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Q: malware responsible for yahoo hack?

although i have scanned like crazy and found nothing, recently my wife's yahoo profile was hacked/changed by someone else. i was concerned for trojan/keylogger (less likely phishing scam as my wife hasn't done anything like that) and have changed all my important pw's on another offsite computer. however, yesterday IE closed and a new browser window made to look like windows security alert for trojans popped up. it did imitate a win defender-like window which was in fact part of the html as well as a popup yellow box in lower left to imitate win msg popup. Suggestions? i have run malwarebytes, norton, adware, spybot. looked at my hijack log(though i am fairly novice to it, but uploaded for analysis).

i am dl;ing combofix. Any suggestions? i am now also concerned... about identity theft?!?>

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A: malware responsible for yahoo hack?

Please note the message text in blue at the top of this forum. You should not be using Combofix unless instructed to do so by a Malware Removal Expert who can interpret the logs. It is a powerful tool intended by its creator to be "used under the guidance and supervision of an expert", NOT for private use. Combofix was never meant to be used as a general purpose malware scanner like SuperAntispyware or Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware. Using this tool incorrectly could lead to disastrous problems with your operating system such as preventing it from ever starting again. Please read Combofix's Disclaimer. That's the decision by the creator and we will abide by that decision.Please post the results of your MBAM scan for review (even if nothing was found).To retrieve the Malwarebytes Anti-Malware scan log information, launch MBAM.Click the Logs Tab at the top.The log will be named by the date of scan in the following format: mbam-log-date(time).txt
-- If you have previously used MBAM, there may be several logs showing in the list.Click on the log name to highlight it.Go to the bottom and click on Open.The log should automatically open in notepad as a text file.Go to Edit and choose Select all.Go back to Edit and choose Copy or right-click on the highlighted text and choose copy from there.Come back to this thread, click Add Reply, then right-click and choose Paste.Be sure to post the complete log to include the top portion which shows MBAM's database version and your operating system.Exit MBAM when done.Logs are saved to the following locations:-- In XP: C:\Documents and Settings\<Username>\Application Data\Malwarebytes\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware\Logs-- In Vista: C:\Documents and Settings\Users\All Users\Malwarebytes\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware\LogsPlease perform an online scan with Kaspersky WebScanner.(Requires free Java Runtime Environment (JRE) be installed before scanning for malware as ActiveX is no longer being used.)Click on the ...button.The program will launch and fill in the Information section ... on the left.Read the "Requirements and Limitations" then press... the ...button.The program will begin downloading the latest program and definition files.
It takes a while... please be patient and let it finish.Once the files have been downloaded, click on the ...button.
In the scan settings make sure the following are selected:Detect malicious programs of the following categories:
Viruses, Worms, Trojan Horses, Rootkits
Spyware, Adware, Dialers and other potentially dangerous programsScan compound files (doesn't apply to the File scan area):
Archives
Mail databases
By default the above items should already be checked.Click the ...button, if you made any changes.Now under the Scan section on the left:Select My ComputerThe program will start and scan your system. This will run for a while, be patient... let it run.
Once the scan is complete, it will display if your system has been infected.Save the scan results as a Text file ... save it to your desktop.Copy and paste the saved scan results file in your next reply.

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Important!! HijackThis and GMER are also affected so I CAN NOT include a HijackThis or GMER log with my post.

This morning everything seemed to be working fine, I left for a couple hours and when I came back a few things had gone screwy and I assumed that some virus had taken hold while I was gone so I went to scan and discovered that all my security programs were dead. They ran for a few seconds before they closed. Upon trying to open them again I get the message that Windows can not access the specified device, path or file.

This is affecting Spyware Terminator, MalwareBytes and HijackThis.

I have no idea what is causing the problem as the virus didn't make itself known like the others I've dealt with. Only clue that something is wrong is the different problems that arose (open windows losing focus (solved), Aero theme being deactivated (mostly solved), security being broken)

Searching hasn't produced anything useful so I'm hoping I can find some help here.

Operating System

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.1
OS Version: Microsoft® Windows Vista™ Home Premium , Service Pack 1, 32 bit
Processor: AMD Phenom(tm) 9500 Quad-Core Processor, x64 Family 16 Model 2 Stepping 2
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 3069 Mb
Graphics Card: ATI Radeon HD 2400 XT , 256 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 465643 MB, Free - 14540 MB; D: Total - 11295 MB, Free - 3792 MB;
Motherboard: ECS, MCP61PM-GM, 2.1 , OEM
DDS LOG

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DDS (Ver_2011-08-26.01) - NTFSx86
Internet Ex... Read more

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Might be good time to change your Yahoo password, if you have one, even if this isn't true...
Read more here.

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If you use any Yahoo services, the Yahoo hack probably effects you there too, so be sure to change passwords on these accounts:

Tumblr
Flickr
Fantasy Football via Yahoo Sports
Access Yahoo-branded services like Yahoo Messenger, Yahoo Shopping, Yahoo Music, etc.
TVs using Yahoo Smart TV (usually associated with Vizio TVs)

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my computer was hacked via yahoo messenger. The hacker must have also changedmy personal information. I can't go in and change the password back myself. I have preformed all of the computer check ups. I have scanned the computer for viruses malware, trojans via AE adware personal, Spybot, Bit defender and Avert stinger. I have been in contact with yahoo through emails for the past 4-5 days. This has been very uneventful. I would hate to give up my account, I've had it for several years now. My daughter blackpearl69 reccomened this form. She says Miekiemoes saved her computer!I have pasted my hijackthis file below:Thank youLogfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 7:42:48 PM, on 2/15/2006Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\csrss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\WINDOWS\System32\hkcmd.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exeC:\Program Files\Roxio\Easy CD Creator 5\DirectCD\... Read more

A:Yahoo Hacked Via Messenger Hack

Sorry for the delay. If you are still having problems please post a brand new HijackThis log as a reply to this topic. Before posting the log, please make sure you follow all the steps found in this topic:Preparation Guide For Use Before Posting A Hijackthis Log

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My wife has had a instance happen where Yahoo Said that she was signed into another computer when she does not have Yahoo Messenger installed on any of our other computers. Then, Yahoo automatically signed her out. Also, while on multiple websites we are frequently redirected to mywebsearch, which is not set as the homepage nor do we visit this site. A week after this all started happening, my wife was stalked online by a male who's profile stated that he was from India. This individual had already gathered bits of information before contacting my wife online. I have run netstat with many of its extensions and found 4 unknown protocols including one unknown firefox executable. The netstat reports do not show any open ports while the internet connection is open within a questionable or suspicious range. The information that we have on the stalker points to the possibility that he found my wife on Yahoo and then searched for her on Facebook and Her Blog. I will appreciate the help and would like to learn and train to volunteer at Bleeping Computer.DDS (Ver_09-07-30.01) - NTFSx86 Run by Jonathan at 16:32:24.09 on Sat 08/29/2009Internet Explorer: 7.0.5730.11 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_15Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.1023.458 [GMT -6:00]AV: McAfee VirusScan *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated) {84B5EE75-6421-4CDE-A33A-DD43BA9FAD83}FW: McAfee Personal Firewall *enabled* {94894B63-8C7F-4050-BDA4-813CA00DA3E8}============== Running Process... Read more

A:MyWebSearch Infection and Yahoo Messenger Hack

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. 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.Foll... Read more

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i have 3 yahoo email accounts for over 4 years.
one yahoo email account i use is for business use and has very, sensitive information(tests for a high school class,gf is a teacher)

today and it happened last spring,i had a very difficult signing into that email account. yahoo kept rejecting my username and password multiple times despite me being very careful not to mistype or have caps on. i am the only one that has the password.

yahoo kept giving me this message on 10 attempts to login:

"Login Failed.
Please use the correct password and type the word you see in the picture below."

i was able to open my other yahoo email accounts with no problem,came back to this one particular email account and problem continued. as i said above ,this happen once last spring and the next day,i got into the account. back then i changed the password immediately and once again the problem has materialized.

any comments /insights?
 

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YAHOO IS REMAINING RELEVANT by continuing to release information about the hack on the company's systems in 2012 which has only recently come to light.
 
The hack was a big one, and Yahoo has tackled it publically for some time. We know, more or less, how many people were affected, and we know that a lot of them used passwords that deserve a shovel to the back of the head.
 
Now, thanks to a filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), we know that Yahoo is concerned that the hackers left some bad cookies that might still be a source of concern.
 
"Forensic experts are currently investigating certain evidence and activity that indicates an intruder, believed to be the same state-sponsored actor responsible for the security incident, created cookies that could have enabled the intruder to bypass the need for a password to access certain users' accounts or account information," the company said.

 
Article
 
It was a pain but I finally dumped Yahoo mail and haven't looked back. 
 

 

A:Yahoo admits that 2012 breach might include a post-hack cookie problem

LOL @ this
"Forensic experts are currently investigating certain evidence and activity that indicates an intruder, believed to be the same state-sponsored actor responsible for the security incident, created cookies that could have enabled the intruder to bypass the need for a password to access certain users' accounts or account information," the company said.

This was well known and incredibly easy to achieve, it was also common for a lot of people to create a text file and dump the cookies in there for later use because when you created a booter/chat client for yahoo's YMSG, you would save a huge amount of time through the login process by already having the cookie in a file so the only thing you validated was the cookie (No username && password needed).
manipulating the T= would allow you to set the time and date to 1/1/1970 (Convert to epoch) and login with out a password! I was doing this well before 2012 :|

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YAHOO IS REMAINING RELEVANT by continuing to release information about the hack on the company's systems in 2012 which has only recently come to light.
 
The hack was a big one, and Yahoo has tackled it publically for some time. We know, more or less, how many people were affected, and we know that a lot of them used passwords that deserve a shovel to the back of the head.
 
Now, thanks to a filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), we know that Yahoo is concerned that the hackers left some bad cookies that might still be a source of concern.
 
"Forensic experts are currently investigating certain evidence and activity that indicates an intruder, believed to be the same state-sponsored actor responsible for the security incident, created cookies that could have enabled the intruder to bypass the need for a password to access certain users' accounts or account information," the company said.

 
Article
 
It was a pain but I finally dumped Yahoo mail and haven't looked back. 
 

 

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ctrl+v not working on certain copies to paste
paste not working
some passwords not working
I used uTox a few hours previous, only thing different
 
the first time I tried to post this message, I got a message that I don't have permission to do that -- something about a secure key--although I have had this account for years and have posted similar messages. Then I relogged in and was able to post.
 
Your advice appreciated.

A:possible malware or hack

Try doing a system restore.
System Restore helps you restore your computer's system files to an earlier point in time. Typically, you want to restore your computer to a restore point that was created just before the date and time when you started noticing problems. The descriptions of the restore points that are created automatically correspond with the name of an event, such as Windows Update installing an update. System Restore returns your computer to the state that it was in before the restore point that you choose.
 
 
To restore system files and settings using a specific restore point
Open System Restore by clicking the Start button . In the search box, type System Restore, and then, in the list of results, click System Restore.‍  If you're prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.


Do one of the following:

If there is a recommended restore point, click Choose a different restore point, and then click Next.


If there isn't a recommended restore point, click Next.



Click the restore point that you want, and then click Next.
To view the programs and drivers that will be affected (which could include programs that will be deleted), click Scan for affected programs.


Review the restore point, and then click Finish.

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Operating System: Windows 7 SP1
I have two issues, and I want to know which one I should try to solve first.
1.   I am concerned that I may have been hacked. ( *.exe files -that seemingly are not in the right file location- connected to a local port).
 
2.   I believe I have malware on my PC. (Windows update not working properly, Microsoft Safety Scanner not recognized as a valid application, etc...)
 
Which of these two issues should I ask for help to solve first? Thanks for your time.

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hey there.... something has just dramatically slowed down internet and computer in the last 5 hours,
i know for a fact my old friend (well not anymore) has scaned my comp before, I have a strong hunch shes doing it again....

heres my Hijack This log... I have a few suspicions, (like that process that seems to be logging down my name or DNS servers, lol) best to leave it to the experts though

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 5:41:49 PM, on 7/29/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP3 (6.00.2900.5512)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\Core-Static\MOM.exe
C:\WINDOWS\RTHDCPL.EXE
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\Internet Security 2007\pccguide.exe
C:\Program Files\PowerISO\PWRISOVM.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\ASUS\AsSysCtrlService\1.00.00\AsSysCtrlService.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Nero\Nero BackItUp 4\NBService.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\TRENDM~1\INTERN~1\PcCtlCom.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\PnkBstrA.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\TRENDM~1\INTERN~1\Tmntsrv.exe
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hey, i really need help because my friends have been complaining to me about some stupid messages i have been sending to them when i am offline. apparently im sending messages like, "hey check out my photos" or "hey check me out in this XXX so on and so forth" i do not know where it is coming from or how to get rid of it. But i do have a clue, because i received a msn request to add contact, and normally, i do not add, but this time, the name looked a little familiar, so i decided to add, however, after i added, the name did not appear on my msn list nor was the email anywhere to be found. so im thinking that this could be either a virus, or that someone hacked my account. but i really have no clue how to fix this, so can someone pls help me! thanks.
 

A:MSN virus or malware or hack or something!!! need help!!!

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 12:05:49 AM, on 4/4/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP3 (6.00.2900.5512)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\AAWService.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\WIDCOMM\Bluetooth Software\bin\btwdins.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Shared\hpqwmiex.exe
C:\Program Files\Canon\CAL\CALMAIN.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Quick Launch Buttons\QlbCtrl.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxtray.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\hkcmd.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxpers.exe
C:\Program Files\Sony Ericsson\Mobile2\Application Launcher\Application Launcher.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\spool\DRIVERS\W32X86\3\E_FATIAEP.EXE
C:\Program Files\PowerISO\PWRISOVM.EXE
C:\Program Files\BitDefender\BitDefender 2009\bdagent.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\AAWTray.exe
C:\Program Files\BitComet\BitComet.exe
C:\Program Files\WIDCOMM\Bluetooth Software\BTTray.exe
C:\Program Files\i-Buddy Manager\i-BuddyManager.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\WIDCOMM\BLUETO~1\BTSTAC~1.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Teleca Shared\Generic.exe
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Hello Win7 ,
I also belong to the Vista forums same user name/Have 3 systems-
Vista Home premium 32bit/Win7 home 32bit/& this one Win 7 Ultimate-64bit/
& I work for A AV company lol-
Anyway

My AV recently found this .exe/threat after I had reinstalled windows(Vista to Win7 Ultimate) A 2005 system found to have the first split core /3.65/64bit/HP Pasario-
FIle: ( C:\Windows\Setup\scripts\faXcooL.exe ) Vaulted
Has anyone else seen this?
done some research found to to be a form of Malware (?Trojan) but not rootkit-or Dropper-

Any thoughts?

TY,
Sixwheeler

A:Threat/Malware/Hack/?

Hey sixwheeler2011,

If you are worried about it being a virus or something give this a go:

Do a full scan of your system using: Microsoft Security Essentials - Free Antivirus for Windows

Afterwards: Malwarebytes : Free anti-malware download

If nothing pops up for both of those,

try: Windows Defender Offline

This is what I found on the file:
faxcool.exe Info - Fix faxcool.exe Errors

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I've been hacked by whatever's going around this week, (http://www.slate.com/blogs/future_tense/2012/09/24/twitter_direct_message_hack_facebook_youtube_video_links_lead_to_malware.html) and yes, by clicking a link and logging into what I thought was a twitpic app from facebook from a trusted friend who often sends me such things. Here's the problem. I did it on my phone, and yes on my mac using chrome. I never downloaded any .exe files, only gave this facebook app what I thought were my facebook credentials. When I realized what was happening, I changed passwords for both accounts, and revoked app permissions for both as well. Problem solved, right?

48 hours later I appear to be reinfected, and my twitter account is sending direct messages again with spam links. I can only guess two things: 1) it's a chrome extension that's perpetuating the thing or 2) it's the windows partition of my mac (which I haven't been using at all lately) since I run bootcamp on it.

Any suggestions, criticisms (yes I'm a f*g idiot this time and not usually prone to such stupidity), or solutions are welcome.

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My computer has recently come under attack by what I do not know.. I would greatly appreciate help if at all possible. Below are the logs specified in the Intro thread. If there are any questions please feel free to ask. Thank You!

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 9:43:14 AM, on 12/22/2011
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)
Boot mode: Normal
Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
c:\drivers\audio\r213367\stacsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Broadcom Corporation\Broadcom USH Host Components\CV\bin\HostControlService.exe
C:\Program Files\Broadcom Corporation\Broadcom USH Host Components\CV\bin\HostStorageService.exe
C:\Program Files\Wave Systems Corp\Trusted Drive Manager\TdmService.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\ASF Agent\ASFAgent.exe
C:\Program Files\Kaspersky Lab\Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2012\avp.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Small Business\Business Contact Manager\BcmSqlStartupSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell\Dell ControlPoint\DCPButtonSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Carbonite\Carbonite Backup\carboniteservice.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\crypserv.exe
c:\Program Files\Dell\Dell System Manager\DCPSysMgrSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel(R) Rapid Storage T... Read more

A:Need help with hack/malware have included logs.

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Tor Developer Created Malware for FBI To Hack Tor Users « Antiwar.com Blog

Tor Developer Created Malware for FBI To Hack Tor Users

Peter Van Buren, May 05, 2016
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Espionage works like this: identify a target who has the info you need. Determine what he wants to cooperate (usually money.) Be sure to appeal to his vanity and/or patriotism. Create a situation where he can never go back to his old life, and give him a path forward where it favors his ongoing cooperation in a new life. Recruit him, because you own him.

The FBI appears to have run a very successful, very classic, textbook recruitment on the guy above, Matt Edman, to use his insider-knowledge to defeat one of the best encryption/privacy software tools available. Aloha, privacy, and f*ck you, Fourth Amendment rights against unwarranted search and seizure.

Edman is a former Tor Project developer who created malware for the FBI that allows agents to unmask users of the anonymity software.
 

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I have noticed some strange behavior on my computer as of late, and I couldn't really figure out what was going on. Some previously-reliable programs would close immediately upon running them, strange pop-ups showing up while I wasn't at the computer, general stuff like this. Today, I noticed something bizarre. Poking around in the task manager I saw 2 programs running that I don't usually see there.

grwwxgp.exe
vnwbekj.exe

Typically when I see a program that is unfamiliar in the task manager I just do a google search. Virtually every program, malicious or legit, will return some hits from a basic google search, but not these. As a matter of fact, I could never even get a google search to work. As soon as I hit enter with either of the programs as my search parameters Firefox closes. Same thing with IE. If I remove the .exe from the search then it doesn't close, but the search still came up fruitless. This had me very perplexed and frustrated, of course.

My next course of action was to do a basic Windows Search function for either program, doing grwwxgp.exe first. The only thing it came up with was...

grwwxgp.exe-02D1DB6F.pf

That is located in C:\Windows\Prefatch. I decided to open the file with Notepad to see if I could find any clues, and there is a TON of stuff there. Most of the text in the body was foreign looking characters with solid black blocks mixed in, but there was some interesting stuff in the middle.

Code:
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A:Very strange hack/trojan/malware... NO idea what to do...

Hi and welcome to TSF.
I suggest you follow the First Steps shown above in red (I can't hyperlink to it as I'm having a problem with IE) and post a DSS log in the HiJackThis Log forum. If you can't carry out any of the steps for any reason make a note of this in your reply. Please be patient as the analysts are very busy.

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Please find my hijack log below , i found a few nasty key loggers / malwares on my machine can you please help and take a look at the log below to advice if i have any more key loggers/monitors or logger on my machine.

How can i tell if some one is connected to my machine remotely monitoring activity


Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 11:14:24 PM, on 2/5/2007
Platform: Windows XP (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 (6.00.2600.0000)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgamsvr.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgupsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\AdventNet\ME\OpUtils\jre\bin\javaw.exe
C:\AdventNet\ME\OpUtils\firebird\bin\fbserver.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Xerox One Touch\OneTouchMon.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_08\bin\jusched.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgcc.exe
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI HYDRAVISION\HydraDM.exe
C:\Program Files\PowerISO\PWRISOVM.EXE
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe
C:\Program Files\Filseclab\xfilter\xfilter.exe
C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
C:\Program Files\MSN Messenger\msnmsgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Filseclab\FilMsg.exe
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[theregister.co.uk/2010/06/09/mass_webpage_attack/]Mass hack plants malware on thousands of webpages[/url] (dated June 9, 2010).

When good sites pwn

-- Tom
 

A:Mass hack plants malware on thousands of webpages

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Hello. I have been scanning my PC almost nonstop for the past 5 days trying to get rid of the invasions. I will try to be as descriptive as possible as this started a few days ago and I've been trying to get rid of the pests myself. Last Thursday evening, while browsing the web in Firefox Portable, my Norton firewall pops up with a warning of a blocked intrusion, Low or Medium risk. A moment later, a Windows prompt says that some file [?] could not be found. Suspicious, I close the prompt with the "X" rather than "OK". I get more popups, little empty windows, with the title Form1 and they pop up repeatedly. I also remember seeing the word DDE. I suppose 'DDE' and 'Form1' are related. Then, something called, 'internet speed monitor' starts opening up in IE. Norton now pops ups with a red alert saying that I have a virus. I immediately begin scanning with Avast and searching forums for solutions. I was able to uninstall Internet Speed Monitor with Add/Remove programs, but the intrusion doesn't end there.

I booted into safe mode and scanned with Combofix, Dr. Web, and various anti-spyware programs. Thinking I could fix this myself, I deleted whatever was found to be malicious, which probably wasn't the best thing to do. At the moment, the strange popups have ceased and everything seems normal, but every Dr. Web scan shows more of the same or similar objects, such as A000xxxxx.exe. or A0000073.exe, Tool.Prockill, Tool.ShutDown.11, and other hack tools. I ev... Read more

A:Several Hack Tools, Malware, and Spyware have been detected on my system.

Hi...........


Download the program HostsXpert

When it opens, click on the Restore Original Hosts button and then exit Hoster.
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Your Java is out of date. Older versions have vulnerabilities that malware can use to infect your system. It is possible that you may be running Java code in your applications that absolutely require a specific version of the JRE to run.

Please follow these steps to remove older version Java components and update.

Updating Java:
Download the latest version of the Java Runtime Environment - (JRE) 6 Update 3.
Scroll down to where it says "Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 6u3 allows end-users to run Java applications".
Click the "Download" button to the right.
Check the box that says: "Accept License Agreement".
The page will refresh.
Click on the link to download Windows Offline Installation with or without Multi-language and save to your desktop.
Close any programs you may have running - especially your web browser.
Go to Start > Control Panel double-click on Add/Remove programs and remove all older versions of Java.
Check any item with Java Runtime Environment (JRE or J2SE) in the name.
Click the Remove or Change/Remove button.
Repeat as many times as necessary to remove each Java versions.
Reboot your computer once all Java components are removed.
Then from your desktop double-click on jre-6u3-windows-i586-p.exe to install the newest version.

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Hello everyone. I was reading an MSNBC news article about hacking to which they linked to this site. Stupid me I clicked it and it was loading a lot of crap. I closed the browser, but it opened up like 3 times everytime I tried to close it before finally closing...It wasn't pop ups either. The site itself was opening back up.Did I just get hacked? And why would MSNBC freakin' link to it? Btw, here's the news article, (legit, it isn't malware or anything):http://technolog.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2011/05/24/6706778-hackers-stupid-sony-so-very-stupidThey have the link in there and now I'm paranoid...I did two different virus scans, one using Malwarebytes, another with Symantec. Neither found anything. So what happened? I appreciate any help.Edit: Moved topic from XP to the more appropriate forum. ~ Animal

A:Is thehackernews.com a legit site or was I tricked? Malware/hack?

If you have had no problems since rebooting your machine, and your Malwarebytes and antivirus runs clean, you are probably OK.

Neal

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The US government has charged hackers over the largest ever hacking case in financial history.
The US Court of the Southern District of New York has charged three men accused of hacking into many financial institutions, including JPMorgan Chase that, according to the officials, was "the largest theft of user data from a U.S. financial institution in history."
JPMorgan Chase is one of the world's biggest banks that controls total assets worth more than $2.59 Trillion.
The three men, including Gery Shalon, Ziv Orenstein, and Joshua Samuel Aaron were charged with 23 counts, including hacking, identity theft, securities fraud, and money laundering, among others.
Read more : http://thehackernews.com/2015/11/jpmorgan-chase-hack.html?m=1

A:JPMorgan Hack — Three Men Charged in Biggest Bank Hack in History

Still waiting for bankers to be charged for the 2008 financial crisis.

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A week ago, I made the mistake of visiting a website for video game cheats - I think I picked up some malware or (gulp) a rootkit during my time there. Especially distressing, because I tend to make surfing in paranoid mode an art form. Shortly afterwards, my PC would keep running for minutes on end. When I tried to shut it off, I got a small windows pop up that popped away so quickly I couldn't read it. Shortly afterward, I noticed that the process 604BC32A-9680-40D1-9AC6-E06B23A1BA4C was running, and sucking down up to 2-3 gigabytes a run. I've terminated it, and since got back over ten GB of storage, and no further drains. I then ran a defrag, which temporarily sped up the computer. I noticed afterward that my Instant Messenger software was missing my buddy icon until I logged on, and some of my permissions were gone (I chalked that up to the defrag). Next time I logged on, everything was as it should have been. The computer became severely slow after running SuperAntiSpyware, Malware Bytes and two Norton scans in a row, but this is typical of the unit. Otherwise, no problems, except when I type there is occasionally a slight dragCurrently, my main problems are all video and audio related:On youtube and streaming video sites, the video quality has suddenly become very poor. My Windows Media player tells me "Windows Media Player cannot play this DVD because there is a problem with digital copy protection between your DVD drive, decoder, and video card... Read more

A:Hack, Malware or Hardware problem on barely year-old machine?

Hi MML,Welcome to Bleeping Computer!My name is mpascal, and I will be helping you fix your problem.Before we begin, I would like give a few guidelines so that we can fix your problem as quickly and efficiently as possible:Be sure to follow all my instructions carefully! If there is anything you don't understand, don't hesitate to ask.Please do not do anything or perform other steps unless I have asked you to do so.Please make sure you post all logs I ask you to, and make sure that the entire log gets posted.Don't attach any logs unless asked. Posting them in the forums will make them easier to analyze.If you are unsure of how to reply, or need help with anything regarding the website, please look here.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 I will review and take the steps neces... Read more

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How To Hack Dream League Soccer Tell me the methods to hack?
 

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hello all,

I have recieved from yahoo to my gmail account, a 'work from home' ( newslocal15 ) spam email that was sent by a biz partner's yahoo account. Unfortunately, it looked just like an email that this person would send concerning various news and such ( otherwise I would have never clicked the link ). So I saw the page, and deemed it immediately to be spam. I closed the page. However, soon after, one of my secondary accounts ( this one is yahoo ) started sending out the same spam mail.

My initial question is: does anyone here have previous experience with this? Is it a hack on the yahoo servers, a hack on my account, or is it from a downloaded virus?

I have good AV. I ran a scan and found nothing. However, i realize that this isnt 100%. I have already changed my account passwords at yahoo, and I dont allow my PC to save passwords.

I have not added any logs at this point, because I dont want to waste anyones time if the TSG experts already know it is not an issue with my PC. However, I will of course add a log here if it is needed. I have researched it for many hours and so far no one seems to agree, so I came here since my past experience is that the people who help on these forums are top notch.

Thanks in advance for any available help in this matter!
 

A:Email Account Hack, Server Hack, or Virus?

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Hi,

I am the IT manager in my company.

I have a co-worker, his computer has search redirect issue. That means most likely it has malware.
Then i installed some major malware removal: Spybot Search & Destroy, SUPERAntiSpyware, Malwarebytes

After i installed them, i cannot launch them(That definitely means it has some kind of malwares)
I needed to rename their .exe files, after i can run them and scan my computer.

SUPERAntiSpyware, Malwarebytes found something, but didn't solve the problem, search redirect and
blocking malware removal software are still there. Now i am running Spybot Search & Destroy will see what happened.

By the way, i run them in safe mode because when i logon window to normal mode, it is slow (like it takes a long time to explore hard drive, etc). I suspect the malware slow down my pc. hopefully not registry corrupted or something, but works smoothly in safe mode.

So you guys have any suggestions? or you need a log file from combofix?

Please advise,
Tommy

A:malware: google yahoo redirect and can't launch malware removal software

Try this:http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/virus-remo...sing-tdsskiller

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Hi all,
I have had incredimail for the past few weeks and suddenly my pc is having big problems. Sometimes it will not load everything when it is booting up, sometimes it just freezes completely. Also when I run windows media player it freezes too. Any ideas of whether it could be incredimail or anything else? Have scanned with AVG and also symantec scanner, and nothing found.
Many thanks in anticipation.
 

A:Could incredimail be responsible??

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Hello....

...Perhaps you are copying a 14 GIG file (not actually applicable) ....more or less.... within/on the same hard drive. That will take some effort and time. What component is responsible for its speed in doing so.

My guess is the GHtz of the motherboard.

Hey...I had to find out from our wonderful group that the upload of attached files in e-mails was a function of your ISP.......

Somehow I do not think that I am getting any better.....ANY useful links would be greatly appreciated........

As always.....Thanks!!!!!

A:What Component Of The System Is Responsible.........

Since this sounds very much like a school type question. You also ask for links to support the answer so you can add them as resource when you answer this question.

I'll answer it this way. There are multiple factors that control the speed of file transfer. Processor speed is not the major factor. But I'll say this, one of the major factors that affects file transfer speed on a HDD is the quantity of HDD cache.

The rest you'll have to google. And you'll find a lot of information and some links you can honestly say you found on your own.

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Part of our strategy to do the right thing for our teenage offspring is to try and limit the amount of time they spend glued to the computer screen playing online games etc. We've tried parental management functions in our router to put time limits on IP leases but it turns out our isp has disabled those functions in the router. So I've tried setting up user accounts with password access. Waste of time because a 2 second search of Google finds 15 ways to circumvent account passwords. I know there must be a way to lock it down so the devious little blighters can't discover the passwords. I also want to know how to block access to a certain IP address so they can't log in to the router and find or change the Wi-Fi password. Can somebody give me some pointers at all?
Thanks in advance
Pete

A:Struggling to be a responsible parent

K9 parental control
 
Block web sites in more than 70 categories, including pornography, gambling, drugs, violence/hate/racism, malware/spyware, phishing
Force SafeSearch on all major search engines
Set time restrictions to block web access during designated times
Configure custom lists for "always allow" and "always block"
Override a web page block with password
Trust the enhanced anti-tampering, even children can't break
View easy reports to monitor and control web activity
Real-time categorization of new adult and malicious sites
Best free parental controls software/internet filter available
Compatible with Windows or Mac machines
Edit: Or use Windows 7 parental controls.  The parental controls do not have a setting for time restrictions on internet access. It only restricts time the computer can be used.

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Hello,

I've had a number of issues the past two weeks and my most recent one is CPU spiking. At first it seemed to be Firefox because it was floating from 80 - 90 and using almost 100%. When I closed and reopened its stopped, but I then I had random spikes from 30 - 100, but cannot figure out what the cause is; even after 20 minutes of watching the processes. Any know what that might be?

Thanks
 

A:CPU Spike but I don't see the process responsible

Might try this program. http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb896645.aspx
 

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Hi
I'm trying to make my own advanced theme (Custom window textures and stuff) but I can not find the .dll and .exe files that contain the graphics I wish to change. Any help on the subject would be greatly appreciated.

P.S. I do not want a program to do this for me like windowblindes.

A:Where are the .dll and .exe files responsible for the look of windows?

Welcome to the Seven Forums

There are many .dll, .exe, etc. that control the look of Windows, post some screenshots of the areas you would like to change either highlighting them or use arrows to point at the areas.

Use these tutorials for posting screenshots.
Screenshot with Paint
How to Use the Snipping Tool in Vista - Vista Forums
Screenshots and Files - Upload and Post in Seven Forums

Jerry

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Well, this is the first time that I have had to post here despite the numerous virus and malware infections I have had to deal with. For the first time the combination of CA AntiVirus and MalwareBytes has failed to clear a problem. CA Antivirus reports an infection of Vundo.CEH in a file "C:\Windows\system32\cyzystno.dll", and I cannot get this file deleted. CA-AV cannot quarintine the file, MWB cannot deal with it, Killbox cannot touch it (Rename function over-ridden by a system process), etc. There are no other viruses detected by the antivirus scan. I come waving my white flag and posting my log file. I consider myself an expert PC user, programmer and system builder, but I confess I am beat. I'm planning on having a backup boot partition from now on to better facilitate the deletion of such files in the future. <sigh>...I remember when Vundo was easy.

Here is the log - I suspect a link with the unnamed BHO entry:
DDS (Ver_09-03-16.01) - NTFSx86
Run by Greg at 22:43:52.20 on Tue 05/05/2009
Internet Explorer: 7.0.5730.13
Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.3582.2710 [GMT -4:00]

AV: CA Anti-Virus *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated)

============== Running Processes ===============

C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k rpcss
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
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A:Vundo.CEH Infection - Cannot Delete DLL Responsible

Hi,* Please download Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware from Here or HereDouble Click mbam-setup.exe to install the application.Make sure a checkmark is placed next to Update Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware and Launch Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware, then click Finish.If an update is found, it will download and install the latest version.In case you already used MBAM previously, please update it before proceeding with the scan. To do this, click the "Update" tab and click the "Check For updates" button.Once the program has loaded and updates were downloaded, select "Perform Quick Scan", then click Scan.The scan may take some time to finish,so please be patient.When the scan is complete, click OK, then Show Results to view the results.Make sure that everything is checked, and click Remove Selected.When disinfection is completed, a log will open in Notepad and you may be prompted to Restart.(See Extra Note)The log is automatically saved by MBAM and can be viewed by clicking the Logs tab in MBAM.Copy&Paste the entire report in your next reply along with a fresh HijackThis log.Extra Note:If MBAM encounters a file that is difficult to remove,you will be presented with 1 of 2 prompts,click OK to either and let MBAM proceed with the disinfection process,if asked to restart the computer,please do so immediatly.

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Firefox has been having sudden frequent crashes. Internet Explorer shuts down and gives me the message "runtime error." These crashes most often happen on the three main websites we use most frequently (Yahoo, Facebook, and a weather website). There is no warning when the crashes happen.

I've tried all the Firefox crash troubleshooting suggestions, with no satisfactory results. I regularly run scans with Malwarebytes, SUPERAntiSpyware Free, and AVG Free. AVG does pick up something called STDRT.EXE whenever I run a Super Mario game that we downloaded. AVG gives me the option of sending to virus vault, or "allowing". I've done both. I'm fairly sure that STDRT.EXE is not the culprit, since we've been playing Mario for a couple months, and the crashes have just happened in the last couple days. I'm no expert of course, which is why I'm here for help. Since the crashes started happening, I have dumped the Mario game onto a cd and uninstalled it from the computer.

I've also tried to do a system restore to a few dates previous to when this problem started, but it says "unable to restore" or something of that nature.....

Thanks for any help you can give.

Here are the scan logs you require:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 3:49:45 PM, on 8/12/2011
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
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A:Is STDRT.EXE responsible for recent crashes?

Windows are also very slow in opening.

When Firefox crashes, up comes Mozilla crash reporter which gives me the option of restarting Firefox or quitting. If I choose to restart then restore session, it brings me to the page that just crashed when I clicked on a link. If I click on the link it will crash again.

On the other hand, sometimes we can browse for quite some time before a crash happens. Very confusing
 

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Hi all,

i have some trouble on my machine with Windows 8.1 (non pro version) - let's call it "server". I just bought new antivirus program with firewall (BitDefender Total Security 2017). On "server" side i have few shares with WebDAV protocol
(on SSL). With firewall off i can easy connect via SSL and map network drives via WebDAV protocol on clients machines. Problem occurs when i turn on firewall from BitDefender. Then i can't connect. So i need to create rule that will pass WebDAV traffic. And
here is a problem - BitDefender software can create rules only for specific *.exe file. I talked with BitdDefender staff about this problem for few weeks for now, but they solve (for now, only 1!) doesn't work and they told me that in that AV i can't open
port for non *.exe file... 

So this is my question - which file (specific exe, application) in Windows 8.1 x64 non pro are responsible for webdav communication on SSL, and where i can find it (path)?  I need to add firewall this exe file with 443 port to work ... I will be very
grateful for any answers ... :)

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My Computer:

Dell XPS 400 with DataSafe hard drive, which is supposed to be a combination of
Norton Ghost and a hidden second hard drive (RAID 1), but I do not have Norton
Ghost on my PC, by choice
Intel Pentium D 830 (3GHz)
1GB DDR2 SDRAM at 533MHz
256MB ATI Hyper Memory
DataSafe 160GB (Secured Storage and Data Recovery Solution)

Intel(R)
Pentium(R) D CPU 3.00Ghz
2.99 GHz, 1.00 GB of RAM

My System:

Microsoft Windows XP
Media Center Edition
Version 2002
Service Pack 3

My Anti-virus: McAfee SecurityCenter

My Anti-spyware: Webroot Spy Sweeper

Hi.

I do not have Java on my PC because in the past, I caught a very bad virus
or trojan via a fake Java update. Also, I have Adobe Acrobat Reader 6.0,
with JavaScript disabled by choice, because I heard somewhere that that
version is less prone to trojan infection and that turning off JavaScript
in Adobe Acrobat is said to be safer.

For about six months, I've had this thing where my PC freezes for between
3 and 20 seconds while I hear a distant high beady sound, like that of the
PC quickly processing something.

For about a month, I've encountered the situation where I sometimes have
to click on something two (and sometimes three or four times) to get it
go. Also, when I click on a folder icon once, in order to rename it, it
opens the folder instead, which is supposed to only happen if I double-click.
And another odd thing is that highlighting text is often tricky, with the... Read more

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I've had my computer for about a year and a half now and I still can't seem to solve why I keep having BSODs. I sent my computer back to the maker, Cyberpower, and they took a look at it, did some stuff (I don't know what), and sent it back to me. I thought it was fixed but then the BSODs came back and I just don't know what to do now. I've used a program called, Blue Screen View, to look and log the BSODs. I have put the BSODs in a .txt file with this forum. Please I'm hoping that this is not Win7's fault. Any help is appreciated.
 

A:Blue Screen Of Death. Is Win7 responsible?

look in device manager,any Yellow !s
 

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Hello,

I have windows 8 installed, so someday Skype stopped working and there was a service preventing it from working, so i went to the safe mode, and copied the names of the services running under safe mode (because Skype worked there like a charm), but after some period i started having some trouble in various things, like file sharing on the network because the service was disabled, and now i cannot add a new device, like the driver of a huawei 3G internet key, or the microsoft virtual pc network driver.
Now im sure it has something to do with a disabled service, but i cant find which one responsible for the driver management.

Thank you.

A:Service responsible for adding/managing drivers

Hey mate,

Why are you sure it has to do with a disabled service?

Can you do a system restore?: System Restore - How to Do in Windows 8

If you are disabling services in services.msc, that is a very bad idea...

Sounds like you're heading in this direction... To troubleshoot application conflicts: Troubleshoot Application Conflicts by Performing a Clean Startup - Windows 7 Help Forums

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What computer part is responsible for top speed so that a software program can be used at it's top speed?
use windows 8.1
 

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So here is a weird problem, that I probably caused myself. While I had a bluescreen problem I googled several things and tried possible solutions, that was a month ago, so I don't know exactly what I did, and I just started using this computer again.

I think I disabled sideshow or sideshow gadgets. Now, I can't install my Logitech G15 Keyboard anymore (Blue backlight version). It says installed but the program is not on the harddrive and the functionality of the keyboards LCD and media keys is not given. I can use the volume wheel but not play/pause, skip, stop etc. The display also shows no information, just the logitech logo like it does when its not installed. I think I uninstalled the driver/gamepanel software when it gave an error about sideshow. I already tried reenabling it, but that does nothing.

Windows also says a USB driver is not installed, like for the port it seems. Other USB things work fine.

The weird thing is that it doesn't even install the program, it is not in the folder on the HDD, and the install wizard completes in like one second.
Already tried downloading different versions of it, but no luck.

Using Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit

So how do I get it working again? What could be the thing causing this? Thankful for everyone trying to help
 

A:Sideshow gadgets responsible for not installing G15 software?

Because your running the keyboard through a USB port it's power consumption is controlled by the CPU. When you plug in the keyboard to the computer it should send a report to the CPU telling it how much power it consumes (max). The controller chip then decides how much of the "pool" of power gets distributed to which device and how much (per cycle).
Rant Simply put in another way - lets say your mother\father sent you out to get a bucket of water every day from the water hole. This hole every day fills up to exactly six litres, you ask the water controller this is my bucket it holds exactly five litres of water may I have this much water please? It would reply yes, but the water controller knows it has others wanting to share the remaining litre so your request gets queued, you still get your five litres per day just not all in one refill.
So what be happening is that there are too many devices trying to consume too much of a single resource. Depending what else you may be using your USB ports for maybe try this drivercleanup thread#post875300 by @LookinAround
 

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I just got a new laptop with Wireless-n. At first, I was able to connect to both home and library wifi. Ever since I used Blackviper to disable unnecessary services, I can now only connect at home and not the library.... why is this so? Additional details: In the library the laptop sees the connection, and it actually looks like it might be connected, but nothing shows up on my browswers. When I look at the connection, i think it says something like "identifying..."

Here's another, sort of unrelated question: When I start up my vista laptop... my desktop comes up like normal... and then after about 30 seconds, the whole screen blinks once and the cursor appears at the center of the screen... does this have to do with my wifi too (because I can't connect to the internet withing those 30 seconds)?

Any help/suggestions are much appreciated. THANKS
 

A:Which Vista Services are responsible for wifi connecting?

undo what you did with blackviper or try system restore
 

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Hi, I installed a graphics driver on my pc and after installing this my pc suddenly hangs and sometimes restarts. I installed a new dell 18.5" LED monitor and for this I installed this graphics driver from intel website to get the maximum 1366x768 resolution. Is graphics driver causes this or may I need to upgrade xp sp3?
 
 Please help... got a headache...
 
PC Details:
D845GVSR Board
1.50 GB RAM
2.4GHZ CPU
Windows XP Professional Service Pack 2 Build 2600

A:is graphics driver responsible for window's restart?

1) Of course you should update to SP3.
 
2) If the problem persists after the upgrade, roll back the driver.
 
3) Also make sure you have the latest bios release

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Hello,

This is my first time on your forums. I have tried everything, but my DIY has reached its wit's end. I am running a Windows XP (using Mozilla Firefox as my browers) system with a wireless DSL connection. I have been plagued by issues and I am left unable connect to the internet while still had an IP address . . . When I logged into Windows, I got a dialog box warning that mmwnd.exe was unable to load. I searched online for solutions and was lead to the spyware removal software PREVX 1.

I installed this and it found several infections, which it was able to isolate and remove. However, I was still unable to connect. Occasionally PREVX would trip on a piece of malware it called TOTOUR.EXE, upon finding this and isolating it (although it never showed in up as isolated) I was able to connect to the internet. However, when PREVX was unable to locate it on a restart I still had no connection.

So I again searched online, and saw that i should remove TOTOUR.EXE with killbox. This didn't work, apparently.

Further searching lead me to another virus checker called Superantispyware Pro. I installed this and ran it. It found, around 200 of pieces of malware/tracking cookies on my machine that it removed without incident. (To be extra sure, I ran it in safe mode too. It found a couple of hundred more(!). I scanned another time, and I actually think that it's finding the same pieces of malware but unable to remove them.

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A:Large infection; No internet connection, possible TOTOUR.EXE responsible.

Hi, thorubos

Welcome!

Ty the following options:

First run SFC /Scannow

In the event there is a missing file it will be restored.
Enter your Control Panel and double-click on Network Connections
Then right click on your Default Connection
Usually Local Area Connection for Cable and DSL, or AOL Connection.

Left click on Properties
Double-Click on the Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) item
Select the radio dial that says Obtain DNS Servers Automatically
Press OK twice to get out of the properties screen
Restart the computer
Go to Start->Run->Type CMD and click Ok. The MSDOS Window will be displayed. At the command prompt, type the following and press Enter after each line:

ipconfig /flushdns (The space between g and / is needed)
Exit

Restart the computer and Test

If that does not resolve the issue follow these steps:

Reset the Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)

Go to Start->Run, type CMD and click Ok. The MSDOS window will be displayed. At the prompt type the following and press Enter after each line:

netsh int ip reset C:\Resetlog.txt
netsh winsock reset catalog
Exit
Restart the computer.

Warning Programs that access or monitor the Internet such as antivirus, firewall or proxy clients may be negatively affected when you run the netsh winsock reset command. If you have a program that no longer functions correctly after you use this resolution, reinstall the program to restore functionality.

Run the following commands:

regsvr32 netshell.dll
regsvr32 netcfgx.dll
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How can I determine exactly what firewall rule is blocking particular data?
I have an application that gets all the way through opening an FTP connection and logging onto the FTP server, but then stalls on mput (the actual upload command), leaving a zero-byte file on the FTP server. The log reveals that the FW is blocking port 20
(the FTP data port) even though it is not blocking port 21 (the command port). That explains why it stalls only when it gets to the actual file upload. Here is a sample DROP line from the log:
 2016-03-24 22:19:06 DROP TCP [FTP server address] [Workstation address] 20 49432 60 S 2753606402 0 29200 - - - RECEIVE
I added an explicit TCP Allow rule for remote port 20, and this allowed the process to complete the upload correctly. But then I disabled it for further testing and then re-enabled it--and now the process is again stalling on the FTP data transfer.
I cannot understand is why this process is not blocked on other stations not having explicit port 20 rules. But it seems that it would be most useful to somehow trace all of this to what (rule), explicitly, is blocking port 20 on this workstation and/or
allowing it on other workstations.

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I scanned system files by using cmd it came like this: 

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i cant able to post log details this site shows: post is long.

A:What are the files are responsible for reboot loop after windows 7 logo?

What are the files are responsible for reboot loop after windows 7 logo?
 
i mean right after windows 7 logo loading, system reboots. but what are the files are responsible for this thing? 

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I have 3 programs that stopped working, they will not load up, and I believe that The latest Windows updates are responsible. These programs are Inworldz Beta Viewer, Imprudence Viewer, and Second Life Viewer. They have always worked fine for me until Wednesday when suddenly none of them would load up. The next day, Windows 7 didn't want to load up. I had to restart the computer a couple of times before it did.

I have tried system restore, but it fails every time. I tired sfc/scannow command, but it doesn't find anything. Avast antivirus doesn't find any threats, although it finds some "warnings" that it won't seem to do anything about. I can upload an image of those warnings if it would help. Malewarebits doesn't find anything.

The only thing that has changed on my computer that I'm aware of since Wednesday, when Inworldz was working, was Windows installed some updates. So I'm guessing that caused the problems.

I have been advised elsewhere that I should do a Windows 7 Repair, but the process sounds confusing as heck. A complete clean reinstall of Windows 7 sounds easier. But, regardless, if the problem was caused by Windows updates, wouldn't the problem just return when Windows updates itself again after I've done all of that? That's a lot of work only to have the problem return.

I noticed that these 3 programs have log folders. They might keep crash files if someone can make sense of them. I might be able to upload the log files if th... Read more

A:3 programs stopped working, I think Windows updates are responsible

I've replied in your other thread as well. You might try System Restore in Safe Mode, and see if that will work (SR has never been reliable for me)

Safe Mode

You might hold off on the Repair Install, but it is pretty straight forward. If you can Clean Install, you can do a Repair Install

Repair Install

IF it was caused by Windows Updates, the System Restore may be your easiest fix, if you can get it to work.

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