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Goldun.fam Trojan

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#1 clatterbucket


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Posted 21 October 2006 - 10:24 PM

I formatted my hard drive a couple of days ago and re installed all the programs i previously had. Once i had installed all the programs, i immediatley ran a spyware scan with counterspy and it picked up goldun.fam trojan, and also it gave the registry entry HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Current\Version\Explorer\RunMRU

I thought that conterspy had removed it, but upon re boot, and another scan, it was still there. I ran the reg cleaner in super utilities which picked up the reg entry, removed it, and again, it re appeared on re boot.

I have started the computer in safe mode and run the reg cleaner, and it still appears on normal re boot.

I am at my witts end, I have no idea what to do next, hopefuly someone out there can help :thumbsup:

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Posted 21 October 2006 - 10:54 PM

The suggestion that I would make would be to post a hijack this logfile in the HJT forum.

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Posted 22 October 2006 - 06:42 AM

Goldun.Fam is part of a family of Trojans that may be packaged with the Savage.b MyDoom spambot installer, the SSA-Keylogger installer and/or Haxdoor. They sometimes use rootkit technology, drop numerous files on your system and can be difficul to remove. Follow the instructions in the link provided by oldf@rt to create and post a hijackthis log for for assistance by the HJT Team Experts. A member of the Team will walk you through, step by step, on how to clean your computer. If you post your log back in this thread, the response from the HJT Team will be delayed because your post will have to be moved. This means it will fall in line behind any others posted that same day.

Start a new topic, give it a relevant title and post your log along with a brief description of your problem, a summary of any anti-malware tools you have used and a summary of any steps that you have performed on your own. Please include the top portion of the HijackThis log that lists version information. An expert will analyze your log and reply with instructions advising you what to fix.

Please be patient. It may take a while to get a response because the HJT Team members are very busy working logs posted before yours. They are volunteers who will help you out as soon as possible. Once you have made your post and are waiting, please DO NOT make another reply until it has been responded to by a member of the HJT Team. Generally the staff checks the forum for postings that have 0 replies as this makes it easier for them to identify those who have not been helped. If you post another response there will be 1 reply. A team member, looking for a new log to work may assume another HJT Team member is already assisting you and not open the thread to respond.

After posting a log you should NOT make further changes to your computer (install/uninstall programs, use special fix tools, delete files, edit the registry, etc.) unless advised by a HJT Team member. Doing so can result in system changes which may not show it the log you already posted. Further, any modifications you make may cause confusion for the member assisting you and complicate the malware removal process.
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