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Combofix Update Hacked


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#1 GWild

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Posted 27 May 2011 - 09:01 AM

Since I haven't been able to find another way to let you guys know...

Combofix is getting interrupted and asking to update to the most recent version. If you go forward with it, it will actually download a malware installer that your proper version of combofix will catch. I tried renaming the executable and it still asks me to upgrade, which I don't. It also downloads the installer from your mirror link to download combofix from BleepingComputer.com. Is this something that you guys can address, and let me know what's going on? I really like this tool, and it has saved me on more than one occasion.

Thank you for your time

Edited by Orange Blossom, 27 May 2011 - 01:52 PM.
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#2 quietman7

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Posted 28 May 2011 - 07:12 AM

I have not heard of any similar reports. Please confirm where you are downloading but do not post an active link. I will advise the developer so he is aware.

BTW, if you have not already done so, I ask that you read the pinned topic ComboFix usage, Questions, Help? - Look here before proceeding with using ComboFix on your own.
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#3 Blaine B.

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Posted 28 May 2011 - 08:15 PM

I was asked by ComboFix to update today. I DECLINED, after reading this. Not sure if it is related or not...but....

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Posted 29 May 2011 - 04:32 PM

I ran the update. Scanning with malwarebytes now.




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