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Re: Help with downloader.mislead.app

Unread postby abc_d » December 22nd, 2008, 2:41 pm

Scan Stats:
Scan Time: 1903 seconds
Scan Options:
Scan Targets: C:, D:, E:, F:
Counts:
Total items scanned: 186,952
- Files & Directories: 184,144
- Registry Entries: 317
- Processes & Start-up Items: 2,362
- Network & Browser Items: 123
- Other: 5

Total security risks detected: 7
Total items resolved: 1
Total items that require attention: 6

Resolved Threats:
Tracking Cookie
Virus ID: 4294909925
Type: Anomaly
Risk: Low (Low Stealth, Low Removal, Low Performance, Low Privacy)
Categories: Cookie
State: Fully Resolved
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4 Tracking Cookies
Cookie:administrator@atdmt.com/ - Deleted
Cookie:administrator@apmebf.com/ - Deleted
Cookie:administrator@mediaplex.com/ - Deleted




Unresolved Threats:
AntiVirus2008
Virus ID: 4294907346
Type: Compressed
Risk: Medium (Medium Stealth, Medium Removal, Medium Performance, Medium Privacy)
Categories: Misleading Application
State: Remove Failed
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1 File
[sav.exe] inside of [c:\documents and settings\administrator\local settings\temp\d.exe] - Infected


AntiVirus2008
Virus ID: 4294907346
Type: Compressed
Risk: Medium (Medium Stealth, Medium Removal, Medium Performance, Medium Privacy)
Categories: Misleading Application
State: Remove Failed
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1 File
[sav.cpl] inside of [c:\documents and settings\administrator\local settings\temp\d.exe] - Infected


Downloader.MisleadApp
Virus ID: 40906
Type: Compressed
Risk: High (High Stealth, High Removal, High Performance, High Privacy)
Categories: Virus
State: Remove Failed
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1 File
[sav.cpl] inside of [c:\documents and settings\administrator\local settings\temp\d.exe] - Infected


AntiVirus2008
Virus ID: 4294907346
Type: Compressed
Risk: Medium (Medium Stealth, Medium Removal, Medium Performance, Medium Privacy)
Categories: Misleading Application
State: Remove Failed
-----------
1 File
[sav.exe] inside of [c:\documents and settings\administrator\local settings\temp\f.exe] - Infected


AntiVirus2008
Virus ID: 4294907346
Type: Compressed
Risk: Medium (Medium Stealth, Medium Removal, Medium Performance, Medium Privacy)
Categories: Misleading Application
State: Remove Failed
-----------
1 File
[sav.cpl] inside of [c:\documents and settings\administrator\local settings\temp\f.exe] - Infected


Downloader.MisleadApp
Virus ID: 40906
Type: Compressed
Risk: High (High Stealth, High Removal, High Performance, High Privacy)
Categories: Virus
State: Remove Failed
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1 File
[sav.cpl] inside of [c:\documents and settings\administrator\local settings\temp\f.exe] - Infected
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Re: Help with downloader.mislead.app

Unread postby MikeSwim07 » December 22nd, 2008, 5:21 pm

Those files are in the temporary directory.

Download and Run ATF Cleaner

Download ATF (Atribune Temp File) Cleaner© by Atribune to your desktop.

Double-click ATF Cleaner.exe to open it.

Under Main choose:
Windows Temp
Current User Temp
All Users Temp
Cookies
Temporary Internet Files
Prefetch
Java Cache

*The other boxes are optional*
Then click the Empty Selected button.

Firefox:
Click Firefox at the top and choose: Select All
Click the Empty Selected button.
NOTE: If you would like to keep your saved passwords, please click NO at the prompt.

Opera:
Click Opera at the top and choose: Select All
Click the Empty Selected button.
NOTE: If you would like to keep your saved passwords, please click NO at the prompt.

Click Exit on the Main menu to close the program.

Please re-run your Norton and see if they are found.
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Re: Help with downloader.mislead.app

Unread postby abc_d » December 22nd, 2008, 7:02 pm

Okay so it looks like it's been cleared up.
Now the only thing that comes up on Norton is the Tracking Cookie.
Every time I scan it says it removes it but it keeps coming back.
Should I be worried about it? Or do I just leave it?

Thanks a lot for your help. I really appreciate it.
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Re: Help with downloader.mislead.app

Unread postby MikeSwim07 » December 23rd, 2008, 8:03 am

No, tracking cookies are not dangerous. They are added when browsing to websites, so that when you visit the site again, it loads faster. It also sometimes stores passwords. It may also monitor your browsing habits on that website so the company can see what they should do to improve their site.

You can read more about them here.

http://chris.pirillo.com/2007/07/20/wha ... ng-cookie/

This is my normal post for when you are clear - which you now are - or seem to be.
Please advise of any problems you still have. If you think you're clean please give one more reply so that I can archive this topic.

Now that you are clean, I have some tips & tricks for you to keep your computer clean and secure. The first few (like removing dangerous tools and Windows Update) have to be done, the others are optional.

It may seem like your system will be too much protected with all these things installed, but a lot of programs aren't running always on the background so don't slow down your computer. Please take a look at the following things:

    Delete Harmful tools with OTMoveIt3

    • Start OTMoveIt.exe
    • Click on CleanUp!
    • A list of tools will be downloaded from the internet
    • When a box pops up click Yes
  • Please also delete RSIT.exe and the RSIT folder (C:\RSIT), also delete JavaRa. I recommend keeping Malwarebyte's Anti Malware and scanning your computer with it regularly. You may delete any logs that any of the tools produced.

  • Clear Old System Restore Points
    • Turn System Restore off
    • On the Desktop, right click on the My Computer icon.
    • Click Properties.
    • Click the System Restore tab.
    • Check Turn off System Restore.
    • Click Apply, and then click OK.
    • Turn System Restore on
    • On the Desktop, right click on the My Computer icon.
    • Click Properties.
    • Click the System Restore tab.
    • Uncheck *Turn off System Restore*.
    • Click Apply, and then click OK.
    Note: only do this once,and not on a regular basis
  • Make your Internet Explorer more secure - This can be done by following these simple instructions:
    • From within Internet Explorer click on the Tools menu and then click on Options.
    • Click once on the Security tab
    • Click once on the Internet icon so it becomes highlighted.
    • Click once on the Custom Level button.
      • Change the Download signed ActiveX controls to Prompt
      • Change the Download unsigned ActiveX controls to Disable
      • Change the Initialise and script ActiveX controls not marked as safe to Disable
      • Change the Installation of desktop items to Prompt
      • Change the Launching programs and files in an IFRAME to Prompt
      • Change the Navigate sub-frames across different domains to Prompt
      • When all these settings have been made, click on the OK button.
      • If it prompts you as to whether or not you want to save the settings, press the Yes button.
    • Next press the Apply button and then the OK to exit the Internet Properties page.
  • Update your Anti Virus Software - It is imperitive that you update your Anti virus software at least once a week (Even more if you wish). If you do not update your anti virus software then it will not be able to catch any of the new variants that may come out.
  • Visit Microsoft's Update Site Frequently - It is important that you visit http://update.microsoft.com/ regularly. This will ensure your computer has always the latest security updates available installed on your computer. If there are new updates to install, install them immediately, reboot your computer, and revisit the site until there are no more critical updates.
  • Install Spybot - Search and Destroy - Install and download Spybot - Search and Destroy with its TeaTimer option.
    This will provide real-time spyware & hijacker protection on your computer alongside your virus protection. You should also scan your computer with program on a regular basis just as you would an anti virus software. A tutorial on installing & using this product can be found here:
    Tutorail for Spybot S & D
  • Install WinPatrol - As a robust security monitor, WinPatrol will alert you to hijackings, malware attacks and critical changes made to your computer without your permission. WinPatrol takes snapshot of your critical system resources and alerts you to any changes that may occur without your knowledge. You can download it from this website:
    WinPatrol
    The developer is a well-known man in the MalWare Removal business. If you really like WinPatrol think about upgrading to the PLUS version. It will give you additional features and you will only have to pay once, for your whole malware-free life.
  • Install MVPS HOSTS - This custom hosts file effectively blocks a wide range of unwanted ads, banners, 3rd party Cookies, 3rd party page counters, web bugs, and many hijackers.
    For information on how to download and install, please read this tutorial here:
    WinHelp2002
    Note: Be sure to follow the instructions to disable the DNS Client service before installing a custom hosts file.
  • Use an alternative Internet Browser - Many of the exploits are directed to users of Internet Explorer. Try using a different browser instead:
    Firefox << Most used, I use this one myself.
    Opera
  • Bookmark general cleanup links - It could be that your computer is becoming slower and slower. This is not always the cause of malware. Most of the times it's malware when you're computer is suddenly getting slow or doing strange. When the slowdown increases slowly check (so now bookmark) these links for tips & tricks:
    Help! My computer is slow
    Slow Computer? Check here first; it may not be malware
  • Update all these programs regularly - Make sure you update all the programs I have listed regularly. Without regular updates you WILL NOT be protected when new malicious programs are released.

Follow this list and your potential for being infected again will reduce dramatically.

>> Here << you can see how you can help us.
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Re: Help with downloader.mislead.app

Unread postby abc_d » December 23rd, 2008, 2:54 pm

Alright cool.
Everything looks clear now.
Thanks again.
You can archive it now. =)
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Re: Help with downloader.mislead.app

Unread postby Shaba » December 23rd, 2008, 3:25 pm

abc_d this topic is now closed.

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