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Unusual wi-fi outgoing transmission

By Agent J
Aug 23, 2007
  1. I just moved this from the Storage & Networking forum as it might be more appropriate here..

    Since last night, I was puzzled why my browsing was frozen. I couldn't receive any data. I checked my network activity through Task Manager and was surprised that my computer was continuously sending around 400Kbps! I closed all applications and still it was sending. I disable my wi-fi and enabled it again, and it continued sending data again.

    when i checked with my internet provider, the data sent didn't register with their system and to my billing. what could be causing this? what can i do? this usually happens a few hours after i boot up and have a couple of programs running. thanks in advance!

    here's my hjt log file while it wasn't acting up yet.
     
  2. Rik

    Rik Banned Posts: 4,985

    As I suspected, your system IS infected. You need to have a thorough read of the sticky threads (at the top of the forum) first.



    This thread is for the use of Agent J only. Please don`t post your own virus/spyware problems in this thread. Instead, open a new thread in our security and the web forum.

    I apologise for having to alter my post several times but i am a little rusty as i have bee absent from TS for some time and its taking me a little while to get back into the swing of things
     
  3. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 13,469   +327

    possible suspects are the many AutoUpdate services for many programs,
    eg Java, Adobe, Windows, AVG, COMODO, ... there's quite a list.

    btw: unless you have a Printer connected via Ethernet, your Bonjour service is
    useless; it will never discover a USB printer for example.
     
  4. Agent J

    Agent J TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 19

    thanks for the info rik n jobeard.. here are the updated log files of AVG antispyware, hjt, and combofix. antirootkit didn't find any hidden files.

    thanks!
     
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