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Windows 7: Web Browser Opens Up Random Sites?

19 Jan 2010   #21
bp96

Linux Mint with Windows 7 in Virtualbox
 
 

The results were clean- no malware was detected


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19 Jan 2010   #22
bp96

Linux Mint with Windows 7 in Virtualbox
 
 

Doesn't anyone have any ideas?
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19 Jan 2010   #23
jav

Windows 7 Ultimate x86 SP1
 
 

I can't watch the video on that site

So I am not sure what I am facing..
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19 Jan 2010   #24
Jacee
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

Please download GooredFix from one of the locations below and save it to your Desktop
http://jpshortstuff.247fixes.com/GooredFix.exe
http://downloads.securitycadets.com/GooredFix.exe"
  • Ensure all Firefox windows are closed.
  • To run the tool, double-click it (XP), or right-click and select Run As Administrator (Vista and Windows7).
  • When prompted to run the scan, click Yes.
  • GooredFix will check for infections, and then a log will appear. Please post the contents of that log in your next reply (it can also be found on your desktop, called GooredFix.txt).
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19 Jan 2010   #25
Jacee
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

This is the best <snippet> I could get from your video


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Web Browser Opens Up Random Sites?-trojan-horse-found.jpg 
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19 Jan 2010   #26
Jacee
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

What ever the site was that you clicked on, must have been infected with malware .... this is not a pop-up from SpywareBlaster.

Did you click out of that pop-up?
Was this from your Antivirus or a 'fake'/rogue antivirus message? It's really too blurry for me to tell.
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19 Jan 2010   #27
jav

Windows 7 Ultimate x86 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Jacee View Post
What ever the site was that you clicked on, must have been infected with malware .... this is not a pop-up from SpywareBlaster.

Did you click out of that pop-up?
Was this from your Antivirus or a 'fake'/rogue antivirus message? It's really too blurry for me to tell.
ok, I managed to watch video

I think It was warning from user's legit Avast AV.
It blocked trojan horse from the malicious site.
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19 Jan 2010   #28
Frostmourne

Windows 7 Ultimate x86-64
 
 

Back in your first combo fix log, the url's pointed to hxxp - I'd reinstall 7, clean format.
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19 Jan 2010   #29
Jacee
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

LimeWire, P2P sharing would be the most likely suspect for the problem you are encountering.
I have to agree with Frostmourne
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20 Jan 2010   #30
bp96

Linux Mint with Windows 7 in Virtualbox
 
 

The message was from a legit Avast! copy. You see, I visited that website and I visited the AVG website, I was redirected from both websites to different websites. However, when I closed Firefox and reopened it, the redirects from the two websites were gone and opened the actual websites so I don't think the websites were malicious (especially the AVG homepage) but the redirects were.

BTW, I don't use Limewire, torrents or fo P2P sharing as I hate doing it.
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