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I did my best to clean up, getting intermittent redirects still.


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Posted 16 June 2014 - 12:13 PM

BIG Edit:

So as it turns out, all the phones, dad's laptop, my brother in laws's mac stopped getting ad redirects if we shut off my mother in law's laptop

 

Here is the hijack this log:

I ran avast and adw cleaner. It found an infected "Drivers" file in the downloads folder. An accidental click?.. but that was about it.

 

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.5
Scan saved at 8:18:50 PM, on 6/16/2014
Platform: Windows 7 SP1 (WinNT 6.00.3505)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v11.0 (11.00.9600.17126)

Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\avastui.exe
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\NOTEPAD.EXE
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\NOTEPAD.EXE
C:\Users\Kim\Downloads\HijackThis.exe

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = Preserve
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://yahoo.com/
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/p/?LinkId=255141
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/p/?LinkId=255141
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,SearchAssistant =
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,CustomizeSearch =
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Local Page = C:\Windows\SysWOW64\blank.htm
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar,LinksFolderName =
F2 - REG:system.ini: UserInit=userinit.exe
O2 - BHO: avast! Online Security - {8E5E2654-AD2D-48bf-AC2D-D17F00898D06} - C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\aswWebRepIE.dll
O2 - BHO: URLRedirectionBHO - {B4F3A835-0E21-4959-BA22-42B3008E02FF} - C:\PROGRA~2\MICROS~1\Office14\URLREDIR.DLL
O2 - BHO: Adblock Plus for IE Browser Helper Object - {FFCB3198-32F3-4E8B-9539-4324694ED664} - C:\Program Files\Adblock Plus for IE\AdblockPlus32.dll
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [AvastUI.exe] "C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\AvastUI.exe" /nogui
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [StartCCC] "C:\Program Files (x86)\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\Core-Static\CLIStart.exe" MSRun
O4 - HKUS\S-1-5-19\..\Run: [Sidebar] %ProgramFiles%\Windows Sidebar\Sidebar.exe /autoRun (User 'LOCAL SERVICE')
O4 - HKUS\S-1-5-19\..\RunOnce: [mctadmin] C:\Windows\System32\mctadmin.exe (User 'LOCAL SERVICE')
O4 - HKUS\S-1-5-20\..\Run: [Sidebar] %ProgramFiles%\Windows Sidebar\Sidebar.exe /autoRun (User 'NETWORK SERVICE')
O4 - HKUS\S-1-5-20\..\RunOnce: [mctadmin] C:\Windows\System32\mctadmin.exe (User 'NETWORK SERVICE')
O11 - Options group: [ACCELERATED_GRAPHICS] Accelerated graphics
O18 - Filter hijack: text/xml - {807573E5-5146-11D5-A672-00B0D022E945} - C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\OFFICE14\MSOXMLMF.DLL
O23 - Service: Adobe Flash Player Update Service (AdobeFlashPlayerUpdateSvc) - Adobe Systems Incorporated - C:\Windows\SysWOW64\Macromed\Flash\FlashPlayerUpdateService.exe
O23 - Service: @%SystemRoot%\system32\Alg.exe,-112 (ALG) - Unknown owner - C:\Windows\System32\alg.exe (file missing)
O23 - Service: AMD External Events Utility - Unknown owner - C:\Windows\system32\atiesrxx.exe (file missing)
O23 - Service: AMD FUEL Service - Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. - C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\Fuel\Fuel.Service.exe
O23 - Service: avast! Antivirus - AVAST Software - C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\AvastSvc.exe
O23 - Service: @%SystemRoot%\system32\efssvc.dll,-100 (EFS) - Unknown owner - C:\Windows\System32\lsass.exe (file missing)
O23 - Service: @%systemroot%\system32\fxsresm.dll,-118 (Fax) - Unknown owner - C:\Windows\system32\fxssvc.exe (file missing)
O23 - Service: @%SystemRoot%\system32\ieetwcollectorres.dll,-1000 (IEEtwCollectorService) - Unknown owner - C:\Windows\system32\IEEtwCollector.exe (file missing)
O23 - Service: @keyiso.dll,-100 (KeyIso) - Unknown owner - C:\Windows\system32\lsass.exe (file missing)
O23 - Service: @comres.dll,-2797 (MSDTC) - Unknown owner - C:\Windows\System32\msdtc.exe (file missing)
O23 - Service: @%SystemRoot%\System32\netlogon.dll,-102 (Netlogon) - Unknown owner - C:\Windows\system32\lsass.exe (file missing)
O23 - Service: @%systemroot%\system32\psbase.dll,-300 (ProtectedStorage) - Unknown owner - C:\Windows\system32\lsass.exe (file missing)
O23 - Service: @%systemroot%\system32\Locator.exe,-2 (RpcLocator) - Unknown owner - C:\Windows\system32\locator.exe (file missing)
O23 - Service: @%SystemRoot%\system32\samsrv.dll,-1 (SamSs) - Unknown owner - C:\Windows\system32\lsass.exe (file missing)
O23 - Service: @%SystemRoot%\system32\snmptrap.exe,-3 (SNMPTRAP) - Unknown owner - C:\Windows\System32\snmptrap.exe (file missing)
O23 - Service: @%systemroot%\system32\spoolsv.exe,-1 (Spooler) - Unknown owner - C:\Windows\System32\spoolsv.exe (file missing)
O23 - Service: @%SystemRoot%\system32\sppsvc.exe,-101 (sppsvc) - Unknown owner - C:\Windows\system32\sppsvc.exe (file missing)
O23 - Service: @%SystemRoot%\system32\ui0detect.exe,-101 (UI0Detect) - Unknown owner - C:\Windows\system32\UI0Detect.exe (file missing)
O23 - Service: @%SystemRoot%\system32\vaultsvc.dll,-1003 (VaultSvc) - Unknown owner - C:\Windows\system32\lsass.exe (file missing)
O23 - Service: @%SystemRoot%\system32\vds.exe,-100 (vds) - Unknown owner - C:\Windows\System32\vds.exe (file missing)
O23 - Service: @%systemroot%\system32\vssvc.exe,-102 (VSS) - Unknown owner - C:\Windows\system32\vssvc.exe (file missing)
O23 - Service: @%SystemRoot%\system32\Wat\WatUX.exe,-601 (WatAdminSvc) - Unknown owner - C:\Windows\system32\Wat\WatAdminSvc.exe (file missing)
O23 - Service: @%systemroot%\system32\wbengine.exe,-104 (wbengine) - Unknown owner - C:\Windows\system32\wbengine.exe (file missing)
O23 - Service: @%Systemroot%\system32\wbem\wmiapsrv.exe,-110 (wmiApSrv) - Unknown owner - C:\Windows\system32\wbem\WmiApSrv.exe (file missing)
O23 - Service: @%PROGRAMFILES%\Windows Media Player\wmpnetwk.exe,-101 (WMPNetworkSvc) - Unknown owner - C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Media Player\wmpnetwk.exe (file missing)

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End of file - 6033 bytes

 

As long as the computer is off we seem ad free. I was only planning stay the weekend here to help them with computer things.. I didn't know it was this bad. I'm ready to save some important spreadsheets on a disk and wipe the pc if I have to.

 

Another Edit:

Got a screenshot of the thing:

virus2.png

It tries to download "Pc Driver Kit".. yeah no thanks.

 

Edit:

This is the other link the pops up:

 

http://www.reduxmediia(dot)com/apu.php?n=&zoneid=5716&cb=3394654&popunder=1&direct=1

That comes up and it tries to redirect to a random "your computer is infected" Non-closeable window

 

PROGRESS EDIT:

I found a previous thread like this and this post struck me:

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/534870/reduxmedia-popups-in-all-browsers-and-some-other-issues/page-3#entry3382692

 

My DNS #2 was the exact same address!

I deleted those addresses in the setup tab, then release-renewed my address through my router. It gave me dns addresses like:

 

 

DNS1: 75.75.75.75     DNS2: 75.75.76.76

 

These appear to be true Comcast DNS addresses.

Then I disabled remote management in the administration tab, though I honestly remember having the sense to shut this off when I put it in :(

After that I changed the control password to something really complicated.

 

This explains why everyone was getting bogus redirects.

Though it is weird it mainly only happened while the one laptop was on...

 

I'm going to turn what I think is the infected computer on and see what happens... I'll try more scans wish me luck

 

More editing:

I did a malware bytes rootkit scan and nothing came up.

The infected file from the avast boot scan earlier was :Downloads\Drivers_Setup.exe is infected by win32:Adware-gen [Adw], Deleted

 

With that gone everything seems normal, actually on the suspect laptop I am seeing ads that weren't there before, like the standard banner on this page. (She insists on using internet explorer stock...)

 

I'm going to wager "Drivers_Setup" must have gotten into the router (possibly enabled remote management)and put in bogus dns servers?

The old folks here reset it to defaults at some point and the log-on was the standard admin:admin. Maybe anything is possible!

Or a bot testing ip's for remote access? Is that even thing?

 

I would still like input if you have the time, are there any other scans I should double check with?

 

Checking the suspect with Malwarebytes lastly, will report if anything pops up.

 

Edit:

Malware scan came back clean.

Also to note, before I fixed the dns or deleted the sketchy "Drivers_Setup.exe" I tried the non-suspect devices tethered to my phone's wireless data connection and they were fine while hooked up. I guess antivirus works well when you don't manually download things.

 

Editpalooza:

 

It Does appear there was/is some kind of worm going around and targeting E1200 and other routers, and messing with their DNS settings!

The firmware on mine was out of date and vulnerable so I updated my firmware and will hope for the best.

 

But still.. if there is any scan I've missed I want to be sure.


Edited by Fredfredburger, 17 June 2014 - 12:23 AM.


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