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Backdoor.Boda Removal Advice

Discussion in 'Virus & Other Malware Removal' started by ep-p-two, Apr 28, 2015.

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    ep-p-two Thread Starter

    May 4, 2013
    Yesterday, I had what I think was Backdoor.Boda. A warning popped up, the external speakers were disabled and the built-in speakers started wailing like a smoke alarm (heart-stopping). The message used the name of my ISP and said that my browser and PC had critical security vulnerabilities, with instructions to call an 844 phone number. I removed the following file and registry entries

    • %UserProfile%\Application Data\googleupdate.exe
    • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Micorsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\"Update" = "%UserProfile%\Application Data\googleupdate.exe"
    • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\"softbin" = "[BINARY DATA]"

    mentioned in the article at http://www.symantec.com/security_response/attacksignatures/detail.jsp?asid=26595.

    Should I be doing anything else? Everything seems normal, now. Using Windows 7.
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