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Virus, Backdoor Trojan? Pop Up Messages Every 30 Secs


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#1 David148

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Posted 28 June 2007 - 10:32 PM

I dont know what i really have..but i keep getting these messages on my sceen from my system tray. that says "System Alert: MALEWARE THREATS your computer is infescted with a back door Trojan that allows the remote attacker to perform various malicious actions. click this baloon to download maleware removal software" (this message pops up like every 30 secs)i have clicked it and downloaded ADAWARE and it finds something and i click remove..it does that..then it says lost connection. when i try to open adaware again it says System "Error 1814 could not log into service. Are you running this application as another user? Application Terminates". And when i open EI this is this new tool bar uup top...that says "Security Toolbar 7.1 with green buttons that say BLOCK ADWARE/POPUPS and REMOVE SPYWARE" i do not want to click those as it hink they are part of the spyware..i run NORTON and it runs CLEAR! ANy idea? INFO?

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Posted 28 June 2007 - 10:44 PM

Based on your description you have some sort of smitfraud variant.

Download and scan with SUPERAntiSpyware Free for Home Users
  • Double-click SUPERAntiSpyware.exe and use the default settings for installation.
  • An icon will be created on your desktop. Double-click that icon to launch the program.
  • If asked to update the program definitions, click "Yes". If not, update the definitions before scanning by selecting "Check for Updates". (If you encounter any problems while downloading the updates, manually download and unzip them from here.)
  • Under "Configuration and Preferences", click the Preferences button.
  • Click the Scanning Control tab.
  • Under Scanner Options make sure the following are checked (leave all others unchecked):
    • Close browsers before scanning.
    • Scan for tracking cookies.
    • Terminate memory threats before quarantining.
  • Click the "Close" button to leave the control center screen.
  • Back on the main screen, under "Scan for Harmful Software" click Scan your computer.
  • On the left, make sure you check C:\Fixed Drive.
  • On the right, under "Complete Scan", choose Perform Complete Scan.
  • Click "Next" to start the scan. Please be patient while it scans your computer.
  • After the scan is complete, a Scan Summary box will appear with potentially harmful items that were detected. Click "OK".
  • Make sure everything has a checkmark next to it and click "Next".
  • A notification will appear that "Quarantine and Removal is Complete". Click "OK" and then click the "Finish" button to return to the main menu.
  • If asked if you want to reboot, click "Yes".
  • To retrieve the removal information after reboot, launch SUPERAntispyware again.
    • Click Preferences, then click the Statistics/Logs tab.
    • Under Scanner Logs, double-click SUPERAntiSpyware Scan Log.
    • If there are several logs, click the current dated log and press View log. A text file will open in your default text editor.
    • Please copy and paste the Scan Log results in your next reply.
  • Click Close to exit the program.

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