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MBAM will have defs updated soon to get what it's missing once we get that file. This version also deletes all the bookmarks in the IE Favorites folder, before replacing them with porn bookmarks. Messenger - {E5D12C4E-7B4F-11D3-B5C9-0050045C3C96} - C:\PROGRAM FILES\YAHOO!\MESSENGER\YPAGER.EXE (file missing) O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Yahoo! Killing the trojan process, deleting/restoring all the Registry values it added or changed and deleting its files fixed the hijack.CWS.Smartsearch.2: A mutation of this variant exists that attempts to close CWShredder, this contact form

ID: 4   Posted June 21, 2008 OK, so how are you connecting? It redirects the Verisign Sitefinder, so all mistyped domains are redirected to Known filenames used by this variant: C:\Program Files\directx\directx.exe C:\Program Files\Common Files\System\systeem.exe C:\Windows\explore.exe (note the missing 'r') C:\Windows\System\internet.exe C:\Windows\Media\wmplayer.exe C:\Windows\Help\helpcvs.exe C:\Program Files\Accessories\accesss.exe C:\Games\systemcritical.exe C:\Documents Settings\sistem.exe C:\Program Files\Common Files\Windows Media Player\wmplayer.exe C:\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Accessories\Game.exe Did you reset your web settings? http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/11404/please-help-hijacked-by-cwsyexe/

User Accounts in the Control Panel is how you know what your account is. Thu Jun 09 03:53:00 2005 => File C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\Quarantine\0B460F92 infected by "Trojan.Java.ClassLoader.c" Virus. It also uses the trojan file msin32.dll for unknown reasons. CWS.Loadbat Variant 20: CWS.Loadbat - Dastardly Approx date first sighted: November 1, 2003 Log reference: http://forums.spywareinfo.com/ [...] opic=16132 Symptoms: DOS window flashing by at system startup, IE pages being hijacked

  1. Solved: Browser start page hijacked, can't change .
  2. I use CWShredder and it stays away for awhile, then comes back.
  3. STEP 5 Reconnect your network cable/phone lineReboot your system into normal mode.
  4. The MSINFO.EXE is installed in a Windows folder where also the legitimate MSINFO32.EXE file resides.
  5. No Action Taken.
  6. Action Taken: File Deleted.
  7. I recommend using both normally.
  9. A case like this could easily cost hundreds of thousands of dollars.
  10. Lastly, the third version appeared together with a slightly mutated variant #2 (bootconf.exe).

Occasionally it >> also finds SEARCHFORIT. Could someone tell me how I attach the HiJack This files for this post...I do not see this option to attach them at the bottom of this post. STEP 6 Open 'My Computer'Double click on 'C:'Double click on the folder 'bases'Find the log file in the directory.Open it with an editor (Notepad will do fine)Look for the files which CWS.Qttasks Variant 21: CWS.Qttasks - Even more simple than CWS.Alfasearch Approx date first sighted: November 23, 2003 Log reference: http://forums.spywareinfo.com/index.php?showtopic=18331 Symptoms: IE pages being changed to start-space.com Cleverness: 2/10 Manual removal

Yay! * Added check for default URL prefix * Added check for changing of IERESET.INF * Added check for changing of Netscape/Mozilla homepage and default search engine. [v1.61] * Fixes Runtime Thu Jun 09 04:26:45 2005 => File C:\WINDOWS\system32\lmf32v.dll_tobedeleted tagged as not-a-virus:AdWare.Suggestor.g. You will be prompted to install an ActiveX control in order to do the scan. Action Taken: File Deleted.

However, when i tried to power up again Windows seems to go into a freeze each time. I missed something. As long as you can get to it with no trouble, all is fine there. Note: Announcement.....

This applies only to the original topic starter.Everyone else please begin a New Topic. But maybe it is too far gone? It drops a fake Winlogon.exe file in the 'All Users' Startup group of the Start Menu, or in the Startup group of the current user. Thu Jun 09 02:37:19 2005 => File C:\WINDOWS\HLInstaller3.exe tagged as not-a-virus:AdWare.MDH.a.

Thu Jun 09 04:16:20 2005 => File C:\WINDOWS\inet10087\services.exe infected by "Trojan-Downloader.Win32.CWS.gen" Virus. http://channeltechnetwork.com/please-help/please-help-hijacked-http-free-viruscan-com-id-4912933-4-1.html We like to know that we’ve completed the job. 9. Post that log and a log from one of the online scanners listed in the instructions here http://www.malwarebytes.org/forums/index.php?showtopic=2936 . Should you decide to resume with your assistance PM any staff member and we will be happy to reopen the topic.

CWS.Msoffice Variant 13: CWS.Msoffice - HTA exploit revisited Approx date first sighted: October 12, 2003 Log reference: http://forums.spywareinfo.com/ [...] opic=13362 Symptoms: Homepage changed to searchdot.net, hijack coming back after a MFDnNC, Jun 15, 2005 #10 HammerHead68 Joined: Jun 3, 2005 Messages: 319 Samsa, It looks much better. That may cause it to stall. navigate here No Action Taken.

Thu Jun 09 03:30:53 2005 => File C:\Half-Life\hltv.exe tagged as not-a-virus:Server-Proxy.Win32.3proxy.Hltv. Companion BHO - {02478D38-C3F9-4efb-9B51-7695ECA05670} - C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Companion\Installs\cpn\ycomp5_5_7_0.d ll O2 - BHO: (no name) - {5321E378-FFAD-4999-8C62-03CA8155F0B3} - (no file) O2 - BHO: (no name) - {53707962-6F74-2D53-2644-206D7942484F} - C:\Program Files\Spybot - Search & Cleverness: 9/10 Manual removal difficulty: Involves some Registry editing and lots of ini file editing.

Adaware and CoolWebShredder seem to be ineffective against this!

After that, the fake stylesheet file could be deleted. This will only partially remove CWS.Addclass though. However, since the evil programmers of CWS have released over two dozen versions of their hijacker on the advertising market in such a short time, and are crunching out new ones open it in Notepad, select all, copy is to clipboard, and paste into the reply message box.

Apart from the new filename 'CTFMON32.EXE' (note that 'CTFMON.EXE' is the real Windows system file) it worked pretty much the same way as CWS.Bootconf: the file loads at startup, resetting homepages Thu Jun 09 02:37:35 2005 => File C:\WINDOWS\System32\ATPartners.dll tagged as not-a-virus:AdWare.F1Organizer.c. Unless you can suggest anything else? his comment is here CWS.Loadbat Variant 20: CWS.Loadbat - Dastardly Approx date first sighted: November 1, 2003 Log reference: http://forums.spywareinfo.com/index.php?showtopic=16132 Symptoms: DOS window flashing by at system startup, IE pages being hijacked to ie-search.com, redirection

Share this post Link to post Share on other sites Aznkidng    New Member Topic Starter Members 12 posts ID: 11   Posted June 21, 2008 i can't compress because there No Action Taken. CWS.Dreplace Variant 14: Dreplace - Just a BHO... I can fix your connection if you can get this http://www.majorgeeks.com/download4372.html Also need you to upload this file C:\WINDOWS\system32\SSEMBL~1\rundll32.exe -vt yazb to http://uploads.malwarebytes.org/ be sure to zip the file or it

Thanks Samsa Anyhow, here's the HJT log: Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1 Scan saved at 22:04:12, on 15/06/2005 Platform: Windows 98 SE (Win9x 4.10.2222A) MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 (6.00.2600.0000) Running processes: C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\KERNEL32.DLL In the event that you do a defrag, commonly used programs will be arranged in such a manner that they load quicker. No Action Taken. Asking for help via Private Message or Mail will be ignored - So If you need help, post your problem in the forum.

The hijack involves AddClass.exe installing the hijack and reinstalling it on reboot. CWS.Svchost32 Variant 7: CWS.Svchost32 - Evading detection Approx date first sighted: August 3, 2003 Log reference: http://boards.cexx.org/viewtopic.php?t=1027 Symptoms: Redirections to slawsearch.com when accessing Google, searching on Yahoo or mistyping an URL Delete the following files/folders in bold: C:\WINDOWS\inetm\ <==folder**************************************************** Let empty the temp files: Download CCleaner and install it. (default location is best). Thu Jun 09 03:53:01 2005 => File C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\Quarantine\41F645F3 infected by "Trojan.Java.Shiwow" Virus.

You will want to copy the text from this post and save it as a text file (*.txt) or print it because you will be working offline (in safemode) to resolve I got the virus checker you recommended and it did find and remove some virus entries. It also changes the DefaultPrefix and WWW Prefix to redirect all URLs through hugesearch.net.