[Not curable - Ramnit] Need help removing virus suspected zbot.g

By eleake88
Nov 8, 2011
  1. Hi,

    I found this forum whilst trying to find out how to remove zbot.g as I believe that is the virus I have. My computer is running very slow, I have AVG and it is constantly coming up with new viruses found which everytime i delete appear again. I have done the prelim scans and the logs are below:

    Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware 1.51.2.1300
    www.malwarebytes.org

    Database version: 8117

    Windows 6.1.7600
    Internet Explorer 8.0.7600.16385

    08/11/2011 18:16:41
    mbam-log-2011-11-08 (18-16-41).txt

    Scan type: Quick scan
    Objects scanned: 171501
    Time elapsed: 3 minute(s), 37 second(s)

    Memory Processes Infected: 0
    Memory Modules Infected: 0
    Registry Keys Infected: 0
    Registry Values Infected: 0
    Registry Data Items Infected: 0
    Folders Infected: 0
    Files Infected: 0

    Memory Processes Infected:
    (No malicious items detected)

    Memory Modules Infected:
    (No malicious items detected)

    Registry Keys Infected:
    (No malicious items detected)

    Registry Values Infected:
    (No malicious items detected)

    Registry Data Items Infected:
    (No malicious items detected)

    Folders Infected:
    (No malicious items detected)

    Files Infected:
    (No malicious items detected)

    ---------------------------------

    GMER 1.0.15.15641 - http://www.gmer.net
    Rootkit scan 2011-11-08 18:53:00
    Windows 6.1.7600
    Running: lbbyugqm.exe


    ---- Registry - GMER 1.0.15 ----

    Reg HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\BTHPORT\Parameters\Keys\0c607692b4ac
    Reg HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet002\services\BTHPORT\Parameters\Keys\0c607692b4ac (not active ControlSet)

    ---- EOF - GMER 1.0.15 ----




    .
    DDS (Ver_2011-08-26.01) - NTFSAMD64
    Internet Explorer: 8.0.7600.16385 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_29
    Run by Liz at 18:54:20 on 2011-11-08
    Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 6.1.7600.0.1252.44.1033.18.4056.2293 [GMT 0:00]
    .
    AV: AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition 2011 *Enabled/Updated* {5A2746B1-DEE9-F85A-FBCD-ADB11639C5F0}
    SP: AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition 2011 *Enabled/Updated* {E146A755-F8D3-F7D4-C17D-96C36DBE8F4D}
    SP: Windows Defender *Disabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
    .
    ============== Running Processes ===============
    .
    C:\Windows\system32\wininit.exe
    C:\Windows\system32\lsm.exe
    C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
    C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k RPCSS
    C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
    C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
    C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
    C:\Windows\System32\DriverStore\FileRepository\stwrt64.inf_amd64_neutral_afc3018f8cfedd20\STacSV64.exe
    C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
    C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\DockLogin.exe
    C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService
    C:\Program Files\Dell\Dell Wireless WLAN Card\WLTRYSVC.EXE
    C:\Windows\system32\WLANExt.exe
    C:\Windows\system32\conhost.exe
    C:\Program Files\Dell\Dell Wireless WLAN Card\bcmwltry.exe
    C:\Windows\System32\spoolsv.exe
    C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNoNetwork
    C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exe
    C:\Windows\system32\rundll32.exe
    C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
    C:\Program Files (x86)\AVG\AVG10\avgwdsvc.exe
    C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
    c:\Program Files\WIDCOMM\Bluetooth Software\btwdins.exe
    C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceAndNoImpersonation
    C:\Windows\SysWOW64\svchost.exe -k hpdevmgmt
    C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k HPZ12
    C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k HPZ12
    C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\Search Enhancement Pack\SeaPort\SeaPort.exe
    C:\Program Files (x86)\Dell DataSafe Local Backup\sftservice.EXE
    C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k imgsvc
    C:\Program Files (x86)\Intel\Intel Matrix Storage Manager\IAANTMon.exe
    C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k bthsvcs
    C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkServiceNetworkRestricted
    C:\Windows\system32\wbem\wmiprvse.exe
    C:\Windows\system32\taskhost.exe
    C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
    C:\Program Files (x86)\Dell DataSafe Local Backup\Toaster.exe
    C:\Program Files\DellTPad\Apoint.exe
    C:\Program Files\IDT\WDM\sttray64.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\System32\igfxtray.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\System32\hkcmd.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\System32\igfxpers.exe
    C:\Program Files\Dell\Dell Wireless WLAN Card\WLTRAY.EXE
    C:\Program Files\Dell\QuickSet\quickset.exe
    C:\Program Files (x86)\Intel\Intel Matrix Storage Manager\IAAnotif.exe
    C:\Windows\system32\igfxsrvc.exe
    C:\Users\Liz\AppData\Local\dikcvess\locoghcj.exe
    C:\Program Files (x86)\Dell Support Center\bin\sprtcmd.exe
    C:\Program Files (x86)\AVG\AVG10\avgtray.exe
    C:\Program Files (x86)\HP\HP Software Update\hpwuSchd2.exe
    C:\Program Files\DellTPad\ApMsgFwd.exe
    C:\Windows\system32\SearchIndexer.exe
    C:\Program Files\DellTPad\Apntex.exe
    C:\Windows\system32\conhost.exe
    C:\Program Files\DellTPad\HidFind.exe
    C:\Program Files\iPod\bin\iPodService.exe
    C:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\wmpnetwk.exe
    C:\Program Files (x86)\HP\Digital Imaging\bin\hpqgpc01.exe
    C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServicePeerNet
    C:\Program Files (x86)\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware\mbamservice.exe
    C:\Program Files (x86)\Dell Support Center\bin\sprtsvc.exe
    C:\Windows\system32\wuauclt.exe
    C:\Windows\system32\consent.exe
    C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k SDRSVC
    C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exe
    C:\Program Files (x86)\AVG\AVG10\Identity Protection\agent\bin\avgidsmonitor.exe
    C:\Program Files (x86)\AVG\AVG10\Identity Protection\Agent\Bin\AVGIDSAgent.exe
    C:\Program Files (x86)\AVG\AVG10\avgemca.exe
    C:\Windows\system32\conhost.exe
    C:\Program Files (x86)\AVG\AVG10\avgnsa.exe
    C:\Program Files (x86)\AVG\AVG10\avgchsva.exe
    C:\Program Files (x86)\AVG\AVG10\avgrsa.exe
    C:\Program Files (x86)\AVG\AVG10\avgcsrva.exe
    C:\Windows\system32\SearchProtocolHost.exe
    C:\Windows\system32\SearchFilterHost.exe
    C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
    C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe
    C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe
    C:\Windows\system32\DllHost.exe
    C:\Windows\system32\DllHost.exe
    C:\Windows\SysWOW64\cmd.exe
    C:\Windows\system32\conhost.exe
    C:\Windows\SysWOW64\cscript.exe
    C:\Windows\system32\wbem\wmiprvse.exe
    .
    ============== Pseudo HJT Report ===============
    .
    uInternet Settings,ProxyOverride = *.local
    uURLSearchHooks: BitTorrentBar Toolbar: {88c7f2aa-f93f-432c-8f0e-b7d85967a527} - C:\Program Files (x86)\BitTorrentBar\prxtbBitT.dll
    mURLSearchHooks: BitTorrentBar Toolbar: {88c7f2aa-f93f-432c-8f0e-b7d85967a527} - C:\Program Files (x86)\BitTorrentBar\prxtbBitT.dll
    mWinlogon: Userinit=userinit.exe,
    BHO: {02478D38-C3F9-4efb-9B51-7695ECA05670} - No File
    BHO: HP Print Enhancer: {0347c33e-8762-4905-bf09-768834316c61} - C:\Program Files (x86)\HP\Digital Imaging\Smart Web Printing\hpswp_printenhancer.dll
    BHO: Adobe PDF Link Helper: {18df081c-e8ad-4283-a596-fa578c2ebdc3} - C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\Acrobat\ActiveX\AcroIEHelperShim.dll
    BHO: Conduit Engine : {30f9b915-b755-4826-820b-08fba6bd249d} - C:\Program Files (x86)\ConduitEngine\prxConduitEngin.dll
    BHO: DivX Plus Web Player HTML5 <video>: {326e768d-4182-46fd-9c16-1449a49795f4} - C:\Program Files (x86)\DivX\DivX Plus Web Player\npdivx32.dll
    BHO: AVG Safe Search: {3ca2f312-6f6e-4b53-a66e-4e65e497c8c0} - C:\Program Files (x86)\AVG\AVG10\avgssie.dll
    BHO: Spybot-S&D IE Protection: {53707962-6f74-2d53-2644-206d7942484f} - C:\Program Files (x86)\Spybot - Search & Destroy\SDHelper.dll
    BHO: DivX HiQ: {593ddec6-7468-4cdd-90e1-42dadaa222e9} - C:\Program Files (x86)\DivX\DivX Plus Web Player\npdivx32.dll
    BHO: {5C255C8A-E604-49b4-9D64-90988571CECB} - No File
    BHO: Search Helper: {6ebf7485-159f-4bff-a14f-b9e3aac4465b} - C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\Search Enhancement Pack\Search Helper\SearchHelper.dll
    BHO: BitTorrentBar Toolbar: {88c7f2aa-f93f-432c-8f0e-b7d85967a527} - C:\Program Files (x86)\BitTorrentBar\prxtbBitT.dll
    BHO: Windows Live Sign-in Helper: {9030d464-4c02-4abf-8ecc-5164760863c6} - C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Windows Live\WindowsLiveLogin.dll
    BHO: WinZip Courier BHO: {a8fb70fa-0fdf-4601-9dc4-bfa1b357204f} - C:\PROGRA~2\WINZIP~1\wzwmcie.dll
    BHO: Skype Browser Helper: {ae805869-2e5c-4ed4-8f7b-f1f7851a4497} - C:\Program Files (x86)\Skype\Toolbars\Internet Explorer\skypeieplugin.dll
    BHO: Java(tm) Plug-In 2 SSV Helper: {dbc80044-a445-435b-bc74-9c25c1c588a9} - C:\Program Files (x86)\Java\jre6\bin\jp2ssv.dll
    BHO: Windows Live Toolbar Helper: {e15a8dc0-8516-42a1-81ea-dc94ec1acf10} - C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Toolbar\wltcore.dll
    BHO: HP Smart BHO Class: {ffffffff-cf4e-4f2b-bdc2-0e72e116a856} - C:\Program Files (x86)\HP\Digital Imaging\Smart Web Printing\hpswp_BHO.dll
    TB: &Windows Live Toolbar: {21fa44ef-376d-4d53-9b0f-8a89d3229068} - C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Toolbar\wltcore.dll
    TB: BitTorrentBar Toolbar: {88c7f2aa-f93f-432c-8f0e-b7d85967a527} - C:\Program Files (x86)\BitTorrentBar\prxtbBitT.dll
    TB: Conduit Engine : {30f9b915-b755-4826-820b-08fba6bd249d} - C:\Program Files (x86)\ConduitEngine\prxConduitEngin.dll
    EB: HP Smart Web Printing: {555d4d79-4bd2-4094-a395-cfc534424a05} - C:\Program Files (x86)\HP\Digital Imaging\Smart Web Printing\hpswp_bho.dll
    uRun: [SpybotSD TeaTimer] C:\Program Files (x86)\Spybot - Search & Destroy\TeaTimer.exe
    uRun: [msnmsgr] "C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Messenger\msnmsgr.exe" /background
    uRun: [LocOghcj] C:\Users\Liz\AppData\Local\dikcvess\locoghcj.exe
    mRun: [Adobe Reader Speed Launcher] "C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\Reader_sl.exe"
    mRun: [Dell DataSafe Online] "C:\Program Files (x86)\Dell DataSafe Online\DataSafeOnline.exe" /m
    mRun: [PDVDDXSrv] "C:\Program Files (x86)\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\PDVDDXSrv.exe"
    mRun: [Dell Webcam Central] "C:\Program Files (x86)\Dell Webcam\Dell Webcam Central\WebcamDell2.exe" /mode2
    mRun: [Desktop Disc Tool] "C:\Program Files (x86)\Roxio\Roxio Burn\RoxioBurnLauncher.exe"
    mRun: [DellSupportCenter] "C:\Program Files (x86)\Dell Support Center\bin\sprtcmd.exe" /P DellSupportCenter
    mRun: [AVG_TRAY] C:\Program Files (x86)\AVG\AVG10\avgtray.exe
    mRun: [DivXUpdate] "C:\Program Files (x86)\DivX\DivX Update\DivXUpdate.exe" /CHECKNOW
    mRun: [AppleSyncNotifier] C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\AppleSyncNotifier.exe
    mRun: [APSDaemon] "C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Apple\Apple Application Support\APSDaemon.exe"
    mRun: [SunJavaUpdateSched] "C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Java\Java Update\jusched.exe"
    mRun: [iTunesHelper] "C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe"
    mRun: [QuickTime Task] "C:\Program Files (x86)\QuickTime\QTTask.exe" -atboottime
    mRun: [HP Software Update] C:\Program Files (x86)\HP\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd2.exe
    mRun: [hpqSRMon] C:\Program Files (x86)\HP\Digital Imaging\bin\hpqSRMon.exe
    mRun: [Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware] "C:\Program Files (x86)\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware\mbamgui.exe" /starttray
    mRunOnce: [STToasterLauncher] C:\program files (x86)\Dell DataSafe Local Backup\toasterLauncher.exe
    StartupFolder: C:\Users\Liz\AppData\Roaming\MICROS~1\Windows\STARTM~1\Programs\Startup\DELLDO~1.LNK - C:\Program Files (x86)\Dell\DellDock\DellDock.exe
    StartupFolder: C:\PROGRA~3\MICROS~1\Windows\STARTM~1\Programs\Startup\BLUETO~1.LNK - C:\Program Files (x86)\WIDCOMM\Bluetooth Software\BTTray.exe
    StartupFolder: C:\PROGRA~3\MICROS~1\Windows\STARTM~1\Programs\Startup\HPDIGI~1.LNK - C:\Program Files (x86)\HP\Digital Imaging\bin\hpqtra08.exe
    mPolicies-explorer: NoActiveDesktop = 1 (0x1)
    mPolicies-explorer: NoActiveDesktopChanges = 1 (0x1)
    mPolicies-system: ConsentPromptBehaviorAdmin = 5 (0x5)
    mPolicies-system: ConsentPromptBehaviorUser = 3 (0x3)
    mPolicies-system: EnableUIADesktopToggle = 0 (0x0)
    IE: Send image to &Bluetooth Device... - c:\Program Files\WIDCOMM\Bluetooth Software\btsendto_ie_ctx.htm
    IE: Send page to &Bluetooth Device... - c:\Program Files\WIDCOMM\Bluetooth Software\btsendto_ie.htm
    IE: {CCA281CA-C863-46ef-9331-5C8D4460577F} - c:\Program Files\WIDCOMM\Bluetooth Software\btsendto_ie.htm
    IE: {219C3416-8CB2-491a-A3C7-D9FCDDC9D600} - {5F7B1267-94A9-47F5-98DB-E99415F33AEC} - C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Writer\WriterBrowserExtension.dll
    IE: {2670000A-7350-4f3c-8081-5663EE0C6C49} - {48E73304-E1D6-4330-914C-F5F514E3486C} - C:\PROGRA~2\MICROS~1\Office12\ONBttnIE.dll
    IE: {898EA8C8-E7FF-479B-8935-AEC46303B9E5} - {898EA8C8-E7FF-479B-8935-AEC46303B9E5} - C:\Program Files (x86)\Skype\Toolbars\Internet Explorer\skypeieplugin.dll
    IE: {92780B25-18CC-41C8-B9BE-3C9C571A8263} - {FF059E31-CC5A-4E2E-BF3B-96E929D65503} - C:\PROGRA~2\MICROS~1\Office12\REFIEBAR.DLL
    IE: {DDE87865-83C5-48c4-8357-2F5B1AA84522} - {DDE87865-83C5-48c4-8357-2F5B1AA84522} - C:\Program Files (x86)\HP\Digital Imaging\Smart Web Printing\hpswp_BHO.dll
    IE: {DFB852A3-47F8-48C4-A200-58CAB36FD2A2} - {53707962-6F74-2D53-2644-206D7942484F} - C:\Program Files (x86)\Spybot - Search & Destroy\SDHelper.dll
    DPF: {8AD9C840-044E-11D1-B3E9-00805F499D93} - hxxp://java.sun.com/update/1.6.0/jinstall-1_6_0_29-windows-i586.cab
    DPF: {CAFEEFAC-0016-0000-0029-ABCDEFFEDCBA} - hxxp://java.sun.com/update/1.6.0/jinstall-1_6_0_29-windows-i586.cab
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    TCP: DhcpNameServer = 192.168.1.1
    TCP: Interfaces\{273176C6-8248-4192-B75A-D302D4F343DD} : DhcpNameServer = 192.168.1.1
    Handler: linkscanner - {F274614C-63F8-47D5-A4D1-FBDDE494F8D1} - C:\Program Files (x86)\AVG\AVG10\avgpp.dll
    Handler: skype-ie-addon-data - {91774881-D725-4E58-B298-07617B9B86A8} - C:\Program Files (x86)\Skype\Toolbars\Internet Explorer\skypeieplugin.dll
    BHO-X64: {02478D38-C3F9-4efb-9B51-7695ECA05670} - No File
    BHO-X64: 0x1 - No File
    BHO-X64: HP Print Enhancer: {0347C33E-8762-4905-BF09-768834316C61} - C:\Program Files (x86)\HP\Digital Imaging\Smart Web Printing\hpswp_printenhancer.dll
    BHO-X64: HP Print Enhancer - No File
    BHO-X64: Adobe PDF Link Helper: {18DF081C-E8AD-4283-A596-FA578C2EBDC3} - C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\Acrobat\ActiveX\AcroIEHelperShim.dll
    BHO-X64: AcroIEHelperStub - No File
    BHO-X64: Conduit Engine : {30F9B915-B755-4826-820B-08FBA6BD249D} - C:\Program Files (x86)\ConduitEngine\prxConduitEngin.dll
    BHO-X64: Conduit Engine - No File
    BHO-X64: DivX Plus Web Player HTML5 <video>: {326E768D-4182-46FD-9C16-1449A49795F4} - C:\Program Files (x86)\DivX\DivX Plus Web Player\npdivx32.dll
    BHO-X64: Increase performance and video formats for your HTML5 <video> - No File
    BHO-X64: AVG Safe Search: {3CA2F312-6F6E-4B53-A66E-4E65E497C8C0} - C:\Program Files (x86)\AVG\AVG10\avgssie.dll
    BHO-X64: WormRadar.com IESiteBlocker.NavFilter - No File
    BHO-X64: Spybot-S&D IE Protection: {53707962-6F74-2D53-2644-206D7942484F} - C:\Program Files (x86)\Spybot - Search & Destroy\SDHelper.dll
    BHO-X64: DivX HiQ: {593DDEC6-7468-4cdd-90E1-42DADAA222E9} - C:\Program Files (x86)\DivX\DivX Plus Web Player\npdivx32.dll
    BHO-X64: Use the DivX Plus Web Player to watch web videos with less interruptions and smoother playback on supported sites - No File
    BHO-X64: {5C255C8A-E604-49b4-9D64-90988571CECB} - No File
    BHO-X64: Search Helper: {6EBF7485-159F-4bff-A14F-B9E3AAC4465B} - C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\Search Enhancement Pack\Search Helper\SearchHelper.dll
    BHO-X64: Search Helper - No File
    BHO-X64: BitTorrentBar Toolbar: {88c7f2aa-f93f-432c-8f0e-b7d85967a527} - C:\Program Files (x86)\BitTorrentBar\prxtbBitT.dll
    BHO-X64: BitTorrentBar - No File
    BHO-X64: Windows Live Sign-in Helper: {9030D464-4C02-4ABF-8ECC-5164760863C6} - C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Windows Live\WindowsLiveLogin.dll
    BHO-X64: WinZip Courier BHO: {A8FB70FA-0FDF-4601-9DC4-BFA1B357204F} - C:\PROGRA~2\WINZIP~1\wzwmcie.dll
    BHO-X64: WinZip Courier BHO - No File
    BHO-X64: Skype Browser Helper: {AE805869-2E5C-4ED4-8F7B-F1F7851A4497} - C:\Program Files (x86)\Skype\Toolbars\Internet Explorer\skypeieplugin.dll
    BHO-X64: SkypeIEPluginBHO - No File
    BHO-X64: Java(tm) Plug-In 2 SSV Helper: {DBC80044-A445-435b-BC74-9C25C1C588A9} - C:\Program Files (x86)\Java\jre6\bin\jp2ssv.dll
    BHO-X64: Windows Live Toolbar Helper: {E15A8DC0-8516-42A1-81EA-DC94EC1ACF10} - C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Toolbar\wltcore.dll
    BHO-X64: HP Smart BHO Class: {FFFFFFFF-CF4E-4F2B-BDC2-0E72E116A856} - C:\Program Files (x86)\HP\Digital Imaging\Smart Web Printing\hpswp_BHO.dll
    BHO-X64: HP Smart BHO Class - No File
    TB-X64: &Windows Live Toolbar: {21FA44EF-376D-4D53-9B0F-8A89D3229068} - C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Toolbar\wltcore.dll
    TB-X64: BitTorrentBar Toolbar: {88c7f2aa-f93f-432c-8f0e-b7d85967a527} - C:\Program Files (x86)\BitTorrentBar\prxtbBitT.dll
    TB-X64: Conduit Engine : {30F9B915-B755-4826-820B-08FBA6BD249D} - C:\Program Files (x86)\ConduitEngine\prxConduitEngin.dll
    EB-X64: {555D4D79-4BD2-4094-A395-CFC534424A05} - No File
    mRun-x64: [Adobe Reader Speed Launcher] "C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\Reader_sl.exe"
    mRun-x64: [Dell DataSafe Online] "C:\Program Files (x86)\Dell DataSafe Online\DataSafeOnline.exe" /m
    mRun-x64: [PDVDDXSrv] "C:\Program Files (x86)\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\PDVDDXSrv.exe"
    mRun-x64: [Dell Webcam Central] "C:\Program Files (x86)\Dell Webcam\Dell Webcam Central\WebcamDell2.exe" /mode2
    mRun-x64: [Desktop Disc Tool] "C:\Program Files (x86)\Roxio\Roxio Burn\RoxioBurnLauncher.exe"
    mRun-x64: [DellSupportCenter] "C:\Program Files (x86)\Dell Support Center\bin\sprtcmd.exe" /P DellSupportCenter
    mRun-x64: [AVG_TRAY] C:\Program Files (x86)\AVG\AVG10\avgtray.exe
    mRun-x64: [DivXUpdate] "C:\Program Files (x86)\DivX\DivX Update\DivXUpdate.exe" /CHECKNOW
    mRun-x64: [AppleSyncNotifier] C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\AppleSyncNotifier.exe
    mRun-x64: [APSDaemon] "C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Apple\Apple Application Support\APSDaemon.exe"
    mRun-x64: [SunJavaUpdateSched] "C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Java\Java Update\jusched.exe"
    mRun-x64: [iTunesHelper] "C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe"
    mRun-x64: [QuickTime Task] "C:\Program Files (x86)\QuickTime\QTTask.exe" -atboottime
    mRun-x64: [HP Software Update] C:\Program Files (x86)\HP\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd2.exe
    mRun-x64: [hpqSRMon] C:\Program Files (x86)\HP\Digital Imaging\bin\hpqSRMon.exe
    mRun-x64: [Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware] "C:\Program Files (x86)\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware\mbamgui.exe" /starttray
    mRunOnce-x64: [STToasterLauncher] C:\program files (x86)\Dell DataSafe Local Backup\toasterLauncher.exe
    IE-X64: {CCA281CA-C863-46ef-9331-5C8D4460577F} - c:\Program Files\WIDCOMM\Bluetooth Software\btsendto_ie.htm
    .
    ================= FIREFOX ===================
    .
    FF - ProfilePath - C:\Users\Liz\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\gvoz61xe.default\
    FF - plugin: C:\Program Files (x86)\DivX\DivX OVS Helper\npovshelper.dll
    FF - plugin: C:\Program Files (x86)\DivX\DivX Plus Web Player\npdivx32.dll
    FF - plugin: C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Update\1.3.21.79\npGoogleUpdate3.dll
    FF - plugin: C:\Program Files (x86)\Java\jre6\bin\new_plugin\npdeployJava1.dll
    FF - plugin: c:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Silverlight\4.0.60831.0\npctrlui.dll
    FF - plugin: C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\Office Live\npOLW.dll
    FF - plugin: C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\plugins\npdeployJava1.dll
    FF - plugin: C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\NPWLPG.dll
    FF - plugin: C:\Program Files (x86)\WinZip Courier\npwzwmc.dll
    FF - plugin: C:\Windows\SysWOW64\Macromed\Flash\NPSWF32.dll
    .
    ============= SERVICES / DRIVERS ===============
    .
    R0 AVGIDSEH;AVGIDSEH;C:\Windows\system32\DRIVERS\AVGIDSEH.Sys --> C:\Windows\system32\DRIVERS\AVGIDSEH.Sys [?]
    R0 Avgrkx64;AVG Anti-Rootkit Driver;C:\Windows\system32\DRIVERS\avgrkx64.sys --> C:\Windows\system32\DRIVERS\avgrkx64.sys [?]
    R0 PxHlpa64;PxHlpa64;C:\Windows\system32\Drivers\PxHlpa64.sys --> C:\Windows\system32\Drivers\PxHlpa64.sys [?]
    R1 Avgldx64;AVG AVI Loader Driver;C:\Windows\system32\DRIVERS\avgldx64.sys --> C:\Windows\system32\DRIVERS\avgldx64.sys [?]
    R1 Avgmfx64;AVG Mini-Filter Resident Anti-Virus Shield;C:\Windows\system32\DRIVERS\avgmfx64.sys --> C:\Windows\system32\DRIVERS\avgmfx64.sys [?]
    R1 Avgtdia;AVG TDI Driver;C:\Windows\system32\DRIVERS\avgtdia.sys --> C:\Windows\system32\DRIVERS\avgtdia.sys [?]
    R1 vwififlt;Virtual WiFi Filter Driver;C:\Windows\system32\DRIVERS\vwififlt.sys --> C:\Windows\system32\DRIVERS\vwififlt.sys [?]
    R2 AVGIDSAgent;AVGIDSAgent;C:\Program Files (x86)\AVG\AVG10\Identity Protection\Agent\Bin\AVGIDSAgent.exe [2011-8-18 7390560]
    R2 avgwd;AVG WatchDog;C:\Program Files (x86)\AVG\AVG10\avgwdsvc.exe [2011-2-8 269520]
    R2 DockLoginService;Dock Login Service;C:\Program Files\Dell\DellDock\DockLogin.exe [2008-12-18 155648]
    R2 MBAMService;MBAMService;C:\Program Files (x86)\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware\mbamservice.exe [2011-11-6 366152]
    R2 SftService;SoftThinks Agent Service;C:\Program Files (x86)\Dell DataSafe Local Backup\SftService.exe [2009-11-3 656624]
    R3 AVGIDSDriver;AVGIDSDriver;C:\Windows\system32\DRIVERS\AVGIDSDriver.Sys --> C:\Windows\system32\DRIVERS\AVGIDSDriver.Sys [?]
    R3 AVGIDSFilter;AVGIDSFilter;C:\Windows\system32\DRIVERS\AVGIDSFilter.Sys --> C:\Windows\system32\DRIVERS\AVGIDSFilter.Sys [?]
    R3 btwl2cap;Bluetooth L2CAP Service;C:\Windows\system32\DRIVERS\btwl2cap.sys --> C:\Windows\system32\DRIVERS\btwl2cap.sys [?]
    R3 CtClsFlt;Creative Camera Class Upper Filter Driver;C:\Windows\system32\DRIVERS\CtClsFlt.sys --> C:\Windows\system32\DRIVERS\CtClsFlt.sys [?]
    R3 MBAMProtector;MBAMProtector;\??\C:\Windows\system32\drivers\mbam.sys --> C:\Windows\system32\drivers\mbam.sys [?]
    R3 RSUSBSTOR;RtsUStor.Sys Realtek USB Card Reader;C:\Windows\system32\Drivers\RtsUStor.sys --> C:\Windows\system32\Drivers\RtsUStor.sys [?]
    R3 vwifimp;Microsoft Virtual WiFi Miniport Service;C:\Windows\system32\DRIVERS\vwifimp.sys --> C:\Windows\system32\DRIVERS\vwifimp.sys [?]
    R3 yukonw7;NDIS6.2 Miniport Driver for Marvell Yukon Ethernet Controller;C:\Windows\system32\DRIVERS\yk62x64.sys --> C:\Windows\system32\DRIVERS\yk62x64.sys [?]
    S2 clr_optimization_v4.0.30319_32;Microsoft .NET Framework NGEN v4.0.30319_X86;C:\WINDOWS\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v4.0.30319\mscorsvw.exe [2010-3-18 130384]
    S2 clr_optimization_v4.0.30319_64;Microsoft .NET Framework NGEN v4.0.30319_X64;C:\WINDOWS\Microsoft.NET\Framework64\v4.0.30319\mscorsvw.exe [2010-3-18 138576]
    S2 gupdate;Google Update Service (gupdate);C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Update\GoogleUpdate.exe [2011-5-7 136176]
    S2 SBSDWSCService;SBSD Security Center Service;C:\Program Files (x86)\Spybot - Search & Destroy\SDWinSec.exe [2011-5-7 1153368]
    S3 gupdatem;Google Update Service (gupdatem);C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Update\GoogleUpdate.exe [2011-5-7 136176]
    S3 USBAAPL64;Apple Mobile USB Driver;C:\Windows\system32\Drivers\usbaapl64.sys --> C:\Windows\system32\Drivers\usbaapl64.sys [?]
    S3 WatAdminSvc;Windows Activation Technologies Service;C:\Windows\system32\Wat\WatAdminSvc.exe --> C:\Windows\system32\Wat\WatAdminSvc.exe [?]
    .
    =============== Created Last 30 ================
    .
    2011-11-07 20:06:23 -------- d-----w- C:\Program Files (x86)\PCSafeDoctor
    2011-11-06 13:19:34 -------- d-----w- C:\Users\Liz\AppData\Roaming\Malwarebytes
    2011-11-06 13:19:28 -------- d-----w- C:\ProgramData\Malwarebytes
    2011-11-06 13:19:25 -------- d-----w- C:\Program Files (x86)\MALWAREBYTES ANTI-MALWARE
    2011-11-06 13:19:24 25416 ----a-w- C:\Windows\System32\drivers\mbam.sys
    2011-11-06 13:19:24 -------- d-----w- C:\Program Files (x86)\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware
    2011-11-05 22:23:14 -------- d-----w- C:\Program Files (x86)\SpywareBlaster
    2011-11-05 08:45:03 -------- d-----w- C:\Users\Liz\AppData\Local\dikcvess
    2011-11-03 08:00:17 -------- d-----w- C:\Program Files (x86)\MSXML 4.0
    2011-11-01 21:10:36 -------- d-----w- C:\Users\Liz\AppData\Local\HP
    2011-11-01 19:30:05 -------- d-----w- C:\ProgramData\WEBREG
    2011-11-01 19:25:21 -------- d-----w- C:\Program Files (x86)\Yahoo!
    2011-11-01 19:22:07 -------- d-----w- C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\HP
    2011-11-01 19:21:52 -------- d-----w- C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Hewlett-Packard
    2011-11-01 19:21:23 -------- d-----w- C:\Program Files (x86)\HP
    2011-11-01 19:20:31 859136 ----a-w- C:\Windows\System32\hpowiax4.dll
    2011-11-01 19:20:31 642360 ----a-w- C:\Windows\System32\hpzids40.dll
    2011-11-01 19:20:31 540672 ----a-w- C:\Windows\System32\hppldcoi.dll
    2011-11-01 19:20:31 488960 ----a-w- C:\Windows\System32\hpovst11.dll
    2011-11-01 19:20:31 1295360 ----a-w- C:\Windows\System32\hpotiop4.dll
    2011-10-28 20:45:48 -------- d-----w- C:\Program Files\iTunes
    2011-10-28 20:45:48 -------- d-----w- C:\Program Files\iPod
    2011-10-28 20:45:48 -------- d-----w- C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes
    2011-10-28 20:43:40 -------- d-----w- C:\Program Files\Bonjour
    2011-10-28 20:43:40 -------- d-----w- C:\Program Files (x86)\Bonjour
    2011-10-25 20:04:32 6144 ----a-w- C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iecompat.dll
    2011-10-25 20:04:32 6144 ----a-w- C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer\iecompat.dll
    2011-10-24 13:29:02 94208 ----a-w- C:\Windows\SysWow64\QuickTimeVR.qtx
    2011-10-24 13:29:02 69632 ----a-w- C:\Windows\SysWow64\QuickTime.qts
    2011-10-14 11:37:07 3134976 ----a-w- C:\Windows\System32\win32k.sys
    .
    ==================== Find3M ====================
    .
    2011-11-01 17:52:59 414368 ----a-w- C:\Windows\SysWow64\FlashPlayerCPLApp.cpl
    2011-10-03 04:06:03 472808 ----a-w- C:\Windows\SysWow64\deployJava1.dll
    2011-10-01 03:21:20 1638912 ----a-w- C:\Windows\System32\mshtml.tlb
    2011-10-01 02:59:14 1638912 ----a-w- C:\Windows\SysWow64\mshtml.tlb
    2011-09-28 13:26:47 20 ----a-w- C:\Windows\SysWow64\04090.DLL
    2011-08-30 22:05:32 96104 ----a-w- C:\Windows\System32\dns-sd.exe
    2011-08-30 22:05:32 85864 ----a-w- C:\Windows\System32\dnssd.dll
    2011-08-30 22:05:32 61288 ----a-w- C:\Windows\System32\jdns_sd.dll
    2011-08-30 22:05:32 212840 ----a-w- C:\Windows\System32\dnssdX.dll
    2011-08-30 22:05:04 83816 ----a-w- C:\Windows\SysWow64\dns-sd.exe
    2011-08-30 22:05:04 73064 ----a-w- C:\Windows\SysWow64\dnssd.dll
    2011-08-30 22:05:04 50536 ----a-w- C:\Windows\SysWow64\jdns_sd.dll
    2011-08-30 22:05:04 178536 ----a-w- C:\Windows\SysWow64\dnssdX.dll
    2011-08-27 05:40:28 861184 ----a-w- C:\Windows\System32\oleaut32.dll
    2011-08-27 05:40:28 331776 ----a-w- C:\Windows\System32\oleacc.dll
    2011-08-27 04:43:07 571904 ----a-w- C:\Windows\SysWow64\oleaut32.dll
    2011-08-27 04:43:06 233472 ----a-w- C:\Windows\SysWow64\oleacc.dll
    2011-08-20 05:45:20 1197568 ----a-w- C:\Windows\System32\wininet.dll
    2011-08-20 05:41:16 57856 ----a-w- C:\Windows\System32\licmgr10.dll
    2011-08-20 04:38:10 981504 ----a-w- C:\Windows\SysWow64\wininet.dll
    2011-08-20 04:35:20 44544 ----a-w- C:\Windows\SysWow64\licmgr10.dll
    2011-08-20 04:20:23 482816 ----a-w- C:\Windows\System32\html.iec
    2011-08-20 03:26:38 386048 ----a-w- C:\Windows\SysWow64\html.iec
    2011-08-17 05:32:24 613888 ----a-w- C:\Windows\System32\psisdecd.dll
    2011-08-17 05:27:46 75776 ----a-w- C:\Windows\System32\MSDvbNP.ax
    2011-08-17 05:27:46 288256 ----a-w- C:\Windows\System32\MSNP.ax
    2011-08-17 05:27:46 108032 ----a-w- C:\Windows\System32\psisrndr.ax
    2011-08-17 05:27:46 104960 ----a-w- C:\Windows\System32\Mpeg2Data.ax
    2011-08-17 04:26:02 465408 ----a-w- C:\Windows\SysWow64\psisdecd.dll
    2011-08-17 04:22:23 75776 ----a-w- C:\Windows\SysWow64\psisrndr.ax
    2011-08-17 04:22:23 72704 ----a-w- C:\Windows\SysWow64\Mpeg2Data.ax
    2011-08-17 04:22:23 59904 ----a-w- C:\Windows\SysWow64\MSDvbNP.ax
    2011-08-17 04:22:23 204288 ----a-w- C:\Windows\SysWow64\MSNP.ax
    .
    ============= FINISH: 18:55:36.92 ===============

    .
    UNLESS SPECIFICALLY INSTRUCTED, DO NOT POST THIS LOG.
    IF REQUESTED, ZIP IT UP & ATTACH IT
    .
    DDS (Ver_2011-08-26.01)
    .
    Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium
    Boot Device: \Device\HarddiskVolume2
    Install Date: 07/05/2011 21:55:19
    System Uptime: 08/11/2011 18:03:29 (0 hours ago)
    .
    Motherboard: Dell Inc. | | 0G848F
    Processor: Celeron(R) Dual-Core CPU T3000 @ 1.80GHz | Microprocessor | 1795/200mhz
    .
    ==== Disk Partitions =========================
    .
    C: is FIXED (NTFS) - 218 GiB total, 137.093 GiB free.
    D: is CDROM (CDFS)
    .
    ==== Disabled Device Manager Items =============
    .
    ==== System Restore Points ===================
    .
    No restore point in system.
    .
    ==== Installed Programs ======================
    .
    Update for Microsoft Office 2007 (KB2508958)
    Adobe Flash Player 10 ActiveX
    Adobe Flash Player 11 Plugin
    Adobe Reader 9.1.2
    Advanced Audio FX Engine
    AIO_Scan
    Apple Application Support
    Apple Software Update
    Audacity 1.3.13 (Unicode)
    BitTorrent
    BitTorrentBar Toolbar
    BufferChm
    C4200
    c4200_Help
    Cisco EAP-FAST Module
    Cisco LEAP Module
    Cisco PEAP Module
    Conduit Engine
    Copy
    Dell DataSafe Local Backup
    Dell DataSafe Local Backup - Support Software
    Dell DataSafe Online
    Dell Getting Started Guide
    Dell Support Center (Support Software)
    Dell Webcam Central
    Destinations
    DeviceDiscovery
    DivX Setup
    DocProc
    Free M4a to MP3 Converter 6.2
    Free Mp3 Wma Converter V 1.95
    Google Chrome
    Google Update Helper
    GPBaseService2
    HP Update
    HPPhotoGadget
    HPPhotoSmartDiscLabelContent1
    HPPhotosmartEssential
    HPProductAssistant
    HPSSupply
    Java Auto Updater
    Java(TM) 6 Update 29
    Junk Mail filter update
    Live! Cam Avatar Creator
    Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware version 1.51.2.1300
    MarketResearch
    Microsoft Choice Guard
    Microsoft Office 2007 Service Pack 2 (SP2)
    Microsoft Office Excel MUI (English) 2007
    Microsoft Office Home and Student 2007
    Microsoft Office Live Add-in 1.3
    Microsoft Office OneNote MUI (English) 2007
    Microsoft Office PowerPoint MUI (English) 2007
    Microsoft Office Proof (English) 2007
    Microsoft Office Proof (French) 2007
    Microsoft Office Proof (Spanish) 2007
    Microsoft Office Proofing (English) 2007
    Microsoft Office Proofing Tools 2007 Service Pack 2 (SP2)
    Microsoft Office Shared MUI (English) 2007
    Microsoft Office Shared Setup Metadata MUI (English) 2007
    Microsoft Office Word MUI (English) 2007
    Microsoft Search Enhancement Pack
    Microsoft Silverlight
    Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Compact Edition [ENU]
    Microsoft Sync Framework Runtime Native v1.0 (x86)
    Microsoft Sync Framework Services Native v1.0 (x86)
    Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 Redistributable
    Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable - x86 9.0.30729.4148
    Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable - x86 9.0.30729.6161
    Mozilla Firefox 6.0.2 (x86 en-GB)
    MSVCRT
    MSXML 4.0 SP2 (KB954430)
    MSXML 4.0 SP2 (KB973688)
    OJOsoft Audio Converter
    PowerDVD DX
    PS_AIO_Software_min
    QuickTime
    Roxio Burn
    Roxio Update Manager
    Scan
    Security Update for 2007 Microsoft Office System (KB2288621)
    Security Update for 2007 Microsoft Office System (KB2288931)
    Security Update for 2007 Microsoft Office System (KB2345043)
    Security Update for 2007 Microsoft Office System (KB2553074)
    Security Update for 2007 Microsoft Office System (KB2553089)
    Security Update for 2007 Microsoft Office System (KB2553090)
    Security Update for 2007 Microsoft Office System (KB2584063)
    Security Update for 2007 Microsoft Office System (KB969559)
    Security Update for 2007 Microsoft Office System (KB976321)
    Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 4 Client Profile (KB2446708)
    Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 4 Client Profile (KB2478663)
    Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 4 Client Profile (KB2518870)
    Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 4 Client Profile (KB2539636)
    Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 4 Client Profile (KB2572078)
    Security Update for Microsoft Office Excel 2007 (KB2553073)
    Security Update for Microsoft Office InfoPath 2007 (KB979441)
    Security Update for Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007 (KB2535818)
    Security Update for Microsoft Office PowerPoint Viewer 2007 (KB2464623)
    Security Update for Microsoft Office system 2007 (972581)
    Security Update for Microsoft Office system 2007 (KB974234)
    Security Update for Microsoft Office Visio Viewer 2007 (KB973709)
    Security Update for Microsoft Office Word 2007 (KB2344993)
    Skype Toolbars
    Skype™ 5.3
    SmartWebPrinting
    SolutionCenter
    Spybot - Search & Destroy
    SpywareBlaster 4.4
    Status
    Toolbox
    TrayApp
    UnloadSupport
    Update for 2007 Microsoft Office System (KB2284654)
    Update for 2007 Microsoft Office System (KB967642)
    Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 4 Client Profile (KB2468871)
    Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 4 Client Profile (KB2533523)
    Update for Microsoft Office 2007 Help for Common Features (KB963673)
    Update for Microsoft Office 2007 System (KB2539530)
    Update for Microsoft Office Excel 2007 Help (KB963678)
    Update for Microsoft Office OneNote 2007 (KB980729)
    Update for Microsoft Office OneNote 2007 Help (KB963670)
    Update for Microsoft Office Powerpoint 2007 Help (KB963669)
    Update for Microsoft Office Script Editor Help (KB963671)
    Update for Microsoft Office Word 2007 Help (KB963665)
    VC80CRTRedist - 8.0.50727.4053
    Visual Studio 2008 x64 Redistributables
    VLC media player 1.1.11
    WebReg
    Windows Live Call
    Windows Live Communications Platform
    Windows Live Essentials
    Windows Live Mail
    Windows Live Messenger
    Windows Live Movie Maker
    Windows Live Photo Gallery
    Windows Live Sign-in Assistant
    Windows Live Sync
    Windows Live Toolbar
    Windows Live Upload Tool
    Windows Live Writer
    WinZip Courier
    .
    ==== Event Viewer Messages From Past Week ========
    .
    08/11/2011 18:04:00, Error: Service Control Manager [7001] - The SBSD Security Center Service service depends on the Security Center service which failed to start because of the following error: The service cannot be started, either because it is disabled or because it has no enabled devices associated with it.
    07/11/2011 20:08:01, Error: Application Popup [1060] - \??\C:\Windows\SysWow64\drivers\RKHit.sys has been blocked from loading due to incompatibility with this system. Please contact your software vendor for a compatible version of the driver.
    06/11/2011 17:15:21, Error: VDS Basic Provider [1] - Unexpected failure. Error code: D@01010004
    06/11/2011 10:51:04, Error: BTHUSB [17] - The local Bluetooth adapter has failed in an undetermined manner and will not be used. The driver has been unloaded.
    .
    ==== End Of File ===========================
  2. Broni

    Broni Malware Annihilator Posts: 46,433   +252

    zbot is AVG's name for Ramnit infection....

    I'm afraid I have very bad news.

    You're infected with Ramnit file infector virus.

    Win32/Ramnit.A is a file infector with IRCBot functionality which infects .exe, and .HTML/HTM files, and opens a back door that compromises your computer. Using this backdoor, a remote attacker can access and instruct the infected computer to download and execute more malicious files. The infected .HTML or .HTM files may be detected as Virus:VBS/Ramnit.A. Win32/Ramnit.A!dll is a related file infector often seen with this infection. It too has IRCBot functionality which infects .exe, .dll and .HTML/HTM files and opens a back door that compromises your computer. This component is injected into the default web browser by Worm:Win32/Ramnit.A which is dropped by a Ramnit infected executable file.

    -- Note: As with most malware infections, the threat name may be different depending on the anti-virus or anti-malware program which detected it. Each security vendor uses their own naming conventions to identify various types of malware.
    With this particular infection the safest solution and only sure way to remove it effectively is to reformat and reinstall the OS.

    Why? The malware injects code in legitimate files similar to the Virut virus and in many cases the infected files (which could number in the thousands) cannot be disinfected properly by your anti-virus. When disinfection is attempted, the files often become corrupted and the system may become unstable or irreparable. The longer Ramnit.A remains on a computer, the more files it infects and corrupts so the degree of infection can vary.

    Ramnit is commonly spread via a flash drive (usb, pen, thumb, jump) infection where it copies Worm:Win32/Ramnit.A with a random file name. The infection is often contracted by visiting remote, crack and keygen sites. These type of sites are infested with a smörgåsbord of malware and a major source of system infection.

    In my opinion, Ramnit.A is not effectively disinfectable, so your best option is to perform a full reformat as there is no guarantee this infection can be completely removed. In most instances it may have caused so much damage to your system files that it cannot be completely cleaned or repaired. Further, your machine has likely been compromised by the backdoor Trojan and there is no way to be sure the computer can ever be trusted again. It is dangerous and incorrect to assume the computer is secure even if your anti-virus reports that the malware appears to have been removed.

    Many experts in the security community believe that once infected with this type of malware, the best course of action is to wipe the drive clean, reformat and reinstall the OS. Please read:
    Backdoors and What They Mean to You

    This is what Jesper M. Johansson at Microsoft TechNet has to say: Help: I Got Hacked. Now What Do I Do?.

    Important Note:: If your computer was used for online banking, has credit card information or other sensitive data on it, you should disconnect from the Internet until your system is cleaned. All passwords should be changed immediately to to include those used for banking, email, eBay, paypal and any online activities which require a username and password. You should consider them to be compromised. You should change each password using a clean computer and not the infected one. If not, an attacker may get the new passwords and transaction information. Banking and credit card institutions should be notified of the possible security breach. Failure to notify your financial institution and local law enforcement can result in refusal to reimburse funds lost due to fraud or similar criminal activity.


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