01-Apr-2012, 10:09 PM #1
This is something I've been dealing with for a few weeks now.
When I'm online, usually forums, I sometimes get redirected to random sites. Sometimes yellowpages, sometimes scourge, and other sites. Before it redirects it connects to a site that redirects to these sites too quickly for me to catch and when I'm actually looking for it, it doesn't happen.
My first thoughts were "browser hijack" so I went through the traditional process of MalwareBytes, Spybot S&D, HijackThis, SuperAntiSpyware, etc. All of the scans coming back clean with the exception of HJT not being able to access the hosts file (which I have checked manually). Unlike other hijacks I've seen, this one has not messed with the home page, never redirects from google or other search engines (that I've noticed) and only redirects once in a while.
At this point I figure it's time to thrown in the towel and seek help from an expert. Below are HJT and DDS logs (admittedly this is the first time I've used DDS) after scanning within the past hour, placed in quotes in effort to make it easier to distinguish between the two. (wanted to use fresh logs for this post). From here out I'm not assuming anything at all and will post what logs you ask for when you ask for them.
Last edited by Reven; 01-Apr-2012 at 10:21 PM.. Reason: re-scanned DDS
06-Apr-2012, 02:43 AM #2
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