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Just need to know if I'm infected.

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#1 Darktune


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Posted 29 March 2013 - 06:21 AM

Hello guys I'm new to the forum,


I recently had a virus on my laptop that i'm assuming came through via Java.


It tried restarting my Laptop a few times but failed as a program would always stop it, it then popped up in some sort of chat and was communicating with me, it said something like

"Hello Craig, you've been a naughty boy, I've been taking a lot of picture of you on your webcam, is the light to bright?" (craigs my name by the way)


This proceeded the light on my webcam to turn on and the chat to close, although, the chat lasted around 15 seconds not giving me any time to reply (so i cannot tell if it was a real chat or if it was just a process run by a virus).


I ran a few scans at different times including AVG, Kaspersky's, TDSs killer and Comodo. They all found something and all removed it, I rebooted the PC and the problem was gone (from my view). As I keep frequent back ups of my PC on portable HD's i decided to re-install windows and completely format my hard drive, I did this and when it came on the first thing I did was scan my PC with Malwarebytes and this found nothing.


This was about 2 weeks ago, and I'm not sure If i'm just paranoid or if something is still on my PC.


Could someone help?

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#2 boopme


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Posted 29 March 2013 - 11:53 AM

Hello, I recommend covering your webcam until this is removed.

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