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ZeroAccess Infecting Vista Business Desktop PC

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I was asked to take a look at a Dell Optiplex 330 running Vista Business SP2 because it had picked up the ZeroAccess rootkit/trojan. The PC was running McAfee Security as a Service, but the subscription was no longer up to date. I have run MBAM several times, sometimes detecting the infection, sometimes not. McAfee was not removing the infection, only detecting/blocking it, so I removed McAfee and replaced with Microsoft Security Essentials so it would, at the least, remain updated. Running a full scan overnight detected the infection again. I tried removing and rebooting, but then the PC began to act strangely. For starters, when I rebooted, every icon from the desktop (not just fixes against the infection) vanished, only to return about 1 full hour into a complete MBAM scan. Durring the scan, I noticed Internet Explorer starting to redirect me for the first time to some fake "AVG" search site. MBAM's full scan found a PUP, but identified Kaspersky's TDSS Killer as the culprit. I downloaded it from CNET and assumed it to be the genuine article, but who knows.

My quick scans from Security Essentials are coming up clean now, but I am not sure if I can trust it. I have attached both the DDS and Attach logs. Any further info or instructions to check if this thing is clean or not would be greatly appreciated. It never seems this easy to get rid of a rootkit, so I am suspicious that it is still lying in waiting.




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Please don't attach the scans / logs for these tools, use "copy/paste".

DO NOT use any TOOLS such as Combofix or HijackThis fixes without supervision.

Doing so could make your pc inoperatible and could require a full reinstall of your OS, losing all your programs and data.

Please run a new MBAM scan being sure to update before scanning.

Post the scan results

Also please describe how your computer behaves at the moment.

Please don't attach the scans / logs, use "copy/paste".

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