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Series of Trojans/Malware

Discussion in 'Virus & Other Malware Removal' started by Aristai, Sep 25, 2008.

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  1. Aristai

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    Hello techguy

    I have managed to acquire what looks like a number of trojans and malware, from the dangerous joys that are torrents.

    It started with the ones that imitate windows alerts, telling you to buy fake antivirus programs- Micro AV, Vista antivirus 2008, and antivirus xp 2008 were the ones i could make out. The symptoms were the fake messages, random *buy this and it shall be fixed!* style popups, and porn related icons appearing on my desktop.

    I went into the program files and deleted anything that was clearly related to any of these, and some of the symptoms have stopped- there are still icons in my taskbar, but they don't spontaniously pop up fake messages anymore unless clicked. I still get popups, but they are blank. The desktop icons still appear.

    This is driving me insane, having seem to have half fixed it... I would very much appreciate any feedback... Thanks a lot guys :)
     
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