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Others exploit vulnerabilities to infect machines. Messenger (HKLM) O12 - Plugin for .mp3: C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\PLUGINS\npqtplugin3.dll O12 - Plugin for .pdf: C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\PLUGINS\nppdf32.dll O12 - Plugin for .spop: C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\Plugins\NPDocBox.dll O16 - DPF: {02BF25D5-8C17-4B23-BC80-D3488ABDDC6B} (QuickTime Did it by any chance report that it may be in the system volume folder ? When an attacker attempts to take advantage of human behavior to persuade the affected user to perform an action of the attacker's choice, it is known as 'social engineering'.

Here's my log file:Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 10:22:33 AM, on 11/11/2008Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16735)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.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 Get the latest computer updates for all your installed software. Short URL to this thread: https://techguy.org/225713 Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? Avast community forum Home Help Search Login Register Avast WEBforum » Other » Viruses and worms (Moderators: Pavel, Maxx_original, misak) » Help need to fight against virus w32.welchia.gen and w32.gaobot.gen

Thread Status: Not open for further replies. The worm uses the eight different vulnerabilities in different ways, but the goal of the worm is consistent: it always attempts to copy and run on the remote machine.   Win32/Gaobot It is therefore important that you use a strong password – one that cannot be easily guessed by an attacker. This will let the tool alter the registry.

If you're not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started. Essentially, social engineering is an attack against the human interface of the targeted computer. Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd. I have also checked other files in the area for a "Generic Service Process", bit has not picked up details.

Here's the latest HiJackThis log... For more information, see 'What is social engineering?'. To help protect you from infection, you should always run antivirus software, such as Microsoft Security Essentials, that is updated with the latest signature files. I need Gaobot removal tool Search Forums Show Threads Show Posts Advanced Search Go to Page...

Would > > this be an appropriate tool for "ao" and "gen"? > > > > Please help! > > > > ada > > > > > > > --- See the following Note.)/NOCANCEL Disables the cancel feature of the removal tool./NOFILESCAN Prevents the scanning of the file system./NOVULNCHECK Disables checking for unpatched files.Important: Using the /MAPPED switch does not ensure mobo, May 3, 2004 #8 Flrman1 Joined: Jul 26, 2002 Messages: 46,329 I'm closing this thread. Protect yourself against social engineering attacks.

Limit user privileges on the computer. Messenger-->C:\PROGRA~1\Yahoo!\MESSEN~1\UNWISE.EXE /U C:\PROGRA~1\Yahoo!\MESSEN~1\INSTALL.LOG======Hosts File======127.0.0.1 hityou.com127.0.0.1 www.hityou.com127.0.0.1 180searchassistant.com127.0.0.1 www.180searchassistant.com127.0.0.1 180solutions.com127.0.0.1 www.180solutions.com127.0.0.1 bis.180solutions.com127.0.0.1 config.180solutions.com127.0.0.1 cts.180solutions.com127.0.0.1 downloads.180solutions.com======Security center information======AV: Symantec AntiVirus Corporate Edition======Environment variables======"ComSpec"=%SystemRoot%\system32\cmd.exe"Path"=%SystemRoot%\system32;%SystemRoot%;%SystemRoot%\System32\Wbem;C:\Program Files\Wave Systems Corp\Dell Preboot Manager\Access Client\v5\;C:\Program Files\Common Files\Roxio Shared\DLLShared\;C:\Program Files\Common This site is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. If you need it reopened please PM me or one of the other mods.

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Heres to ya... Prevention Take the following steps to help prevent infection on your computer: Enable a firewall on your computer. Limit user privileges on the computer Starting with Windows Vista and Windows 7, Microsoft introduced User Account Control (UAC), which, when enabled, allowed users to run with least user privileges.

Hi Trainer Good to hear that the Fix Gaobot Tool worked for you and your system is now OK.

Thanks Hizz Back to top #2 luluhifi luluhifi Advanced Member Advanced Member 2,435 posts Location:Wash.DC, USA Posted 09 May 2004 - 07:24 AM Hey look here!dont be shakey just be cool Please re-enable javascript to access full functionality. See the following Note.)/START Forces the tool to immediately start scanning./EXCLUDE=[PATH] Excludes the specified [PATH] from scanning. (We do not recommend using this switch. windows update link, install all critical updates.

Avoid downloading pirated software. Username Forum Password I've forgotten my password Remember me This is not recommended for shared computers Sign in anonymously Don't add me to the active users list Privacy Policy Jump Symantec gives detailed instructions on removing GAOBOT.AO, which is fine, but what about GAOBOT.GEN? Symantec gives detailed instructions on removing GAOBOT.AO, which is > fine, but what about GAOBOT.GEN?

Once access is achieved, the worm copies itself and creates a task on the target machine to run the copy.   Some variants of the worm terminate security products, based on Click here to join today! Quads Norton Fighter25 Reg: 21-Jul-2008 Posts: 16,481 Solutions: 182 Kudos: 3,388 Kudos1 Stats Re: Need help to remove W32 Gaobot worm Posted: 22-Nov-2009 | 3:16PM • Permalink Hi Thanks for getting Messenger (HKLM) O12 - Plugin for .mp3: C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\PLUGINS\npqtplugin3.dll O12 - Plugin for .pdf: C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\PLUGINS\nppdf32.dll O12 - Plugin for .spop: C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\Plugins\NPDocBox.dll O16 - DPF: {02BF25D5-8C17-4B23-BC80-D3488ABDDC6B} (QuickTime

Cheers Trainer Newbie1 Reg: 13-Nov-2009 Posts: 5 Solutions: 0 Kudos: 1 Kudos0 Re: Need help to remove W32 Gaobot worm Posted: 17-Nov-2009 | 2:04AM • Permalink Hoi mdturner; ok - did These are usually available from vendor websites.   You can use the Automatic Updates feature in Windows to automatically download future Microsoft security updates while your computer is on and connected As a guest, you can browse and view the various discussions in the forums, but can not create a new topic or reply to an existing one unless you are logged Therefore, you should run the tool on every computer.The /EXCLUDE switch will only work with one path, not multiple.

ada A.D.A. Flrman1, May 4, 2004 #9 Sponsor This thread has been Locked and is not open to further replies. I'll appreciate any help! This may not include all the folders on the remote computer, which can lead to missed detections.If a viral file is detected on the mapped drive, the removal will fail if

Downloading "cracked" or "pirated" software from these sites carries not only the risk of being infected with malware, but is also illegal. Symantec recommends that you use only copies of the removal tool that have been directly downloaded from the Symantec Security Response Web site.If you are not sure, or are a network http://v4.windowsupd.../en/default.asp firewall download. Once in safe mode I realised that I had not gone back to system restore to disable it.

Could the virus or worm prevent me from accessing a specific site such as this? Style Default Style Contact Us Help Home Top RSS Terms and Rules Copyright © TechGuy, Inc. The tool displays results similar to the following:Total number of the scanned filesNumber of deleted filesNumber of repaired filesNumber of terminated viral processesNumber of fixed registry entriesWhat the tool doesThe Removal To remove this threat from a NetWare server, first make sure that you have the current virus definitions, and then run a full system scan with the Symantec antivirus product.How to

The following Microsoft products detect and remove this threat:   Microsoft Security Essentials Microsoft Safety Scanner Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool   For more information on antivirus software, see http://www.microsoft.com/windows/antivirus-partners/.