[solved]Trojan Horse SecThought.E and more

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  1. mikkakj

    mikkakj Registered Member

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    I followed the instructions on an earlier posting by dvk01 to remove the SecThought.E and here is the info that was requested.

    I ran both the Ad-Aware and the Spybot programs on my computer prior to loading HijackThis. The problem I am having is that Security Advisor windows keep popping up very frequently for me to accept their certificate and load whatever software they are promoting. A few of the companies are Whistle Software Inc, WHENU.com, Gain.com - when I have contacted these companies they say they are not the ones responsible that it is someone else promoting their software and that the popups should end with about 8-10 occurances - but this hasn't stopped.

    I also am getting the following Trojan horses - downloader.Agent.AV, SecThought.E, Downloader.Small.7.Q, Downloader.Small.7.AV, Downloader.VB.3.AD, Downloader.Turnown.J, Downloader.Keenval.K, psw.Briss.D

    Any help will be greatly appreciated.
    Thanks!
    Mikka



    Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.7
    Scan saved at 6:06:19 PM, on 7/11/2004
    Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
    MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

    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\LEXBCES.EXE
    C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXPPS.EXE
    C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
    C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG6\avgserv.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\System32\drivers\CDAC11BA.EXE
    C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\System32\nvsvc32.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\System32\WScript.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\System32\spool\DRIVERS\W32X86\3\printray.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\System32\LXSUPMON.EXE
    C:\PROGRA~1\LEXMAR~1\ACMonitor_X83.exe
    C:\PROGRA~1\LEXMAR~1\AcBtnMgr_X83.exe
    C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG6\avgcc32.exe
    C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
    C:\Program Files\MSN Apps\Updater\01.02.0000.2693\en-us\msnappau.exe
    C:\PROGRA~1\MYWEBS~1\bar\1.bin\mwsoemon.exe
    C:\Program Files\MUSICMATCH\MUSICMATCH Jukebox\mmtask.exe
    C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
    c:\progra~1\Support.com\client\bin\tgcmd.exe
    C:\WINDOWS\System32\wuauclt.exe
    C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
    C:\Documents and Settings\Mikka Kjarland\My Documents\My Received Files\HijackThis.exe
    C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe

    R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = http://red.clientapps.yahoo.com/customize/ycomp/defaults/sb/*http://www.yahoo.com/search/ie.html
    R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://red.clientapps.yahoo.com/customize/ycomp/defaults/sp/*http://www.yahoo.com
    R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.yahoo.com/
    R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://www.sony.com/vaiopeople
    R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchURL,(Default) = http://red.clientapps.yahoo.com/customize/ycomp/defaults/su/*http://www.yahoo.com
    R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Local Page =
    F1 - win.ini: load=G:\CDSETUP.EXE
    O1 - Hosts: indows.
    O3 - Toolbar: Norton AntiVirus - {42CDD1BF-3FFB-4238-8AD1-7859DF00B1D6} - C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\NavShExt.dll
    O3 - Toolbar: &Radio - {8E718888-423F-11D2-876E-00A0C9082467} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\msdxm.ocx
    O3 - Toolbar: PowerSearch - {4E7BD74F-2B8D-469E-AA8E-8E1CA787AD2D} - C:\PROGRA~1\POWERS~1\Toolbar\pwrs0108.dll
    O3 - Toolbar: Band Class - {C5183ABC-EB6E-4E05-B8C9-500A16B6CF94} - C:\Program Files\SEP\sep.dll
    O3 - Toolbar: MSN - {BDAD1DAD-C946-4A17-ADC1-64B5B4FF55D0} - C:\Program Files\MSN Apps\MSN Toolbar\01.02.0000.2693\en-us\msntb.dll
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ZTgServerSwitch] c:\program files\support.com\client\lserver\server.vbs
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [PrinTray] C:\WINDOWS\System32\spool\DRIVERS\W32X86\3\printray.exe
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [NvCplDaemon] RUNDLL32.EXE NvQTwk,NvCplDaemon initialize
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [LXSUPMON] C:\WINDOWS\System32\LXSUPMON.EXE RUN
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Lexmark X83 Button Monitor] C:\PROGRA~1\LEXMAR~1\ACMonitor_X83.exe
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Lexmark X83 Button Manager] C:\PROGRA~1\LEXMAR~1\AcBtnMgr_X83.exe
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [AVG_CC] C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG6\avgcc32.exe /STARTUP
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Bakra] C:\WINDOWS\System32\IEHost.exe
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [TkBellExe] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe" -osboot
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Updater] "C:\Program Files\MSN Apps\Updater\01.02.0000.2693\en-us\msnappau.exe"
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [MyWebSearch Email Plugin] C:\PROGRA~1\MYWEBS~1\bar\1.bin\mwsoemon.exe
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [mmtask] C:\Program Files\MUSICMATCH\MUSICMATCH Jukebox\mmtask.exe
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ccRegVfy] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccRegVfy.exe"
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ccApp] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe"
    O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [MyWebSearch Email Plugin] C:\PROGRA~1\MYWEBS~1\bar\1.bin\mwsoemon.exe
    O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: MaxSpeed (HKLM)
    O9 - Extra button: Messenger (HKLM)
    O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Messenger (HKLM)
    O12 - Plugin for .spop: C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\Plugins\NPDocBox.dll
    O14 - IERESET.INF: START_PAGE_URL=http://www.sony.com/vaiopeople
    O16 - DPF: Yahoo! Klondike Solitaire - http://yog55.games.scd.yahoo.com/yog/y/ks12_x.cab
    O16 - DPF: {072D3F2E-5FB6-11D3-B461-00C04FA35A21} (CFForm Runtime) - http://www.geolearning.com/CFIDE/classes/CFJava.cab
    O16 - DPF: {166B1BCA-3F9C-11CF-8075-444553540000} (Shockwave ActiveX Control) - http://download.macromedia.com/pub/shockwave/cabs/director/sw.cab
    O16 - DPF: {1D4DB7D2-6EC9-47A3-BD87-1E41684E07BB} - http://imgfarm.com/images/nocache/funwebproducts/ei/PopularScreenSaversInitialSetup1.0.0.8.cab
    O16 - DPF: {2C153C75-8476-434B-B3C3-57B63A3D1939} (Brickout Control) - http://mirror.worldwinner.com/games/v42/brickout/brickout.cab
    O16 - DPF: {30528230-99F7-4BB4-88D8-FA1D4F56A2AB} (YInstStarter Class) - http://us.dl1.yimg.com/download.yahoo.com/dl/installs/yinst20040510.cab
    O16 - DPF: {33564D57-0000-0010-8000-00AA00389B71} - http://download.microsoft.com/download/F/6/E/F6E491A6-77E1-4E20-9F5F-94901338C922/wmv9VCM.CAB
    O16 - DPF: {4C226336-4032-489F-9674-67E74225979B} (OTXMovie Class) - http://www.otxresearch.com/OTXMedia/OTXMedia.dll
    O16 - DPF: {4E330863-6A11-11D0-BFD8-006097237877} (InstallFromTheWeb ActiveX Control) - http://www.installshield.com/install/iftwclix.cab
    O16 - DPF: {4F5E4276-C120-11D6-A1FD-00508B9D48EA} (dldisplay Class) - http://www.gamehouse.com/ghdlctl.cab
    O16 - DPF: {4FAE30E1-EE9C-477D-8D06-BF8D3429B60F} (WebIQ Technology Client) - http://webiq001.webiqonline.com/WebIQ/bin/WebIQ.cab
    O16 - DPF: {56336BCB-3D8A-11D6-A00B-0050DA18DE71} (RdxIE Class) - http://software-dl.real.com/03e3ceb204c22d270a20/netzip/RdxIE601.cab
    O16 - DPF: {5EE92643-21CE-4949-903F-39439DCC3944} (Shapetris Control) - http://mirror.worldwinner.com/games/v42/shape/shape.cab
    O16 - DPF: {62969CF2-0F7A-433B-A221-FD8818C06C2F} (Blockwerx Control) - http://mirror.worldwinner.com/games/v46/blockwerx/blockwerx.cab
    O16 - DPF: {785EA525-5066-495F-ADF6-3B8316515DEF} (Collapse Control) - http://mirror.worldwinner.com/games/v47/collapse/collapse.cab
    O16 - DPF: {8A94C905-FF9D-43B6-8708-F0F22D22B1CB} (Wwlaunch Control) - http://mirror.worldwinner.com/games/shared/wwlaunch.cab
    O16 - DPF: {90B7E2B3-2E56-4571-9E54-823E33C4B4B4} (TracMan Control) - http://mirror.worldwinner.com/games/v46/tracman/tracman.cab
    O16 - DPF: {9184D21C-9835-42C5-A883-EA8BE7FC048D} (Downloader Class) - http://www.shop.intuit.com/commerce/account/downloads/executables/ie/IDA.cab
    O16 - DPF: {94299420-321F-4FF9-A247-62A23EBB640B} (WordMojo Control) - http://mirror.worldwinner.com/games/v45/wordmojo/wordmojo.cab
    O16 - DPF: {97438FE9-D361-4279-BA82-98CC0877A717} (Cubis Control) - http://mirror.worldwinner.com/games/v55/cubis/cubis.cab
    O16 - DPF: {9F1C11AA-197B-4942-BA54-47A8489BB47F} (Update Class) - http://v4.windowsupdate.microsoft.com/CAB/x86/unicode/iuctl.CAB?37878.8643287037
    O16 - DPF: {AC2881FD-5760-46DB-83AE-20A5C6432A7E} (SwapIt Control) - http://mirror.worldwinner.com/games/v61/swapit/swapit.cab
    O16 - DPF: {B942A249-D1E7-4C11-98AE-FCB76B08747F} (RealArcadeRdxIE Class) - http://games-dl.real.com/gameconsole/Bundler/CAB/RealArcadeRdxIE.cab
    O16 - DPF: {D27CDB6E-AE6D-11CF-96B8-444553540000} (Shockwave Flash Object) - http://fpdownload.macromedia.com/pub/shockwave/cabs/flash/swflash.cab
     
  2. Marianna

    Marianna Spyware Fighter

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    Re: Trojan Horse SecThought.E and more

    Hi mikkakj

    Check the following items in HijackThis.
    Close all windows except HijackThis and click "Fix checked":

    R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = http://red.clientapps.yahoo.com/cus.../search/ie.html
    R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://red.clientapps.yahoo.com/cus...//www.yahoo.com

    R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchURL,(Default) = http://red.clientapps.yahoo.com/cus...//www.yahoo.com
    R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Local Page =
    F1 - win.ini: load=G:\CDSETUP.EXE
    O1 - Hosts: indows.

    O3 - Toolbar: PowerSearch - {4E7BD74F-2B8D-469E-AA8E-8E1CA787AD2D} - C:\PROGRA~1\POWERS~1\Toolbar\pwrs0108.dll
    O3 - Toolbar: Band Class - {C5183ABC-EB6E-4E05-B8C9-500A16B6CF94} - C:\Program Files\SEP\sep.dll

    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Bakra] C:\WINDOWS\System32\IEHost.exe
    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [TkBellExe] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe" -osboot

    O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [MyWebSearch Email Plugin] C:\PROGRA~1\MYWEBS~1\bar\1.bin\mwsoemon.exe

    O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [MyWebSearch Email Plugin] C:\PROGRA~1\MYWEBS~1\bar\1.bin\mwsoemon.exe

    O16 - DPF: {1D4DB7D2-6EC9-47A3-BD87-1E41684E07BB} - http://imgfarm.com/images/nocache/f...etup1.0.0.8.cab

    O16 - DPF: {4C226336-4032-489F-9674-67E74225979B} (OTXMovie Class) - http://www.otxresearch.com/OTXMedia/OTXMedia.dll

    O16 - DPF: {56336BCB-3D8A-11D6-A00B-0050DA18DE71} (RdxIE Class) - http://software-dl.real.com/03e3ceb...ip/RdxIE601.cab

    O16 - DPF: {B942A249-D1E7-4C11-98AE-FCB76B08747F} (RealArcadeRdxIE Class) - http://games-dl.real.com/gameconsol...ArcadeRdxIE.cab

    NOTE....even in safe mode you may have to open taskmanager and end task on some of them before you can delete them.

    Make sure you can view hidden and system files: Instructions here

    Then Boot to safe mode: Instructions here

    Delete the following files\folders IF still present:

    C:\PROGRA~1\POWERS~1\Toolbar <-----folder
    C:\Program Files\SEP <-----folder
    C:\WINDOWS\System32\IEHost.exe
    C:\PROGRA~1\MYWEBS~1\ <-----folder

    Then reboot and use AdAware as described :
    HERE

    Empty your Temporary Internet Files and history in Internet Options. And clean out your
    %Userprofile%\Local Settings\Temp
    folder. It's a good idea to do that regularly.

    Then Disable system restore: Instructions here
    Reboot

    Enable System Restore.

    Problem gone?
     
  3. mikkakj

    mikkakj Registered Member

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    Re: Trojan Horse SecThought.E and more

    Thank you! It seems to have worked so far.
     
  4. Marianna

    Marianna Spyware Fighter

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    Re: Trojan Horse SecThought.E and more

    Hi mikkakj

    Super - Thanks for your feedback :)

    Happy Safe Computing !
     
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