Google Redirect

By cbrown54
Dec 14, 2009
  1. I am having trouble with Google redirect.
    Behavior: browser gets redirected to random sites from Google searches. Also, when viewing a web page a new window will suddenly open to random sites.

    Followed 8 steps

    G Data Internet Security 2010 scan showed only one infection:
    File: S0132211.Acl
    Directory: C:\System Volume Information\_restore{1B805856-7311-4708-BA8D-78EEDC6BC9F8}\RP727
    Virus: Win32:DNSChanger-VJ[Trj] (EngineB)

    The above line should read: Win32 colon DNSChanger-VJ[Trj] but apparently the colon + D is generating an emoticon.

    MalwareBytes and SuperAntiSpyware scans found nothing.

    Logs attached.
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    Thank you in advance for any assistance.
  2. cbrown54

    cbrown54 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    An update - problem escalating

    More problems with a new browser window popping up, G Data sends a warning that Trojan.Script.245528 was detected so it was quarantined or deleted.

    However, now there is some bogus spyware installed sending me messages (a bogus icon in the system tray as well).

    Here is the bogus message I get on startup:
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    Here is the bogus message that pops up from the system tray and the icon:
    View attachment 54660

    Ran the 8 steps again.

    G Data found nothing.

    Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware is now somehow disabled. I tried uninstalling and reinstalling but it will not open. I should add that this is not a new program for me, I have it installed on my machine and use it periodically.

    SuperAntiSpyware found and deleted 52 items.

    Attached are new logs from SuperAntiSpyware and HijackThis scans:
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    View attachment 54661

    The bogus spyware and messages are still there.

    Any assistance would be greatly appreciated.
  3. AnonymousSurfer

    AnonymousSurfer TS Guru Posts: 452   +40

    The "Bogus Spyware" would be a rogue software.
  4. cbrown54

    cbrown54 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Thank you for the nomenclature!
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