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Infected with Something - Need help with removal

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#1 EGJason


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Posted 25 August 2011 - 10:58 PM

So, first I guess, I should explain. I thought I was a fairly smart Computer User, anyway I went to download a Mod for Minecraft located here: hxxp://www.minecraftforum.net/topic/576847-minecraft-call-of-duty-metal-gear-solid-mod-pack/page__st__20 and downloaded it. I stupidly ran the EXE inside thinking it would install the mod. MalwareBytes, immediately popped up and recognized it as a Trojan. But, I stupidly just hit ignore. Anyway, I read further into the thread and saw that someone had de-compiled the exe and identified it as this. So, I immediately had MalwareBytes run a quick scan and had it remove what it found. Unsurprisingly, after a re-boot it was back.

So, help?

I do still have the zip with the EXE, as well as logs from DDS, GMER, and MalwareBytes. Those are available if needed.

*Apparently, not so savvy Computer User*

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#2 EGJason

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Posted 26 August 2011 - 02:09 PM


So, I think I removed it. But, how do I go about restoring access to my C Drive. Everytime I try to access it, it tells me it's restricted by the Admin.


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Posted 26 August 2011 - 07:49 PM

Hello, I feel with the installation of a backdoor bot you should get a deeper look and be certain it's gone.
This allows hackers to remotely control your computer, steal critical system information and download and execute files.

. If you do any banking or other financial transactions on the PC or if it should contain any other sensitive information, please get to a known clean computer and change all passwords where applicable, and it would be wise to contact those same financial institutions to apprise them of your situation.

Please go here....
Preparation Guide ,do steps 6 - 9.

Create a DDS log and post it in the new topic explained in step 9,which is here Virus, Trojan, Spyware, and Malware Removal Logs and not in this topic,thanks.
If Gmer won't run,skip it and move on.
Let me know if that went well.

They will also help you with the other issue if it still exists,
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#4 Orange Blossom

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Posted 30 August 2011 - 11:55 PM


Now that you have posted a log here: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic416477.html you should NOT make further changes to your computer (install/uninstall programs, use special fix tools, delete files, edit the registry, etc) unless advised by a MRT Team member, nor should you ask for help elsewhere. Doing so can result in system changes which may not show in the log you already posted. Further, any modifications you make on your own may cause confusion for the helper assisting you and could complicate the malware removal process which would extend the time it takes to clean your computer.

From this point on the MRT Team should be the only members that you take advice from, until they have verified your log as clean.

Please be patient. It may take a while to get a response because the MRT Team members are EXTREMELY busy working logs posted before yours. They are volunteers who will help you out as soon as possible. Once you have made your post and are waiting, please DO NOT make another reply until it has been responded to by a member of the MRT Team. Generally the staff checks the forum for postings that have 0 replies as this makes it easier for them to identify those who have not been helped. If you post another response there will be 1 reply. A team member, looking for a new log to work may assume another MRT Team member is already assisting you and not open the thread to respond.

Please be patient. It may take several days to get a response but your log will be reviewed and answered as soon as possible. I advise checking your topic once a day for responses as the e-mail notification system is unreliable.

If HelpBot replies to your topic, PLEASE follow Step One so it will report your topic to the team members.

To avoid confusion, I am closing this topic. Good luck with your log.

Orange Blossom :cherry:
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