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What's best software for iPhone 4s that's been compromised?

Q: What's best software for iPhone 4s that's been compromised?

Anybody have a recommendation for getting my iPhone 4s and iPad 3 back to full speed?

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Preferred Solution: What's best software for iPhone 4s that's been compromised?

I recommend downloading and running Reimage. It's a computer repair tool that has been proven to identify and fix many Windows problems with a high level of success.

I've used it in the past to identify and fix everything from blue screens (BSOD's), ActiveX errors, corrupt files and processes, dll/exe/sys errors, recover lost memory, Windows update problems, defragging, malware removal etc.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloadreimage.com/download.php. (This link will automatically start a download of Reimage that you can save to your computer.)


I already have a home security camera system. What I'am looking for is software I can put on my desk top that will notify me on my iphone when motion detection is activated. As well as allow me
to monitor the cameras from my iphone.

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I've been trying to update my iPhone 4 from iOS 4.1 to the newest version but I've encountered problem after problem.

First when I tried to update it through iTunes it said 'it cannot be restored at this time because the iPhone software update server could not be contacted or is temporarily unavailable at this time'.

Now when I connect my iPhone to my laptop it says 'iTunes requires a newer version of Apple Mobile Device Support. Please uninstall both Apple Mobile Device Support and iTunes, then install iTunes again.'

So when I got to the control panel to uninstall iTunes it says 'the Windows Installer Service could not be accessed. This can occur if the Windows Installer is not correctly installed. Contact your personnel for assistance.'

I've been looking for a solution for hours and cannot find anything, I tried one solution which involved Regedit but it didn't work.

Can someone please please help me? I'm beginning to loose my mind!

A:How can I uninstall iTunes from my PC and update my iPhone software?

Try this Fix problems with programs that can't be installed or uninstalled

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I have a iPhone 4S and use the native calendar app to run my life.
I would like to integrate the events in my calendar app to display on the desktop (maybe as a gadget) of my computer. I use a Windows Seven Ultimate 64-bit SP1.
Using outlook didn't workout so good.. My events doubled up on my phone on the 2nd sync. Plus. At the time, I couldn't workout how to display the events on my desktop. Maybe it was because I didn't configure the gadget correctly.

Ideal software would be able to do..
- Show events on the current day on the desktop.
- Show up coming events within the next 7 days on the desktop.
- Update every time i sync my phone. (iTunes has the ability to sync certain things (such as contacts and calendars).

Anyone have ideas on what software I can use to do this?

A:Software Recommendation: Integrate iPhone 4S with Windows Seven.

I found the outlook.com calendar to be the best,
Apple does not agree with Office calendar if that's the calendar you had issues with ?
Not very specific "outlook calendar"

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I get an error message that states check setting cannot download software. Have tried various times

A:Cannot download latest iPhone software to iTunes

Are you running antivirus software or a firewall that is blocking it?
Try with Firefox instead of Internet Explorer, or vice versa.

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Apple to fix security hole in iPhone software.

Apple is planning to release a fix for a security hole in the software that runs on its iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch devices.

Related article: Theoretical attacks exploit iOS browser flaw.

The new browser security flaw in iPhones, iPods, and iPads could be more dangerous than initially suspected.

-- Tom

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I use iphone6.
itunes is my worst nightmare and stress. It's a must stay away.
I don't even like itunes being mentioned or like "hey give it a try, it's easy once you know."
It became a trauma, I probably won't use it even if I had a master degree. lol
I use copytrans for music and videos, when moving music and video files into my iphone.
But I can't move photos that are in my pc into my iphone.
I can only go through so much hassle by uploading my pc images into email in pc.
Download those images in email by mobile. And we all know mobiles are hard and time consuming unlike pc to download images 1 by 1.
It's really frustrating itunes is the worst software of all time in human history but people still use iphone.(personal rant don't mind)

A:Free and simple alternative software to move photos in pc to iphone ?

This may be a silly question but have you tried connecting your phone to your computer by cable ?  I imagine you would need a USB A to Lightning one since Apple go their own way on connectors. That is of course assuming the iPhone has an external connector of any sort.
If it is possible to connect them by cable then, with the phone switched on, you should be able to 'see' the phone's memory in Windows/File Explorer. If you can see the memory then it should be a simple 'drag and drop' operation to move the photos you want across.
As you can gather my experience with iPhones approaches zero but this technique works with other phones and cameras.
Chris Cosgrove

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Hello.  I seem to be sharing my firewall privileges with a remote hacker and a system restore didn't help.  A similar posting at Tom's Hardware pointed to a corrupted/malware rundll32.exe file creating extraneous malware files (guard.tmp, filename.dll) in his Win/System32 folder.  I suspect I have something similar though couldn't find those same file names.  (His posting is here: http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/134388-45-mysterious-rundll32-administrator-privileges )
I have tried kaspersky, combofix, rskiller, hitman, symantec, emsisoft, avg, symantec, windows defender, etc.  I am not a tech guy by trade but serve as my own IT guy some months so any help I get is welcome.  I probably am supposed to be posting "hijack this" findings or something as a first step but haven't done anything like that in 12 years so I figured I would post my problem first.  Thank you.

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Esteemed Forum Members,

This is my first posting here. I am a Java programmer/developer. And I look forward to participating. Although I generally find that I learn more from reading the posts of the knowledgeable folks here than with me talking.

My current question is to see if anyone knows any more about a computer affliction that has affected two friends in the past week. (They are in different groups, so these are separate "afflictions".)

The two are remarkably similar so I am hypothesizing that they are basically the same attack. I suspect that if I have bumped into two of these cases, you folks may have already been there and done that.

As I don't have access to either of their computers, and as they are rather naive MSWindows users, it might be difficult for me to run the various diagnosic tools on their systems.

Basically the symptom is that they received an email from a known source. (Yeah, I know...) And clicked on a link to one of the {canxhealth health24x medhealthx xmedx } dotcom websites. The result is that, at a minimum, their Yahoo email account was compromised and an email was sent out to all of their contacts. The sent email has no subject and contains only the link to the malware website.

Googling through the web, I see suggestions ranging from changing the email account password through reformatting the hard-drive and resetting external routers. I also see claims that none of the major anti-virus/firewall applications detect this... Read more

A:Yahoo Account Compromised, possible system compromised

Hello Chuck, First i will move you one forum down to Am I Hacked.Please read the first pinned topic there, Who To Contact If Your Yahoo Webmail Account Is Hacked Next follow tese instructions,also a pinned topic there How to receive help in the Am I Hacked? forum

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I am running Win7/Pro x64. My System Spec is in my Profile.

I do not have iTunes installed on my desktop. I do have an iPhone 5, a hand-me-down from my son.

Yesterday the phone needed to be charged. I attached it to a USB port. I was asked by the phone if I trusted my desktop. I said yes. I was told that there were no new images on the phone to import, a fact I already knew. I've encountered this dialog before. It seems to be part of the procrustean Apple way of computing.

What troubles me is that a process started about the time I plugged in the phone. At a rate of 5-10 files/sec the 'modified' date was changed on over 3,500 jpg files on my data drive. I've not analyzed the order in which they were processed but suspect that it was A-Z on the file names and also on folder names.

Could this behavior result from iTunes running its 'sync' process? If so, is there anything I can do to prevent it from happening again?

If we have no Apple OS experts on this forum, does anyone know of an 'Apple forum' that is as respected as sevenforums is in the Windows world?



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I just got the new iPhone 4S and I have a 3GS as my old phone with no way to transfer my contacts. I was told I could save a backup of my 3GS to itunes, then load the backup onto my 4S.

Well my 3GS won't backup, it keeps saying "iTunes could not backup the iphone because an error occurred" without any error code. I've wiped my old backup, I've cleared sync history. I'm using a PC with itunes with the latest itunes version 10.5.

What can I do to get my contacts over to the new phone?

A:Error backing up iPhone - trying to transfer contacts to new iPhone 4S

You may have to load them one at a time.

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How to make your own iPhone Ringtone and transfer it to your iPhone directly?

A:How to make your own iPhone Ringtone and transfer it to your iPhone directly?

Here's a paid one....
Seems to be a few listings.
Google search.

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Windows 7 Ultimate/32bit. iTunes 9.0
Each time I dock my iPhone, I get a pop-up message "device driver software was not installed successfully". I want to stop this message appearing.
In fact, Windows 7 *is* locating the correct USBAAPL driver (which is seen to load in Device Manager) and iTunes works fine.
However, since the detail on the error message relates to "MTP USB device" it seems that Windows is triggering the error too soon.
I recently reinstalled Windows 7 from scratch and latest iTunes etc (for other reasons) but this problem remains.
If I delete the driver then the default that Windows looks for is the MTP driver (which fails) and then I manually point it to C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\Drivers and it reinstalls the USBAAPL driver it had before.

A:Plugging in iPhone generates "device driver software was not installed successfully" message

Try go to Device Manager, if there is any “Unknown MTP device”, uninstall it,  then plug in your iPhone and scan for hardware changes to let Windows Update automatically find and install the correct driver.  
BTW, I found the following similar issue for your reference:
iPhone and Windows 7 RC don't work - DELL USB Chipset Issue
Topic : iTunes 9 on Windows 7 x64 Has Problems with iPhone
Please note: we provide the third party link for technical use only. There may be some changes without notice, Microsoft doesn’t guarantee any accuracy on contacting information.
Best Regards

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I just bought my first ever smartphone (yes, I've been living under a rock) - the iphone 5s. I'm after recommendations for good software to protect it, free if possible.
I've looked in the itunes store and the options for anti-virus seem limited. The Mcafee app gets bad reviews and the others I've never heard of, and/or have no reviews. any suggestions would be great.
On the anti-malware front, i can't seem to find anything in itunes store when i try to search. I like the Malwarebytes anti-Malware program for my laptop, but unless I'm mistaken the only mobile app they have is for Androids, not iphones. Again, any recommendations would be much appreciated.
This novice appreciates your time and ideas...

A:Good anti-virus and anti-malware software for iphone 5s

The reason they have more anti-virus apps for Android is because the Android platform is more vulnerable to malware. On Android, you are able to download and install a variety of things from unknown sources.
For the iPhone, however, anti-virus isn't really needed unless you have jailbroken your device.
Hope this helped.

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I just bought my first ever smartphone (yes, I've been living under a rock) - the iphone 5s. I'm after recommendations for good software to protect it, free if possible.
I've looked in the itunes store and the options for anti-virus seem limited. The Mcafee app gets bad reviews and the others I've never heard of, and/or have no reviews. any suggestions would be great.
On the anti-malware front, i can't seem to find anything in itunes store when i try to search. I like the Malwarebytes anti-Malware program for my laptop, but unless I'm mistaken the only mobile app they have is for Androids, not iphones. Again, any recommendations would be much appreciated.
This novice appreciates your time and ideas...

A:Good anti-virus and anti-malware software for iphone 5s

The reason they have more anti-virus apps for Android is because the Android platform is more vulnerable to malware. On Android, you are able to download and install a variety of things from unknown sources.
For the iPhone, however, anti-virus isn't really needed unless you have jailbroken your device.
Hope this helped.

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I am trying to get my SMS,contacts and pictures on my iPhone to be put either onto my computer or onto iTunes and I don't know how to do this.
Any help or advice would be greatly received.
Thanks in advance.
Could you suggest a transfer???

A:How can i backup iphone 3GS sms/contact to new iphone 4?

Cucusoft iPhone Tool Kits can also transfer Music/Video from your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch to your computer.

Backup Photos to Any Folder on Computer
Backup SMS to to Computer with Multiple File Formats
Backup Call List to Computer with Multiple File Formats
Backup Contacts to Computer with Multiple File Formats
iPhone Disk & file Utilities


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Is there a way that I can sync my Outlook contacts with my Iphone 4s so that the contact appears as displayed by outlook.
Example: Mr. Richard Jones
FILE AS: Rich Jones

This is the option to display in outlook and I would prefer to display on phone the same.

A:Sync Outlook with Iphone display in Iphone name from outlook: FILE AS:

Hello. I have an android phone which is synced with my gmail account. I have eyed the new iphone 5 and will soon be moving data and contacts from my android to my iphone.

Before migrating to the iphone and mess up something with my contacts, i want to sync all to my outlook. So I wish to achieve sync from Android to Outlook and then from Outlook to the new iphone - is that possible?

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How can I check to see which I have?
I was looking into the "Siri" service, and don't see it.
Recently upgraded to the OS5. Does that matter?

A:Solved: iPhone 4 or iPhone 4S

Check for the Model number under Settings > General > About

From what I've read on the Apple forums, if you have the iPhone 4, it won't support the Siri integration.

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Hi there

My system has been compromised just recently and would like your help on the matter.

Here's what I've done so far: Installed and ran "CCleaner", removed whatever it found. Did the same with "Ad-Aware" and it actually found some trojan of some sort and removed it. Then I intalled "Spybot Search & Destroy" and did a search with that one. And finally I ran a virus check with "NOD32" and topped it off with "MalwareBytes' Anti-Malware". "NOD32" found some trojans in "Java" which I deleted manually and did a new search, where nothing showed up. I've got logs of the Java trojans. So I've updated "Java" now as well, so that hopefully will close any security holes.

So I'll post a log from MBAM and HJT and would really appreciate your opinion on this matter. Are my system okay now, or can you still see something?
Thank you.

Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware 1.44
Database version: 3874
Windows 5.1.2600 Service Pack 3
Internet Explorer 8.0.6001.18702

16-03-2010 23:58:52
mbam-log-2010-03-16 (23-58-52).txt

Scan type: Full Scan (C:\|D:\|)
Objects scanned: 187944
Time elapsed: 20 minute(s), 39 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:
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Hello and welcome to TSF.

HijackThis is no longer the preferred initial analysis tool in this forum.

We want all our members to perform the steps outlined in the link given below, before posting for assistance. There's a sticky at the top of this forum, and a

Having problems with spyware and pop-ups? First Steps

link at the top of each page.

Please follow our pre-posting process outlined here:


After running through all the steps, you shall have a proper set of logs. Please post them in a new topic, as this one shall be closed.

If you have trouble with one of the steps, simply move on to the next one, and make note of it in your reply.

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Hi there,

Ried in the virus/malware section was previously helping me out. No virus/malware was detected on my system. As a result he referred me to you guys since I am still having problems. My machine started acting up after I installed RealWorld Cursor Editor. The cursor repeatedly froze up for no reason. As a result, I went ahead and uninstalled real world but the issue still continues to persist. In the interest of time, a summary of all the steps he took is posted below:

1. Tried System Restore from both Normal Mode and Windows Recovery Environment and it fails to complete.

4. Mention that issue seems to have begun after installing RealWorld Cursor, and that it had been uninstalled.

3. Reviewed detailed logs for any remnant RealWorld entries and none found.

4. Issue does not occur in Safe Mode.

A:Been Compromised again!

Hi, press the win + r key together, in the run box type:- msconfig, open the services tab and put a check in "hide all microsoft services" look at the remaining services for anything to do with the program, uncheck it and apply, also look under the startup tab anything that looks like it's associated with the program uncheck. If unsure you can still uncheck items (just leave virus and malware programs checked) If you want more info about items google OR post back.

Since that program effects Icon and mouse cursor we should try resetting the default registry settings, this will do no harm. Run the attached .zip file then double click on the returned .reg file allow to be added to registry. Restart computer.


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I had a post in another forum, but after running MBAM(no results). I thought I should post in here. If not, my apologizes, please move me to the correct area. My daughter plugged into a USB port, some cheapo camera she had. I got an error message on my screen(don't recall). I rebooted and now my CPU fan seems like it is about to launch. Any and all advice is appreciated. My 9 year is upset, she thinks she broke it. THANKS!

A:I think my Pc might of been compromised.

Hello is this an XP PC or another? The error message would help if you see it again. Open the Tazk Manager (press CTRL+ALT+DEL). Click on Processes Tab and is something using a lot of your CPU ?Run ATF and SAS:From your regular user account.Download Attribune's ATF Cleaner and then SUPERAntiSpyware , Free Home Version. Save both to desktop ..DO NOT run yet.Open SUPER from icon and install and Update itUnder Scanner Options make sure the following are checked (leave all others unchecked):Close browsers before scanning.Scan for tracking cookies.Terminate memory threats before quarantining.Click the "Close" button to leave the control center screen and exit the program. DO NOT run yet.Now reboot into Safe Mode: How to enter safe mode(XP)Using the F8 MethodRestart your computer. When the machine first starts again it will generally list some equipment that is installed in your machine, amount of memory, hard drives installed etc. At this point you should gently tap the F8 key repeatedly until you are presented with a Windows XP Advanced Options menu. Select the option for Safe Mode using the arrow keys. Then press enter on your keyboard to boot into Safe Mode. Double-click ATF-Cleaner.exe to run the program.Under Main "Select Files to Delete" choose: Select All.Click the Empty Selected button.If you use Firefox or Opera browser click that browser at the top and choose: Select AllClick the Empty Selected button.If you would like to keep your saved password... Read more

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i went to amazon last night, tried to buy a gift card and got the attached warning.  amazon help couldn't tell me why he said everything is up to date. i also noticed my some of my browsers options had changed
 attach.txt   8.68KB
DDS (Ver_2012-11-20.01) - NTFS_AMD64
Internet Explorer: 11.0.9600.17207  BrowserJavaVersion: 10.51.2
Run by Bobz at 16:03:58 on 2014-07-16
Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate   6.1.7601.1.1252.1.1033.18.8182.5220 [GMT -7:00]
AV: ESET NOD32 Antivirus 6.0 *Enabled/Updated* {77DEAFED-8149-104B-25A1-21771CA47CD1}
SP: ESET NOD32 Antivirus 6.0 *Enabled/Updated* {CCBF4E09-A773-1FC5-1F11-1A056723366C}
SP: Windows Defender *Enabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
============== Running Processes ===============
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 LocalService
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k GPSvcGroup
C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\Display\nvxdsync.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService
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A:compromised ??

Hello and Welcome on board Bobz1x,my Name is Machiavelli and I will assist you with your problem.If you booted into safe mode on your computer then print my instructions!I'm in the 'Malware Staff Team' and will provide you with advice:To remove Malware on a computer can be very complicated. Malware (malicious software) is able to hide and so I may not be able to find it so easily. In order to remove Malware from you Computer, you need to follow my instructions carefully. Don't be worried if you don't know what to do. just ask me! Please stay in contact with me until the problem is fixed.Below are a few tips:Removing Malware is usually very difficult.We need to search and analyse a lot of files. As this is done in our free time, please be patient especially if I don't answer every day!Please follow these instructionsIf you don't follow the instructions your computer may crash. If you fix your PC by yourself, this can be very risky!Please stay in contact with me until your problem is resolvedAs Malware may not be totally removed in one session or in one day, please stay in contact with me until the problem is resolved.Please don't run any other tools without consulting with me as this can complicate finding and removing all MalwareDon't run any tools while I'm fixing your PC. That is counter productive and again, will only complicate finding and removing all Malware!Read my post completelyIf you don't do so, you may make mistakes that could result in your System crashing by you... Read more

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Why am I getting buried here?

A:Compromised...but not sure how or how bad...help please

I know I got some bad spyware from somewhere and keep getting all kind of weird notifications from spyware doctor that something has been blocked. Also I get notification that programs could not start at start up. I then run a scan with Spywaredoctor or superantispyware or adaware and it seems to get rid of the problem, but the next time I start up there is a new problem. The most recent one is "TA_start failed to begin correctly at start up" or something such. I feel like I'm killing the weeds but not the root.

I downloaded hijackthis and made a log. Hopefully it has everything needed. Spywaredoctor tried to blaock something it was doing.

Any help you can provide would be super.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.0 (BETA)
Scan saved at 5:22:55 PM, on 6/18/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Avid\Digidesign\Drivers\MMERefresh.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\Common\Google

C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
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TL;DR I went to the website in this picture (http://puu.sh/pQ2ll/784eb6bbe8.jpg) and downloaded a file disguised as a flash update and executed it repeatedly like a moron. It opened a command prompt with a title I don't remember and closed quickly, nothing has happened since. I don't know what it did or if it's even an active threat.
I'll put this at the top for those disinterested in the story, I've run Malwarebytes Anti-Malware to no avail, I ran rkill.com and it interacted with nothing, and after that I did a system restore to a point two days ago. I'm aware system restore is dubious at best for virus and malware removal, but I can't think of anything more appropriate to do for something I doubt would even flag as spyware than simply factory resetting my laptop, which I still might do. It feels as if it's running slower than usual, but it's so barely noticeable that it might just be that I rebooted it for the first time in a while combined with placebo. Might I still be infected?
I woke up this morning and popped my laptop open, and within minutes of logging onto Steam, a person on my friends list that sends messages to me sporadically with large gaps in between sent me a link saying he found me in a video on Twitch for a game that I play very often. Being early morning, from a friend that does this often, I clicked the link, but instead of the video playing, the box simply showed the "You must update Adobe Flash Player" notice that looks exactly like it woul... Read more

A:Am I still compromised?

Adware Cleaner Scan.
Please download AdwCleaner by Xplode onto your desktop.
Close all open programs and internet browsers.
Double click on adwcleaner.exe to run the tool.
Click on Scan button.
When the scan has finished click on Clean button.
Your computer will be rebooted automatically. A text file will open after the restart.
Please post the contents of that logfile with your next reply.
You can find the logfile at C:\AdwCleaner[S1].txt as well.
JRT Scan.
Please download Junkware Removal Tool and save it on your desktop.
Shut down your anti-virus, anti-spyware, and firewall software now to avoid potential conflicts.
Run the tool by double-clicking it. If you are using Windows Vista or Windows 7, right-click it and select Run as administrator.
The tool will open and start scanning your system.
Please be patient as this can take a while to complete depending on your system's specifications.
On completion, a log is saved to your desktop and will automatically open.
Please post the JRT log.
Adware Removal Tool Scan.
Download Adware removal tool to your desktop, right click the icon and select Run as Administrator.

Hit Ok.

Hit next make sure to leave all items checked, for removal.

The Program will close all open programs to complete the removal, so save any work and hit OK. Then hit OK after the removal process is complete, thenOK ... Read more

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IE is doing weird things like not allowing me to login, not allowing me to get past the first page in the forums of a website I use regularly, going very slow. I tried FF and it seems to work a little better but I get messages that I am sending over unencrypted pages even on TSG. I added a bunch of extensions but I still feel insecure. The NYTimes page comes up but I cannot get any articles to come up when I click them. I can get videos and photos but no articles. I tried FF and now it goes to a login page when I click on an article. It has never been a login sort of page.

The only out of the norm thing I have done is watch some videos of Bettany Hughes Ancient World series. After I was done my machine was slow. So I restarted it and when the desktop was up I saw a window appear that was just the upper right corner of a browser page. There were some letters the _ the box and the X. It did not respond to me clicking on the maximize box or the close X. Then it just disappeared on its own a few seconds later.

I have scanned with Avira free, Defender, and Malwarebytes all of them find nothing but neither of my browsers work properly any longer and I think I am compromised.

Any help?

A:I think I am compromised

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I really hope someone can help me. I am using windows XP and lately it has been doing everything imaginable. It started with opening web pages completely unsolicited. Then it would redirect pages that I was on and try to install things.After that it would not open some web pages unless I allowed all cookies and lowered the privacy to LOW. It Automatically closes some programs for no reason, sometimes it just restarts whenever. The last time that happened it removed all my settings and if I reset them it does not keep them and I have to start all over again. I have even had to reinstall my internet connection and email. It does not even save my desktop display. Everytime I look directly under the C drive I have all kinds of applications there which I continulaay delete. Oh, and it is so slow, it has 512 MB and 1.8 GHz with 80 GB HD.

I have run AntiVir and it claims that there are no viruses, or trojan horses ot anything else, I ran HiJack this, I ran cwshredder and it says that there is nothing. I don' know what to do!!! Please someome help me?

A:Very compromised PC

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Need help getting rid of the bad guys

Here is my HJT log

Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.7
Scan saved at 5:12:55 AM, on 7/18/04
Platform: Windows 98 SE (Win9x 4.10.2222A)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:

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I have a Sony PC running windows XP. My Zone Alarm firewall blocked iexplorer.exe trying to access the internet to some unknow IP address. I've scanned my system with AVG anti-virus and with spyware from Zone Alarm and Spysweeper but they didn't detect anything. Could I have been compromised?

A:Have I been compromised?


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i run trend paid internet security 2010 .. a colleague was hit by gumbar and another by hacktool rootkit ... my machine slowed to a crawl last night, minute between clicks .. but a reboot and i 'seem' to be running normally and have had a clean scan from that, prevx, and malwarebytes, but I'm still paranoid, so I really appreciate any insight into the logs I'm posting per the instructions here http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/34773/preparation-guide-for-use-before-using-malware-removal-tools-and-requesting-help/ (i included hijackthis log too just in case)i'm on a vista 64bit .. and running GMER, i only had services/registry/files / ADS available for selection.. system devices.. etc .. all were grayed out.DDS (Ver_09-12-01.01) - NTFSX64 Run by websitewendy at 11:55:02.28 on Thu 02/18/2010Internet Explorer: 7.0.6001.18000 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_16Microsoft? Windows Vista? Home Premium 6.0.6001.1.1252.1.1033.18.4094.1108 [GMT -8:00]SP: Windows Defender *enabled* (Updated) coloro:red4============== Running Processes ===============C:\Windows\system32\wininit.exeC:\Windows\system32\lsm.exeC:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunchC:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k rpcssC:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestrictedC:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestrictedC:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcsC:\Windows\system32\SLsvc.exeC:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceC:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkServiceC... Read more

A:have i been compromised ?

Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. Please include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Please refrain from running tools or applying updates other than those we suggest while we are cleaning up your computer. The reason for this is so we know what is going on with the machine at any time. Some programs can interfere with others and hamper the recovery process.Even if you have already provided information about your PC, we need a new log to see what has changed since you originally posted your problem.We need to create an OTL ReportPlease download OTL from one of the following mirrors:This is THE MirrorSave it to your desktop.Double click on the icon on your desktop.Click the "Scan All Users" checkbox.In the custom scan box paste the following:CODEnetsvcsmsconfigsafebootminimalsafebootnetworkactivexdrivers32%systemroot%�... Read more

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I attempted to follow the malware prep guide but stalled out on step 7 when DDS would not run. I followed the threads in the forums to download and run RSIT and have posted the logs below. I have also included the inital logs for recent events from Norton Internet Security which keeps flagging and removing local virus and blocking attacks from the internet. Any help is greatly appreciated.My basic problem is that Norton is locating and eliminating a virus every time I boot my pc. Norton also picks up and blocks some internet attacks everytime I attach to the internet. However each time I restart my pc the virus re-appears.thanks!NORTON RECENT SCAN DATA:Category: BackupDate & Time,Severity,Activity,Status,Recommended Action,Action,Location,Media Type5/15/2010 10:00 PM,Info,Backup performed to I:,"Canceled, Canceled",None,Backup,I:,CD/DVD DriveCategory: Firewall - Network and ConnectionsDate & Time,Severity,Activity,Status,Recommended Action,Subnet Identifier,Gateway Physical Address,Category,Gateway IP Address5/15/2010 9:45 PM,Info,Connected to a protected network. (,Protected,No Action Required,,,,5/15/2010 9:45 PM,Info,Connected to a shared network. (00 12 17 C5 E0 D9),Trusted,No Action Required,,00 12 17 C5 E0 D9,,5/15/2010 9:45 PM,Info,"Protecting your connection to a newly detected network on adapter \"Realtek RTL8169/8110 Family Gigabit Ethernet NIC - Packet Scheduler Miniport\" (IP ad... Read more

A:PC has been compromised

Hello and welcome to Bleeping Computer! We apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. If you have not done so, include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Upon completing the steps below another staff member will review and take the steps necessary with you to get your machine back in working order clean and free of malware.If you have already posted a DDS log, please do so again, as your situation may have changed.Use the 'Add Reply' and add the new log to this thread.Thanks and again sorry for the delay.We need to see some information about what is happening in your machine. Please perform the following scan:Download DDS by sUBs from one of the following links. Save it to your desktop.DDS.scrDDS.pifDouble click on the DDS icon, allow it to run.A small box will open, with an explaination about the tool. No input is needed, the scan is running.Notepad will open with the results.Fo... Read more

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I received one of these scam "I need money" emails from a friend and immediately realised that her computer had been hacked. I replied telling her so.Now I have received another email from her with a new email address saying that since she was hacked she had been unable to receive anything at the original address, she thinks everything went to the hackers. I am just wondering whether my response to the original email has put me at risk and if so what should I do bout it or is it too late.

A:Am I compromised

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Once again, I have been forced to ask for help. Allayed by the fact no infections were found on my machine earlier I soon relapsed into complacency. But almost immediately my solace was short-lived. For the past 1 week my computer has been acting up for no apparent reason. Something is horribly wrong with the cursor and application tabs. At times my cursor refuses to do what I want. I keep clicking away at 'x(s)' but application windows just sit there frozen. Instead of closing out, my cursor freezes up. Then yesterday my comp. simply blacked out. A message reading ' Not compatible with windows 64-bit....' mysteriously appeared but on restarting the computer it was gone. Pulling on scroll bars using the cursor is another goof-up. No matter how hard I try, scroll bars refuse to pull up or down. After several tries the picture gives way. I have a penchant for watching youtube videos ( engineering simulations). Is it possible that may be the culprit? Anyhow, I have posted/attached the following logfiles.

DDS (Ver_2011-08-26.01) - NTFSAMD64
Internet Explorer: 8.0.7601.17514 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_27
Run by SHAHJEE at 15:19:14 on 2011-11-06
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 6.1.7601.1.1252.1.1033.18.3894.925 [GMT -8:00]
AV: Kaspersky Internet Security *Enabled/Updated* {2EAA32A5-1EE1-1B22-95DA-337730C6E984}
SP: Kaspersky Internet Security *Enabled/Updated* {95CBD341-38DB-14AC-AF6A-08054B41A339}
SP: Windows Defender *Enabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-D... Read more

A:Been compromised again!

"BUMP, please"

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I Did a Dumb Thing!!!

I got an email message that my ATT Worldnet account had to be updated or my account would be terminated.

Since Cingular recently purchased ATT services, I thought it was legit and part of the transition of services.

I clicked on to the website, which asked for my name, password, address, phone, and credit card number. I typed in the first 4, but hesitated at the credit card line, since I pay by mail.

The site window was set up with "continue" keys. Because I did not give my credit card info, it would not continue to the next sceen. I then closed out th screen using the Windows close icon box in the upper right corner.

I called ATT and found out the website was a fraud!!!

My Question:

Since I closed out everything before reaching the "send" screen, is my name, address, and password still secure, or did that info still reach the scam artists?

I know it was a dumb mistake, but will appeciate any advice about the damage done, and what, if anything, I can do to correct it ( I ran spyware and antivirus check immediately, with no problems reported).



A:Is my ID compromised?

As long as you did not transmit any data to the website then your information is still secure but just to ease you mind you should go to the official website and change your password.

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Hey guys, my computers been acting really slow and strange lately. It also has a new user called IUSER_Admin on it.

Here is the log file:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 2:41:33 PM, on 10/5/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16705)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSvcHst.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec\LiveUpdate\AluSchedulerSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\LightScribe\LSSrvc.exe
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI Control Panel\atiptaxx.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_05\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\hpq\HP Wireless Assistant\HP Wireless Assistant.exe
C:\Program Files\Hp\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd2.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPLpr.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
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A:HELP i think i have been compromised!

Hello and welcome to TSF

Download RSIT by random/random and save it to your desktop.
Double click on RSIT.exe to run RSIT.
Click Continue at the disclaimer screen.
Once it has finished, two logs will open. Please post the contents of both log.txt (<<will be maximized) and info.txt (<<will be minimized)

Logs Required

If there is no response to this post within 72hrs, this thread will be closed.

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Hi,My sister downloaded a program thinking it was a utorrent program but it didn't install anything (that she knows about). Its from this page hxxp://onhax.net/utorrent-plus-crack/ Halfway down theres a green direct download link says "Crack and setup. Direct download" The file is "Crack and setup.exe" Step I've taken. I've deleted the file. I've run Adwcleaner This is the result # AdwCleaner v4.102 - Report created 27/11/2014 at 14:11:26# Updated 23/11/2014 by Xplode# Database : 2014-11-26.1 [Live]# Operating System : Windows 8.1  (64 bits)# Username : Evan - ARMYPC# Running from : C:\Users\Evan\Downloads\AdwCleaner.exe# Option : Scan***** [ Services ] ********** [ Files / Folders ] ********** [ Scheduled Tasks ] ********** [ Shortcuts ] ********** [ Registry ] *****Key Found : HKCU\Software\systweakKey Found : [x64] HKCU\Software\systweak***** [ Browsers ] *****-\\ Internet Explorer v11.0.9600.17416-\\ Mozilla Firefox v33.1 (x86 en-US)*************************AdwCleaner[R0].txt - [659 octets] - [27/11/2014 14:11:26]########## EOF - C:\AdwCleaner\AdwCleaner[R0].txt - [718 octets] ##########   And I've run JRT.exe and tdsskiller.exe They found nothing..  So I'm thinking maybe the file just affected some registry tweaks. Thanks for your help. I just want to be sure that theres nothing suspicious on my harddrive. I am using Windows 8.1, its fully updated. Evan.Mod Edit by quietman7: D... Read more

A:Not sure if I've been compromised

Hello there  
I'm LighthouseParty and I'll be assisting you with your concern today. Please keep in mind that I have a few guidelines I need you to follow:
Don't run any other tools other than what I provide you with.
Don't install/remove any programs other than what I provide you with.
Don't perform a system restore unless I ask you to.
 Download MiniToolBox
Click here to download MiniToolBox to your desktop.
Double click MiniToolBox.
Select the following and then press go.
Post the log in your next reply.
Flush DNS
Reset IE Proxy Settings
Reset FF Proxy Settings
List Installed Programs
List Restore Points
 Install and run a scan with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware
Click here to download Malwarebytes to your desktop.
Double click mbam-setup-x.x.x.xxxx and follow the on-screen instructions.
On the dashboard, click update now.
After that, click scan now - the scan will now begin.
When the scan's completed, select apply actions - make sure the action is quarantine.
Restart your computer.
How to get the log.
On the dashboard, select the history tab and click application logs.
Select the log which has the time and date of when you did the scan.
Click copy to clipboard and paste it into your reply.
 Download Security Check
Click here to download Security Check to your desktop.
Double click SecurityCheck and follow the on-screen instructions.
A log should open, called checkup.txt.
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i went to amazon last night, tried to buy a gift card and got the attached warning.  amazon help couldn't tell me why he said everything is up to date. i also noticed my some of my browsers options had changed .

A:compromised ??

Possibly, but we should get a deeper look as financials are involved. Please follow this Preparation Guide, do steps 6,7 and 8 and post in a new topic.Let me know if all went well.

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Recently my son went on my pc and clicked a link over discord from someone he didnt know. The file was 011.exe. This in turn gave someone full access of my pc and i want to know what to do and if a factory reset will get rid of this persons connection to my pc

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For the past 3 days my computer has been acting up for no apparent reason. Something is horribly wrong with the system volume. Each time I hit the volume button the bar increases/decreases asynchronously. In other words, the volume continues to increase/decrease long after the f10/f9 buttons have been released. If this weren't enough windows seem to open and close by themselves without warning. In addition, while typing, parts of paragraphs magically highlight themselves and then erase at will in the midst of completing an entire sentence. Since the system can be recovered at anytime, I did not take the trouble of compiling a boot cd. It looks like I've been compromised! Any help is much appreciated. In compliance with the wishes of the moderator I have posted/attached the following logfiles.
DDS (Ver_2011-08-26.01) - NTFSAMD64
Internet Explorer: 8.0.7601.17514 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_27
Run by SHAHJEE at 15:19:14 on 2011-11-06
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 6.1.7601.1.1252.1.1033.18.3894.925 [GMT -8:00]
AV: Kaspersky Internet Security *Enabled/Updated* {2EAA32A5-1EE1-1B22-95DA-337730C6E984}
SP: Kaspersky Internet Security *Enabled/Updated* {95CBD341-38DB-14AC-AF6A-08054B41A339}
SP: Windows Defender *Enabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
FW: Kaspersky Internet Security *Enabled* {1691B380-548E-1A7A-BE85-9A42CE15AEFF}
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A:Been Compromised!

Hello and welcome back to TSF Virus & Malware support. My name is Taylor and I'll be helping you with your fix.

I am currently reviewing your log. Please note that this is under the supervision of an expert analyst, and I will be back with a fix for your problem as soon as possible.

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Please be patient with me during this time.

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Hoping someone can provide some assistance here.... need system analyzed. Have compiled logs & data for troubleshooting...

Windows XP Home v 2002, SP 3
Intel Celeron 2.4 GHz
2.39 GHz , 256 MB RAM
Hard wired to : Arris Modem #TM502G---->Buffalo High Power AirStation A&G: (NAT enabled & PNP disabled, Intrusion detector enabled, etc... MAC filtered, not broadcasting SSID, etc...) ---->Motorola VT1005 (set statically)---->PC (Broadcom 440x 10/100 Integrated Controller w/TCP/IP set statically, and NetBios disabled)
Agnitum Outpost Firewall Pro ver. 4.0.971.7030 (584): (Stealthed as much as I could without sacrificing connectivity)
Avast! v. 4.8 Home Addition Build Dec. '08 (4.8.1296) : (Stealthed)
ProtoWall : (need to update lists, there are a few certain sites I have to disable ProtoWall to visit...)

Wondering if all my PC issues aren't due to my system being compromised. Have been running extensive scans. Are you familiar with analyzing any of the following logs: DrWeb, FPort, HijackThis, RootkitRevealer, StartDreck, SpyBot S&D?

Strange thing that occured though, right after I started noticing these issues, I received an email from my web host provider, stating that one of my websites had been compromised and my web page had changed, here is what they said:

"Recently, we noticed that your username and password for your ftp account hosting has been used by someone to alter your main index.html (or index.htm, index.php) file for ... Read more

A:Has My PC Been Compromised?

You have done most everything that we can recommend in this particular forum. HJT logs should not be posted hereWe have a revised procedure for HJT that you should read first:http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/34773/preparation-guide-for-use-before-using-malware-removal-tools-and-requesting-help/Then post the log in the proper forum here:http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/f/22/virus-trojan-spyware-and-malware-removal-logs/

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hi,Kindly have a look at my log file....I'm just going to get crazy...... All of my folders starting with "Microsoft" are hidden.Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 10:06:02 PM, on 7/31/2006Platform: Windows 2003 SP1 (WinNT 5.02.3790)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.3790.1830)Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\bmss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SPBBC\SPBBCSvc.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\Microsoft ADS\bin\saagent.exeD:\Apache\Apache2\bin\Apache.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\cisvc.exeC:\Program Files\Symantec AntiVirus\DefWatch.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\dns.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Merak\calendar.exeD:\Apache\Apache2\bin\Apache.exeC:\Program Files\Merak\control.exeC:\Program Files\Merak\im.exeC:\Program Files\Merak\pop3.exeC:\Program File... Read more

A:Server Compromised

anyone there to help me ???

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hello there, wonder if someone can help me out, I think someone has hacked my computer, what is the process of checking please

A:I think my computer has been compromised

What are the symptoms making you believe your computer has been compromised?  Download Security Check from here or here and save it to your Desktop. Double-click SecurityCheck.exe Follow the onscreen instructions inside of the black box. A Notepad document should open automatically called checkup.txt; please post the contents of that document.NOTE 1. If one of your security applications (e.g., third-party firewall) requests permission to allow DIG.EXE access the Internet, allow it to do so.NOTE 2. SecurityCheck may produce some false warning(s), so leave the results reading to me.NOTE 3. If you receive UNSUPPORTED OPERATING SYSTEM! ABORTED! message restart computer and Security Check should run Please download Farbar Service Scanner (FSS) and run it on the computer with the issue.Make sure the following options are checked:
Internet ServicesWindows FirewallSystem RestoreSecurity Center/Action CenterWindows UpdateWindows DefenderOther ServicesPress "Scan".It will create a log (FSS.txt) in the same directory the tool is run.Please copy and paste the log to your reply. Please download MiniToolBox and run it.Checkmark following boxes:Report IE Proxy SettingsReport FF Proxy SettingsList content of HostsList IP configurationList Winsock EntriesList last 10 Event Viewer logList Installed ProgramsList Devices (do NOT change any settings here)List Users, Partitions and Memory sizeList Restore PointsClick Go and post the result. Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware (MBAM) to ... Read more

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Hi ,after a few weeks of scrabbling around sorting out a few perceived sceurity issues with email etc - yesterday I belive I uncovered a big problem and need help please.Hopefully I'm writing this from a clean machine as I beleive both desktops at home are compromised.Main PC runs XP and has connectivity via ethernet cable via A bt Home Hub2. Other PC's run through wireless connections off this. Yetsrday whilst looking at my network connections I noticed something called "Internet GATEWAY" above my LAN icon.It showed that I had been connected for over 2 days(just over 2 hours for LAN) even when PC turned off and was sending /receiving lots of packets and seemed much faster than my LAN. problem: I click on this & it wont let me disconnect or look at properties / settings - I get a warning to say "connection is currently busy"..............I'm really concerned that this is someone else on my PC - can this be right? how do I resolve it? and is this a matter for the Police?. Surely if its my connection I should be able to view details & edit? I really am concerned.Other symptoms I have noticed - my windows log on "sound" has dissapraed & in event manager - there are no security logs - only one since 2006. PC very slow. Have run SuperAntispyware - no issues having removed a disable security centre option a few days ago. Also malwarbytes found no issues. But I remain convinced something is not right. Really gratfeul for ... Read more

A:compromised connections

FWIW: My Internet Gateway is my router.

Sometimes it's reflected on a system...sometimes not...if I had to guess, I'd say that it depends on how the connection wss established or on the motherboard. I have 2 systems...one reflects it, one doesn't. Should be viewed under Control Panel/Network Connections.


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kspersky did not catch on full scan......scam ip  scam took over browsers, security damaged, software not responding etc etc

kaspersky help said ip stolen and that when I try to use my accounts on any computer I may spread virus...what is it and how do i get rid if it

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I'm hoping I can get a second opinion to a question I posed on the MS Win7 Forum. The answer seemed to go against what I've read on numerous computer security sites regarding different software to have. Also mentioned was "first I would dump anything Norton", many sites gave it extremely high marks, but anyway. It seemed reply was all negative without answering question. Here is what I posted, and His answer, Hope this is okay.

One thing I didn't think to add to original question was that I'm using Norton Safe Search in toolbar if that matters. _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Is my computer compromised?

Win7, IE9, Norton Internet Security 2011, (Malwarebytes, SuperAntispyware, and Ad-Aware, I only use the ones in brackets as secondary scans and not actively running.

I notice sometimes at many different websites my toolbar will what I say is "move down a step" and leave a blank like toolbar (empty of course) above it just below the address bar.

I'm using Norton Internet Security 2011, and have Malwarebytes, SuperAntispyware, and Ad-Aware as just secondary scanners. I keep everything updated at least weekly, though Norton automatically updates on its own the same as Windows. Everytime I do scans (weekly) they all come up clean.

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Hi all,

I have Win7 pre-release running on my loungeroom PC, as well as the old faithful XP on dual boot (second HDD).
After the October 22nd release, Win7 would not run, and has also shut down access to XP as well!!

Im was told that it would shut down every 2 hours until I paid money, but was not expecting my whole machine to be sabotaged?

Also read that I would get $100 off retail from using the pre-release Win7?

Anyone else like me - frustrated.

Automatic repair could not do justice to Win7 and it shut down no warning.

A:Computer compromised

I re-started and tried to get XP happening, but the screen disappeared permanently after the intro logo.
Then I re-set and tried Win7 again, and lo and behold, it came up and ran normally??? I have a TV program running on MCE as I type!

Any ideas as To why XP is compromised? I have done chkdsk in the recovery console.

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Hello. Yesterday when I returned from lunch, my computer was logged out. I thought maybe I had a power outage, but the other computer on the network (server) was still logged in. So, I just logged back in and went back to work. This morning, when I came into work, again I was logged out. And again I just logged back in. While I was working today, I looked up and saw that I was logged out. When I went to log back on, now there was my icon, but also another one with a karate icon, and it said "administrator"...and that "person" was logged on. I was very concerned and tried to log back in, but it wouldn't let me. I shut off my computer and then turned it back on. Now, the only user I saw was mine. Some background....I have Windows XP, McAfee Security with a Firewall. I do use logmein.com, but it's password protected. Just to be safe, I turned that off. I looked around my files and found that someone named "administrator" was in my computer yesterday when I was out to lunch. Also it showed that my fax file was used around the same time. I found a new document in "recent documents" called "desktop" and when I clicked on that file, this is what came up:

Mail [email protected],-4
Desktop (create shortcut).[email protected],-21
Compressed (zipped) [email protected],-10148
I am very concerned that someone took some private information from me. Is there a way to find out what this was? An... Read more

A:Has my computer been compromised?

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