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AV 2012 or Blaster worm..... Not again


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#1 JDMThoughts

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Posted 16 November 2011 - 11:24 AM

So this is the same thing that has happened to me in the last two months. Fortunately, my comp was in warranty and they took the computer back and exchanged it free of charge, I use this laptop for school, and car stuff. I am currently running Avast, MBAM, and SAS on the computer. The last 3 days I have gotten these AV Guard, AV2012, and just now something claiming the be a blaster worm. Avast keeps saying it's blocking a MAL url, which looks like it is originating from Java. I have the most up to date Java and windows updates. Nortons, wasn't activated when I bought my computer, it isn't being used, and I don't want to use it, after about 10 minutes a pop up for it says, your unprotected, and that I just turned off my smartwall and adware. Which is fine, because my windows firewall is up, I have Avast running and up to date, along with MBAM and SAS scans every week. I really cant afford to lose this comp to this crap anymore, I have never had such a big deal with this, and I don't do any P2P or porn or anything like that. So the only time this has been happening is when I have been gathering images of cars for my rotating background.

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Posted 16 November 2011 - 09:25 PM

With the information you have provided I believe you will need help from the malware removal team.
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Then start a new thread HERE and include or required logs.
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Posted 17 November 2011 - 04:55 AM

Hello,

Now that you have posted a log here: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic428231.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.

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