A trojan horse is a type of malware that poses as benevolent software, while secretly installing other malware in your system.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

1
vote
1answer
66 views

How to find vulnerabilities in ubuntu services? [closed]

I have an ubuntu server running. Today I found that the server got hacked and is being used for DDoS through amazon abuse report. I found the following things on the server. The following suspecious ...
393
votes
9answers
38k views

Did I just get hacked?

I am developing a consumer product, and it is supposed to be connected to the Internet, so as expected, it is connected to the Internet so that I can properly develop it. I went away for an hour or ...
3
votes
2answers
420 views

localhost redirect to other site… trojan?

As title, seems there's a trojan on my server When I put a url like localhost/mysite it redirect to the site free-merchants.com and then return to my site... But if I put 127.0.0.1/mysite all ...
1
vote
1answer
78 views

Router logs show constant unknown port mapping (forwarding)?

Do I have a virus or trojan? Should I be worried? What’s going on here? I’m currently running Debian, and there are records like this for every day since these first records showed up. I ...
0
votes
2answers
596 views

“svchost.exe (LocalServiceAndNoImpersonation)” - Is this a virus/trojan?

Looking at the screenshot you can find that there are two svchost.exe. One is svchost.exe (NetworkService) and other is svchost.exe (LocalServiceAndNoImpersonation) svchost.exe ...
1
vote
1answer
193 views

Wordpress Trojan Removal: How do I use find/sed -i/awk to remove the line containing “$ua=strtolower” from *.php* recursively?

A trojan has infected all *.php on my server. I used this to identify and list all the files: grep -nHR "$ua=strtolower" /www/* | cut -d':' -f1 Here is the code: <?php ...
0
votes
0answers
52 views

I think I have a backdoor virus on my PC [duplicate]

I think that I have a virus backdoor in my PC. Some time ago, with normal use of the PC I heard a strange voice talking for 2 seconds from speakers. I accurately checked everything open in my PC, but ...
1
vote
3answers
93 views

How can I safely do a complete hard disk drive wipe and Windows 7 reinstall due to a virus? [duplicate]

I have a Dell inspiron 1545 running Windows 7 professional and I have recently fallen victim to a Trojan virus that has somehow managed to surpass AVG, ZoneAlarm and Malwarebytes too! I have tried ...
0
votes
0answers
49 views

Nasty virus won't go away [duplicate]

I have windows 10 technical preview installed. I was looking for pdf to excel orc converter and I downloaded a software which I believe infected my pc. on chrome whenever I click on a url which is ...
0
votes
1answer
3k views

Trojan au_.exe - how to get rid of it [duplicate]

I installed the popular software 'Synthesia' from its official website. It is a program for piano transcriptions. It has always been safe. I decided to uninstall it and as soon as I uninstalled it, a ...
1
vote
2answers
35 views

How do I delete files that are locked when no other app can delete them?

So I found out that I had a Trojan on my external hard drive. My anti-virus app killed it, but it has created a bunch of random files on my computer which cannot be deleted. These are image files. ...
-2
votes
1answer
521 views

Can i get virus/trojan from cracked software when my windows is installed with avg 2015 [closed]

One of my colleages says that he is free from virus/trojan from cracked softwares as long as the PC has AVG 2015 free edition installed. Is it correct?
1
vote
1answer
216 views

Why this C++ program is recognised as a Trojan? [closed]

I was writing some code for online judge, #include <iostream> using namespace std; int main() { int t, ds, dt, d; double x; cin>>t; while(t) { ...
0
votes
2answers
152 views

How can I monitor my internet traffic while infected with trojan or rootkit?

How can I monitor my internet traffic while infected with trojan or rootkit ? Which application should I use ?
0
votes
1answer
817 views

How to remove “Ad by browser shop” Ad from browser

How can I remove this Ad? I get it in all pages. I try to clean it with Spybot Search and Destroy but not working.
5
votes
4answers
2k views

locale.exe and tzset.exe trojans in Cygwin

I was updating wget this morning and Symantec notified me of trojans detected in locale.exe and tzset.exe Does this mean my cygwin installation is infected?
-2
votes
4answers
1k views

Virus Asking To Format External Hard Drive [closed]

I have an external harddrive. Whenever I put its USB into the USB port of my laptop, it asks me to format my hard drive. I think this is because of some sort of virus. Can someone please help me to ...
0
votes
1answer
826 views

Unable to surf with Ease due Certificate Requirement or virus

I am trying to surf the internet but for any link which I type or enter, I get the following message : This Connection is Untrusted You have asked Firefox to connect securely to accounts.google.com, ...
3
votes
2answers
274 views

Infected, back-doored Windows 7, is it safe to keep it using after Kaspersky Anti-Virus clean up? [duplicate]

So I got this computer from my cousin. As far as I can tell, it has LOTS of back-doors, trojans etc. installed. You can see the installed programs as below w/ lots of activeX: I fear these ...
-3
votes
1answer
2k views

Removing Trojan Virus using Avast [duplicate]

I dont have any antivirus on my PC because its only for gaming use only. I dont know where did i get these trojan virus, it makes my PC slow and my it eats my HD and also makes my internet slow. I ...
0
votes
0answers
43 views

Windows XP bug, or Virus? Text moves from “All or part of file name” field to the “A word or phrase in the file” field

This would be too big a bug to not be on Google, one would think. Repeatable problem. (click) Start -> (click) Search -> (click) Pictures, Music, or Video -> (check) Pictures and Photos -> (type ...
1
vote
0answers
39 views

How to prevent ICE CYBER virus - Avira has allowed reinfection [duplicate]

The ICE CYBER virus is particularly nasty. I thought it snuck in while Avira Free Antivir was off, and then became active later. Being more carefull for the two days after removing it with a ...
0
votes
3answers
3k views

Task manager won't start after nasty virus

Had a nasty virus. Got a trojan through a patch to a game I have played a lot (world of tanks). The trojan was named Win32: Patched-ZX. Which opened up for several rootkit(according to AV) and 3 worms ...
0
votes
1answer
202 views

I get all the time a message “contained a virus and was deleted” whenever I try to download a file

I have some virus on my system. when ever I try to download a file (no matter which one) I get a message: "file contained a virus and was deleted". I looked over the internet and saw that some say to ...
0
votes
2answers
83 views

Untraceable malicious browser calls

I installed Fiddler 4 Beta to do some HTTP tracing. I found a lot of calls being made to sites like : facebook, collegehumor and a bunch of other sites I've never visited. Could not trace what/who is ...
2
votes
3answers
3k views

A malicious threat was detected in Media Player Classic exe file

When I run HitmanPro, it says that mpchc64.exe is a trojan. A virustotal analysis seems to show malicious flags triggered by several vendors. What is going on? Why does a file by Media Player ...
0
votes
1answer
301 views

What does: “The procedure entry point StiCreateInstanceA could not be located in the dynamic link library STI.dll” mean?

I keep getting this message on start up: "The procedure entry point StiCreateInstanceA could not be located in the dynamic link library STI.dll" (only on one of my user accounts on my computer). That ...
1
vote
1answer
298 views

my credit card leaked [closed]

I got a phone call from someone pretend from Amazon and he want to confirm my credit card so he asked the expire date and security code when I refused he give me full name, address, last 4 digits of ...
0
votes
1answer
366 views

Got Outlook message saying something about redirect to asusnetwork.net [closed]

Possible trojan? I got message from Outlook dialog asking if I want redirect to asusnetwork.net
1
vote
0answers
413 views

Windows explorer seemingly not running on startup with Windows XP

For some strange reason, the start menu, taskbar and desktop icons are not running on my computer. I can still run task manager, and the locking screen and screensaver still work. According to the ...
0
votes
1answer
75 views

How can I get rid of 'Windows Instant Scanner'

I've been given a friend's PC to fix because he thinks it has a virus. However the virus appears to be the software that's telling him that Windows has got a virus. This piece of malware called ...
4
votes
1answer
47 views

Accessing rights of worms,viruses,etc

If I create a folder named nul (or con, prn,etc) which are DOS reserved names, I will not be able to edit (or modify or delete) files inside it directly. So my doubt is that, if the PC is infected ...
0
votes
1answer
480 views

How do I disinfect or overwrite services.exe?

Windows Defender Offline detected services.exe as being infected by Trojan:Win64/Sirefef.Y. The recommended action was to remove it, which is what i chose to do. But it failed, returning the error ...
2
votes
4answers
569 views

How to share malicious source code?

I have a client whose site (not one I developed) is infected by a trojan/malicious code. I have asked him to send me the dirty files in a zip but either Gmail or unzipping is blocking them. I've ...
0
votes
1answer
647 views

Can't delete reg trojan.agent (Malwarebytes)?

I ran a full system scan with malwarebytes and found this: Registry Keys Detected: 1 HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run (Trojan.Agent) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully. ...
2
votes
1answer
216 views

Malicious program changing my DNSs

Some weeks ago I started having problems with my internet connection, it was extremely slow and suddently some websites (specifically gmail, facebook, youtube and twitter) started failing to connect, ...
0
votes
1answer
182 views

Obfuscator.XT encrypted my Outlook.pst

A trojan named Obfuscator.XT encrypted my Outlook.pst file (Outlook 2003) to a file named locked-Outlook.pst.oldv in the same directory. What can I do to decrypt the file?
0
votes
3answers
468 views

Can Windows Essentials Remove the JS/Alescurf.C Virus from a Windows PC?

A colleague just visited a site which had been hacked by the JS/Alescurf.C trojan virus, which infects HTML via embedded JavaScript. Windows PC's are infected by visiting the site. If my colleague ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

how remove Win32/Sirefef.DT Trojan on windows 7

today i downloaded a file and open it... i had eset smart security in my windows 7 ultimate and it did n't recognize that file as a virus(latest update of eset) sometimes eset found some dll files in ...
1
vote
0answers
69 views

Periodically, the text 'busted!' is typed in to my computer. Is this a virus, trojan, annoyance device? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Computer is infected by a virus or a malware, what do I do now? Happens randomly, most noticeable when I have the cursor focused on a text box/field. HijackThis, ...
0
votes
0answers
270 views

Security Essentials constantly finding Ransom.P trojan in Google Chrome cache

On my Windows 7 PC, Microsoft Security Essentials constantly finds the Ransom.P trojan in Google Chrome's cache. For example, in the file: C:\Users\Denis\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User ...
0
votes
1answer
878 views

Windows Security essentials detected trojan in Hp Factory.wim [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Computer is infected by a virus or a malware, what do I do now? Security essential detected trojan:wind32/Anomaly.gen!A in containerfile: ...
1
vote
5answers
388 views

I accidentally opened a trojan on windows XP. How to proceed? [duplicate]

I don't really need to remove it. It's ok if it just doesn't open anymore. Is there a program to remove all unwanted autoruns from registry ?
0
votes
1answer
3k views

Win 7 firewall won't turn on, nor the McAfee firewall. Hit by “Win 7 Anti-virus 2012” trojan. Removed, but a downed firewall is a lasting legacy [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I get rid of malicious spyware, malware, viruses or rootkits from my PC? I caught the Trojan right away, I think, but both my McAfee & Win 7 (x64) firewalls ...
0
votes
0answers
463 views

Url resolver problems - domains to wrong ip address

I have serious troubles with browsing :S I have a new network with Cisco Linksys E1200 and a TP-LINK wireless adapter. My operation system is windows 7 ultimate 64bit. Nah my problem is, that when I ...
1
vote
1answer
831 views

How do I scan a USB 3G modem for malware without reinfecting the PC?

My mother's Windows XP system recently got infected with the SHeur trojan (SHeur4.ese). I was able to download and install Malwarebytes Anti-Malware in line with the advice here, but the modem was ...
13
votes
3answers
4k views

Google Chrome detected as PWS:Win32/Zbot by MSE

Microsoft Security Essentials detected Google Chrome as a Password Stealer: PWS:Win32/Zbot Category: Password Stealer Description: This program is dangerous and captures user passwords. ...
1
vote
1answer
892 views

My home page always changes to smartwebsearch.net – is it a Trojan? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What to do if my computer is infected by a virus or a malware? Every time I change the Home page in Firefox or IE it returns back to http://www.smartwebsearch.net ? ...
1
vote
1answer
248 views

Trojans detected - formatting required?

Microsoft Live Essentials detected the following items today: Exploit: Java/CVE-2010-0840.HH VirTool: Win32/VBInject.gen!HO TrojanDownloader: Java/OpenConnection.OU It's since cleaned ...
2
votes
2answers
196 views

Virus from manufacturer's website? [closed]

What is the appropriate course of action if you believe a manufacturer's driver contains a trojan or virus, beyond just contacting them? Details After my computer-savvy girlfriend got her first ...