Hello and good evening,
I'm up to my wits end with this virus. I've been following Bleeping Computer for a while, and have learned many things over the years, and I thank you all for the knowledge. This virus, root kit, whatever it is, however, has me perplexed. I really do not want to have to format my HDD, and was hoping one of you wonderful malware removal experts could guide me in figuring out which virus I have and how to remove it.
Also, besides what I put in the title the virus is preventing MBAM from running. Spybot, on the other hand still scans, but I don't think it got the virus completely or even found everything. Spybot did find a root kit and attempted to fix it, but some of the registry entries were immutable. Pretty much, I believe Spybot slowed the virus down if not disabled it completely - it's no longer eating up HDD space as fast as I can make it, but there are still over 2 GB unaccounted for. I fear that this isn't the end of whatever disease has corrupted my OS. I'm still having issues with MBAM and certain other weird things...like my Twitter account being compromised this week and I haven't logged in. Maybe that's a coincidence...
I may have gotten infected from trying to watch movies online, I went to what I thought was a legit website (cineble...evil, stay away) that required a credit or debit card to use with a 5 day free trial. Well, it wasn't legit, and I should have researched better. Anyway, I had to call my bank, of course, and my computer started acting up the very next day by eating up every single megabyte on my HDD and doing all the other horrible stuff mentioned in the title.
Thank you so very much for your time and I hope for the sake of sanity one of you will walk me through this.
P.S. Farbar Recovery Tool is not wanting to scan for me, it's getting locked up.
Edit: I've notice a text file in my C drive named mdmcls and it is almost 2 GB in size...that is huge. Also, I've lost .15 GB more from my C drive.
Edited by Kilitan, 09 November 2015 - 12:59 AM.