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Unread postby DaddyUJ » October 6th, 2009, 12:29 pm

Any help is appreciated.
Running IE 6.0.2900 Windows XP SP2 [because my company says so]
Upon clicking on a search item in Google/Yahoo/etc, IE randomly takes me to my URL (33% of time) and sometimes takes me to parts unknown - no pattern.

This is a real buggard - 4 malware products have failed to detect anything. McAfee, included.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 10:41:13 AM, on 10/6/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Altiris\AClient\AClient.exe
C:\Program Files\Altiris\Altiris Agent\AeXNSAgent.exe
C:\Program Files\Altiris\Carbon Copy\shellker.exe
C:\Program Files\Cisco Systems\VPN Client\cvpnd.exe
C:\Program Files\iPass\iPassConnect\iPassPeriodicUpdateService.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Juniper Networks\JUNS\dsAccessService.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\Common Framework\FrameworkService.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\VirusScan Enterprise\Mcshield.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\VirusScan Enterprise\VsTskMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXE
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Shared\hpqwmiex.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\Core\smax4pnp.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Quick Launch Buttons\QlbCtrl.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\Common Framework\udaterui.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office Communicator\communicator.exe
C:\Program Files\iPass\iPassConnect\iPassPeriodicUpdateApp.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\Common Framework\McTray.exe
C:\Program Files\Altiris\Altiris Agent\AeXAgentUIHost.exe
C:\Program Files\Citrix\ICA Client\PNAMain.exe
C:\Program Files\Altiris\AClient\AClntUsr.exe
C:\Program Files\ProcessExplorer\procexp.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Shared\HpqToaster.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Program Files\TextPad 5\TextPad.exe
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://ortho-intranet/
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://ortho-intranet
O2 - BHO: Adobe PDF Reader Link Helper - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\Acrobat\ActiveX\AcroIEHelper.dll
O2 - BHO: SSVHelper Class - {761497BB-D6F0-462C-B6EB-D4DAF1D92D43} - C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_11\bin\ssv.dll
O2 - BHO: scriptproxy - {7DB2D5A0-7241-4E79-B68D-6309F01C5231} - C:\Program Files\McAfee\VirusScan Enterprise\scriptcl.dll
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Synchronization Manager] "%SystemRoot%\system32\mobsync.exe" /logon
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SynTPEnh] "C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SoundMAXPnP] "C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\Core\smax4pnp.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [AClntUsr] C:\Program Files\Altiris\AClient\AClntUsr.EXE
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [QlbCtrl] "%ProgramFiles%\Hewlett-Packard\HP Quick Launch Buttons\QlbCtrl.exe" /Start
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [AccelerometerSysTrayApplet] "C:\WINDOWS\system32\AccelerometerSt.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [AeXAgentLogon] "C:\Program Files\Altiris\Altiris Agent\AeXAgentActivate.exe" /logon
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ShStatEXE] "C:\Program Files\McAfee\VirusScan Enterprise\SHSTAT.EXE" /STANDALONE
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [WatchDog] C:\Program Files\InterVideo\DVD Check\DVDCheck.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [McAfeeUpdaterUI] "C:\Program Files\McAfee\Common Framework\udaterui.exe" /StartedFromRunKey
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [QuickTime Task] "C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe" -atboottime
O4 - HKLM\..\RunOnce: [Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware] C:\Program Files\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware\mbamgui.exe /install /silent
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [ctfmon.exe] C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
O4 - HKUS\S-1-5-19\..\Run: [Communicator] "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office Communicator\Communicator.exe" (User 'LOCAL SERVICE')
O4 - HKUS\S-1-5-20\..\Run: [Communicator] "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office Communicator\Communicator.exe" (User 'NETWORK SERVICE')
O4 - HKUS\S-1-5-18\..\Run: [Communicator] "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office Communicator\Communicator.exe" (User 'SYSTEM')
O4 - HKUS\.DEFAULT\..\Run: [Communicator] "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office Communicator\Communicator.exe" (User 'Default user')
O4 - Global Startup: Citrix XenApp.lnk = ?
O4 - Global Startup: DVD Check.lnk = C:\Program Files\InterVideo\DVD Check\DVDCheck.exe
O4 - Global Startup: Microsoft Office Communicator 2005.lnk = ?
O4 - Global Startup: VPN Client.lnk = ?
O8 - Extra context menu item: E&xport to Microsoft Excel - res://C:\PROGRA~1\MICROS~2\OFFICE11\EXCEL.EXE/3000
O9 - Extra button: Research - {92780B25-18CC-41C8-B9BE-3C9C571A8263} - C:\PROGRA~1\MICROS~2\OFFICE11\REFIEBAR.DLL
O9 - Extra button: Messenger - {FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683} - C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe (file missing)
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Windows Messenger - {FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683} - C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe (file missing)
O14 - IERESET.INF: START_PAGE_URL=http://ortho-intranet
O15 - Trusted Zone: snug.smith-nephew.com (HKLM)
O15 - Trusted IP range:
O16 - DPF: {4871A87A-BFDD-4106-8153-FFDE2BAC2967} (DLM Control) - http://dlm.tools.akamai.com/dlmanager/v ... .2.5.0.cab
O16 - DPF: {6414512B-B978-451D-A0D8-FCFDF33E833C} (WUWebControl Class) - http://update.microsoft.com/microsoftup ... 4770023774
O16 - DPF: {6E32070A-766D-4EE6-879C-DC1FA91D2FC3} (MUWebControl Class) - http://update.microsoft.com/microsoftup ... 4770017648
O16 - DPF: {F27237D7-93C8-44C2-AC6E-D6057B9A918F} (JuniperSetupClientControl Class) - https://juniper.net/dana-cached/sc/Juni ... Client.cab
O17 - HKLM\System\CCS\Services\Tcpip\Parameters: Domain = ortho.san
O17 - HKLM\Software\..\Telephony: DomainName = ortho.san
O17 - HKLM\System\CS1\Services\Tcpip\Parameters: Domain = ortho.san
O17 - HKLM\System\CS1\Services\Tcpip\Parameters: SearchList = life.san,ortho.san,wound.san,endo.san,san,smithnephew.com
O17 - HKLM\System\CS2\Services\Tcpip\Parameters: Domain = ortho.san
O17 - HKLM\System\CS2\Services\Tcpip\Parameters: SearchList = life.san,ortho.san,wound.san,endo.san,san,smithnephew.com
O17 - HKLM\System\CCS\Services\Tcpip\Parameters: SearchList = life.san,ortho.san,wound.san,endo.san,san,smithnephew.com
O20 - AppInit_DLLs: AMINIT.dll
O23 - Service: Altiris Client Service (AClient) - Altiris, Inc. - C:\Program Files\Altiris\AClient\AClient.exe
O23 - Service: Altiris Agent (AeXNSClient) - Altiris, Inc. - C:\Program Files\Altiris\Altiris Agent\AeXNSAgent.exe
O23 - Service: Ati HotKey Poller - ATI Technologies Inc. - C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
O23 - Service: Altiris Carbon Copy (CarbonCopy32) - Altiris - C:\WINDOWS\system32\ccsrvc.exe
O23 - Service: Cisco Systems, Inc. VPN Service (CVPND) - Cisco Systems, Inc. - C:\Program Files\Cisco Systems\VPN Client\cvpnd.exe
O23 - Service: hpqwmiex - Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. - C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Shared\hpqwmiex.exe
O23 - Service: InstallDriver Table Manager (IDriverT) - Macrovision Corporation - C:\Program Files\Roxio\Roxio MyDVD Basic v9\InstallShield\Driver\1050\Intel 32\IDriverT.exe
O23 - Service: iPassConnectEngine - iPass, Inc. - C:\Program Files\iPass\iPassConnect\iPassConnectEngine.exe
O23 - Service: iPassPeriodicUpdateApp - iPass, Inc. - C:\Program Files\iPass\iPassConnect\iPassPeriodicUpdateApp.exe
O23 - Service: iPassPeriodicUpdateService - iPass, Inc. - C:\Program Files\iPass\iPassConnect\iPassPeriodicUpdateService.exe
O23 - Service: Juniper Unified Network Service (JuniperAccessService) - Juniper Networks - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Juniper Networks\JUNS\dsAccessService.exe
O23 - Service: McAfee Framework Service (McAfeeFramework) - McAfee, Inc. - C:\Program Files\McAfee\Common Framework\FrameworkService.exe
O23 - Service: McAfee McShield (McShield) - McAfee, Inc. - C:\Program Files\McAfee\VirusScan Enterprise\Mcshield.exe
O23 - Service: McAfee Task Manager (McTaskManager) - McAfee, Inc. - C:\Program Files\McAfee\VirusScan Enterprise\VsTskMgr.exe
O23 - Service: OracleMTSRecoveryService - Oracle Corporation - C:\oracle920\bin\omtsreco.exe
O23 - Service: Oracleoracle920ClientCache - Unknown owner - C:\oracle920\BIN\ONRSD.EXE
O23 - Service: RoxMediaDB9 - Sonic Solutions - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Roxio Shared\9.0\SharedCOM\RoxMediaDB9.exe
O23 - Service: stllssvr - MicroVision Development, Inc. - C:\Program Files\Common Files\SureThing Shared\stllssvr.exe

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Re: google/yahoo/etc random hyperlink redirect

Unread postby NonSuch » October 6th, 2009, 3:11 pm

This computer is a business computer and part of a domain as well. As such, it may very likely have been connected to the domain's network while infected, therefore, presenting a risk to other computers connected to that same network.

The online anti-malware community primarily serves home users and is therefore not ideally suited to deal with situations that are best handled by a company's own IT department. All companies have their own set of policies and procedures for handling situations like this, which are beyond our sphere of knowledge. Therefore, as this computer has been identified as infected, you are strongly advised to immediately seek the assistance of your company's IT department so they may implement their own preferred method for handling this situation.

As this issue falls outside the scope of this forum, this topic is now closed.
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