Also make sure the detection name is exactly "Trojan.Win32.Hosts2.gen" if that is what is detected.Possibly I'm an full idiot, but it does not work... Typically, malware programs change the Hosts file to redirect users to malicious websites. The computer won't have to look up the IP address of aardvark.com on a DNS because when it first checks the Hosts file, it sees it should send messages for aardvark.com The host file allows Windows to redirect IP adresses in the form (IPV4) 102.36.43.001 for example to a fully qualified hostname like http :// www .example.com This can be very useful http://apicsa.net/c-windows/c-windows-system32-drivers-cdrom-sys-win32-protector-i-virus.html
As with all infections like this they never come alone, and I have little doubt that there is a whole host of left over infected files still lurking on the computer. By performing a scan ?Restarted the computer (as you stated) and also scanned the folder C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc\ (by right-clicking the actual folder and clicking Scan rather than the contents of the folder. All Places > Security Awareness > Malware Discussion > Discussions Please enter a title. After downloading the hoster from the link I provided, after unzipping click on hoster.exe to open the program, and the main interface window will open.
Check your computer for the cause of the Hosts file hijacking.Hosts file hijacking is the simplest problem you can have, unless whatever did the hijacking is still on your system. It merely tells the computer to send messages for other parts of the same computer (the local host) to the "loop back" address 127.0.0.1. Already have an account? Data to be sent on the Internet is broken up into chunks called packets (also called datagrams or "messages").
What is the solution for this?How do I detect a Malware in a PC?Do you really need an antivirus software for Windows 10? It is important that you complete the instructions in the right order, and that you don't miss out any steps.I do not recommend that you have more than one anti virus To fix this, one should empty hosts file (or check for malicious entries).Secondly, some sort of malicious program can use filenames of legitimate programs. It is possible that malicious programs modified it.
We apologize for the delay; our helpers have been very busy.If you have not received help after 3 days, please CLICK HERE, and post a link to your log and the General Questions Open navigator Open navigatorIf I am on the net 24hrs a day, will I get hacked?How do I know my ports are secured?What is a firewall?What is an Intrusion And here: http://forum.kaspersky.com/index.php?showtopic=13881This is just ridiculous... Let me know if you have any problems whilst doing so.Open hijackthis, click 'config' (bottom right) Choose the tab 'misc Tools' on top.Choose 'delete a file on reboot'.
Disconnect the infected computer from the internet until the computer can be cleaned. Sign in to comment Contact GitHub API Training Shop Blog About © 2017 GitHub, Inc. To view the full version with more information, formatting and images, please click here. feno 18.04.2011 19:10 Hi dawgg,I use Kaspersky Internet Security 188.8.131.520 on Windows Vista Home Premium SP1 32bits.Plz, how do you verify if the exclusion works or not ?
Report • #2 xryanx June 28, 2010 at 17:09:16 You could also try HostXpert here: http://www.funkytoad.com/index.php?... http://apicsa.net/c-windows/c-windows-system32-drivers-pfc-sys.html Sorry about the wrong section thing. Post that with a new Hijackthis log.David Back to top #6 big--phil big--phil Topic Starter Members 62 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:Ireland Local time:07:49 PM Posted 01 February 2007 - 03:05 Using the site is easy and fun.
You can not post a blank message. Tools Speed Test Smokeping Ping Test 24x7 Broadband Monitor ISP Reviews Review an ISP Latest GBU Information Hardware FAQs Community Join Welcome Members For Sale Forums All Forums DSLReports Feedback About I've research the entries, and found this information, in case you find it useful:Netverchk.exe is Trojan/Backdoor. weblink The host file is definitely not a virus.
We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks. Please stay with me until given the 'all clear' even if symptoms seemingly abate.Familiarize yourself with this combofix tool.http://www.bleepingc...to-use-combofixIt's IMPORTANT to carry out the instructions in the sequence listed below.***************************************************Download Combofix Rene-gad 15.04.2011 10:30 QUOTE(dawgg @ 14.04.2011 22:16) Sorry, I do not understand about what you are not clear about.If Mr.
How can I override that? I can't be sure. Not sure what to do. Clint General Discussion Cannot Config Host fileMy problem is: I config my host file to go facebook (my country prevent me to go there :( ) and It work probably to
Click here to Register a free account now! Close/disable all anti virus and anti malware programs so they do not interfere with the running of ComboFix.3. It is possible that malicious programs modified it. check over here When the program that updates Symantec's anti-virus database tries to contact the Symantec Internet site, the computer will read the Hosts file and find the line saying to use IP address
Im not very computer savy so if anyone can help I would greatly appreciate it. I downloaded Hijack This and have the log file but dont know what to do with it. nasdaq Favorite tools: [ SpywareBlaster ] [ Spybot ] [ AdAware ] [ HijackThis ] [ Housecall online virus scan ] [ Bitdefender online virus scan ] [ AVG antivirus ] EddieBert View Public Profile Find More Posts by EddieBert Host File considered a virus? « Previous Thread | Next Thread » Similar help and support threads Thread Forum Host file modificationSolved
Should I delete it or leave it alone? Therefore, Malwarebytes may detect the Hosts file as a security threat.1k Views · 1 Upvote · Answer requested by Mike Polo Mike Bybee, Help desk, systems and managed anti-virus administrator in thanksSee More: C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\etc\hosts virus Report • #1 jefro June 28, 2010 at 17:02:33 Boot to safe mode maybe and edit with notepad that file hosts. dawgg 18.04.2011 19:35 QUOTE(feno @ 18.04.2011 16:10) Hi dawgg,I use Kaspersky Internet Security 184.108.40.2060 on Windows Vista Home Premium SP1 32bits.Plz, how do you verify if the exclusion works or not
Navy?I support the 'Everybody Draw Mohammed Day'. Let me see the results. Spy-Bot does not find anything, Malwarebytes does not find anything only Mcafee cathces this file and deems it potentially unwanted yet it will not remove it.UUUUUGGGGHHHH!!!!!Can anyone steer me to a Such opinions may not be accurate and they are to be used at your own risk.
Also it is a good idea to print off these instructions. My System Specs Computer type PC/Desktop OS Windows 7 Home Premium EddieBert View Public Profile Find More Posts by EddieBert . 01 Oct 2014 #2 oneeyed Windows 8 92 posts richbuff 6.04.2011 04:22 QUOTEI've discovered that if the same IP is repeated several times and the domain names are similar kaspersky will assume that the file's been infected.Please inform the Lab,