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A few days ago my website got hacked and a malicious file called images.pl was uploaded which creates a backdoor that allows the file's author to upload/download/do whatever they want. Later I found out it contains PHP.C99-7.

I noticed this file, created a backup of the website's content and then removed the file. The backup is on my MacBook Pro (running Mountain Lion). The same day my MBP started acting funny. I called off work as a security precaution (I'm a website developer) so I can do damage control.

I did a full ClamXav scan on the MBP (ML latest version with latest security release), but it found nothing out of the ordinary, except the php file which ClamXav identified as PHP.C99-7. The file was moved to quarantine.

I decided I should make sure the MBP doesn't have any more malware, since that was a backdoor after all. I shut it down, boot into target disk mode and then run another ClamXav scan with my 2007 Intel Mac Pro (G5) (running OS X 10.6.8). 5 hours later, no results. 5 hours 5 minutes later 17 infections found. The files were moved to quarantine on my Mac Pro.

2 days later (today) the Mac Pro starts acting funny. I get a bunch of errors about .kext files being misconfigured or something. I shut it down and press Command+Option+Shift+Power until I get blinky lights. Then press Command+Option+P+R and hold until I hear three chimes. Finally press Command+V just to be sure, but at this point I get abnormal output:

 Bug: launchctl.c :3576 (25952):17: ioctl(s6, SIOCAIFADDR_IN6, &ifra6 != -1 
 running fsck on the boot volume...
 csrusbbluetooth blah (is normal)
 Executing fsck_hfs (version diskdev_cmds-491.6~3).
 hfs: Removed 1 orphaned / unlinked files and 0 directories
 -crucial filesystem check: fixing bogus GID 80 on path: /sbin/launchd
 -(a)crucial filesystem check: adding missing mode bits 01002 on path: /tmp/
 -(b)crucial filesystem check: fixing bogus GID 80 on path: /tmp/

Repeat (a) and (b) with:

 launchctl: Dubious permissions on file (skipping): /Library/LaunchDaemons
 launchctl: Dubious permissions on file (skipping): /System/Library/LaunchDaemons
 launchctl: Dubious permissions on file (skipping): /etc/mach_init.d

And then nothing happens, it just stays on that last line.

I have not done single user or safe mode yet, will report back when I do, but meanwhile does anyone know what any of that means and how can I fix it?

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Safe mode didn't work- stuck at the apple. –  Andrew Luhring Oct 16 '12 at 17:34
Single-User mode works, but now I have no idea what to do... –  Andrew Luhring Oct 16 '12 at 17:37
thanks for the edit. –  Andrew Luhring Oct 16 '12 at 17:49
in single-user mode after the '/sbin/fsck -fy /sbin/mount -uw / if you wish to exit the system: exit ` commands, it says: ` -sh: __rvm_add_to_path: command not found ` ... no idea what that means. –  Andrew Luhring Oct 16 '12 at 17:49
after I /sbin/fsck -fy it does the check, and after it gets to where it says: *** The volume (myHD) appears to be OK. it says (verbatim): ***** FILE SYSTEM WAS MODIFIED ***** :/ root# so yeah...computer still works, but what does it mean by ***** FILE SYSTEM WAS MODIFIED ***** ? –  Andrew Luhring Oct 16 '12 at 18:06

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