Jump to content


 


Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.com
Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers. Using the site is easy and fun. As a guest, you can browse and view the various discussions in the forums, but can not create a new topic or reply to an existing one unless you are logged in. Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site.


Click here to Register a free account now! or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site.

Photo

Malmare Problems


  • Please log in to reply
1 reply to this topic

#1 corrosion13

corrosion13

  • Members
  • 4 posts
  • OFFLINE
  •  
  • Local time:03:18 PM

Posted 09 June 2006 - 09:41 PM

I have been infected and can't get rid of it...I did an adaware scan,a stringer scan,antivir and skybot and none of these programs found the problem...But every 10 mins i get a pop-up telling me to buy a program for $49.95 to get rid of the problem..I also get a message saying "system warning" and it tell me all the problems the malware is causing like home page being hi-jacked,major lag,annoying pop-ups....I tried to do a system restore but that has been infected also.......Can some1 please help...Thank-you

BC AdBot (Login to Remove)

 


#2 Harry83

Harry83

  • Members
  • 257 posts
  • OFFLINE
  •  
  • Location:State College PA
  • Local time:03:18 PM

Posted 10 June 2006 - 12:05 AM

Do you know the name of the program it is telling you to buy? It sounds like a SmitFraud infection -- possibly SpywareQuake or SpyFalcon. Here are some self-help tutorials that may match your symptoms:

SpywareQuake Removal

Here is a link to the self help tutorial for SpyFalcon:

SpyFalcon Removal

Both of these infections are very similar and will cause fake alerts trying to goad you into purchasing their product. Since they are from the same family of infections, the automated removal instructions for them in the tutorials is the same and will remove both.

This infection could also be another variant called SpySherriff, but it's hard to tell, without knowing more description of your symptoms and without knowing what site you are redirected to if you click on the alerts.

Try following the Automated Removal Instructions portion of the SpywareQuake self-help tutorial...that should fix your problem. Let me know how it goes.
--
Harry83
Posted Image
Liberating America From Spyware - 1 Computer at a time...




0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users