Possible rootkit?

By jackal575 ยท 4 replies
Jul 15, 2012
  1. Hi, I am seeking some guidance for my next steps..

    Some background:
    After recently re-installing Windows 7 (x64) onto a newly created RAID array, I noticed some intruders stealing my upload bandwidth (port 3389 was being forwarded to this box :/ )

    I installed a better firewall (rules for the Windows built-in are a pain to set up properly) to stop the intruders and installed Avira (safe mode complete scan revealed nothing)

    The problem:
    UltraVNC will occasionally attempt to connect to some IP address. It fails and gives me a notification, stating the IP address.

    I have been monitoring network activity and whitelisting trusted programs only and have come to the conclusion that I have either misplaced my trust or whatever I've got is hiding from me.

    I feel like I'm out of my depth now and could use a bit of help!

    Thanks in advance :)
  2. Jay Pfoutz

    Jay Pfoutz Malware Helper Posts: 4,282   +49

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  3. jackal575

    jackal575 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Delete this post please!

    Feel stupid for using the default ports -_-

    For reference - these notifications are the result of a portscan

    Sorry for the false alarm
  4. Jay Pfoutz

    Jay Pfoutz Malware Helper Posts: 4,282   +49

    Are you saying you don't need help with this malware issue?
  5. Jay Pfoutz

    Jay Pfoutz Malware Helper Posts: 4,282   +49

    Hello. Are you still with us?

    Your thread has been marked as "Inactive" because of your lack of reply. Please let us know how your computer is running, or if you want to continue in this topic.


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