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Recurring XP Security 2012 infection


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#1 lkass

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Posted 16 December 2011 - 04:54 PM

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I seem to have a recurring infection of XP Security 2012. I first started a week ago with a messed up machine. I had ping.exe running as a service, I had a browser hijacker that I think was called "get-results-fast." Any url was hijacked to a pseudo search site with ads. At the same time I got an XP Security 2012 infection. I first just went to task manager and ended any odd looking processes, which killed the hijacker. Then through asearch, I found this site, downloaded rkill.exe, tdss.exe, and ccleaner. I ran all of them and without reboooting ran malwarebytes anti-malware. that all did the trick, everything was fine and normal. About 24 hours later, XP Security 2012 was back. I went to task manager, killed three letter processes, ran rkill.exe and anti-malware. Everything was fine. This keeps happening daily. Some days the infection starts when my AV finds and quarantines a trojan (TR/Fake.Rean4562 or TR/Dldr.Tracur.AH.249). Getting my pc to run normally is relatively easy and quick, but it sure is strange and it happens each evening. Thanks in advance for any suggestions.

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Posted 16 December 2011 - 09:28 PM

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