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Discussion in 'Virus & Other Malware Removal' started by zorak, Apr 23, 2004.

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  1. zorak

    zorak Thread Starter

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    Once again, I'm plagued by spyware. This time it's sexyfoto, icandfindit and Search Everything! I've already run Earthlink's Spyware Blocker and SpywareBlaster to no effect, plus Norton antivirus several times. Any ideas? I should mention that Search Everything! seems to hijack the start pages for several of the Spyware busters (e.g., SpywareBlaster) when I try to access them.
     
  2. $teve

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    Do this:
    go to http://www.lurkhere.com/~nicefiles/ , and download 'Hijack This!'.....
    Unzip it to its own folder, doubleclick HijackThis.exe, and hit "Scan".

    When the scan is finished, the "Scan" button will change into a "Save Log" button.
    Press that, save the log somewhere, and please copy & paste its contents to the forum.

    It will possibly show other issues deserving our attention, but most of what it lists will be harmless or even required, so do NOT fix anything yet.
    Someone here will be happy to help you analyze the results.

    If you have anything disabled by MSConfig or any other startup manager, please re-enable it before scanning to post.

    ;)
     
  3. zorak

    zorak Thread Starter

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    I just ran Hijack This. Here are the results:

    Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.7
    Scan saved at 8:56:13 PM, on 4/23/04
    Platform: Windows 98 SE (Win9x 4.10.2222A)
    MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 (6.00.2600.0000)

    Running processes:
    C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\KERNEL32.DLL
    C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MSGSRV32.EXE
    C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MPREXE.EXE
    C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MSTASK.EXE
    C:\PROGRAM FILES\COMMON FILES\SYMANTEC SHARED\CCEVTMGR.EXE
    C:\PROGRAM FILES\NORTON SYSTEMWORKS\NORTON CLEANSWEEP\CSINJECT.EXE
    C:\PROGRAM FILES\NORTON SYSTEMWORKS\NORTON UTILITIES\NPROTECT.EXE
    C:\PROGRAM FILES\COMMON FILES\SYMANTEC SHARED\SYMTRAY.EXE
    C:\PROGRAM FILES\SYGATE\SPF\SMC.EXE
    C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\mmtask.tsk
    C:\WINDOWS\EXPLORER.EXE
    C:\WINDOWS\TASKMON.EXE
    C:\PROGRAM FILES\COMMON FILES\SYMANTEC SHARED\CCAPP.EXE
    C:\PROGRAM FILES\COMMON FILES\REAL\UPDATE_OB\REALSCHED.EXE
    C:\PROGRAM FILES\EARTHLINK TOTALACCESS\ACCELERATOR\PROPELAC.EXE
    C:\PROGRAM FILES\NORTON SYSTEMWORKS\CKA.EXE
    C:\WINDOWS\AU10TRAY.EXE
    C:\PROGRAM FILES\EARTHLINK TOTALACCESS\SPYWARE BLOCKER\SPYWAREBLOCKER.EXE
    C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\WINPROC32.EXE
    C:\PROGRAM FILES\EARTHLINK TOTALACCESS\TASKPANL.EXE
    C:\PROGRAM FILES\NORTON SYSTEMWORKS\NORTON UTILITIES\SYSDOC32.EXE
    C:\PROGRAM FILES\IOMEGA\TOOLS\IOWATCH.EXE
    C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\SPOOL32.EXE
    C:\PROGRAM FILES\IOMEGA\TOOLS\IMGICON.EXE
    C:\PROGRAM FILES\NORTON SYSTEMWORKS\NORTON CLEANSWEEP\CSINSM32.EXE
    C:\Program Files\Norton SystemWorks\Norton CleanSweep\Monwow.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\TAPISRV.EXE
    C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\RNAAPP.EXE
    C:\PROGRAM FILES\EARTHLINK TOTALACCESS\FASTLANE\IPCLIENT.EXE
    C:\PROGRAM FILES\INTERNET EXPLORER\IEXPLORE.EXE
    C:\PROGRAM FILES\COMMON FILES\REAL\UPDATE_OB\RNATHCHK.EXE
    C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\DDHELP.EXE
    C:\PROGRAM FILES\HIJACKTHIS\HIJACKTHIS.EXE

    R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer,SearchURL = http://4-counter.com/?a=2&b=sexyfoto
    R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = http://4-counter.com/?a=2&b=sexyfoto
    R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://4-counter.com/?a=2&b=sexyfoto
    R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://4-counter.com/?b=sexyfoto
    R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,SearchAssistant = http://4-counter.com/?a=2&b=sexyfoto
    R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer,SearchURL = http://4-counter.com/?a=2&b=sexyfoto
    R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = http://4-counter.com/?a=2&b=sexyfoto
    R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://4-counter.com/?a=2&b=sexyfoto
    R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,SearchAssistant = http://4-counter.com/?a=2&b=sexyfoto
    R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Window Title = Microsoft Internet Explorer provided by EarthLink
    R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchURL,(Default) = http://keyword.netscape.com/keyword/%s
    R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings,ProxyServer = http=localhost:8080
    O2 - BHO: NAV Helper - {BDF3E430-B101-42AD-A544-FADC6B084872} - c:\Program Files\Norton SystemWorks\Norton AntiVirus\NavShExt.dll
    O2 - BHO: EarthLink Popup Blocker - {4B5F2E08-6F39-479a-B547-B2026E4C7EDF} - c:\Program Files\EarthLink TotalAccess\PnEL.dll
    O2 - BHO: OsbornTech Popup Blocker - {FF1BF4C7-4E08-4A28-A43F-9D60A9F7A880} - C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MSHELPER.DLL
    O3 - Toolbar: Norton AntiVirus - {42CDD1BF-3FFB-4238-8AD1-7859DF00B1D6} - c:\Program Files\Norton SystemWorks\Norton AntiVirus\NavShExt.dll
    O3 - Toolbar: Pop-Up Blocker - {D7F30B62-8269-41AF-9539-B2697FA7D77E} - c:\Program Files\EarthLink TotalAccess\PnEL.dll
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ScanRegistry] c:\windows\scanregw.exe /autorun
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [TaskMonitor] c:\windows\taskmon.exe
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [VortexTray] C:\WINDOWS\au10setp.exe 3
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ccApp] "c:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe"
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ccRegVfy] "c:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccRegVfy.exe"
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [NPROTECT] c:\Program Files\Norton SystemWorks\Norton Utilities\nprotect.exe
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [TkBellExe] C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe -osboot
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SmcService] C:\PROGRA~1\SYGATE\SPF\SMC.EXE -startgui
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Propel Accelerator] C:\PROGRAM FILES\EARTHLINK TOTALACCESS\ACCELERATOR\PROPELAC.EXE
    O4 - HKLM\..\RunServices: [LoadPowerProfile] Rundll32.exe powrprof.dll,LoadCurrentPwrScheme
    O4 - HKLM\..\RunServices: [SchedulingAgent] mstask.exe
    O4 - HKLM\..\RunServices: [ccEvtMgr] "c:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe"
    O4 - HKLM\..\RunServices: [ScriptBlocking] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\Script Blocking\SBServ.exe" -reg
    O4 - HKLM\..\RunServices: [CSINJECT.EXE] c:\Program Files\Norton SystemWorks\Norton CleanSweep\CSINJECT.EXE
    O4 - HKLM\..\RunServices: [NPROTECT] c:\Program Files\Norton SystemWorks\Norton Utilities\nprotect.exe
    O4 - HKLM\..\RunServices: [SymTray - Norton SystemWorks] c:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SymTray.exe "Norton SystemWorks"
    O4 - HKLM\..\RunServices: [SmcService] C:\PROGRAM FILES\SYGATE\SPF\SMC.EXE
    O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [SymKeepAlive] C:\PROGRAM FILES\NORTON SYSTEMWORKS\CKA.EXE
    O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [SpySweeper] "c:\Program Files\EarthLink TotalAccess\Spyware Blocker\SPYWAREBLOCKER.EXE" /0
    O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [Windows Internet Protocol] C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\WINPROC32.EXE
    O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [E6TaskPanel] "C:\PROGRAM FILES\EARTHLINK TOTALACCESS\TASKPANL.EXE" -winstart
    O4 - Startup: Norton System Doctor.lnk = C:\Program Files\Norton SystemWorks\Norton Utilities\SYSDOC32.EXE
    O4 - Startup: EPSON Status Monitor 3 Environment Check.lnk = C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\E_SRCV03.EXE
    O4 - Startup: Iomega Watch.lnk = C:\Program Files\Iomega\Tools\IOWATCH.EXE
    O4 - Startup: Iomega Startup Options.lnk = C:\Program Files\Iomega\Tools\IMGSTART.EXE
    O4 - Startup: Zip Disk Icons.lnk = C:\Program Files\Iomega\Tools\IMGICON.exe
    O4 - Startup: Refresh.lnk = C:\Program Files\Iomega\Tools\refresh.exe
    O4 - Startup: CleanSweep Smart Sweep-Internet Sweep.lnk = C:\Program Files\Norton SystemWorks\Norton CleanSweep\csinsm32.exe
    O4 - Startup: GoBack.lnk = C:\Program Files\Roxio\GoBack\GBTray.exe
    O8 - Extra context menu item: Refresh Pa&ge with Full Quality - c:\Program Files\EarthLink TotalAccess\Accelerator\\pac-page.html
    O8 - Extra context menu item: Refresh Pi&cture with Full Quality - c:\Program Files\EarthLink TotalAccess\Accelerator\\pac-image.html
    O9 - Extra button: Net2Phone (HKLM)
    O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Net2Phone (HKLM)
    O12 - Plugin for .avi: C:\PROGRAM FILES\NETSCAPE\COMMUNICATOR\PROGRAM\PLUGINS\npavi32.dll
    O12 - Plugin for .viv: C:\PROGRAM FILES\NETSCAPE\COMMUNICATOR\PROGRAM\PLUGINS\npviv32.dll
    O12 - Plugin for .mp3: C:\PROGRA~1\INTERN~1\PLUGINS\npqtplugin3.dll
    O12 - Plugin for .zl9: C:\PROGRA~1\INTERN~1\PLUGINS\npqtplugin2.dll
    O12 - Plugin for .SWF: C:\PROGRAM FILES\NETSCAPE\COMMUNICATOR\PROGRAM\PLUGINS\npswf32.dll
    O12 - Plugin for .zlo: C:\PROGRA~1\INTERN~1\PLUGINS\npqtplugin2.dll
    O12 - Plugin for .mid: C:\PROGRA~1\INTERN~1\PLUGINS\npqtplugin2.dll
    O12 - Plugin for .mov: C:\PROGRA~1\INTERN~1\PLUGINS\npqtplugin.dll
    O16 - DPF: {D27CDB6E-AE6D-11CF-96B8-444553540000} (Shockwave Flash Object) - http://download.macromedia.com/pub/shockwave/cabs/flash/swflash.cab
    O16 - DPF: {4E888414-DB8F-11D1-9CD9-00C04F98436A} - https://webresponse.one.microsoft.com/oas/ActiveX/winrep.cab
    O16 - DPF: {9F1C11AA-197B-4942-BA54-47A8489BB47F} (Update Class) - http://v4.windowsupdate.microsoft.com/CAB/x86/ansi/iuctl.CAB?37983.8774421296
     
  4. $teve

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    Ok..........you have CWS Winproc32.

    Go to http://computercops.biz/downloads-cat-14.html , and download the latest version of CWShredder by Merijn Bellekom, the creator of Hijack This.
    Run it, press 'Fix', and allow it to fix all it finds.
    And remember to click "Fix" (Not "Scan only")
    After its done its thing hit the"How do i prevent reinfection" tab....
    In particular pay attention to the patches for the operating system regarding the ByteVerify vulnerability which is how you got infected in the 1st place.

    When it is finished restart your computer.
    That should fix it.

    ;)
     
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