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Just got rid of a bad virus....

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by tonlilaz, May 3, 2010.

  1. tonlilaz

    tonlilaz Executive VIP Premium Member

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    So out of the blue my system was possessed by an evil trojan. it disabled access to admin, so i couldn't restore my system.

    luckily i was able to fix the problem without having to reinstall windows or anything like that...It was a pretty simple fix that allowed the computer to scan/restore outside of windows... :laser:

    but most importantly, i'm just glad to see that nobody tried to log into my account and sell you guys anything like fake pvas, cam shows, or timeshares under my name.

    everytime my system goes down like this i get paranoid that someone's hijacked my bhw account and is gonna do some evil stuff with it.
     
  2. gbmack

    gbmack Power Member

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    lol.. that sucks huh

    i'd use noscript on firefox, coupled with kaspersky.

    for on demand scanners i'd scan once a week with spyware doctor and malwarebytes...

    if you're worried that you have a keylogger and dont want your bhw account or paypal to get hijacked, just use keyscrambler, it's a free ff addon.
     
  3. lucius

    lucius Power Member

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    Good to hear you where able to get it back..btw how did you do the restore?
     
  4. tonlilaz

    tonlilaz Executive VIP Premium Member

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    i'd say....but i'm afraid that if i do then the jerks that make these viruses will work around it. Needless to say, I started my system in safe mode and created a fix.inf in notepad that i could install to my registry.

    When i installed it and rebooted my system, it automatically started scanning and restoring my system on reboot.
     
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    You got a fix for it? Removal tool?

    //J