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1answer
39 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) { ...
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4answers
152 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
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1answer
124 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
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2answers
211 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 ...
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31 views

Trojan that steals Thunderbird passwords [duplicate]

I have a client that has several emails set up in her Thunderbird email client. The email accounts that were set up to this computer were sending a lot of spam. I cleaned the computer with ...
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0answers
35 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 ...
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0answers
26 views

Repeatable Windows XP bug - Windows search - inside of image files, rather than for file names (Trojan/virus??)

Repeatable XP error. (click) Start -> (click) Search -> (click) Pictures, Music, or Video -> (check) Pictures and Photos -> (type text: testing) All or part of the file name -> (click) Use advanced ...
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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 ...
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3answers
577 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 ...
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1answer
149 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
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1answer
188 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
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1answer
207 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 ...
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0answers
345 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
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1answer
44 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
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1answer
45 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 ...
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1answer
147 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
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3answers
454 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 ...
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0answers
67 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, ...
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1answer
705 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: ...
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0answers
342 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 ...
2
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2answers
169 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 ...
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4answers
291 views

Internet Browsers Seem Disabled After Removing Trojans

My apologies if this is the wrong place. I've been looking for a solution to this problem and it seems that this is a website that gives a lot of great technical advice. This morning I noticed that ...
0
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5answers
2k views

Impossible new virus [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What to do if my computer is infected by a virus or a malware? I have been hit by an absolutely impossible new virus. Only in the past 3 months or so the internet has ...
2
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2answers
616 views

Detection and removal of Trojan.Spyeye.AA [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What to do if my computer is infected by a virus or a malware? I've found myself stuck with a keylogger that my firewall keeps reporting on startup/shutdown as ...
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2answers
312 views

What does PA & GV stand for in Java/CVE-2008-5353.PA and Java/CVE-2009-3867.GV exploits?

What does PA & GV stand for in Java/CVE-2008-5353.PA and Java/CVE-2009-3867.GV exploits? Is there a reference chart for these cryptic acronyms? I was doing some research, and I spotted ...
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2answers
78 views

How to assert if I'm infected and how to remove [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What to do if my computer is infected by a virus or a malware? Hi all, My computer is acting funny lately, some symtoms: clicking things feels different. Normally I ...
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0answers
373 views

Recently “exposed” to Clicksor [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Virus…? Tons of people talking. Not sure where else to ask. Previous information concerning my issue can be found here: Virus...? Tons of people talking. Not ...
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0answers
4k views

How I analyzed svchost high CPU utilization problem [closed]

My machine was attacked by a trojan that manifested itself as a service in the netsvcs svchost process. This process can be identified using Process Explorer as 'svchost -k netsvcs'. The symptoms I ...
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2answers
451 views

How to remove persistent Lethic/B trojan - Windows XP? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Conficker.Exe Removal What to do if my computer is infected by a virus or a malware? Free AV that came with my Windows XP computer expired and I was a bit tardy in ...
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2answers
1k views

Browser displays 'Apache is functioning normally' when I enter 'http://you/' in the location bar

I am on a Mac and when I enter http://you/ in the location bar, it displays 'Apache is functioning normally' no matter which browser (Safari, Firefox, Chrome) I am using. Is this normal? Or could it ...
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2answers
636 views

MBR/Boot sector wiping virus/trojan?

I've had a machine come back to me multiple times now with the MBR/boot sector trashed. It crashes while trying to load the MBR/boot sector without a warning. Basically just gives a black screen ...
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2answers
109 views

Post-compromise security scan; anything else?

My girlfriend checked her Gmail yesterday morning, and then found, later on in the day, that it would no longer accept her password. She also found that this happened to her Hotmail and Yahoo! ...
2
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1answer
507 views

Unknown item in my startup (sshnas21.dll)

I just noticed that I have an unknown item in my Startup in msconfig the command is rundll32.exe C:\Windows\system32\sshnas21.dll,GetMainWnd what is this?
7
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6answers
4k views

Download Virus/Malware Purposefully

Where can I download a virus, work, trojan, etc. for analysis? Yes, I'm actually hunting for malware, rather than keeping it at bay and hiding behind antivirus software and firewalls. I plan to ...
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3answers
396 views

How to deal with a trojan infection? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Computer is infected by a virus or a malware, what do I do now? I was browsing some websites and somehow obtained a trojan through some sort of silent download. Google ...
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4answers
342 views

Detecting damage done by virus

This morning after I went to college, a virus infected my PC without any user interaction at my end. When I came home my computer was completely frozen and infected with lots of trojans. I have not ...
8
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2answers
107 views

How can I determine if a file or executable has a keylogger included with it?

I had a program created for me recently and didn't really think about it being executable posing a threat since I pretty much trust the source, but not completely. I then thought about the fact that ...
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6answers
146 views

Software with Malicious Intent binded to executable?

I had some software created for me by a coder overseas. I'm a little suspicious since the software is executable. I started thinking about the possibility that they could have binded a key logger to ...
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2answers
248 views

How did what appears to be a virus get on my computer? (explanation of situation enclosed)

My system is Windows XP SP3, updated with the latest patches. The PC is connected to a Cisco 877 ADSL router, which does NAT from the internal network to its single static public IP address. There ...
1
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1answer
163 views

How do I find information about a particular trojan? “W32/Smalltroj.XVGT”, as reported by Norman

I tried checking the Norman antivirus page, Virus-descriptions, but sadly it seems Norman has intentionally obfuscated their search results (I tried clicking on W, and it seems they just list viruses ...
3
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7answers
904 views

What are the top reasons Macs are much less likely to get viruses/worms/trojans?

I ask in seriousness. Please do not post answers like, "because Windows sucks!" Why do Macs pretty much never get viruses/worms/trojans, in comparison to Windows? Is one reason the rwx permission ...
3
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5answers
3k views

Trojan horse “Generic.15.apnz” impossible to get rid of?

I have a trojan horse infection that lives in memory and seems to be impossible to get rid of. I've tried a few antivirus products (Norton, Windows Essentials and AVG Free) all to no avail and I've ...
14
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6answers
9k views

Why can I get a virus or trojan from visiting a website?

I have seen these a lot lately. You click the link, and instant trojan. No need to download or anything. How is this possible? Is there a way I can scan the links before visiting to make sure I ...
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3answers
1k views

How do I properly check if a program is a virus/trojan in VMware?

How I should check if a program is a virus in VMware? Some programs I do need admin ability to install and it makes sense. But how do I know if it's doing more than I want? Some thoughts are: How ...
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8answers
902 views

How to remove virus/trojan Trojan.VB.wvy.bgkl?

While running anti-virus, my PC has detected the virus Trojan.VB.wvy.bgkl and failed to clean it. Can anyone please suggest, why the system failed to clean and how it can be removed ?