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Forum: System Security 12 Aug 2013
Replies: 14
Views: 660
Posted By gied
Just uninstall everything search / qvo /browser...

Just uninstall everything search / qvo /browser protect related and reset search providers.
Forum: System Security 28 Jun 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 2,824
Posted By gied
Try Adwcleaner or Junkware removal tool....

Try Adwcleaner or Junkware removal tool. RevoUninstaller might help to remove it as well. Malwarebytes has a function to delete such hard to remove files as well under utilities.
Forum: System Security 24 Jun 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 569
Posted By gied
Majority of malware builds are tested against...

Majority of malware builds are tested against popular AVs automatically and re-packed once they are detected by many. MSE would be first in line of checks. It is not that AVs don't work (they do),...
Forum: System Security 20 Jun 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 442
Posted By gied
I am surprised that Adobes file is unsigned....

I am surprised that Adobes file is unsigned. Would scan with virustotal.
Forum: System Security 10 Jun 2013
Replies: 49
Views: 3,689
Posted By gied
Maybe your .exe file associations are off....

Maybe your .exe file associations are off. Download and import exe registry fixes Can't open .EXE files in Windows 7 or Windows Vista (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2688326) . It will download .reg...
Forum: System Security 06 Jun 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 629
Posted By gied
If you are serious about security, disable Java...

If you are serious about security, disable Java in your browsers and, probably Flash too and browse with limited account (not administrator user).
Forum: System Security 02 Jun 2013
Replies: 36
Views: 1,563
Posted By gied
If the browser would be properly sandboxed, no...

If the browser would be properly sandboxed, no Java / Flash / Adobe PDF installed, then one would be quite ok without antivirus. The problem is this is never the case... :) AV gives the first...
Forum: System Security 01 Jun 2013
Replies: 49
Views: 2,037
Posted By gied
Do system restore. For me, it looks like a...

Do system restore.
For me, it looks like a reinfection or a trojan/downloader on the system.
Thus scan with hitman pro or other broad range anti-malware program after cleaning up.
Consider...
Forum: System Security 28 May 2013
Replies: 10
Views: 1,351
Posted By gied
Run Adwcleaner scan...

Run Adwcleaner scan (http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/adwcleaner/). Typically, it works ok against removing such programs. I would recommend scanning with Malwarebytes, Hitman pro, spyhunter,...
Forum: System Security 10 May 2013
Replies: 30
Views: 1,007
Posted By gied
I believe Weather bug is known for search engine...

I believe Weather bug is known for search engine replacement. Actually, many of "free" weather /mp3/downloader apps are there only to replace search engines.
Forum: System Security 10 May 2013
Replies: 30
Views: 1,007
Posted By gied
One typical problem is when there are additional...

One typical problem is when there are additional browser setting guarding software installed with searchnu. Make sure you uninstall everything installed in the last days (by date) from control panel....
Forum: System Security 24 Apr 2013
Replies: 15
Views: 847
Posted By gied
Some alternatives to MBAM : SuperAntiSpyware...

Some alternatives to MBAM :
SuperAntiSpyware (free on-demand scan/removal)
Hitman Pro (free on/deman scan, 30 days free removal, 5 av engines)
Emsisoft anti-malware ( free on demand/removal, 2 av...
Forum: System Security 23 Apr 2013
Replies: 11
Views: 874
Posted By gied
These things are rare. Files are infected by...

These things are rare.
Files are infected by viruses ( aka file infectors) and not regular malware. They are less common, and they can infect .exe. .sys, .com, .dll, .pif files (most other files...
Forum: System Security 31 Mar 2013
Replies: 76
Views: 3,403
Posted By gied
For quicker alternative, check if you can boot to...

For quicker alternative, check if you can boot to safe mode with networking. Some versions of ukash virus will allow just that, and it is enough to run the scan or stop it from launching on normal...
Forum: System Security 05 Mar 2013
Replies: 13
Views: 758
Posted By gied
Jombo45: Restore, even from partition is by no...

Jombo45: Restore, even from partition is by no means much safer than cleaning using anti-malware tools. If anti-malware tools try to determine problem and fix it, then restoring tries to fix all...
Forum: System Security 05 Mar 2013
Replies: 13
Views: 758
Posted By gied
Ransomware infections can be cleaned in most...

Ransomware infections can be cleaned in most cases without reinstall. They rarely come with something else, and, according to analysis, many of them are poorly coded (though good at locking you out)....
Forum: System Security 06 Feb 2013
Replies: 23
Views: 1,205
Posted By gied
Bertison : know some guys at company there, as...

Bertison : know some guys at company there, as far as I am told, they have no version for 99 USD, but who knows :)

By the way, AVG got some bad publicity recently due to similar toolbar /search...
Forum: System Security 06 Feb 2013
Replies: 23
Views: 1,205
Posted By gied
Cottonball: I actually have purchased couple. I...

Cottonball: I actually have purchased couple. I do not believe in "free cheese" kind of programs, and thats how many free antiviruses (and anti-malware) work (well, MSE exception). There are other...
Forum: System Security 06 Feb 2013
Replies: 23
Views: 1,205
Posted By gied
Bertison: As far as I am aware, spyhunter is in...

Bertison: As far as I am aware, spyhunter is in ~39 USD range, so it is kinda weird they asked 99 USD. Are you sure this was real SH ?
Forum: System Security 05 Feb 2013
Replies: 23
Views: 1,205
Posted By gied
Hi. Boot time most likely affected by badly...

Hi.
Boot time most likely affected by badly uninstalled programs.
First, go through your computer's Control center and uninstall all the programs that were installed during last date. This is not...
Forum: System Security 04 Feb 2013
Replies: 12
Views: 1,000
Posted By gied
There is another issue. Although all FBI...

There is another issue.
Although all FBI Moneypak shares about the same text and design, it is completely different parasites in many cases.
There are like 10 families of it, where several are...
Forum: System Security 03 Feb 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 623
Posted By gied
To answer OP question, malware is blocking some...

To answer OP question, malware is blocking some programs by name. So random name is not blocked.
However, additional to the reasons for combofix being dangerous on its own, it was noticed infected...
Forum: System Security 30 Jan 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 6,416
Posted By gied
Consider updating all the PC drivers first, then...

Consider updating all the PC drivers first, then judging about its speed. Although viruses are possible at any time, it is unlikely that they cause your problems.
Forum: System Security 28 Jan 2013
Replies: 21
Views: 1,067
Posted By gied
Layback Bear: it is possible, and trojan...

Layback Bear: it is possible, and trojan infection is likely in such cases.
However, if you get blocked access to website by your antivirus, there are poor chances to be infected. Never hurts to...
Forum: System Security 24 Jan 2013
Replies: 21
Views: 1,067
Posted By gied
Anak : not in this case. It is for adware/plugin...

Anak : not in this case. It is for adware/plugin infections of PC/Browser , not website infection.
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