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  1. This morning my wife's Firefox for Mac 10.9 kept redirecting to hmapsanddirections.co instead of Google when she opened a new tab. She does not recall clicking on anything suspicious or opening a file. Both Intego Virus Barrier and Malwarebytes show nothing. Only thing we could do was to refresh Firefox. What concerns me is that no virus program spotted it in real time or afterward and doing a Google search just results in lots of no-name, possibly malicious, sites. None of the major virus / security companies have any entries on this. Can someone provide more informat
  2. Hello, I have issue with Initialpage 123 browser hijacker who has infected the chrome browser and I also use firefox which seems free from it now. I used Malwarebytes trial, Unhackme and Adware cleaner. I checked all the processes and startups and registry and found something that might be associated and deleted. I found the Initialpage123 software in the program list but Windows10 and CCleaner could not remove it. Tried to remove from folder called Fehadon. Today found folder named .mus removed that. I also found local64SPL.dll and deleted. Its not first time i experience browser
  3. Hello,Today I discovered that my chrome's homepage was changed to "www.viceice.com" and all extensions and plugins were gone. I found out that it was a browser hijacker. Seems to be a newer malware cos there arent many guides online about this,just two or three and they didnt work. I tried the guide on malwaretips.com's website related to viceice.com and another website; used the following software/tools :AdwcleanerMalwarebytesHitmanproJunkware removal toolSpyhunterand Emisoft emergency kit. Malwarebytes,spyhunter,adwcleaner and Hitman did remove a few files, but the problem still persists. Th
  4. Struggling with a similar issue as the user that posted this question: https://forums.malwarebytes.org/index.php?/topic/161188-proxy-server-1270019880/ Fiance somehow managed to d/l a virus I can't find much on. Not visible in Programs or Browser Extensions, but has completely hijacked all of my browsers by changing registry files. Ran the initial adwcleaner scan/clean. Turned up: File Deleted : C:\Users\Sauter\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Storage\hxxp_www.superfish.com_0.localstorage File Deleted : C:\Users\Sauter\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Lo
  5. Hello, for the last few months I have been having trouble with http://startsear.info/jacking my browser. I reset my home page and have tried resetting the firefox settings but when my computer restarts is is back. I have run Malewarebytes many times, it seems to find the item but after selecting quarentine and restarting it is still there! I am not sure what to do or how to get this off of my computer. Please help!
  6. My Windows 8 PC has been hijacked several times over the past few days while using Chrome. Each time it sends me to instantpcupdate.info telling me to update my flash player and on more than one occasion it started downloaded a file automatically. Scans turn up nothing. I have attached my Farbar logs. Thanks for the help - thenewno2 FRST.txt Addition.txt
  7. I keep getting my browser hijacked with a warning that my system is infected asking me to call a number to have it removed. The URL shows www.datably.com . Can MWB help?
  8. I am good with computers but i am struggling with this browser hijack as it is nowhere to be found in any browser extension but when i start ie firefox or chrome it redirects to http://www.bing.com/?pc=COSP&ptag=AABF01BDF90604DD4AEF&form=CONMHP&conlogo=CT3210127 however when i look at the browser settings they all appear in normal order. I have used revo uninstaller to get rid of any strange programs but i still get popups from malwarebytes blocking ids.idlecrawler outgoing process. I was getting some dll extension errors but i believe that i have resolved that but thought i wo
  9. Hey guys, Recently I've been writing an article on the causes of obesity and have been doing allot of searching as part of my literature review. I believe that during this exercise (and although I use WOT), unfortunately, my computer maybe have become infected with a virus. Yesterday I did a virus check with several different programs: malware bytes, AVG, SuperAntispyware, spybot search & destroy... All programs reported no infection. The symptoms are as follows: 1) for a while now, a time lag has occurred between typing and observing the text appear, an issue effecting both of my bro
  10. Hi, What would be the best way to remove the Trovi virus from my computer? I just got it a few days ago, and havenot yet taken any action to remove, for fear of not knowing what I'm really doing, and downloading unnecessary programs. So far, all I can see is that my internet browsers and search engines have been hijacked. Help would be appreciated!
  11. Hello, Ive been spending a few hours trying to remove www-search.net by Tuvaro, this pops up every time I open firefox as default search engine. Ive run malwearbytes, comodo, rougkiller, tdsskiller, reinstalled firefox ect. I have not found an extention for it on firfox and its not my default page and its not in add remove programs and I cant find it searching my hard disk. A blank black.exe box pops up periodically and started the same time the www-search.net by Tuvaro took over my web browsers firfox and chrome. I have followed all the instructions from http://malwaretips.com/blogs/www-sea
  12. Running XPsp3 system is obviously infected and we are having browser redirects that upload even more malware. Been fighting this off for over a week now. AVG, Spyhunter and Malwarebytes have been effective to an extent. But seem to be losing the battle. I've removed 11 virues and close to 80 suspicious malware related entries and programs, but they keep popping back up. AVG isn't functioning like it should anymore, and Spyhunter has officially been locked out via admin rights. Malwarebytes via Chameleon is the only thing detecting infections currently. Browser redirects and odd pop-ups continu
  13. This is my first time in the forum. This Morning MBAM detect a browser hijack after I did a quick scan, but I think it maybe a false positive. The file it mentions in the log belongs to Tune-up Utilities. TU stops processes running that belong to a particular program after that program is closed, this is to conserve system resources. In this case Tune-up asked me if I wanted to disable Firefox, I said yes, soon after I did a scan and a browser hijack was reported. Can you please confirm this is a false positive, and put my mind at rest. I have included the log which I ran using mbam.exe /
  14. I am trying to remove a single instance of PUP.Optional.BrowseFOX.A from a Windows 7 laptop. I got the PUP from Cnet in a download and after figuring out what to get rid of, I unstalled all programs I installed that day. I ran Malwarebytes and removed everything. Since then I run Malwarebytes over and over again and I find one instance that I remove. I rebotted and the thing showed up again. I can remove the Pup and it stays gone for a few minutes and then after 15 minutes or so I run Malwarebytes again and it is back. I have done this multiple time and Malwarebytes nor Norton can find i
  15. When I open chrome, it goes to a yahoo search page that has the term spigot in it. My lastpass browser extension also fails to load. dds.txt DDS (Ver_2012-11-20.01) - NTFS_AMD64 Internet Explorer: 10.0.9200.16660 BrowserJavaVersion: 10.25.2Run by Travis at 19:37:32 on 2013-08-27Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 6.1.7601.1.1252.1.1033.18.8079.6335 [GMT -5:00].AV: avast! Antivirus *Disabled/Updated* {2B2D1395-420B-D5C9-657E-930FE358FC3C}SP: avast! Antivirus *Disabled/Updated* {904CF271-6431-DA47-5FCE-A87D98DFB681}SP: Windows Defender *Enabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}.=
  16. Malware is redirecting Firefox to www.searchnu.com/406. I have attached a screen shot showing the redirect. Neither F-Secure nor Malwarebytes has removed this problem. Please advise on what to do. There is little online about this issue and most sites discussing it seem to be fraudulent. Ran dds but only one file created which I have attached. Please assist. DDS.txt
  17. Hi Forum, I hate to re-post but it looks like I might have fallen through the cracks. I am still dealing with the issues listed in my previous post from two weeks ago. http://forums.malwarebytes.org/index.php?showtopic=103716&hl=&fromsearch=1 In short, I have a browser hijack / google redirect malware issue, Malwarebytes is notifying me of blocking outgoing contact to malicious websites, and while this is occuring I have high memory usage and a very slow system. Running Malwarebytes (even in safe mode) does not slove these issues. After reading around the forum I am wondering if I migh
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