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Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by DebbieSprules, Jun 29, 2009.

  1. DebbieSprules

    DebbieSprules Senior Member

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    I wonder if anyone else has had issues....

    My laptop is currently in the shop completely f(**ed

    I have been using BHW for ages, and although its a god send I am wondering where I am picking up these trojans from...

    1/ From automated link submission software?
    2/ from the pages of directories viewed from the software?
    3/ From some other forms of zips I have downloaded from here with shares?

    Normally everyone scans the files and this is a tight community. But I have no other new habits on my laptop other than the softwares that I am collecting and trialing here. Howie this Howie that, directory this, articles that.

    Many of the viruses are not coming from BHW software from the results I am seeing on the checks, but some ofcourse such as Trojans will not illustrate the files which are corrupt or how you opened the virus.

    Nod 32 is a no no.. it doesnt pick anything up. I am now using AVG and Malware which seems to work.

    I did note another thread some months ago complaining of viruses in BHW... any light shed...?
     
  2. rachusrs

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    get nod32 works good
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  3. virus_1720

    virus_1720 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Check your files after downloading. Besides I am the only virus infecting BHW :D
     
  4. jimbobo2779

    jimbobo2779 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Did you even read the original post? He / She said NOD32 was a no no and I agree. For me only malwarebytes pulls up viruses consistently before any others.

    I agree with what someone said ^^ up there ^^ though. Upload all executables to virustotal for best results.
     
  5. DebbieSprules

    DebbieSprules Senior Member

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    So Virus total is the shit right?

    MORE MONEY !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  6. holgerh

    holgerh Newbie

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    not really. i have a trojan (xpwin.exe), that is not known by any of the programs on virus total.
     
  7. jazzc

    jazzc Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    This is only a first step.

    A) Use programs that are shady in sandboxie.

    B) You might know the progy is infected and still want to run it. Use VMWare.
     
  8. Pharoah

    Pharoah Registered Member

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    Malwarebytes is pretty good as far as free programs go. I have always used Kaspersky Internet Security and in almost 5 years I have NEVER been infected with anything, not even a popup.

    I know that different security software has damn near cultish following. I would consider myself a Kaspersky cult member, I believe in the product so much.

    As an American, my hat goes way off to the Russians for this product. I should mention though, that I do renew my license every year so I am spending about $170 I think annually to keep myself up to date, but its worth the money because my machines are so clean they might as well be fresh out of the box.
     
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  9. oxonbeef

    oxonbeef BANNED BANNED

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    Even a 14 year old script kiddy can code a crypter that make malware
    undecteble by all AVs. the only way to protect yourself is to use something
    like "all seeing eye" from Fortego security which asks for your permision
    before any changes are made to your registry. Malware authors build in
    scripts that can kill your AV and work behind your firewall. I Don't use AV's
    they are a waste of time and eat RAM yet I never get caught out. I mean
    would you drive a car accross the desert without knowing how to fix it? Then
    why play on the net if you don't know how to protect yourself? Mechanics are
    well known for shoddy work and overcharging, so are AV companies. They don't
    do it for your good you know! not even the free ones. Afterthought always open
    new files in a virtual enviroment like VMware or Sandboxie.
     
  10. Pharoah

    Pharoah Registered Member

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    What you say is true. What I say is true too. Its a good program and 14 year old script kiddies are hardly a threat to anyone who is tech savvy.
     
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    Use Twister AV, it's from china, i've try various AV but i think this one is better. Just give it a try
     
  12. sasservice

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    NOD32 is the very best for viruses - but - you probably don't have a virus. The best suggestion is to run a small, light-on-resources anti-virus like NOD32 or Avast in conjunction with a similar anti-spyware solution such as SUPERAntiSpyware or Malwarebytes.

    Download SUPERAntiSpyware Free Edition from http://www.superantispyware.com. Run the install.exe file. Select Scan My Computer and Perform Complete Scan. Follow the steps to remove and quarantine the infection and reboot whether the software asks you to or not.
     
  13. chickuzt

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    Beep, wrong?
    Ignorant novice confidence. :(

    That is not how it works. I have explained it here before a million times. A lot of viruses are undetected either because they are new or they were kept low spread intentionally by their creators to avoid detection. Once in the underground myself, most "viruses" are detected until four months after their release.

    NOT ONLY that but many of the modern viruses modify their own code and are nearly undetectable. They modify their PE headers and every down to sometimes the hex coding.
     
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    Eventually Even With All These AV's etc Your Going To Need A Re-Install I have Had Like 5 Re-Installs Because Of Secretive Adware, Spyware etc Creeping In, Nothing Is Going To Protect You 100%!!!
     
  15. Chapati

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    Chickuzt is correct.

    AVs can only detect KNOWN viruses or malware. They do this by searching for known strings of code in the program (or something like this).

    If someone was to code a virus from scratch then it would work perfectly, until somebody comes along and submits the program to anti viruses software. Its like a cop's Wanted List - the criminal isn't on the wanted list until somebody identifies him and puts him on the list, and then the cops know who to look for.
     
  16. jkr500

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    I use AVG and i have had no problems at all. I always make sure i scan the software that i download and i make sure that the AVG is updated everyday since new viruses come out all the time. Hope that helps.
     
  17. boussena

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    i m viruses programmer (don't tell any one) ,it's very easy to create a viruses that can pass antivirus programs so nothing is guaranteed, also i don't use any antivirus because they full lose of time and memory,only use manual cleaning like process manager and scheduled tasks managers,don't open disk by bouble click or open menu(use explorer) and don't use ie browser to avoid vbs and more other tips can help viruses also very helpful to me,i use them most the time to get traffic i also will write an e-book on how to monetize viruses. so don't hate viruses because some newbies try to crush your system,viruses is a powerful blackhat method :d
     
  18. GTP_Smile

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    ive always wondered why some ppls username turn red..
    ..just kddin

    AVG here, and takes hrs to scan.
     
  19. oxonbeef

    oxonbeef BANNED BANNED

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    There also seems there is alot of confusion of what is a virus. A virus is
    self replicating and spreads similar to a bot. Most malware you find will
    be trojans, RATs, Keyloggers and the such after your login details and cc no's.
    besides adware, browser hijackers and shit like that.
     
  20. ricking

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    to avoid this you should have the following tools:
    - Scan File with AV "Norton and NOD32 are good"
    - Scan File with "Malwarebytes"
    - Run APP from "sandboxie"

    now sometimes your files are going to be detected by AV like hck.toolkit well then just
    run it under sandboxie that would protect you system even if its infected.

    also tip/ use partition magic and create a new partition where you keep your files and pictures etc (C: windows , D: Personal Files)... this way when you need to re-install your pc its quicker and you dont lose any file. plenty of tutorial on the net about this.