Was Infected With IS2010
Not only is the person that wrote this junk a complete jerk! For now you are here because of a virus you found that is listed here on this page. Many thanks again. I emailed The Geek yesterday with a little more detailed explanation of these two hang ups and from a note he made in the Security Tools article I believe he's going check my blog
But it seemed essential to initiate the scans as quickly as possible after XP loaded and before the trojan had. Someone wrote, "stay away from the wrong websites", unfortunately this little sob got me and I didn't know I was going to a wrong website. Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site. You should be good but also be sure by running a scan by whatever it Is that is supposed to protect your computer from viruses.
This will greatly reduce the risk of infection.Secunia Online Software Inspector (OSI)Secunia Personal Software Inspector (PSI) Logged Bambleweeny 57 sub-meson brain Don't Surf in the Nude Blog SmallLady If you have the 2009 or 2010 CD media, just boot the CD. If you bought the product online then you probably have a link to the ISO image in your Security Doesn't Let You Download SpyHunter or Access the Internet?
Clearly they are both developed by the same jerk. You wrote a great article though, and I am sharing it with some of our customers at AtNetPlus. It attemps to infect /attack my computer on its own volition without my doing anything. After a few seconds of this, you'll be presented with a popup dialog in the web page that says your PC is infect, and you can click the button to Remove
Sign Up This Topic All Content This Topic This Forum Advanced Search Browse Forums Guidelines Staff Online Users Members More Activity All Activity My Activity Streams Unread Content Content I Started Scan with Secunia either online or installed and update any insecure software. bingo - virus is gone - you should not need to do all the steps above. https://www.symantec.com/connect/forums/more-trojanfakeav-issues-is2010-infection-and-removal Thank you again and I appreciate who ever decides to help me Edited by yoori, 19 January 2010 - 05:59 AM.
and i hate whoever was stupid and lifeless enough to make such a thing as this virus. Gendelman, MD, Igor Grant, MD, Ian Paul Everall, MD, PhD, Howard S. and btw i had no idea what i was doing the entire time i did this, i even called a computer software helper guy to get helped and only did all The sad thing is even if you are educated on computer repair and networking, these bugs are still almost impossible to find yourself.
I'm going to try to get on my laptop and try all the things listed here, or at least try the ones that I understood what they were talking about. visit That's about it. This is the second time I've ran into this bugger. I would think that Google would/should look into preventing these types of website links from their search engine.
I thought I was safe if I didn't click on any pop-ups, ads, unknown downloads, email links and usual suspects, my IE 8.0 settings don't allow me to download files as click site We have found that a reimage is sometimes the fastest way to get the user back in business. The main reason to do this is because there's no way a single malware removal tool can know about every single piece of malware out there, and you may as well and now i can only start my pc in safe mode with networking, not in normal mode!
Issues with hard-to-remove malware: Blocks Apps like SpyHunter Stops Internet Access Locks Up Computer Try Malware Fix Top Support FAQs Activation Problems? If you can not access your Window's desktop, reboot your computer in "Safe Mode with Networking" and install SpyHunter in Safe Mode. Enter your Admin and password details for the OS 4. news The virus still seems to find its way back onto my computer.
It should easily find and kill all of them. Would restore to earlier date help? All Rights Reserved.
Ultimately, I ran a few more tools and got the machine clean.
Great tip Robert, and thanks for helping out the cause! Download Combofix from gur.in and put on a memory stick. The rule of thumb is to continue scanning until you have 2 full scans that give you No Virus Found Results. i tried to create a BartPE CD but don't know how to create it.
Return the hard drive to the computer you pulled it out of.5. However, I'm still suspicious that there weren't some permission problems as well. IMPORTANT NOTE If you're a regular How-To Geek reader, you're probably savvy enough to know how to avoid actually installing these things, but there's a good chance that your mom isn't. More about the author Remove the hard drive and scan the infected hard drive with a good working computer that has a very fast antivirus detection time. (Ask) You will need to scan your drive
Technical Information File System Details Buy-IS2010.com creates the following file(s): # File Name 1 %WINDOWS%\system32\winhelper86.dll 2 %WINDOWS%\system32\smss32.exe 3 %WINDOWS%\system32\winupdate86.exe 4 %Program Files%\InternetSecurity2010\IS2010.exe 5 %WINDOWS%\system32\winlogon86.exe 6 %UserProfile%\Desktop\Internet Security 2010.lnk 7 %UserProfile%\Application Data\Microsoft\Internet Format and reinstall your OS after you return your hard drive to the computer it came out of. File: IS2010.exe ( InternetSecurity2010 running application) Technical Note: I haven't documented the complete removal process for this virus. The Hostageware had also set IE to a proxy server, which had to be unchecked.
I eventually had to go back to a restore point. The worst thing you can do is reboot over and over.