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gangnamgame Hijack Malware


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#1 Nivius

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Posted 16 September 2015 - 08:58 AM

So first of all, i have fixed it, so this is more of a post so that people can find and fix it themself!

 

The source of this malware seem to be from suspicious "cracks" to games from the 3dm Group and started happening around 14-15 September 2015

 

Tag words:  gangnamgame.net gangnamgame gangnamgame.org

 

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HOW TO REMOVE:

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This was first noticed when i started my computer and it opened up a fake site (http://gangnamgame.net/) noticing this i tried to start regedit and remove the command to start it and start my work with removing whatever installed this. But this Virus/Malware will stop programs from starting that are named specific things. like "Regedit.exe" and "mbam.exe" so it was troublesome to remove as my normal antivirus AVAST did not find it.

 

you can remove it from starting at startup by using MSCONFIG as it is not blocked! it goes under the name of something like:

"Operatingsystem Microsoft Windows" claimed to be made by "Microsoft Corporation" with the command (in my case and a few friends) "cmd.exe /c start http://gangnamgame.org && exit"

 

but to remove it completely i copied "mbam.exe", the exe file that runs Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and pasted it in the same folder actively changing the name of the file to "mbam - Kopia.exe" in my case. this enables MAM to start. 

 

Update the database and scan.

 

This will find the Malware and the changes made in Regedit and Malwarebytes Anti-Malware can and will remove it. 

 

scan with ccleaner as well to be sure after you restarted your computer

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I hope this helped!


Edited by Nivius, 16 September 2015 - 09:16 AM.


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#2 pystryker

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Posted 17 September 2015 - 06:31 AM

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