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Is my computer clean now after removing malware?


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#1 smng

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Posted 29 July 2012 - 06:51 PM

A few days ago I went on a website that I regularly go on and usually do not have an issue with, but this time apparently was different. The website I went on was irazoo.com (it is one of those search and win sites). When I went on the site my anti-virus software (Norton 360) popped up that it blocked a trojan and few other things.

I immediately scanned my computer with Norton 360, which came up with nothing else. Then scanned it with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware, which found a trojan and quarantined it on reboot. Re-scanned the computer a few more times with both programs and they did not come up with anything.

A day or two later I go on firefox and search for something in the search bar (google) and get redirected to install a firefox extension (I believe it was called performance cache 1.0) I "x'd" out of it but apparently it was installed anyway, so I disabled it and deleted it. I go back and run scans with Norton 360, which finds nothing and Malwarebytes, which finds a few trojans, which it quarantined. Also ran TDSSKiller which found nothing.

At this point I had a friend who knows a bit more about removing malware than me help out. He ran a few programs, not sure if I remember them all but I will try to list what I remember, Norton 360, Malwarbytes, Spybot Search and destroy, TDSSKiller, RogueKiller and used RKill to close anything running in the backround. I may be missing one or two, not sure. He ran them in both Normal mode and in Safe mode. He made a new hosts file just in case. Re-ran a few of the programs multiple times after rebooting the computer even though they were not coming up with anything, just in case.

Now here I am, I have not had a redirect, the computer does not act weird at all. Scans are still not coming up with anything. But I can't help but wonder if it really is clean now, not that I don't trust myself, my friend or any of the programs we used, but still just want to be 100% sure.

Is there any program I can run that will give me a log to show you that will help determine if the system is really in fact clean now?

Sorry for the wall of text, but thanks in advance for any help.

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#2 boopme

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Posted 01 August 2012 - 10:59 PM

To be absolutely certain.. 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 (it may not on a 64 bit system) skip it and move on.

Let me know if that went well.
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