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Discussion in 'Virus & Other Malware Removal' started by Graham77777, Jul 26, 2010.

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  1. Graham77777

    Graham77777 Thread Starter

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    Hello,
    Since today, out of the blue, audio adverts have been playing in the background on my computer even if I have no programs running, any idea how to sort this? I've scanned my computer with different programs and none of them have sorted it.
    Here's the Hijack this report, thanks in advance.

    Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
    Scan saved at 23:12:06, on 26/07/2010
    Platform: Windows Vista SP2 (WinNT 6.00.1906)
    MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6002.18005)
    Boot mode: Normal

    Running processes:
    C:\Windows\System32\smss.exe
    C:\Windows\system32\csrss.exe
    C:\Windows\system32\wininit.exe
    C:\Windows\system32\csrss.exe
    C:\Windows\system32\services.exe
    C:\Windows\system32\winlogon.exe
    C:\Windows\system32\lsass.exe
    C:\Windows\system32\lsm.exe
    C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe
    C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe
    C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe
    C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe
    C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe
    C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe
    C:\Windows\System32\DriverStore\FileRepository\stwrt.inf_ae0b52e0\STacSV.exe
    C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe
    C:\Windows\system32\SLsvc.exe
    C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe
    C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe
    C:\Windows\System32\WLTRYSVC.EXE
    C:\Windows\System32\bcmwltry.exe
    C:\Windows\system32\WLANExt.exe
    C:\Windows\System32\spoolsv.exe
    C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\sched.exe
    C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe
    C:\Windows\System32\DriverStore\FileRepository\stwrt.inf_ae0b52e0\aestsrv.exe
    C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avguard.exe
    C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
    C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
    C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe
    C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe
    C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avshadow.exe
    C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe
    C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe
    C:\Windows\system32\SearchIndexer.exe
    C:\Windows\system32\RUNDLL32.EXE
    C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exe
    C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exe
    C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exe
    C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
    C:\Windows\system32\igfxsrvc.exe
    C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MSASCui.exe
    C:\Windows\System32\WLTRAY.EXE
    C:\Program Files\Dell\QuickSet\quickset.exe
    C:\Program Files\DellTPad\Apoint.exe
    C:\Windows\system32\wbem\wmiprvse.exe
    C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
    C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jusched.exe
    C:\Program Files\DellTPad\ApMsgFwd.exe
    C:\Program Files\Dell Webcam\Dell Webcam Central\WebcamDell2.exe
    C:\Program Files\IDT\WDM\sttray.exe
    C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avgnt.exe
    C:\Program Files\DivX\DivX Update\DivXUpdate.exe
    C:\Windows\System32\hkcmd.exe
    C:\Windows\System32\igfxpers.exe
    C:\Program Files\Winamp\winampa.exe
    C:\Program Files\Windows Sidebar\sidebar.exe
    C:\Program Files\DellTPad\HidFind.exe
    C:\Program Files\DAEMON Tools Lite\daemon.exe
    C:\Windows\ehome\ehtray.exe
    C:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\wmpnscfg.exe
    C:\Program Files\DellTPad\Apntex.exe
    C:\Windows\ehome\ehmsas.exe
    C:\Program Files\Spybot - Search & Destroy\TeaTimer.exe
    C:\Users\Arthur\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
    C:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\wmpnetwk.exe
    C:\Program Files\iPod\bin\iPodService.exe
    C:\Windows\system32\taskmgr.exe
    C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe
    C:\Users\Arthur\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
    C:\Users\Arthur\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
    C:\Users\Arthur\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
    C:\Windows\system32\wuauclt.exe
    C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jucheck.exe
    C:\Users\Arthur\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
    C:\program files\avira\antivir desktop\avcenter.exe
    C:\program files\avira\antivir desktop\avscan.exe
    C:\Windows\system32\vssvc.exe
    C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe
    C:\Users\Arthur\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
    C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exe
    C:\Users\Arthur\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
    C:\Users\Arthur\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
    C:\Users\Arthur\Downloads\HijackThis.exe
    C:\Windows\system32\wbem\wmiprvse.exe
    C:\Windows\system32\SearchProtocolHost.exe
    C:\Windows\system32\SearchFilterHost.exe

    R3 - URLSearchHook: Winamp Search Class - {57BCA5FA-5DBB-45a2-B558-1755C3F6253B} - C:\Program Files\Winamp Toolbar\winamptb.dll
    R3 - URLSearchHook: UrlSearchHook Class - {00000000-6E41-4FD3-8538-502F5495E5FC} - C:\Program Files\Ask.com\GenericAskToolbar.dll
    O1 - Hosts: ::1 localhost
    O2 - BHO: AcroIEHelperStub - {18DF081C-E8AD-4283-A596-FA578C2EBDC3} - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\Acrobat\ActiveX\AcroIEHelperShim.dll
    O2 - BHO: Winamp Toolbar Loader - {25CEE8EC-5730-41bc-8B58-22DDC8AB8C20} - C:\Program Files\Winamp Toolbar\winamptb.dll
    O2 - BHO: Spybot-S&D IE Protection - {53707962-6F74-2D53-2644-206D7942484F} - C:\PROGRA~1\SPYBOT~1\SDHelper.dll
    O2 - BHO: (no name) - {5C255C8A-E604-49b4-9D64-90988571CECB} - (no file)
    O2 - BHO: Windows Live Sign-in Helper - {9030D464-4C02-4ABF-8ECC-5164760863C6} - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Windows Live\WindowsLiveLogin.dll
    O2 - BHO: Ask Toolbar BHO - {D4027C7F-154A-4066-A1AD-4243D8127440} - C:\Program Files\Ask.com\GenericAskToolbar.dll
    O2 - BHO: Java(tm) Plug-In 2 SSV Helper - {DBC80044-A445-435b-BC74-9C25C1C588A9} - C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jp2ssv.dll
    O3 - Toolbar: Ask Toolbar - {D4027C7F-154A-4066-A1AD-4243D8127440} - C:\Program Files\Ask.com\GenericAskToolbar.dll
    O3 - Toolbar: Winamp Toolbar - {EBF2BA02-9094-4c5a-858B-BB198F3D8DE2} - C:\Program Files\Winamp Toolbar\winamptb.dll
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Windows Defender] %ProgramFiles%\Windows Defender\MSASCui.exe -hide
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Broadcom Wireless Manager UI] C:\Windows\system32\WLTRAY.exe
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [QuickSet] C:\Program Files\Dell\QuickSet\QuickSet.exe
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Apoint] C:\Program Files\DellTPad\Apoint.exe
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [QuickTime Task] "C:\Program Files\QuickTime\QTTask.exe" -atboottime
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [iTunesHelper] "C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe"
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SunJavaUpdateSched] "C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jusched.exe"
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Adobe Reader Speed Launcher] "C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\Reader_sl.exe"
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Dell Webcam Central] "C:\Program Files\Dell Webcam\Dell Webcam Central\WebcamDell2.exe" /mode2
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SysTrayApp] %ProgramFiles%\IDT\WDM\sttray.exe
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [AdobeCS4ServiceManager] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\CS4ServiceManager\CS4ServiceManager.exe" -launchedbylogin
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [avgnt] "C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avgnt.exe" /min
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [DivXUpdate] "C:\Program Files\DivX\DivX Update\DivXUpdate.exe" /CHECKNOW
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [IgfxTray] C:\Windows\system32\igfxtray.exe
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [HotKeysCmds] C:\Windows\system32\hkcmd.exe
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Persistence] C:\Windows\system32\igfxpers.exe
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [WinampAgent] "C:\Program Files\Winamp\winampa.exe"
    O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [Sidebar] C:\Program Files\Windows Sidebar\sidebar.exe /autoRun
    O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [ModemOnHold] "C:\Program Files\NetWaiting\netWaiting.exe"
    O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [Google Update] "C:\Users\Arthur\AppData\Local\Google\Update\GoogleUpdate.exe" /c
    O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [uTorrent] "C:\Program Files\uTorrent\uTorrent.exe"
    O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [Skype] "C:\Program Files\Skype\Phone\Skype.exe" /nosplash /minimized
    O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [DAEMON Tools Lite] "C:\Program Files\DAEMON Tools Lite\daemon.exe" -autorun
    O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [Steam] "C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe" -silent
    O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [ehTray.exe] C:\Windows\ehome\ehTray.exe
    O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [RGSC] C:\Program Files\Rockstar Games\Rockstar Games Social Club\RGSCLauncher.exe /silent
    O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [WMPNSCFG] C:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\WMPNSCFG.exe
    O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [SpybotSD TeaTimer] C:\Program Files\Spybot - Search & Destroy\TeaTimer.exe
    O4 - HKUS\S-1-5-19\..\Run: [Sidebar] %ProgramFiles%\Windows Sidebar\Sidebar.exe /detectMem (User 'LOCAL SERVICE')
    O4 - HKUS\S-1-5-19\..\Run: [WindowsWelcomeCenter] rundll32.exe oobefldr.dll,ShowWelcomeCenter (User 'LOCAL SERVICE')
    O4 - HKUS\S-1-5-20\..\Run: [Sidebar] %ProgramFiles%\Windows Sidebar\Sidebar.exe /detectMem (User 'NETWORK SERVICE')
    O4 - HKUS\S-1-5-18\..\RunOnce: [FlashPlayerUpdate] C:\Windows\system32\Macromed\Flash\FlashUtil10b.exe (User 'SYSTEM')
    O4 - HKUS\.DEFAULT\..\RunOnce: [FlashPlayerUpdate] C:\Windows\system32\Macromed\Flash\FlashUtil10b.exe (User 'Default user')
    O4 - Startup: kpa1.lnk = C:\Program Files\Kanecki Jung Personality Analyzer Enterprise\kpa1.exe
    O4 - Startup: LimeWire On Startup.lnk = C:\Program Files\LimeWire\LimeWire.exe
    O4 - Global Startup: Digital Line Detect.lnk = C:\Program Files\Digital Line Detect\DLG.exe
    O8 - Extra context menu item: &Winamp Search - C:\ProgramData\Winamp Toolbar\ieToolbar\resources\en-US\local\search.html
    O9 - Extra button: Research - {92780B25-18CC-41C8-B9BE-3C9C571A8263} - C:\PROGRA~1\MI1933~1\Office12\REFIEBAR.DLL
    O9 - Extra button: (no name) - {DFB852A3-47F8-48C4-A200-58CAB36FD2A2} - C:\PROGRA~1\SPYBOT~1\SDHelper.dll
    O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Spybot - Search & Destroy Configuration - {DFB852A3-47F8-48C4-A200-58CAB36FD2A2} - C:\PROGRA~1\SPYBOT~1\SDHelper.dll
    O15 - Trusted IP range: http://192.168.1.1
    O15 - ESC Trusted Zone: http://*.update.microsoft.com
    O15 - ESC Trusted IP range: http://192.168.1.1
    O16 - DPF: {20A60F0D-9AFA-4515-A0FD-83BD84642501} (Checkers Class) - http://messenger.zone.msn.com/binary/msgrchkr.cab56986.cab
    O16 - DPF: {C3F79A2B-B9B4-4A66-B012-3EE46475B072} (MessengerStatsClient Class) - http://messenger.zone.msn.com/binary/MessengerStatsPAClient.cab56907.cab
    O16 - DPF: {F5A7706B-B9C0-4C89-A715-7A0C6B05DD48} (Minesweeper Flags Class) - http://messenger.zone.msn.com/binary/MineSweeper.cab56986.cab
    O17 - HKLM\System\CCS\Services\Tcpip\..\{06EDB51E-1AD1-4504-95C2-A109E527E5D0}: NameServer = 192.168.1.1
    O17 - HKLM\System\CCS\Services\Tcpip\..\{7450A572-F702-44BC-870D-17B0AC8C28A3}: NameServer = 192.168.1.1
    O17 - HKLM\System\CS1\Services\Tcpip\..\{06EDB51E-1AD1-4504-95C2-A109E527E5D0}: NameServer = 192.168.1.1
    O18 - Protocol: skype4com - {FFC8B962-9B40-4DFF-9458-1830C7DD7F5D} - C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\Skype\SKYPE4~1.DLL
    O22 - SharedTaskScheduler: Component Categories cache daemon - {8C7461EF-2B13-11d2-BE35-3078302C2030} - C:\Windows\system32\browseui.dll
    O23 - Service: Andrea ST Filters Service (AESTFilters) - Andrea Electronics Corporation - C:\Windows\System32\DriverStore\FileRepository\stwrt.inf_ae0b52e0\aestsrv.exe
    O23 - Service: Avira AntiVir Scheduler (AntiVirSchedulerService) - Avira GmbH - C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\sched.exe
    O23 - Service: Avira AntiVir Guard (AntiVirService) - Avira GmbH - C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avguard.exe
    O23 - Service: Apple Mobile Device - Apple Inc. - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
    O23 - Service: Bonjour Service - Apple Inc. - C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
    O23 - Service: Browser Defender Update Service - Unknown owner - C:\Program Files\Spyware Doctor\BDT\BDTUpdateService.exe
    O23 - Service: Dragon Age: Origins - Content Updater (DAUpdaterSvc) - BioWare - C:\Program Files\Dragon Age\bin_ship\DAUpdaterSvc.Service.exe
    O23 - Service: FLEXnet Licensing Service - Acresso Software Inc. - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Macrovision Shared\FLEXnet Publisher\FNPLicensingService.exe
    O23 - Service: Google Update Service (gupdate) (gupdate) - Google Inc. - C:\Program Files\Google\Update\GoogleUpdate.exe
    O23 - Service: iPod Service - Apple Inc. - C:\Program Files\iPod\bin\iPodService.exe
    O23 - Service: PC Tools Auxiliary Service (sdAuxService) - PC Tools - C:\Program Files\Spyware Doctor\pctsAuxs.exe
    O23 - Service: PC Tools Security Service (sdCoreService) - PC Tools - C:\Program Files\Spyware Doctor\pctsSvc.exe
    O23 - Service: Audio Service (STacSV) - IDT, Inc. - C:\Windows\System32\DriverStore\FileRepository\stwrt.inf_ae0b52e0\STacSV.exe
    O23 - Service: Steam Client Service - Valve Corporation - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Steam\SteamService.exe
    O23 - Service: Dell Wireless WLAN Tray Service (wltrysvc) - Unknown owner - C:\Windows\System32\WLTRYSVC.EXE
    O23 - Service: Marvell Yukon Service (yksvc) - Unknown owner - RUNDLL32.EXE (file missing)

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    End of file - 12115 bytes
     
  2. Graham77777

    Graham77777 Thread Starter

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    Also, the ads continue to play even after I've logged my user account off.
     
  3. CatByte

    CatByte Malware Specialist

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    Hi

    Please do the following:



    Please download MBRCheck.exe to your desktop.
    • Be sure to disable your security programs
    • Double click on the file to run it (Vista and Windows 7 users will have to confirm the UAC prompt)
    • A window will open on your desktop
    • if an unknown bootcode is found you will have further options available to you, at this time press N then press Enter twice.
    • If nothing unusual is found just press Enter
    • A .txt file named MBRCheck_mm.dd.yy_hh.mm.ss should appear on your desktop.
    • Please post the contents of that file.



    NEXT



    Please download DDS from either of these links

    LINK 1
    LINK 2

    and save it to your desktop.
    • Disable any script blocking protection
    • Double click dds.pif to run the tool.
    • When done, two DDS.txt's will open.
    • Save both reports to your desktop.
    ---------------------------------------------------
    Please include the contents of the following in your next reply:

    DDS.txt
    Attach.txt.



    NEXT


    Download GMER Rootkit Scanner from here to your desktop. It will be a randomly named executable.
    • Double click the exe file.
    • If it gives you a warning about rootkit activity and asks if you want to run scan...click on NO, then use the following settings for a more complete scan.

      [​IMG]
      Click the image to enlarge it
    • In the right panel, you will see several boxes that have been checked. Ensure the following are unchecked
      • IAT/EAT
      • Drives/Partition other than Systemdrive (typically C:\)
      • Show All (don't miss this one)
    • Then click the Scan button & wait for it to finish.
    • Once done click on the [Save..] button, and in the File name area, type in "Gmer.txt" or it will save as a .log file which cannot be uploaded to your post.
    • Save it where you can easily find it, such as your desktop, and attach it in reply.

    **Caution**
    Rootkit scans often produce false positives. Do NOT take any action on any "<--- ROOKIT" entries
     
  4. Graham77777

    Graham77777 Thread Starter

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    Sorry, I managed to solve this myself,
    I used combofix, to find that the rootkit I was infected with was called Whistler Bootkit, and I then used MBRcheck to fix my startup script. Thanks anyway :)
     
  5. CatByte

    CatByte Malware Specialist

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    thanks for letting me know.

    I glad it worked out for you this time, but the developer of combofix does not advocate the use of it on your own, it is an extremely powerful tool and can render a machine inoperable if used improperly.

    Did you clean it up properly?
     
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