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Completely Hacked

Discussion in 'Virus & Other Malware Removal' started by cattamia, Oct 2, 2008.

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  1. cattamia

    cattamia Thread Starter

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    I have been completely hacked. Backdoor trojan for sure. (my fault for being stupid)
    My hacker is sending me emails from my email address..and changing my myspace .. doesn't matter if I change my password.. takes him only mins to recover it... so its pretty bad.
    I am wiping the hard drive of the infected laptop right now. I have three other laptops that use the password protected wireless router in my home. Do I need to be concerned with these other machines or can I do a complete wipe and reinstall on the infected machine and call it good?
    Thanks
     
  2. cattamia

    cattamia Thread Starter

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    Does anyone have an answer to my first post question????
    Helllooooooooooo????
     
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    I have wiped the hard drive of the infected computer.. do you want me to download hijackthis from that machine?
     
  5. khazars

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    No, no point now, i guess you'll just install the operating system which means you'll get a nice clean computer back! ;)

    if you need advice on security to prevent viruses etc then post back once you've reinstalled, make sure to install a firewall and an up to date anti virus program!

    some freebies:



    Comodo firewall. Sign up it's free!

    http://www.personalfirewall.trustix.com/



    only install one anti virus program!

    free anti-virus tools

    AVG7 from

    http://free.grisoft.com/freeweb.php


    Anti-vir

    http://www.free-av.com/

    Avast 4 from

    www.avast.com



    Threads on comodo!

    http://www.wilderssecurity.com/forumdisplay.php?f=31
     
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