Unknown Malware Infection - Suspect Vundo
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Back to top #10 sj7117 sj7117 Topic Starter Members 5 posts OFFLINE Local time:08:18 AM Posted 25 February 2009 - 12:56 PM Sorry to have not gotten back to you Many rootkits can hook into the Windows 32-bit kernel, and patch several APIs to hide new registry keys and files they install. If you wish to continue let me know, if not you can reinstall/format. It is dangerous and incorrect to assume that because this malware has been removed the computer is now secure. directory
I believe I've been fairly successful. C:\DOCUME~1\Verena\LOCALS~1\Temp\mbr.sys The system cannot find the file specified. ! ? With Regards, Extremeboy Note: Please do not PM me asking for help, instead please post it in the correct forum requesting for help. Here's the DDS.txt log: DDS (Ver_09-02-01.01) - NTFSx86 Run by Steve Joy at 19:29:53.84 on Sun 02/08/2009 Internet Explorer: 7.0.5730.13 Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.1023.379 [GMT -8:00] AV: AVG Anti-Virus Free
It usually blocks access to the Windows Update, changes the structure of Windows Explorer and modifies registry files, causing harm to your computer system and its ability to function efficiently. Start a wiki Community Apps Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Sign In Use Facebook Use Twitter Use Windows Live Register now! When finished, it will produce a report for you.
Help requests via the PM system will be ignored.If I'm helping you and I don't reply within 48 hours please feel free to send me a PM.The help you receive here Join over 733,556 other people just like you! Unfortunately, at least one or two of the infected .dll's will still be running and generating more infected dll files and registry keys. https://www.symantec.com/security_response/writeup.jsp?docid=2004-112111-3912-99 That may cause it to stall sjpritch25, Oct 25, 2009 #2 verero Thread Starter Joined: Oct 19, 2009 Messages: 12 sj, Followed your instructions and here are the requested logs.
If the effects are continuous, then download VundoFix, then get Trojan.Vundo Removal Tool by Symantec. verero, Oct 26, 2009 #11 sjpritch25 Malware Specialist Joined: Sep 8, 2005 Messages: 9,113 Download GMER Antirootkit Here, and save to your Desktop Disconnect from the internet and disable all active The infected dll files will have 8-character random names, and will be in the Windows\system32 directory. A case like this could easily cost hundreds of thousands of dollars.
In your message please include the address of this thread in your request.This applies only to the original topic starter.Everyone else please start a new topic in the Hijackthis-Malware Removal Forum.With If you really can't find a way to kill it, then you can restore your system to a previous restore point when there was no record of adware infection. Click Continue and wait for the report. Here is the malware log:Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware 1.24Database version: 1015Windows 5.1.2600 Service Pack 210:41:09 PM 8/1/2008mbam-log-8-1-2008 (22-41-09).txtScan type: Quick ScanObjects scanned: 40587Time elapsed: 4 minute(s), 57 second(s)Memory Processes Infected: 0Memory Modules Infected:
I have Acronis archival images of various vintages that I'd like to be able to use if possible. http://directorsubmit.com/unknown-malware/unknown-malware-or-something-else.html Advertisements for adult Web sites and services may also be displayed by the threat. Each of these components are in the Windows Registry under Local Machine, and the file names are dynamic. In order to make it more difficult to remove, Trojan.Vundo also lowers security settings, prevents access to certain Web sites, and disables certain system software.
Now What Do I Do?Where to draw the line? Please perform the following scan:Download DDS by sUBs from one of the following links. Close any open browsers. 2. navigate here My bad - I never should have stored them on this drive.
Be extremely careful with combofix. Then, in the two windows that appear click Yes, and start scanning and removal of any Vundo (Virtumonde) infection. SYMANTEC PROTECTION SUMMARY The following content is provided by Symantec to protect against this threat family.
Some process is tying up resources nearly 100%.
Iexplore.exe still seems a bit sluggish at times and I get more "cannot display this page" screens than I used to (most of which can be resolved with a refresh) so It is known to be distributed through spam email, peer-to-peer file sharing, drive-by downloads, and by other malware. Advertisements do not imply our endorsement of that product or service. It is vital you download software from secure sources.
The desktop background is changed to the image of an installation window saying there is adware on the computer. Close any open browsers. 2. Vundo, or the Vundo Trojan (also known as Virtumonde or Virtumondo and sometimes referred to as MS Juan) is a trojan that is known to cause popups and advertising for rogue his comment is here sjpritch25, Oct 26, 2009 #12 verero Thread Starter Joined: Oct 19, 2009 Messages: 12 Ran Gmer.
Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? The problem has progressed and the box is now virtually dead. It attaches to the system using bogus Browser Helper Objects and DLL files attached to Winlogon and Explorer.exe. It should be noted that this application can deal only with older mutations Vundo (Virtumonde).
In the Display Properties Control Panel, the background and screensaver tabs are missing because their "Hide" values in the Registry were changed to 1. Show Ignored Content Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > As Seen On Welcome to Tech Support Guy! This site is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. Select the option for Repair/Rebuild using Command line Select the infected boot disk (e.g.
All passwords should be changed immediately to include those used for banking, email, eBay, paypal and online forums. You can also make a restore point and copy the information from c:\system volume information/restore/rpxxx and turn off system restore after that. Restart computer and run Windows normally.