JS/Exploit.Pdfka.ASD Trojan

Discussion in 'ESET NOD32 Antivirus' started by xdrfinn, Feb 5, 2010.

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  1. xdrfinn

    xdrfinn Registered Member

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    I've been running into this virus the last couple of days. It seems to attack when I am browing the internet and is coming from google.analytics.com?

    Is this something on my machine trying to download from google or it is a corruption of some webpages?
     
  2. Mister Natural

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    Make sure all your adobe products are fully up to date, flash player, reader/acrobat. Also if you have reader or acrobat it's a good idea to disable java script from running in pdf files.
     
  3. siljaline

    siljaline Former Poster

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    Some new malware is masquerading as Google analytics, which seems to be the delivery mechanism, this has not yet been comfirmed to a certainty.
    You may block Google analytics using a HOSTS File for a start. Note that blocking this and other Google items using a HOSTS file will have no impact on your ability to use Google.
    Do on-demand scan logs show the Trojan still residing on your machine ?
     
  4. xdrfinn

    xdrfinn Registered Member

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    Scans are clean. I'll check the adobe products, I know reader is up to date, not sure about Flash.
     
  5. siljaline

    siljaline Former Poster

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    Your installed version of Adobe Flash should be at build 10.0.42.34
    Beware of the third-party Google Toolbar offering if you choose to install this update. See this post regarding Google Toolbar issues.
    Reboot your computer, run another on-demand scan and post back your findings.
     
  6. xdrfinn

    xdrfinn Registered Member

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    Updated the correct Flash player and ran the scan. Still clean.

    Hopefully updating Abode will keep if from getting on my system.

    Thanks for the help
     
  7. siljaline

    siljaline Former Poster

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    Thank you for advising us that your system is still free of malware.
    Unfortunately Adobe software was predicted to be the top hacker target for 2010
    Watch the Forum for emerging announcements as they arise.
     
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