek6hborl8if
uInternet Connection Wizard,ShellNext = iexplore
uInternet Settings,ProxyOverride = <local>
BHO: &Yahoo! Toolbar Helper: {02478d38-c3f9-4efb-9b51-7695eca05670} - c:\program files\yahoo!\companion\installs\cpn0\yt.dll
BHO: Adobe PDF Link Helper: {18df081c-e8ad-4283-a596-fa578c2ebdc3} - c:\program files\common files\adobe\acrobat\activex\AcroIEHelperShim.dll
BHO: RealPlayer Download and Record Plugin for Internet Explorer: {3049c3e9-b461-4bc5-8870-4c09146192ca} - c:\program files\real\realplayer\rpbrowserrecordplugin.dll
BHO: AVG Safe Search: {3ca2f312-6f6e-4b53-a66e-4e65e497c8c0} - c:\program files\avg\avg9\avgssie.dll
BHO: Spybot-S&D IE Protection: {53707962-6f74-2d53-2644-206d7942484f} - c:\progra~1\spybot~1\SDHelper.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: {D4027C7F-154A-4066-A1AD-4243D8127440} - No File
EB: {32683183-48a0-441b-a342-7c2a440a9478} - No File
uRun: [ctfmon.exe] c:\windows\system32\ctfmon.exe
mRun: [DrvLsnr] c:\program files\analog devices\soundmax\DrvLsnr.exe
mRun: [AVG9_TRAY] c:\progra~1\avg\avg9\avgtray.exe
IE: &Search
IE: {e2e2dd38-d088-4134-82b7-f2ba38496583} - %windir%\Network Diagnostic\xpnetdiag.exe
IE: {FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683} - c:\program files\messenger\msmsgs.exe
IE: {DFB852A3-47F8-48C4-A200-58CAB36FD2A2} - {53707962-6F74-2D53-2644-206D7942484F} - c:\progra~1\spybot~1\SDHelper.dll
DPF: DirectAnimation Java Classes - file://c:\windows\java\classes\dajava.cab
DPF: Microsoft XML Parser for Java - file://c:\windows\java\classes\xmldso.cab
DPF: {166B1BCA-3F9C-11CF-8075-444553540000} - hxxp://download.macromedia.com/pub/shockwave/cabs/director/sw.cab
DPF: {8AD9C840-044E-11D1-B3E9-00805F499D93} - hxxp://java.sun.com/update/1.6.0/jinstall-1_6_0_18-windows-i586.cab
DPF: {CAFEEFAC-0016-0000-0016-ABCDEFFEDCBA} - hxxp://java.sun.com/update/1.6.0/jinstall-1_6_0_16-windows-i586.cab
DPF: {CAFEEFAC-0016-0000-0018-ABCDEFFEDCBA} - hxxp://java.sun.com/update/1.6.0/jinstall-1_6_0_18-windows-i586.cab
DPF: {CAFEEFAC-FFFF-FFFF-FFFF-ABCDEFFEDCBA} - hxxp://java.sun.com/update/1.6.0/jinstall-1_6_0_18-windows-i586.cab
DPF: {E2883E8F-472F-4FB0-9522-AC9BF37916A7} - hxxp://platformdl.adobe.com/NOS/getPlusPlus/1.6/gp.cab
Handler: linkscanner - {F274614C-63F8-47D5-A4D1-FBDDE494F8D1} - c:\program files\avg\avg9\avgpp.dll
Handler: skype4com - {FFC8B962-9B40-4DFF-9458-1830C7DD7F5D} - c:\progra~1\common~1\skype\SKYPE4~1.DLL
Notify: avgrsstarter - avgrsstx.dll
Notify: igfxcui - igfxdev.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\hallie\applic~1\mozilla\firefox\profiles\6wvbrxkk.default\
FF - prefs.js: browser.search.selectedEngine - MyWebSearch
FF - prefs.js: browser.startup.homepage - hxxps://login.yahoo.com/config/login_verify2?&.src=ym|http://www.google.com/firefox?client=firefox-a&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official
FF - prefs.js: keyword.URL - hxxp://search.mywebsearch.com/mywebsearch/GGmain.jhtml?id=EZxdm028YYUS&ptb=.zbbw1FHOo6U1uyM8gp25g&psa=&ind=2010030520&ptnrS=EZxdm028YYUS&si=&st=kwd&n=77cea1b8&searchfor=
FF - prefs.js: network.proxy.http - 127.0.0.1
FF - prefs.js: network.proxy.http_port - 50370
FF - prefs.js: network.proxy.type - 0
FF - component: c:\program files\avg\avg9\firefox\components\avgssff.dll
FF - component: c:\program files\real\realplayer\browserrecord\firefox\ext\components\nprpffbrowserrecordext.dll
FF - plugin: c:\documents and settings\hallie\local settings\application data\google\update\1.3.21.53\npGoogleUpdate3.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-0016-0000-0016-ABCDEFFEDCBA} - c:\program files\mozilla firefox\extensions\{CAFEEFAC-0016-0000-0016-ABCDEFFEDCBA}
FF - Ext: Java Console: {CAFEEFAC-0016-0000-0018-ABCDEFFEDCBA} - c:\program files\mozilla firefox\extensions\{CAFEEFAC-0016-0000-0018-ABCDEFFEDCBA}
FF - Ext: Yahoo! Toolbar: {635abd67-4fe9-1b23-4f01-e679fa7484c1} - %profile%\extensions\{635abd67-4fe9-1b23-4f01-e679fa7484c1}
FF - Ext: AVG Safe Search: {3f963a5b-e555-4543-90e2-c3908898db71} - c:\program files\avg\avg9\Firefox
FF - Ext: RealPlayer Browser Record Plugin: {ABDE892B-13A8-4d1b-88E6-365A6E755758} - c:\program files\real\realplayer\browserrecord\firefox\ext
FF - Ext: Java Quick Starter: jqs@sun.com - c:\program files\java\jre6\lib\deploy\jqs\ff
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---- FIREFOX POLICIES ----
FF - user.js: yahoo.ytff.general.dontshowhpoffer - true
============= SERVICES / DRIVERS ===============
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R1 AvgLdx86;AVG Free AVI Loader Driver x86;c:\windows\system32\drivers\avgldx86.sys [2009-12-23 216400]
R1 AvgMfx86;AVG Free On-access Scanner Minifilter Driver x86;c:\windows\system32\drivers\avgmfx86.sys [2009-12-23 29584]
R1 AvgTdiX;AVG Free Network Redirector;c:\windows\system32\drivers\avgtdix.sys [2009-12-23 243024]
R2 avg9emc;AVG Free E-mail Scanner;c:\program files\avg\avg9\avgemc.exe [2010-7-15 921952]
R2 avg9wd;AVG Free WatchDog;c:\program files\avg\avg9\avgwdsvc.exe [2010-7-15 308136]
R3 QCEmerald;Logitech QuickCam Web;c:\windows\system32\drivers\OVCE.sys [2010-2-7 31872]
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=============== Created Last 30 ================
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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 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\sbe.dll
2011-02-09 13:53:52 186880 ----a-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
2011-02-02 07:58:35 2067456 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\mstscax.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: Maxtor_6E040L0 rev.NAR61EA0 -> Harddisk0\DR0 -> \Device\Ide\IdeDeviceP0T0L0-3
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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 [0x895694F0]<<
_asm { PUSH EBP; MOV EBP, ESP; PUSH ECX; MOV EAX, [EBP+0x8]; CMP EAX, [0x8956f7d0]; MOV EAX, [0x8956f84c]; PUSH EBX; PUSH ESI; MOV ESI, [EBP+0xc]; MOV EBX, [ESI+0x60]; PUSH EDI; JNZ 0x20; MOV [EBP+0x8], EAX; }
1 nt!IofCallDriver[0x804E37D5] -> \Device\Harddisk0\DR0[0x894EAAB8]
3 CLASSPNP[0xF7637FD7] -> nt!IofCallDriver[0x804E37D5] -> \Device\00000055[0x8974AF18]
5 ACPI[0xF75AE620] -> nt!IofCallDriver[0x804E37D5] -> [0x894C3D98]
\Driver\atapi[0x89700260] -> IRP_MJ_CREATE -> 0x895694F0
error: Read A device attached to the system is not functioning.
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:
detected hooks:
\Driver\atapi DriverStartIo -> 0x8956933B
user & kernel MBR OK
Warning: possible TDL3 rootkit infection !
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============= FINISH: 17:06:32.03 ===============

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Edited by Symtron, 01 May 2011 - 04:43 PM.


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#2 SweetTech

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Posted 07 May 2011 - 02:17 PM

Hello and welcome to the forums!

My secret agent name on the forums is SweetTech (you can call me ST for short), it's a pleasure to meet you. :)

I am very sorry for the delay in responding, but as you can see we are at the moment being flooded with logs which, when paired with the never-ending shortage of helpers, resulted in the delayed responding to your thread.

I would be glad to take a look at your log and help you with solving any malware problems.

If you have since resolved the issues you were originally experiencing, or have received help elsewhere, please inform me so that this topic can be closed.

If you have not, please adhere to the guidelines below and then follow instructions as outlined further below:

  • Logs from malware removal programs (OTL is one of them) can take some time to analyze. I need you to be patient while I analyze any logs you post. Please remember, I am a volunteer, and I do have a life outside of these forums.
  • Please make sure to carefully read any instruction that I give you. Attention to detail is important! Since I cannot see or directly interact with your computer I am dependent on you to "be my eyes" and provide as much information as you can regarding the current state of your computer.
  • If you're not sure, or if something unexpected happens, do NOT continue! Stop and ask!
  • In Windows Vista and Windows 7, all tools need to be started by right clicking and selecting Run as Administrator!
  • If I instruct you to download a specific tool in which you already have, please delete the copy that you have and re-download the tool. The reason I ask you to do this is because these tools are updated fairly regularly.
  • Do not do things I do not ask for, such as running a spyware scan on your computer. The one thing that you should always do, is to make sure sure that your anti-virus definitions are up-to-date!
  • Please do not use the Attachment feature for any log file. Do a Copy/Paste of the entire contents of the log file and submit it inside your post.
  • I am going to stick with you until ALL malware is gone from your system. I would appreciate it if you would do the same. From this point, we're in this together ;)
    Because of this, you must reply within three days
    failure to reply will result in the topic being closed!
  • Please do not PM me directly for help. If you have any questions, post them in this topic.
  • Lastly, I am no magician. I will try very hard to fix your issues, but no promises can be made. Also be aware that some infections are so severe that you might need to resort to reformatting and reinstalling your operating system.
    Don't worry, this only happens in severe cases, but it sadly does happen. Be prepared to back up your data. Have means of backing up your data available.

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Posted Image One or more of the identified infections is a backdoor trojan and password stealer.

This type of infection allows hackers to access and remotely control your computer, log keystrokes, steal critical system information, and download and execute files without your knowledge.
If you do any banking or other financial transactions on the PC or if it contains any other sensitive information, then from a clean computer, change all passwords where applicable.
It would also be wise to contact those same financial institutions to appraise them of your situation.


I highly suggest you take a look at the two links provided below:
1. How Do I Handle Possible Identify Theft, Internet Fraud, and CC Fraud?
2. When should I re-format? How should I reinstall?


We can still clean this machine but I can't guarantee that it will be 100% secure afterwards. Let me know what you decide to do. If you decide to go through with the cleanup, please proceed with the following steps.



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Running TDSSKiller

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  • Download TDSSKiller and save it to your Desktop.
  • Extract its contents to your desktop.
  • Once extracted, open the TDSSKiller folder and doubleclick on TDSSKiller.exe to run the application, then on Start Scan.


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  • If an infected file is detected, the default action will be Cure, click on Continue.


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  • If a suspicious file is detected, the default action will be Skip, click on Continue.


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  • If a reboot is required, the report can also be found in your root directory, (usually C:\ folder) in the form of "TDSSKiller.[Version]_[Date]_[Time]_log.txt". Please copy and paste the contents of that file here.


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  • Two reports will open, copy and paste them in a reply here:
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Please provide an update on how things are running in your next reply.

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Posted 07 May 2011 - 03:52 PM

ST, Thanks for responding but after researching I've decided to re-format the drive and re-install XP...(that is another series of problems...)

This web-forum has been a great help and I will recommend y'all to others if they need this level of help..

I will release you to help others and you may consider this closed...now to find drivers for a HP computer (whew)

Thanks again.

Lloyd aka Symtron

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Posted 07 May 2011 - 07:59 PM

Thanks for posting back to inform me of your decision to reformat and re-install.

Please take care.

Kindest Regards,

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Posted 07 May 2011 - 07:59 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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