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10-24-10, 05:24 AM #1
help me get rid of the rogue AV8!!!
ok guys i got malwarebytes and im trying to get rid of av8 the damn thing just wont go away i have had this freaking thing i know atleast ten times well different variants and i am normally able to get rid of it. but not this time.
10-24-10, 05:44 PM #2
did i not give enough info or something please this and my email are the only sites i can go to
10-24-10, 07:56 PM #3
Can you get into Safe Mode? Get into Safe Mode and run Combofix. Run Malwarebytes in Safe Mode as well. Both of those should take care of it. If it's a rootkit you can also try TDSS Killer from Kaspersky.HEAT
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10-24-10, 08:20 PM #4
Sorry, Acuradude. I'm in the same shoes as you are. The more I learn from this casualty the more I will be able to assist others in the future.
10-24-10, 09:17 PM #5
10-24-10, 11:13 PM #6
If you do not have a backup image for just this reason you are braver than me. Then again, I don't use any av at all and never get infected. But, I wouldn't dare go a even a week without backing up a new install.Win7 Pro x64
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10-25-10, 01:52 AM #7
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Security through obscurity; yay FBSD? Templi's advice is solid; but I have to ask, you've been getting so many varients, have you considered what is making you so targeted/is infecting you?
Perhaps cut back on all the sketchy pr0n sites and e-gambling ^^
But in seriousness, if infection is this regular a thing; check your various potential vulnerabilities (see; browser, email client, firewall) and attempt to secure them, or at least identify the behaviors that are putting you at risk and change them. I can't recall the last time I got hit with anything of any noticible severity; and I don't go to any difficult steps to secure myself.CPU: E8400
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10-25-10, 07:08 AM #8
i will try to do what you all have suggested thank you and i dont do e-gambling nor do i look at porn i have noticed tho the only times i get this crap was when my ex-wife was on myspace and this time becuz my girlfriend was on myspace so i think it maybe in myspace also i tracked the ip addy that this crap is coming from its in Moscow, Russia. but thank you very much i will now try what you all have said.
10-25-10, 12:10 PM #9
What i can do to protect myself from getting this crap again and i still have not fully gotten rid of it.
10-25-10, 12:40 PM #10
Format and reinstall...use a hardware firewall (router) and keep your antivirus up to date.
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10-29-10, 04:12 PM #11
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