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Chinese Porn adware malware redirects... Got it all


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#1 tom66670

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Posted 08 September 2015 - 08:49 AM

Hello, Firstly I want to say I have learned my lesson and not downloading anything from pirate bay again.

 

I tried to download a tv show tonight. Only to discover (too late) that it's one of the worst viruses I have personally seen, It all appeared after I deleted the tv show I downloaded and went outside for a smoke, when I came back there's chinese porn, chinese dialog boxes of things I simply cannot read, IE opening by itself, adware, redirects, trojans, browsers, you name it. Fake antivirus programs specifically a fake version of rising anti virus that blocks my real programs like adwcleaner and microsoft security essentials. I have tried other antivirus programs with no effect because of the blocking issue.

 

I am accessing this forum on a different pc, because the infected pc is virtually unusable, I have had viruses in the past but nothing like this, I really need a program that I can download with this clean PC and install onto the infected one via USB.   

 

Should I just buy a 2TB drive and try to salvage what I can before it locks up completely. 

 

I am sorry if this seems a little bit rushed, the infected PC is used for some graphic design stuff I need access to for work. I am stupid I know.

 

Any help greatly appreciated.

 

 

-edit-

 

I just checked it again locked up from infinite chinese porn pages automatically loading in IE, starting to accept I've lost everything on that PC


Edited by tom66670, 08 September 2015 - 08:58 AM.


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Posted 08 September 2015 - 08:58 AM

Hello and welcome to BC,

 

We will try to help you with your problems.

 

Please, use that other computer to download following programs. Use USB to transfer them to infected machine. If you can't run them in normal mode, try in safe mode.

 

Please download Rkill to your Desktop.
There are 2 different versions. If one of them won't run then download and try to run the other one.
You only need to get one of these to run, not all of them. You may get warnings from your antivirus about this tool, ignore them or shutdown your antivirus.

rKill.exe
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/rkill/dl/10/
iExplore.exe (renamed rKill.exe): http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/rkill/dl/11/
 

§  Double-click on the Rkill desktop icon to run the tool.

§  If using Windows Vista, 7, 8 or 10 right-click on it and choose Run As Administrator.

§  black DOS box will briefly flash and then disappear. This is normal and indicates the tool ran successfully.

§  If not, delete the file, then download and use the one provided in Link 2.

§  Do not reboot until instructed.

§  If the tool does not run from any of the links provided, please let me know.

If normal mode still doesn't work, run the tool from Safe Mode.

When the scan is done Notepad will open with rKill log.
Post it in your next reply.

NOTE. rKill.txt log will also be present on your desktop.

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Kaspersky Virus Removal Tool

Please download Kaspersky Virus Removal Tool from here.

§  Right click on KVRT.exe and select Run as Administrator.

§  Read the EULA, then select Accept.

§  Wait for Kaspersky Virus Removal Tool to initialize.

§  In the main screen, select Change parameters, place a checkmark in System drive, then click OK.

§  Click Start scan.

§  Wait for Kaspersky Virus Removal Tool to complete scanning.

§  When the scan is finished, select Neutralize all for all detected objects.

§  Close Kaspersky Virus Removal Tool when done.

Informe me if something is detected.

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Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware (MBAM) to your desktop.

NOTE. If you already have MBAM 2.0 installed scroll down.

 

§  Double-click mbam-setup-2.x.x.xxxx.exe and follow the prompts to install the program.

§  At the end, be sure a checkmark is placed next to the following:
 

o    Launch Malwarebytes Anti-Malware

o    A 14 day trial of the Premium features is pre-selected. You may deselect this if you wish, and it will not diminish the scanning and removal capabilities of the program.

 

§  Click Finish.

§  On the Dashboard, click the 'Update Now >>' link

§  After the update completes, on Settings tab, set under Detection and Protection next options: 

1. 'Scan for rootkits'

2. Non-Malware Protection, for 'PUP detections', check, 'Threat detections as malware' option.

§  Return to Dashboard, click the 'Scan Now >>' button.

§  A Threat Scan will begin.

§  When the scan is complete, if there have been detections, click Apply Actions to allow MBAM to clean what was detected.

§  In most cases, a restart will be required.

§  Wait for the prompt to restart the computer to appear, than click on Yes.


If you already have MBAM 2.0 installed:
 

§  On the Dashboard, click the 'Update Now >>' link.

§  After the update completes, on Settings tab, set under Detection and Protection next options: 

1. 'Scan for rootkits'

2. Non-Malware Protection, for 'PUP detections', check, 'Threat detections as malware' option.

§  Return to Dashboard, click the Scan Now >> button.

§  A Threat Scan will begin.

§  When the scan is complete, if there have been detections, click Apply Actions to allow MBAM to clean what was detected.

§  In most cases, a restart will be required.

§  Wait for the prompt to restart the computer to appear, than click on Yes.

§  After the restart once you are back at your desktop, open MBAM once more.

§  Click on the History tab > Application Logs.

§  Double click on the Scan Log which shows the Date and time of the scan just performed.

§  Click 'Export'.

§  Click 'Copy to Clipboard'

§  Paste the contents of the clipboard into your reply.

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Please download AdwCleaner by Xplode onto your desktop.

§  Close all open programs and internet browsers.

§  Double click on adwcleaner.exe to run the tool.

§  In EULA window click I agree.

§  In Options uncheck Reset Winsock settings.

§  Click on Scan button.

§  When the scan has finished click on Cleaning button.

§  Your computer will be rebooted automatically. A text file will open after the restart.

§  Please post the contents of that logfile with your next reply.

§  You can find the logfile at C:\AdwCleaner[C1].txt as well.

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Please download Junkware Removal Tool to your desktop.

§  Shut down your protection software now to avoid potential conflicts.

§  Run the tool by double-clicking it. If you are using Windows Vista, 7, 8 or 10; instead of double-clicking, right-mouse click JRT.exe and select "Run as Administrator".

§  The tool will open and start scanning your system.

§  Please be patient as this can take a while to complete depending on your system's specifications.

§  On completion, a log (JRT.txt) is saved to your desktop and will automatically open.

§  Post the contents of JRT.txt into your next message.

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I would like to help you to remove malware. Let's look inside.   :busy:

But I don't know to solve all PC problems.  :smash: 

 


#3 tom66670

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Posted 08 September 2015 - 10:04 AM

Thanks for your advice, but rkill found nothing, mbam found 610 objects, I clicked to remove but didn't notice any change at all, still chinese crap everywhere. JRT link may need to be checked because it downloaded a file icon with 0 bytes only.

 

 

No success at all. I think I will have to buy an external drive copy want I want then nuke that PC for good.

 

-edit-

 

adwcleaner also did not work as the fake rising anti virus is still blocking it even after running mbam.


Edited by tom66670, 08 September 2015 - 10:05 AM.


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Posted 08 September 2015 - 10:07 AM

What about Kaspersky? AdwCleaner? Can you upload MBAM log to sendspace.com?

 

Download JRT from here: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/junkware-removal-tool/


I would like to help you to remove malware. Let's look inside.   :busy:

But I don't know to solve all PC problems.  :smash: 

 


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Posted 08 September 2015 - 10:17 AM

I really don't want to put that USB back into my clean PC now, in case something jumps into this one, I have severe trust issues with anything that has come into contact with the infected PC, amongst about 50 useless programs there was a chinese program doing something to the USB stick.


Edited by tom66670, 08 September 2015 - 10:17 AM.


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Posted 08 September 2015 - 10:25 AM

You can use this program for USB protection:

 

MCShield Anti-Malware USB Tool is a lightweight scanner designed to prevent infections transmitted via removable drives (usb, external, camera cards). It's real-time protection is only real-time when you plug-in an external.

 MSChield Documentation & Program Features


I would like to help you to remove malware. Let's look inside.   :busy:

But I don't know to solve all PC problems.  :smash: 

 


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Posted 08 September 2015 - 10:31 AM

Kaspersky has a linux based Rescue disk. Download the iso on your clean PC and burn it to a CD. Attach the infected PC via Ethernet but disconnect any other PC's from the network. Kaspersly will launch and update definitions. Let it clean anything it finds. You can also burn Adwcleaner to a CD an run it as serverac suggested on the infected computer.

 

On the infected computer have you tried resetting your browser(s)? 



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Posted 08 September 2015 - 10:42 AM

ok, will try kaspersky and the new link for JRT, fingers crossed. Will let you know in however long that takes.

 

 

@ JohnC_21, resetting the browsers also did nothing, I think the problem is a lot deeper than I/we think. And there's no way I'm connecting that infected PC to this one, what's happening on the infected PC is extremely malicious, I'm not taking any undue risk of infecting another. Also at the moment adwcleaner is not working because as I said it is being blocked by a fake version of rising antivirus.



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Posted 08 September 2015 - 11:23 AM

As you previously stated, it may be better to cut your losses and do a complete reset. I have posted many times that it is a good idea to create regular system images to an external drive using Macrium Reflect Free or Aoemi Backupper Standard. Then you would be able to restore the image and be back in minutes vs hours getting everything back.



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Posted 08 September 2015 - 11:30 AM

Kaspersky failed something is stopping it from removing the trojans, JRT is still not working at all. Problems still exist as before.



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Posted 08 September 2015 - 11:32 AM

And in Safe Mode?


I would like to help you to remove malware. Let's look inside.   :busy:

But I don't know to solve all PC problems.  :smash: 

 


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Posted 08 September 2015 - 12:13 PM

Yes I was in safe mode, wouldn't restart, I selected shut down because I had given up, but then it restarted itself and most of the adware is gone.

 

JRT finally worked, wasn't able to delete some files though. So whatever they were will probably pop up again at some stage.

 

The main persisting problem I cannot get rid of is "RISING ANTI VIRUS" chinese product that blocks everything else, I tried to delete the individual files or folders in C:programs but it's asking for administrator access and to try again, I cannot get rid of it. There is still some stupid little chinese CPU meter that is always visible no matter what program I run, annoying because it gets in the way and I don't understand it's icons or features because it's all in chinese.

 

There was a whole bunch of useless browsers and optimisation crap that I managed to uninstall after running kaspersky and JRT, even though thier features weren't appearing to work none of the crap has come back after it restarted itself, it wouldn't restart from the prompt as I said I had to shut down and then it decided to restart. Only then was I able to uninstall.

 

90% rectified apart from "RISING ANTI VIRUS" and that stupid cpu meter.

 

Thanks for your help so far, hopefully the rest of it doesn't come back.

 

any tips on how to remove "RISING ANTI VIRUS" would make my day complete, been at this for 3 hours now, stress level has decreased.

 

-edit-

 

there's still something fishy going on because the HDD indicator is solidly lit up all the time now and the CPU fan is running higher than it should, can't help thinking I have just masked the problem temporarily


Edited by tom66670, 08 September 2015 - 12:17 PM.


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Posted 08 September 2015 - 12:19 PM

The chinese ad crap has come back already, I'm really starting to hate China



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Posted 08 September 2015 - 12:20 PM

I need all logs, JRT and MBAM in order to see what is still there, and what is not there anymore. To know what to do next, I think that we can kill that Chinese crap. Just need logs to know what is left there. 

 

Try AdwCleaner again. 

 

If you can't post logs and run AdwCleaner, tell me so we can move on. 


I would like to help you to remove malware. Let's look inside.   :busy:

But I don't know to solve all PC problems.  :smash: 

 


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Posted 08 September 2015 - 12:25 PM

adwcleaner just won't work beyond scanning.

 

Where would the log files be stored to?

 

can I attach txt files here or would I need to screenshot them?






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