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Will using NoScript protect you from a malware site if..?

Question: Will using NoScript protect you from a malware site if..?

If I visit a malware site with latest version of Firefox with the NoScript extension without allowing any scripts, whats the chance of me getting infected if I don't download anything?
 
Also, I hope this is the right place to post this.

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Preferred Solution: Will using NoScript protect you from a malware site if..?

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Answer: Will using NoScript protect you from a malware site if..?

COPIED FROM NoScript:
The NoScript Firefox extension provides extra protection for Firefox, Seamonkey and other mozilla-based browsers: this free, open source add-on allows JavaScript, Java, Flash and other plugins to be executed only by trusted web sites of your choice (e.g. your online bank).
NoScript also provides the most powerful anti-XSS and anti-Clickjacking protection ever available in a browser.
NoScript's unique whitelist based pre-emptive script blocking approach prevents exploitation of security vulnerabilities (known and even not known yet!) with no loss of functionality...
You can enable JavaScript, Java and plugin execution for sites you trust with a simple left-click on the NoScript status bar icon (look at the picture), or using the contextual menu, for easier operation in popup statusbar-less windows.Watch the "Block scripts in Firefox" video by cnet.
 
If I were using Windows and could only have one security program/ add-on....it would be NoScript. I use it in Ubuntu, too.
There is a learning curve. It is not just install and forget. Install it and go to a popular site and then view all the scripts you never knew
were active on that site and are now blocked from running. You can click to allow just the site's scripting and still block all the others.
The ones that you want to play videos on will be one that you will spend the most time learning which script to allow only the videos to play.

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Hi,I accidentally typed gogle.ro instead of http://www.google.ro and that website redirected me to a very strange website called : 69.6.27.18/facebook/spotthedifference/NoScript (with Firefox) blocked the website and gave me a link of it, instead of giving me the website. I closed the webpage immediately and went to history and spotted another website just before typing gogle.ro, and that was : login.tracking101.com/sw/95016/CD47880/My question to you guys is.. did NoScript protect me from a possible malitios attack ? Or cookie stealing ? or should I start to worry and reinstall my windows ?If someone has the courage, please test it out!Thanks in advance!EDIT : I also found a "tracking cookie" in firefox and removed itEdit: Links disabled, to preclude possible infection. ~tg

Answer:Redirected to a bad site but saved by noscript ? am I safe ?

I'm going to reinstall my windows.. just in case..

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I recently found

http://tcrpl.my-cloud.eu:8080
lurking in my NoScript whitelist. Has anyone an idea of what t might be? Google gives no results for using that as a search term (in "quote marks" to filter out any results which only include part of the name). And the URL itself doesn't seem to go to any page, nor does

http://tcrpl.my-cloud.eu
without the colon and number, it just gives a 404 like error as if the site doesn't exist. I'm more than a little concerned to see something unusual appearing in my NoScript whitelist, so any advice on what it might be would be helpful. I obvously cannot have visited the site because it doesn't seem to exist so how could it get in my whitelist. I removed it from the whitelist as soon as I saw it. This has all happened while I've been running a linux mint MATE 17.3 operating system.

Answer:Anyone know what this site is, it mysteriously appeared in my NoScript whitelist

Any further thoughts on this anyone?
Thank you

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Anyone else keep getting this on some sites now with NoScript?:

NoScript filtered a potential cross-site scripting (XSS) attempt

Happens to me so far on Neowin and Intel Core i7-4790K Haswell Refresh Quad-Core 4.0GHz LGA 1150 Desktop Processor BX80646I74790K - Newegg.com - Newegg.com

Anyone else?
 

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does anyone know how i would do this as im building a web site
for the use of family and freinds and would like to resrict the access of unwanted users.....
relatively simple instructions as poss please !
treat me like an idiot "ive earned it "

sorry i forgot to mention i would like to restrict access after the index page so that it will be possibble to see that right away
but then require password to accesss the rest of the site
 

Answer:can i password protect my web site ?

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How to Protect my Site in DDOS Attack
thanks
Skype:jolo.coronel2
thanks
im using xampp 1.7.3
and i have MuServer

Answer:How to Protect my Site in DDOS Attack

You must talk with your hosting company to see what services (if any) they offer to deal with (D)DoS.

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Yeah I know, this post has a lousy title. Couldn't come up with anything better.
 
Everyone says to use only complex and long passwords because bad guys with powerful computers are able to use brute force to try many random passwords.  The longer the password, the longer it would take a hacker to guess correctly using such a trial-and-error process.  
 
However, many sites only allow a small number of wrong passwords before shutting you out.  How do the bad guys get around the small number of tries allowed by most sites?
 
Thank you.

Answer:Can web site lockout protect against hackers

However, many sites only allow a small number of wrong passwords before shutting you out.  How do the bad guys get around the small number of tries allowed by most sites?
 
Thank you.
By exploiting vulnerabilities in the web server software and scripting. Have a look at Security Space, http://www.securityspace.com/sspace/index.html for more info.

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Tip: Gov site - Protect yourself from Internet fraud Federal Bureau of Investigation - Internet Fraud
. The above link has lots of documentation ( here is a sample) Avoiding Internet Auction Fraud
o Understand as much as possible about how the auction works,
what your obligations are as a buyer,
and what the seller's obligations are before you bid.
o Find out what actions the web site/company takes if a problem occurs
and consider insuring the transaction and shipment.
o Learn as much as possible about the seller, especially if the only information
you have is an e-mail address.
If it is a business, check the Better Business Bureau where the seller/business is located.
o Examine the feedback on the seller.
o Determine what method of payment the seller is asking from the buyer
and where he/she is asking to send payment.
o If a problem occurs with the auction transaction, it could be much more
difficult if the seller is located outside o
o Ask the seller about when delivery can be expected and if there is a problem
with the merchandise is it covered by a warranty or can you exchange it.
o Find out if shipping and delivery are included in the auction price or are additional
costs so there are no unexpected costs
o There should be no reason to give out your social security number or drivers license number to the sell... Read more

Answer:Tip: Gov site - Protect yourself from Internet fraud

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Ok this is weird. I run Ntl netguard, and Spyware Doctor. A few days ago, SpyDoc refused to auto update. Nothing strange thought I, site must be down.

Well its been four days now. Then I noticed I couldn't connect to Microsoft to do updates either. On further investigation, I found I can't connect to ANY legit malware sites. I have run Spybot, Ntl netguard, Malware Byte's anti malware, and Norton AV, none found anything wrong.

However, I tried setting up a proxy within Firefox, and CAN connect to the sites I couldn't otherwise. (albeit incredibly slowly).

As things stand, I can't update any malware software, and assume my poor PC must have caught something new and nasty.

Please help

Hi jack this follows:-

Code:
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 21:10:08, on 19/01/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\csrss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\ntl\ntl Netguard\fws.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Command Software\dvpapi.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\Common\Google Updater\GoogleUpdaterSer... Read more

Answer:Help Pls! Can't update Malware Protect or Visit Any Malware Sites

sorry, bump
 

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As of this morning, when going to many websites, including Microsoft, I get the annoying "To help protect your security, Internet Explorer blocked this site from downloading files to your computer. Click here for more options..." yellow bar in Internet Explorer 8.

I haven't done anything special since yesterday, nor installed anything! If I click and accept the download, it downloads automatically to a temp folder but also a Microsoft FrontPage window opens at the same time, with gibberish.

When running IE8 without the Add-ons, I don't have the message. I've narrowed it down to the Adobe Flash Player. I had version 10.1.102.64 so I uninstalled it and installed version 10.2.152.14 Beta 2, the latest. No change!

HERE's an example.

Any of you having this problem today?
By the way, I have emptied IE8's cache.

Tried a System Restore to yesterday.

Ran malware scans.

Checked IE8 settings (they were untouched).

Disabled SpywareBlaster.

I'm puzzled!

Thank you
EDIT:

For an unknown reason, everything is back to normal!!!!!!! I haven't done ANYTHING!

One thing I hadn't thought of. I'm using Google Public DNS. Could they have been experiencing any trouble?

I'm not marking the thread as solved yet, just in case...
 

Answer:Solved: To help protect your security, Internet Explorer blocked this site from downl

Well, I'm marking this one solved. Everything seems back to normal.

I fail to see how disabling Flash was fixing it.

Most of the sites I was visiting didn't even have files to download! So, the warning seemed irrelevant.

Would have liked to have a "logical" explanation but I'll settle on blaming it on Google Public DNS...

EDIT:

Apparently, others have been experiencing a similar problem today:

http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20110204085255AAHUkhN

http://www.visajourney.com/forums/topic/293989-xd-proxyphp-popups/

http://www.chess.com/forum/view/help-support/file-download-xdproxyphp?lc=1
 

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Something (Malware ? ?) locked up my PC (Windows XP). I got a pop up message that my PC was infected and click "yes" to buy an AV program. I did not click "Yes", but every program I tried to run came up with the same message. I took it where I bought it and they fixed it by cleaning my hard drive and re-loading my OS. Fortunately, I had BU'd my personal files. They called the problem an "intercept". Norton AV did not catch it. They also loaded "Malwarebytes" for me.

What is the best way to protect for this kind of problem ?
 

Answer:How to protect against Malware ?

Welcome to Major Geeks!

Please read ALL of this message including the notes before doing anything.

Pleases follow the instructions in the below link:

READ & RUN ME FIRST. Malware Removal Guide


and attach the requested logs when you finish these instructions.

**** If something does not run, write down the info to explain to us later but keep on going. ****
Do not assume that because one step does not work that they all will not. MGtools will frequently run even when all other tools will not.


After completing the READ & RUN ME and attaching your logs, make sure that you tell us what problems still remain ( if any still do )!
Helpful Notes:


If you run into problems trying to run the READ & RUN ME or any of the scans in normal boot mode, you can run the steps in safe boot mode but make sure you tell us what you did later when you post logs. See the below if you do not know how to boot in safe mode:

Starting your computer in Safe mode

If you have problems downloading on the problem PC, download the tools and the manual updates for SUPERAntiSpyware and Malwarebytes ( links are given in the READ & RUN ME) onto another PC and then burn to a CD. Then copy them to the problem PC. You will have to skip getting updates if (and only if) your internet connection does not work. Yes you could use a flash drive too but flash drives are writeable and infections can spread to them.
If you cannot seem to login to an infected user account, try using... Read more

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i Just bought a new PC. i have a couple questions from the 'How to protect yourself from malware' thread.

My Pc is running windows 7.

In the Firewall section it doesnt say if the windows 7 firewall is sufficent? If it isnt i will download and outpost firewall and disable the windows one.

In the Antispware tools i downloaded Micrsoft security essentials for Winbdows 7. Since i also downloaded Avast as my anti Virus is it ok to run both these?

In the disable the autoruns feature there is no update for windows 7?
 

Answer:How to protect yourself from Malware

avilo4u said:





In the Firewall section it doesnt say if the windows 7 firewall is sufficent? If it isnt i will download and outpost firewall and disable the windows one.Click to expand...

While the Windows 7 firewall is better than what was in previous versions of Windows, it is still very inadequate.





avilo4u said:





In the Antispware tools i downloaded Micrsoft security essentials for Winbdows 7. Since i also downloaded Avast as my anti Virus is it ok to run both these?Click to expand...

No! MSE is and antivirus and antispyware. So is Avast. You can only have one of them installed.





avilo4u said:





In the disable the autoruns feature there is no update for windows 7?Click to expand...

Microsoft has never updated their info ( from here http://support.microsoft.com/kb/967715 ) for Windows 7 so I'm not sure if everything that is used for Vista would apply.

You can just run this >> Autorun Eater
 

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How would you protect yourself from a fud?
 

Answer:How to protect yourself from a FUD malware?

LukeNukesEm said:





How would you protect yourself from a fud?Click to expand...

Supplement your security with something besides signatures.
 

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Make sure you get your system protected from ocurrences of malware problems. Below are some simple steps you can take to reduce the chance of infection in the future. I strongly encourage you to do them all. There is no perfect solution for totally preventing malware from getting on your PC, however, these steps will help.

Please do not make the false assumption that this thread is old or out of date based on the date the thread was started ( 10-10-04 21:52 ). Look at the Last Edited date at the bottom of this message as this procedures does evolve with time.

IMPORTANT NOTE: It is getting more and more difficult to find real true freeware these days that does not include bundleware, toolbars...etc and junk you just don't want. Make sure you pay attention during installation of anything you download and read license agreements. Be sure to uncheck check boxes for the bundleware and toolbars where you can so that you opt out because the defaults are always to opt in.


1. Visit Windows Update: Make sure that you have all the Critical Updates recommended for your operating system and IE. The first defense against infection is a properly patched OS. For anyone who is not yet running at least Windows 7 (which you really should be running at a minimum if your PC supports it) see the below link before updating. Note: Windows XP is not longer supported by Microsoft and is hence a security risk.

Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor
You should check for Windows Updates at least once a ... Read more

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I have a default Yoog Search in my Search Engines, i try to remove it and set it as google but it would again default to Yoog. Next thing is I just cannot run 'sybot search & destroy' and doesnt let me open any anti-malware related sites. I cant download any anti malware apps. I am just stuck.
 

Answer:unable to run any anti-malware tools and also cant open any anit-malware related site

Re: unable to run any anti-malware tools and also cant open any anit-malware related

Welcome to Major Geeks!

Please try doing this first:
Yoog Removal

Then please follow the instructions in the READ & RUN ME FIRST link given futher down and attach the requested logs when you finish these instructions.
If you have problems where no tools seem to run, please try following the steps given in the below and then continue on no matter what you find. You only need to try the TDSSserv steps if having problems getting scans in the Read & Run Me First.

TDSSserv Non-Plug & Play Driver Disable

If something does not run, write down the info to explain to us later but keep on going.
Do not assume that because one step does not work that they all will not.
READ & RUN ME FIRST. Malware Removal Guide


Helpful Notes:

If you run into problems trying to run the READ & RUN ME or any of the scans in normal boot mode. You can run steps in safe boot mode but make sure you tell us what you did later when you post logs. See the below if you do not know how to boot in safe mode:
Starting your computer in Safe mode

If you have problems downloading on the problem PC, download the tools and the manual updates for SUPERAntiSpyware, Malwarebytes and Spybot ( links are given in the READ & RUN ME) onto another PC and then burn to a CD. Then copy them to the problem PC. You will have to skip getting updates if (and only if) your internet connection does not work. Yes ... Read more

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I have a default Yoog Search in my Search Engines, i try to remove it and set it as google but it would again default to Yoog. Next thing is I just cannot run 'sybot search & destroy' and doesnt let me open any anti-malware related sites. I cant download any anti malware apps. I am just stuck. I saw a post " Win 2K hijack issue - unable to run malware apps!". I have exactly the same case on my system.

 

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Hello - First, let me say thank you for helping me rectify a really poor choicesof opening software I wasn't 100% certain was verifiable. As a result I have the Virust Protect Pro problem (at a miniumum) which seems to tie up my machine a lot and causes problems with my wireless network adapter. I have used Spybot and Adware to no avail. I've copied and pasted the Hijack This log below and won't make any changes until I hear from you.
With great thanks for your help!
K

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 3:52:29 PM, on 8/27/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16512)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware 2007\aawservice.exe
C:\Program Files\AntiVir PersonalEdition Classic\sched.exe
C:\Program Files\AntiVir PersonalEdition Classic\avguard.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\cisvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\SMAgent.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\AntiVir PersonalEdition Classic\avgnt.exe
C:\Program Files\Spybot - Search & Destroy\TeaTimer.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\wmplayer.exe
C:\Program F... Read more

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We maintain several PCs from a library, a research lab for students in a university. Just recently bunch of malwares swarm inside the lab and nearly affected all the machines. Most of these malwares are being imported from student's flash drives in which they're freely allowed to plug on the PC's. So cleaning the infections was really tedious. We cloned the drives and some were fixed using anti-malware softwares. 
 
Each computer is running a Microsoft Security Essentials for virus protection, and that's it.

Our main problem is, how should we setup each PCs so that we can prevent those viruses from porting inside the system? Is there any particular software or windows configurations that can offer such functionality? MSE merely detects all these viruses and most of it already infiltrated the system and removing each as I said is very tedious and time consuming.
Maybe you guys got some efficient workarounds with this type of predicament.NOTE:
All PCs have the same hardware and uses Windows 7 32bit.
 

Answer:How to protect PCs from USB-malware carriers?

Simple, look at:
 
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/541639/security-suggestions-post-3-of-7/
 
Have a great day!

 

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Hello,

Is there any thread for "How to protect yourself from malware (for vista)" as the one written by chaslang for windows xp.

Another question plz. Is there any site to give ranking for antivirus softwares like matousec for pro-active internet security softwares.

Also kindly tell me plz that avast antivirus is better or comodo internet security with antivirus is better.

Thanks.
 

Answer:How to protect yourself from malware (for Vista)

ablaze said:





Is there any thread for "How to protect yourself from malware (for vista)" as the one written by chaslang for windows xp.Click to expand...

It was not written for Win XP. It is for all versions of Windows althoough obviously there is more in there that relates to WinXP and older since they have been around longer.





ablaze said:





Another question plz. Is there any site to give ranking for antivirus softwares like matousec for pro-active internet security softwares.Click to expand...

You should ask in the Software Forum. But reviews of AVs are typically out of date by the time they are published. This happens because many programs update 3 to 5 times per day and even just one update can drastically improve or reduce an AVs test score.





ablaze said:





Also kindly tell me plz that avast antivirus is better or comodo internet security with antivirus is better.Click to expand...

You are not comparing apples to apples. Avast is just an antivirus. Comodo Internet Security includes all of the below:

firewall
antivirus
Host Intrusion Protection System (HIPS)
BOClean Anti-Malware is not being included in CIS

 

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I have read this threadhttp://forums.majorgeeks.com/showthread.php?t=44525 and i am paying particular attention to #5 AntiSpyWare Tools, and it states ONLY USE 1 REALTIME BLOCKER So my question is, i use ESET'S nod32 Antivirus to protect my machine, but it has antispyware protection included. I also have Malwarebytes Pro providing real time blocking, so am i in effect useing more then 1 realtime blocker? If so what do i do about that? I paid for Malwarebytes Pro, not using it will defeat it's purpose and be considered a waste of money!
 

Answer:How to Protect yourself from malware Thread

You;re fine. One AV only, but you can have more than one AS (Anti-spyware ).
 

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I continue to get the "SysProtect" download window on both I.E. and Mozilla. Followed your steps listed to clean my system, but same "Virtumonde" files appear each time I run Ad-Aware. Here is the Hi-Jack this log (after running Ad-Aware, see end of log for HijackThis log generated after restarting computer w/o running Ad-Aware):Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 9:48:28 PM, on 5/18/2006Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SNDSrvc.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SPBBC\SPBBCSvc.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\Symantec\LiveUpdate\ALUSchedulerSvc.exeC:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exeC:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\IWP\NPFMntor.exeC:\WINDOWS\System3... Read more

Answer:Malware - Virtumonde & Sys Protect?

Please print out or copy this page to Notepad. Make sure to work through the fixes in the exact order in which they are mentioned below. If there's anything that you don't understand, ask your question(s) before proceeding with the fixes.Step #1Scan again with HijackThis and check the following items:R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchURL,(Default) = http://red.clientapps.yahoo.com/customize/...//www.yahoo.comR3 - URLSearchHook: (no name) - ~CFBFAE00-17A6-11D0-99CB-00C04FD64497} - (no file)O2 - BHO: WTLHelper Object - {6D33B121-5C4C-4450-9D1F-7B67085CC199} - C:\WINDOWS\system32\jkhhe.dllO20 - Winlogon Notify: jkhhe - C:\WINDOWS\system32\jkhhe.dllAfter checking these items, close all browser windows except HijackThis and click "Fix checked".Step #2Please download VundoFix.exe to your desktop.Double-click VundoFix.exe to run it.Put a check next to Run VundoFix as a task.You will receive a message saying vundofix will close and re-open in a minute or less. Click OKWhen VundoFix re-opens, click the Scan for Vundo button.Once it's done scanning, click the Remove Vundo button.You will receive a prompt asking if you want to remove the files, click YESOnce you click yes, your desktop will go blank as it starts removing Vundo.When completed, it will prompt that it will shutdown your computer, click OK.Turn your computer back on.Please go HERE to run Panda's ActiveScanOnce you are on the Panda site click the ... Read more

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Hi. I am rather a person with basic knowledge about computers so don?t be surprised if my question will sound stupid to you.
I have a Windows PC and I often use my thumb drive to print some documents in my university. I?m afraid that it will become infected someday so I thought it would be a good idea to use it only with Puppy Linux when I'm at home. This is why I made my thumb drive a bootable one with Puppy on board. What I want to do is to boot to Puppy, copy the files I need to print or use at the university to the USB drive, then close the system and disconnect the USB drive. To be clear, only one USB stick is involved in this process (Puppy and data are on the same USB stick). Would that prevent infecting my Windows PC? If not then how can I avoid viruses spreading through USB? Can malware do any harm to Windows OS when Puppy is booting?
 

Answer:Can puppy protect me from malware?

Good idea if I understood correctly
 

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I have used Malware bytes removal tool, Superantispyware and Hijackthis without any luck. The tools say they remove the malware but it keeps coming back. Help please!! URL I am redirected to is below.[url=http://remove-spyware201.com/scn1/?engine=%blah blah blah] DON'T GO THERE!!!!!!!!!!!!!DDS (Ver_09-12-01.01) - NTFSx86 Run by Helen.Hanson at 21:41:00.07 on Tue 29/12/2009Internet Explorer: 7.0.5730.13Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.2.1252.61.1033.18.3063.2270 [GMT 9.5:30]AV: VirusScan Enterprise + AntiSpyware Enterprise *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated) {918A2B0B-2C60-4016-A4AB-E868DEABF7F0}AV: Microsoft Security Essentials *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated) {BCF43643-A118-4432-AEDE-D861FCBCFCDF}============== Running Processes ===============C:\windows\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunchC:\windows\system32\svchost -k rpcssC:\windows\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcsC:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\S24EvMon.exeC:\windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkServiceC:\windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceC:\windows\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\windows\System32\SCardSvr.exeC:\windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceC:\Program Files\Altiris\AClient\AClient.exeC:\Program Files\Altiris\Altiris Agent\aexnsagent.exeC:&#... Read more

Answer:Malware redirects Google search to bogus Malware site

Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. If you have not done so, include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Upon completing the steps below I will review and take the steps necessary with you to get your machine back in working order clean and free of malware.If you have already posted a DDS log, please do so again, as your situation may have changed.Use the 'Add Reply' and add the new log to this thread.Thanks and again sorry for the delay.We need to see some information about what is happening in your machine. Please perform the following scan:Download DDS by sUBs from one of the following links. Save it to your desktop.DDS.scrDDS.pifDouble click on the DDS icon, allow it to run.A small box will open, with an explaination about the tool. No input is needed, the scan is running.Notepad will open with the results.Follow the instructions... Read more

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I am getting three screens that come up when ever I try to do work on any program. (1) Windows Security alert (2) Spyware Protect 2009 alert (3) Spyware Alert

DDS (Ver_09-02-01.01) - NTFSx86
Run by Kim at 10:54:20.07 on Thu 02/19/2009
Internet Explorer: 6.0.2900.2180
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition 5.1.2600.2.1252.1.1033.18.2430.1853 [GMT -5:00]

AV: McAfee VirusScan *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated)

============== Running Processes ===============

J:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
J:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
svchost.exe
J:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
svchost.exe
svchost.exe
J:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\aawservice.exe
J:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
J:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
J:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
J:\Program Files\McAfee.com\Agent\mcagent.exe
J:\WINDOWS\svcho.exe
J:\Program Files\AIM6\aim6.exe
J:\Program Files\Windows Live\Messenger\msnmsgr.exe
J:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
J:\WINDOWS\sysguard.exe
J:\Program Files\AIM6\aolsoftware.exe
J:\PROGRA~1\McAfee\MSC\mcmscsvc.exe
j:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\mcafee\mna\mcnasvc.exe
j:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\mcafee\mcproxy\mcproxy.exe
J:\PROGRA~1\McAfee\VIRUSS~1\mcshield.exe
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Answer:Spyware Protect 2009 malware

Hi,

Sorry for delayed response. Forums have been really busy. If you still need help with this post a fresh dds log, please.

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Topic title pretty much says it all. How can i prevent hijacking of my browser or even worse my entire computer? Last night i made a stupid move and attempted to download something off Pirate Bay, i read the comments and it looked legit. Since i didn't have a software that downloads the torrent i clicked on whichever one Pirate Bay offered me. The software was successfully installed and was downloading the program but it froze the halfway and my google chrome completely stopped working, Later on i found out that Conduit is a malware that sometimes installs itself without the user's permission and takes over the browser. Now i'm paranoid about downloading anything. By the way i have a supposedly good anti-virus : Bitdefender for which i paid good money! Very disappointed that it pretty much welcomed the bad malware with open hands and allowed it install itself. 

Answer:How to protect your computer from malware like CONDUIT??

attempted to download something off Pirate Bay : < Anything off these Torrents sites is 50 to 90% infected and not usually legalWinPatrol Free is one of the better programs to warn you if there is going to be an attempt to change your Home Page. This may help after you do a full scan with your Antivirus -Please download AdwCleaner by Xplode onto your desktop.*Close all open programs and internet browsers.*Double click on adwcleaner.exe to run the tool.*Click on Delete.*Confirm each time with Ok.*Your computer will be rebooted automatically. A text file will open after the restart.*Please post the contents of that logfile with your next reply.*You can find the logfile at C:\AdwCleaner[S1].txt as well.  Thank You -  

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If you know about security in website and computer then tell me how to secure Website from Malware Attack. And what is the role of Google Webmaster in security purpose?
 

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I just got my degree and have not been able to find work so I can only thank all the people at MajorGeeks.
I am 'Gunk Free' but was reading the chaslang's post "dated 10-10-04, 21:52, How to Protect yourself from malware! - MajorGeeks Support Forums"; and under the firewalls to use "Outpost Firewall Free" is listed when I went to download it, it is Dated: 2009-05-08 is it still a good firewall to use?
Thank you in advance for your help.

At a point in time I was 01 of them that understood some binary.
 

Answer:How to Protect yourself from malware! post question

Yes, it is still a good firewall. Just make sure you keep it updated as you would with all other protection software.
 

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Hello,I recently managed to aquire a virus that seems to have taken over my computer. There's a bar that appears right below the address bar for internet explorer telling me to download the latest antispyware to protect my computer. I cannot pull up my Task Manager, my computer prompts me that it has been disabled by my administrator. My desktop background has been changed to a message stating the computer has several fatal errors. and occasionally music will play at random that i've never heard before.here is my log:Deckard's System Scanner v20071014.68Run by Josh UWL on 2008-04-09 16:35:51Computer is in Normal Mode.---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- System Restore --------------------------------------------------------------Successfully created a Deckard's System Scanner Restore Point.-- Last 5 Restore Point(s) --49: 2008-04-09 21:36:32 UTC - RP521 - Deckard's System Scanner Restore Point48: 2008-04-08 16:12:26 UTC - RP520 - Restore Operation47: 2008-04-08 16:08:59 UTC - RP519 - Last known good configuration46: 2008-04-08 16:08:42 UTC - RP518 - Restore Operation45: 2008-04-08 16:08:41 UTC - RP517 - Last known good configuration-- First Restore Point -- 1: 2008-04-08 16:08:11 UTC - RP473 - System CheckpointBacked up registry hives.Performed disk cleanup.Percentage of Memory in Use: 85% (more than 75%).Total Physical Memory: 447 MiB (512 MiB recommended).-- HijackThis Clone --------------------------------------------------... Read more

Answer:Protect.antivirus Malware Infection

Hi and welcome to Bleeping Computer! My name is Sam and I will be helping you. Please download ComboFix and save it to your desktop.Prior to running Combofix.exe you should disable your antivirus program and disconnect from the internet.Double click combofix.exe and follow the prompts.When it's done running it will produce a log for you. Please post that log in your next reply.Important Note - Do not mouseclick combofix's window whilst it's running. That may cause it to stall.

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Microsoft said:

A view of the current landscape
Criminal attacks continue to evolve and malware has become their standard weapon against anyone who uses the Internet?on traditional form-factor devices, as well as on mobile devices like tablets and phones. Malware targets all operating systems and browsers, and in recent years, criminal attacks against applications have increased substantially.

Criminals also use social engineering to trick you into performing actions that put you at risk. An increasingly common social engineering strategy uses online advertising campaigns to lure you to a site that installs malware on your computer.

An economy has developed around building reliable vulnerability exploits, which criminals buy to help distribute their malware. Criminals make money from their malware, so they invest in ways to keep it alive such as producing a higher quantity of malware, updating it more frequently?e.g. multiples times each day?and increasing its size and complexity. Some malware is as complex as commercial applications.

Secure by design
We use the Security Development Lifecycle (SDL) to build Windows with the best security design, development and testing practices available. Some highlights include:
Threat modeling and security design reviews. During the design process we consider how criminals might seek to attack features and scenarios, and incorporate this analysis into our designs.
Writing secure code. Training and code quality tools help to pre... Read more

Answer:Windows 8 will better protect users from malware

Well its like malware writers would take time to discuss how they will bypass those features. Its like Windows 8 were built in security and could led to few vulnerability probably.
 

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Malware Protection is a rogue anti-virus application that runs a fake system scan and then concludes that your computer has a malware infection or serious security/privacy issues. To fix the malware infection you must pay a fee, about $50. The rogue program copies user interface elements from real programs and it looks like a legitimate application. Plenty of people shell out $50 to register this fraud and that's a big problem because if you're transacting with these guys online you're offering them your credit card details. Cyber criminals can later user that information to their benefit. You should protect yourself with common sense and legitimate anti-virus software because such fake anti-virus applications as Malware Protection now represent about 20% of all malware in circulation. If you made a mistake and purchased it, please contact your credit card company and dispute the charges. And if you still have this fake AV on your computer, please follow the removal instructions below to remove Malware Protection and related malware for free.

Manual Malware Protection removal instructions:

1. Right click on the "Malware Protection" icon, click Properties in the drop-down menu, then click the Shortcut tab.

The location of the malware is in the Target box.

NOTE: by default, Application Data folder is hidden. Malware files are hidden as well. To see hidden files and folders, please read Show Hidden Files and Folders in Windows.

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Answer:How to protect and clean your computer from malware

Is this a removal guide for this rogue or ?

 

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QUESTION _Sticky:" How to Protect yourself from malware! "

In the below instructions, Is it necessary if I *NEVER* use IE, only Firefox?

Thanks!


"6) Adjust Active X security settings

* In Internet Explorer, click Tools, Internet Options, Security. Click on the Internet globe. Then select Default Level, then click OK. Now select Custom Level and scroll down to the ActiveX controls and plug-ins section (some may already be set correctly):
o Set Download signed Active X controls to Prompt
o Set Download unsigned Active X controls to Disable
o Set Initialize and Script ActiveX controls not marked as safe to Disable
o Set Installation of desktop items to Prompt
o Set Launching programs and files in an IFRAME to Prompt
o Set Navigate sub-frames across different domains to Prompt
o Set Allow paste operations via script to Disable (see: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/224993 )
o Click OK and OK again. "
 

Answer:QUESTION _Sticky: How to Protect yourself from malware!

Re: QUESTION _Sticky:" How to Protect yourself from malware! "



jilter said:





In the below instructions, Is it necessary if I *NEVER* use IE, only Firefox?Click to expand...

Yes! Some applications will automatically launch IE sessions since that may be all the can use. Also you need to use IE to be able to get all of your Windows Updates. And some websites (just like some applications) do require IE.
 

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Hey!
I am a web designer and I just got permission to work from home for the next week. I am allowed to take my work laptop home for it. I would like some advice regarding the security concerns before I start the work.
I have heard about spyware and malware attacks that can cause severe loss of data. I don't want such things happening to me in my work system. As of now it's clean and no malicious files are present in the system. It's installed with Kaspersky Internet Security and ExpressVPN when connecting to the Internet. Will it help in protection from spyware and malware? I have seen articles mentioning not clicking on emails and installing antivirus softwares will help, but still I have heard a lot about such attacks. What else can I do to ensure nothing harmful will happen?
 

Answer:Will Kaspersky and VPN protect from malware attacks?

It being a work laptop, you shouldn't replace any of the pre-installed software, correct?
 

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hello friends-i hope my title makes some sense. i wanted it to convey what i was asking about so people browsing could tell. cuz i couldn't find a question like mine.

i have a new hd completely installed and setup. my old hard drive is now the secondary master and although i still have the OS and programs installed, i never use it. lately i have been actively file-sharing via lime wire. i am behind a zone alarm firewall and running spyware blaster and AVG free. i also regularly scan with spybot S&D. i also scan each file with AVG b4 opening (thanks to majorgeeks for advising me on security)
however, i've been warned the limewire is notoriously risky as far as spyware etc. so my question is:

If i choose to open my secondary OS at start up, and browse and download these risky files to my secondary HD. will that protect my primary HD from infection?

if not, any other advice u have regarding the risks of file sharing are appreciated.

one thing i look out for is files that are too small to contain what they say they do. for example 100kb song files. i just dont download these.
 

Answer:2nd HD for dwnlds/protect primary from malware?

IMHO, I keep an operating system and a backup drive, without an operating system. Just put it on the same cable as primary slave. Frankly, if you are not dual booting 2 operating systems, theres no need to keep them both installed. That said, no any files on a second drive can, and probably will, affect the main drive, in your case, probably infect both drives. A drive formatted without an operating system for backup should be safe from virus and spyware infections, but can affect the other drive, in other words. Having that second drive is great for backups of important data in case of a need to format. I love having my spare drive. Your also correct about Limewire, but it is not specific to Limewire. Any file sharing application is a risk.

Did I answer what you needed?
 

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Will Ad-Aware only detect the malware in its definitions during a scan, or does it also prevent it from being installed on your computer in the first place? What about A2? Many thanks. - Tye

Answer:Does Ad-Aware protect your computer from malware?

No on both counts. Try Spywareblaster click here

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I have somehow acquired some malware titled system tool protect your pc. It comes up randomly, asks if I want to scan, says I have over 800 Infections, and constantly prompts me to sign up for it to erase my viruses. I know this is malware, and I aquired it after my Norton expired. How can I remove it? Thank you!

I am using a Hp Pavilion Vista.
 

Answer:System Tool Protect your pc (malware)

Welcome to Major Geeks!

Please read ALL of this message including the notes before doing anything.

Pleases follow the instructions in the below link:

READ & RUN ME FIRST. Malware Removal Guide


and attach the requested logs when you finish these instructions.

**** If something does not run, write down the info to explain to us later but keep on going. ****
Do not assume that because one step does not work that they all will not. MGtools will frequently run even when all other tools will not.


After completing the READ & RUN ME and attaching your logs, make sure that you tell us what problems still remain ( if any still do )!
Helpful Notes:


If you run into problems trying to run the READ & RUN ME or any of the scans in normal boot mode, you can run the steps in safe boot mode but make sure you tell us what you did later when you post logs. See the below if you do not know how to boot in safe mode:

Starting your computer in Safe mode

If you have problems downloading on the problem PC, download the tools and the manual updates for SUPERAntiSpyware and Malwarebytes ( links are given in the READ & RUN ME) onto another PC and then burn to a CD. Then copy them to the problem PC. You will have to skip getting updates if (and only if) your internet connection does not work. Yes you could use a flash drive too but flash drives are writeable and infections can spread to them.
If you cannot seem to login to an infected user account, try using... Read more

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Hello,
My son went to an untrusted site and the computer was infected with the conduit searchprotect.  I tried removing it with Eset Home Security.
 
However, my PC is still acting strange. I think the internet is a bit slower. As well, when I try to run some .exe files, such as Eset's ERARemover tool, windows gives me an error "this app can't run on your PC".  I have windows 8.1 64-bit and have tried both 32bit and 64bit programs.
 
I can't attach a DDS log because it's now win8.1 compatible.
 
thanks.

Answer:Conduit Search Protect and other malware?

Hello, Welcome to BleepingComputer.I'm nasdaq and will be helping you.If you can please print this topic it will make it easier for you to follow the instructions and complete all of the necessary steps in the order listed.===These tools are compatible with your operating system.Download Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware from HereDouble-click mbam-setup-2.X.X.XXXX.exe to install the application (X's are the current version number).Make sure a checkmark is placed next to Launch Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware, then click Finish.Once MBAM opens, when it says Your databases are out of date, click the Fix Now button.Click the Settings tab at the top, and then in the left column, select Detections and Protections, and if not already checked place a checkmark in the selection box for Scan for rootkits.Click the Scan tab at the top of the program window, select Threat Scan and click the Scan Now button.If you receive a message that updates are available, click the Update Now button (the update will be downloaded, installed, and the scan will start).The scan may take some time to finish,so please be patient.If potential threats are detected, ensure that Quarantine is selected as the Action for all the listed items, and click the Apply Actions button.While still on the Scan tab, click the link for View detailed log, and in the window that opens click the Export button, select Text file (*.txt), and save the log to your Desktop.The log is automatically saved by MBAM and can also be viewed by click... Read more

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How does comodo firewall protects against signed malware at cruelsister's settings? Also i can disable its processes via task manager. How its self protection?
I am going to use it on my system with cruelsister's settings but these issues are my main concern which do not let me believe in comodo's power.
So,help me out and give the required info.
Thanks.
 

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> I am  using sify ISP with limited data tarnsfer package.>My ISP is showing that i have downloaded 1200 MB which is not true.>I did'nt turned  on the PC on the date prescribed by ISP but it showing i have downloaded 1200 MB and has cut down 20 valid days>I think some one has hacked my system.So i am requesting you to tell the best way to protect my system from malware and internetThanks in advace.

Answer:Best way and best software to protect my system from malware and Internet?

Before anyone tells you that,   it may be that someone connected to your internet connection, via wireless?How are you connected to the internet?Because if your computer was off on those dates, even if a hacker got into the system the computer needs a physical connection to the internet, while the computer is off, there is no way of obtaining an internet connection.

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> I am using sify ISP with limited data tarnsfer package.
>My ISP is showing that i have downloaded 1200 MB which is not true.
>I did'nt turned on the PC on the date prescribed by ISP but it showing i have downloaded 1200 MB and has cut down 20 valid days
>I think some one has hacked my system.
So i am requesting you to tell the best way to protect my system from malware and internet
Thanks in advace.
 

Answer:Best way and best software to protect my system from malware and Internet?

Security is a wide topic. If you browse aound on this forum, you will find recomendations on Anti Virus and Anti Spyware and Firewalls.
If you have Windows XP Professional, MS published an XP Security Guide v2 and tells you how to harden XP Pro. It is available here:

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/prodtech/windowsxp/secwinxp/default.mspx#ETE

If you have Vista, there is a Vista version of the Security Guide:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/...ed-7f35-4e72-bfb5-b84a526c1565&displaylang=en

Hardening an OS gives the attacker a smaller attack surface by disabling unnecessary features. XP after a fresh install is quite bloated and has a lot of places for an attacker to poke at.

Also you should consider running it daily using a limited user account, as that prevents some malware from working and prevents malware from making system wide changes. In the Unix world, nobody runs a machine daily using the admin account. MS acknowledges that and has made UAC for Vista to achieve the same end.

Here's more details about that:
http://www.mechbgon.com/build/security2.html

Also along the lines of protection and prevention, use Mcafee's Site Advisor, available here:

http://www.siteadvisor.com/

It places a site rating besides every google result and tells you about malware infested sites before you go clicking on them and instantly infecting your machine.
 

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I finally found a fix to the malware the the Virus Protect Pro created and it cleaned out everything. The free software (to use and clean) is called Super AntiSpyware (that's quite some name) and you can download the free home version at http://www.superantispyware.com/superantispywarefreevspro.html
I'm going over there now to donate some money as it was my stupidity that had me lose about 6 hours trying to fix what I did. It's always nice to find a hero.

With blessings for a great day.
K
 

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Hello. My kid's PC -- an HP (Model M7567C, with 2, 260 GB hard disks and 2 GB RAM) is infected by "Spyware Protect 2009" malware. The malware repeatedly displays at least 3 different pop-ups saying there's a spyware infection and offers to sell a fix; the program also prevents Explorer from working properly. There are no obvious programs/processes to shut down from the control panel. The machine has Zone Alarm Security Suite installed - I'm not sure if my kids ignored a warning or if the software mistakenly let something in. Zone Alarm technical support said to try running Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware automated removal tool, but the program doesn't seem to run (nothing happens after the program is downloaded and launched). I tried running Zone Alarm virus and spyware scans, but the program runs slowly and eventually hangs (I think I ran the Zone Alarm scan in the Windows Safe mode). I can boot the PC in Windows Safe mode, but unfortunately there is no useful restore point. I can boot the PC in the normal Windows mode but it takes 2 or 3 cold starts. I can use Microsoft Explorer (through a wireless LAN connection), but in the normal Windows mode Spyware keeps hi-jacking Explorer and displaying its rouge messages.

Before I give up and reformat the hard disk and re-imaging the disk from the backup system disks, I would like to try a less time consuming solution. Any suggestions are welcome! Thanks!

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Answer:"Spyware Protect 2009" malware problem

I wanted to add some new information to my original posting that seems to be related to my problem.

When my spyware infected PC boots, I get the following messages:

"The application or DLL c:\windows\system32\digeste.dll is not a valid windows image."

"View Manager has encountered a problem and needs to close."

"Error loading c:\windows\griwapaxim.dll. The specified module could not be found."

I noticed that there was a Windows update available today (the February update of Microsoft's anti-spyware program). I installed this application; after this, Zone Alarm Suite was then able to run (up to now, it just hung up), and 2 items were quarintined: WIN32.SYSGUARD adn WIN32.TROJAN.FAKEALERT.IEH

However, there are still problems with my PC. I still can't get Malwarebytes' program to run, even when I rename the *.exe file to *.bat. It seems like whatever is still injecting my PC interferes with any anti-spyware/malware program from running properly and interferes with the operation of Explorer.

Thanks.

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Hi Folks, Yes I've got the privacy protection Malware, currently running windows XP on a dell laptop and I cannot start up in the safe mode, no Internet start up or execution of any programs allowed. Looks like I can strip documents & information off but thats about it. Can anyone share my options to cure this problem?

Thanks in advance - L

Answer:OK I've got the Privacy protect malware & no safe mode

Hello LarsLind,I moved this to Am I Infected.For the connection try these...Please click Start > Run, type inetcpl.cpl in the runbox and press enter.Click the Connections tab and click the LAN settings option.Verify if "Use a proxy..." is checked, if so, UNcheck it and click OK/OK to exit.Now check if the internet is working again.ORGo to Start ... Run and type in cmdA dos Window will appear.Type in the dos window: netsh winsock resetClick on the enter key.Reboot your system to complete the process..Please follow our Removal Guide here Remove Privacy Protection (Uninstall Guide) .After reading how the malware is misleading you ...You will move to the Automated Removal InstructionsAfter you completed that, post your scan log here,let me know how things are.The log is automatically saved and can be viewed by clicking the Logs tab in MBAM.Copy and paste the contents of that report in your next reply. Be sure to post the complete log to include the top portion which shows MBAM's database version and your operating system.Also the other tool log.. A log file named TDSSKiller_version_date_time_log.txt (i.e. TDSSKiller.2.4.0.0_27.07.2010_09.o7.26_log.txt) will be created and saved to the root directory (usually Local Disk C:).Copy and paste the contents of that file in your next reply.

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To start let me thank you for putting all these great programs in one easy to download area! Just following this guide has cleaned out several items from my supposedly secure system.

I did find one broken link however and got lost going through the giant comodo forum trying to find another thread with a similar ease of use allure.

This one: Configuring CIS for Maximum Security with ZERO Alerts for Novices

If you could give me an updated link it would be much appreciated.
 

Answer:Broken link in: Sticky How to Protect yourself from malware!

Thank you for bringing it to our attention. We will see what can be done to fix that issue.
 

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Hi everyone,
I want to tell my story about protection of ESS on my computer. Today, when my friend plug in his USB into my computer, I noticed that his USB shows only 1 USB shorcut in explorer. Before, my previous machine is infected by this malware type (malware creates USB shorcut) so I have experience with it. And when he plug his USB in, I run ESS Smart Scan but it found nothing. This afternoon, when I plug my USB in my machine, I saw that all things in my USB turn into 1 USB shorcut, I run Smart Scan again with my USB and found nothing, too (I also run a scan by Zemana AntiMalware, and it found nothing, too). After that, I installed MCShield AntiMalware Tool, and scan my USB with it. Magically, It found .ink malware in my USB and cleaned it sucessfully! This is screenshot about log of MCShield:

And now, I'm very disapointed with my ESET . It makes me got infected easily! . How do you think about my problem, please share with me.
 

Answer:ESET Smart Security can't protect me from .lnk malware

ESET protects against malware coming from USB devices.
Probably did not recognize the malware that caused the problem.
You have done well to use McShield.
 

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My computer is infected with a malware program called "Spyware Protect 2009" how do I get rid of it? I followed instructions and have copied DDS and Attach files below. popup windows keep appearing saying my computer is infected with a virus and I need to install their software.
DDS (Ver_09-03-16.01) - NTFSx86
Run by John Schlatterer at 2:44:20.15 on Mon 03/16/2009
Internet Explorer: 6.0.2900.5512
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.254.96 [GMT -4:00]

AV: McAfee VirusScan *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated)
FW: McAfee Personal Firewall *enabled*

============== Running Processes ===============

C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
svchost.exe
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXPPS.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\BCMSMMSG.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\dla\tfswctrl.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell\Media Experience\PCMService.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell AIO Printer A920\dlbkbmgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\kdx\KHost.exe
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\QTTask.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell AIO Printer A920\dlbkbmon.exe
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Answer:remove malware, Spyware Protect 2009

Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. If you have not done so, include a description of your problem, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Upon completing the steps below a staff member will review and take the steps necessary with you to get your machine back in working order clean and free of malware.Thanks and again sorry for the delay.We need to see some information about what is happening in your machine. Please perform the following scan:Download DDS by sUBs from one of the following links. Save it to your desktop.DDS.scrDDS.pifDouble click on the DDS icon, allow it to run.A small box will open, with an explanation about the tool. No input is needed, the scan is running.Notepad will open with the results, click no to the Optional_ScanFollow the instructions that pop up for posting the results.Close the program window, and delete the program from your desktop.Please note: You may have to disable any scri... Read more

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I would really appreciate some assistance with "Internet secruity designed to portect" malware and/or virus.  I have attempted to remove this with no luck.  I did install and run Malware Bytes.  Initially it listed several virus which I removed.  However, I still have a problem.  Anytime I try to run/download anything it is blocked by this annoying virus.  What can I do? Any and all help would be greatly appreciated.

Answer:Internet Secruity Designed to Protect Malware Help Please

Hello, I moved you from WIN7 to the Am I Infected forum for now.
Please try following this GUIDE.

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Hi

I was just wanting to know the reason why Spybot S&D was removed from the "How to Protect yourself from malware!" sticky.

I am using version 1.6.2 since I found the newer v2 to be quite bloated and annoying. Should I still be using 1.6.2 since it still downloads the lastest malware signatures? Or is there an important reason why it was removed as a recommended antispyware tool?

Cheers
Sam
 

Answer:Reason for Spybot S&D removal from How to Protect yourself from malware thread?

Just not that useful anymore and as you noted V2 is too bloated. We also never liked Teatimer.

You can still use the old version and make use of the bad download blocker and hosts file protection if you wish but I would not use Teatimer. Modern antivirus programs already included antispyware too.
 

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Hi, i'm having a problem with my web browser since using the malwarebytes anti-malware scan. Before I ran the scan and removed the infections it found, I was able to open webpages and go to sites although when i would try to search it would redirect the page. After I ran the scan and deleted the infections, I tried to open a webpage and it said it couldn't display it although I was connected to the internet. One of the things the scan found said "adware.mywebsearch" I would assume that was the reason it was redirecting the page. As of right now, I have done a system restore to a point before i removed the infections so i could display a webpage to get help. If someone can please help me, I would be very grateful.

DDS (Ver_09-03-16.01) - NTFSx86
Run by Leslie at 14:54:14.01 on Wed 05/06/2009
Internet Explorer: 7.0.5730.13
Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.1014.496 [GMT -4:00]

AV: CA Anti-Virus *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated)

============== Running Processes ===============

C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Program Files\Ahead\InCD\InCDsrv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k WudfServiceGroup
svchost.exe
svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware 2007\aawservice.exe
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Answer:malware agents/koobface,spyware protect removal

Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. If you have not done so, include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Upon completing the steps below another staff member will review and take the steps necessary with you to get your machine back in working order clean and free of malware.If you have already posted a DDS log, please do so again, as your situation may have changed.Use the 'Add Reply' and add the new log to this thread.Thanks and again sorry for the delay.We need to see some information about what is happening in your machine. Please perform the following scan:Download DDS by sUBs from one of the following links. Save it to your desktop.DDS.comDDS.scrDDS.pifDouble click on the DDS icon, allow it to run.A small box will open, with an explaination about the tool. No input is needed, the scan is running.Notepad will open with the resul... Read more

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Hey guys, I am sure you can relate to my current woes here. I have a family member who is just always getting malware on their computer. Getting tired of cleaning it up so frequently and I wanted to ask you guys what you do. Personall I install Chrome and MSE, and set MSE to a Full Scan once a week with real time monitoring. I also preach safe web surfing, but honestly, it's like telling a Crack Head that crack kills.

So what do you guys do to try to ease the pain of fixing a family members computer?
 

Answer:How do you Setup your family members computer to protect from malware?

They now have Macs
 

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I have recently been infected with a fileless malware. I have run a scan with ksc and it reported some memory detection. So,i run a scan with fully updated avast free and emsisoft eek but they didn't find anything. Finally, i have to scan with zemana and only after it detected and removed a fileless malware,ksc was able to give my system a clean sheet. Does kaspersky and zemana the only one to protect against such attacks? I need a free tool to protect my system against such attacks. The detection by zemana was "trojan poweliks: fileless malware". I don't need any whitelisting software and i also sincerely think that even they cannot counter such attacks.
 

Answer:Do you know any free software to protect against fileless malware attacks?

avast and bitdefender free are both goof
 

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I've been using AVG, and have bought the full version, yet was confused with what I had to do.  Can anyone tell me which product is user friendly, yet a good system choice.  Thanks,
Would be appreciated. 
 

Answer:What is a good product to buy to protect and remove virus, malware etc...

My personal choice is ESET NOD32 Anti-Virus if choosing a paid for program as it leaves a small footprint...meaning it is not intrusive and does not utilize a lot of system resources. Kaspersky Anti-Virus is also a good choice if looking for a paid for program. If you don't want to pay then I recommend avast! Free Antivirus.For more specific information to consider, please read:Choosing an Anti-Virus ProgramSANS Institute Choosing Your Anti-virus SoftwareImportant Fact: It has been proven time and again that the user is a more substantial factor in security than the architecture of the operating system or installed protection software. Therefore, security begins with personal responsibility and following Best Practices for Safe Computing.

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Hi Guys,
Can I begin by saying a MASSIVE thank you to you all-I'd be totally lost without your help
Ok, down to business-I've done as the guide suggests, performed the XP clean up, ran the programs and I've got all the logs which are hopefully attached. The problems started a almost a week ago when the dreaded "spyware protect 2009" screen started popping up and the icon lodged itself in my system tray and I got suspicious when there was no option to get rid of it-it's disabled my windows firewall, is blocking/redirecting my IE browser with it's phony msgs etc. If you need any more info or if I've somehow left something out/attached the wrong logs just let me know-it's purely out of ignorance and not laziness if that's the case!!!:-o

Thanks again- Cheree :wave
 

Answer:vundo/spyware protect 2009 malware-logs attached

here's the last log
 

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Hello,Please help!!! I only have a couple of days to fix this comp before I leave!!!I am receiving security popups, Spyware Protect 2009 (I did not download) is in my task bar and keeps popping up with infiltration alerts, and IE keeps redirecting to http://browser-security.microsoft.com/blocked.php?r=21.0 displaying "Internet Explorer Warning - visiting this web site may harm your computer!" Then offering to link me to Purchase Spyware Protect 2009.Here is my DDS Log file and attachment.Thanks!!!peace.b.DDS (Ver_09-03-16.01) - NTFSx86 Run by John at 9:11:09.81 on Sun 03/22/2009Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.223.43 [GMT -5:00]============== Running Processes ===============C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunchsvchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcssvchost.exesvchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\WINDOWS\system32\VTTimer.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\VTtrayp.exeC:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\SMax4PNP.exeC:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\Smax4.exeC:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd2.exeC:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jusched.exeC:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exeC:\PROGRA~1\Nero\data\Xtras\... Read more

Answer:Unkown Malware/Rootkit security popups - Protect Spyware 2009

thank you! topic is resolved through off-post email reply.

Malware-bytes removal is the best!

peace.b.

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Hi once i have read some of your arhive threads last 6-27-08 i began to follow all of the steps from cleaning, defrag and Removal. I found out my PC had been infected with Trojan.Vundo(it was detected by malware)... I think it started when i downloaded last 6-26-08 a file at Bitlord. The first virus that was detected was a backdoor.trojan the Norton Anti-virus detect it and remove it. So i thought it was ok when i noticed my PC is slowing I already think that there are still problems with my PC. So i run again the Anti-virus and when it reaches 24% (estimated) my PC reboot and my keyboard got stalled and in my monitor it is BAD BIOS. but when i manually reboot it, it just jump to windows and didn't do the normal process when booting... and everytime I scan my PC with my AV it always reboot so i try to search the net and find you guys... a bit STRICT but helps us more to know and learn how to fix things with our PC

1. From cleaning guide my pc was running better than it was before...
2. From the Malware Removal Guide i don't know if i got the right proceedure
but got some problems...
a. SAS - it doesn't goes blue screen,but my problem here is when it attemps to scan my files it becomes stalled. the first time i ran it i left it for almost 6 hours... (thinking it would still work) so reading from the procedure if it doesn't work proceed to the next
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Answer:Trojan.Vundo,Malware.Trace and Problems on boot and Norton Anti-virus Protect

here are the second logs of HJT and Combofix.

BTW,when i right-click all my folders and files and choose properties it seems that it has security tab and when i click the security tab there's been so much users and administrators in it. Is my files been publicly displayed or does this HighJacka** i mean Hacker get and manage my files...

Thanks...
 

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I'm running the following security software:

MalwareBytes Anti-Malware Premium
MalwareBytes Anti-Exploit Free
Avast Internet Security
EMET 5.5 ("Popular Software" file imported, otherwise default settings)

With that stack, is it really necessary (or advisable) to continue running the NoScript browser add-on as well?

(Sure, I get that it's another layer of security, but it's getting to be such a bother to continually see which scripts are being blocked, guess which ones are necessary, reload, and often repeat a few times before the page is usable.)
 

Answer:Do I really need NoScript, on top of all this?

I thought Anti-Exploit was not compatible with EMET ?
 

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Question: NoScript for IE?

Hi, Is there a no-scripts for Internet Explorer? I don't specifically mean a copy of No Scripts that runs in IE, just any program I can use to turn scripts off in IE at the click of a button like No Scripts allows me to do in FireFox. Thanks! Steven
 

Answer:NoScript for IE?

Internet Explorer Developer Toolbar will let you quickly enable/disable scripts. That's the only thing I know about, that exists for IE.
 

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Question: NoScript 10

Question
 

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Question: Noscript

I have Noscript as an add-on to Firefox (v.2.0.0.13). It appears to have stopped working but if I try to uninstall it, it says it will be uninstalled the next time F'fox is restarted only it isn't. Anyone else had probs with Noscript?

Answer:Noscript

Where are you trying to remove noscript from ?Remove it from your addons;Tools / Addons,you may have to remove it while in safemode.

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The following problem is specific to IE. Both Firefox and Opera behave as expected.Assume the following: -1. A website that uses some form of scripting, e.g. JavaScript.2. The code contains a noscript tag for visitors that have scripting disabled.3. The noscript tag contains a meta tag that redirects visitors to an alternate site.4. A visitor visits the site using IE as the browser with Internet security set at High.Problem:-The visitor will never be redirected to the alternate site because IE with security set at High does not render the meta tag within the noscript tag.The only solution that I have devised is to have an a href tag within the noscript tag which asks the user to click, which then takes them to the alternate site. However, this is a very clumsy solution.Have any of the Forum Members devised a more elegant way to work around this problem in IE when a visitor has security set at High?

Answer:IE and noscript tag

Sorry, not something I've ever come across: I've always been able to offer an easy alternative (if one is necessary) by way of the noscript. Is the site so JavaScript heavy that a separate non-JavaScript site is the only option?The href is probably a better option for anyone with their security set to high anyway since they probably won't appreciate being redirected without explanation.

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Question: NoScript for IE9 ?

hi !
IE9 is fast but i want to be able to block javascripts, Firefox has a very nice addon, "NoScript" that really improves the security.
are there any addons like that for IE9 ?

Answer:NoScript for IE9 ?

Internet Options > Security tab > Security level > Custom level > Disable Scripting.
Is this what you were looking for?
It disables Java scripts.

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Question: Noscript

I have found out about a program called NoScript that stops Java items running on websites unless you allow them.http://noscript.netTry it out!!

Answer:Noscript

It is a very useful extension for Firefox.
Regards,
John

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Question: Noscript.

I use this add-on every browser I can. I really like it.
It has an option for a bar at the bottom of the page that list what scripts are blocked or allowed.  However it lists the scripts by a number.
So far I have not found a list of what those numbers relate to whatscript. This implies that there is a default allow or block list somewhere.
 
Depending on how long I have been browseing and how many different pages I have gone to this list of numbers will grow.
I know I can click on the options button but this only shows an abreviated list. Sometimes I have collected more numbers [scripts] than that list shows.
 
I have e-mailed the developer but with the holidays I may not get a reply for awhile.
Does anyone here know  anything about this.  Thank you very much.  Happy Holidays.

Answer:Noscript.

I'm in Safe Mode with Networking right now, can't check yet.  However, I do not remember any number set.  When I'm in any particular tab, in any particular web site, right-clicking the NoScript button takes me a sometimes long list of allowed and not allowed, the list doesn't use number, rather, a steady stream of names and more names, for example, www.hangnail.com, sdn.hangnail.com, googleThisThatTheOther.hangnail.com, and so on...

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Question: Noscript

I have installed Noscript to my Firefox browser and wondered should I temporily allow Google Analytics or mark as untrusted?.

Answer:Noscript

Do you use Google Analytics? I use it to track my blog stats.

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Question: NoScript, ABE?

Noscript has updated a few times lately so it is possible this is all that is going on.  But, I'm not sure.  My browser(firefox) was open all day and this happened late in the day without the browser being closed and opened again.  BUT, something else DID change today.
My modem quit on me.  I went to the store and bought a new Netgear dsl modem/router.  Only nice thing is having one device instead of two.  After I finally got the internet working again I went to go view some things I already had open... like a facebook chat.  It would not work.
I tried refreshing a page and it would NOT load facebook.  A bar showed up at the top with "options" and it took me to NoScript's window on the ABE tab.  I clicked the ? that was there and got this page
http://noscript.net/abe/
It's late, I'm tired, still trying to get a few kids to sleep so... the quick glance I gave that had me not knowing what it is about and if I really need it turned on.  Looks like I could make exceptions for sites... But, I find it odd that this JUST started giving me trouble.
At any rate, I REALLY wanted back on facebook that moment so I unchecked the ABE and facebook loaded.
Question now is...
1.  Is this something I need to have checked and just manually allow things?  Seems more difficult than simply allowing scripts when needed.
2.  Is this just from a NoScript update or does my new modem/router setup have something to do with it?
Any thoughts... Read more

Answer:NoScript, ABE?

I have this problem too and I need to disable ABE. I think the rules of NoScript is a bit too strict??
 
Thank you.

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Question: No NoScript How??

Using Firefox and Opera and Thunderbird, Installed NoScript, Ruddy Nuisance. How do I get rid of it.???Uninstalled Firefox, Opera and Thunderbird, then re-installed but NoScript still there. Searched plugins and extensions but cannot identify "NoScript"Help will be much appreciated.Gerrie C.

Answer:No NoScript How??

click herethis may help..

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NoScript CHANGELOG

[+] new feature, [x] bug fix, [-] removed feature, [=] repackaging or cosmetic change

v 2.6.6.1
=========================================================================
x Fixed backward compatibility issue with recent channel cloning changes
x [XSS] Compatibility with certain redirector URL patterns (thanks
Stephen Faherty for reporting)
x [ABE] Fixed letest Tab Mix Plus version (4.1.0) causing loads started
from the address bar to be considered cross-site
x [Locale] Updated Esperanto (thanks Michael Wolf)
x [Locale] Updated Upper Serbian (thanks Michael Wolf)

Download: https://secure.informaction.com/download/releases/noscript-2.6.6.1.xpi
 

Answer:NoScript for Firefox 2.6.6.1

Changelog

This isn't released in the Firefox Add-on Marketplace?
 

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I use Firefox and I have:
Self Destructing Cookies, Ghostery, HTTPS Everywhere, Adguard Open Beta, and NoScript. Does NoScript pose any difference in the security addon section?
 

Answer:Is NoScript Overkill?

stopped using it long time ago. most of the time u will spend in whitelisting sites.
 

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Source- http://www.ghacks.net/2014/11/29/how-to-use-noscript-efficiently/

Whenever I speak to someone who used NoScript for a day or two I'm told that the add-on is complicated and a nuisance.

NoScript, for those of you who do not know it, is an add-on for the Firefox web browser whose main feature is the blocking of scripts running on web pages you visit in the browser.

This includes advertisement, tracking, social media, many media embeds, other third-party scripts such as Discus and also first-party scripts required for functionality on the website itself.

The main issue that new users have with NoScript is that it can render websites inoperable. Elements such as video or audio playback may not work, comments may not show up or images may not be displayed.

Depending on where you go on the Internet you may experience this a lot or not at all. Facebook for example does not work if you don't allow the facebook.com domain in NoScript while you should not have any issues browsing ghacks.net without whitelisting anything.

Tips for new users


You need to understand that it takes time to get accustomed to NoScript and how it works. You will encounter websites and pages that won't work properly at first and it may seem a daunting task to whitelist them temporarily or permanently.

It gets better over time though. An added benefit is that you understand domain relations better as well. You identify ad serving domains quickly for example but also third-party se... Read more

Answer:How to use NoScript efficiently

A very good extension, one i always use.

It also covers cross-site scripting attacks (XSS), cross-zone DNS rebinding / CSRF attacks (router hacking), and Clickjacking attempts. Even if one was to tire of clicking allow, or making rules for scripts running on web pages, they can disable that part of protection and still receive protection of the others i just listed. An excellent addition to any configuration IMO.
 

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What do you think ? Thanks.
 

Answer:Do I need NoScript if I have Adguard Pro ?

Yes.
But, in Firefox, I prefer Policeman add-on .. Policeman ? Add-ons for Firefox
and QuickJS .. QuickJS ? Add-ons for Firefox
Have you seen my topics about extensions in Browsers & Extensions section, please?
 

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I have this strange feeling the addon developer will keep saying NoScript 10 is coming but keep pushing back the release day.
 

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For all you security-minded firefox users... the No-Script extension
https://addons.mozilla.org/extension...cation=firefox

Quick Description
Extra protection for your Firefox: NoScript allows JavaScript execution only for trusted domains of your choice (e.g. your home-banking web site). This whitelist based pre-emptive script blocking approach prevents exploitation of security vulnerabilities (known and even unknown!) with no loss of functionality.

It gets mixed reviews. Has anyone tried it yet?

Answer:FF Extension NoScript

Quote:





Originally Posted by koala


For all you security-minded firefox users... the No-Script extension
https://addons.mozilla.org/extension...cation=firefox

Quick Description
Extra protection for your Firefox: NoScript allows JavaScript execution only for trusted domains of your choice (e.g. your home-banking web site). This whitelist based pre-emptive script blocking approach prevents exploitation of security vulnerabilities (known and even unknown!) with no loss of functionality.

It gets mixed reviews. Has anyone tried it yet?




I have, and you've said it all with regard to the extension koala. It makes Firefox very secure but It's a bit like 'training' your firewall, what is white-listed will be accepted without question (once you have given permissions) and anything that isn't can't run scripts. The latest release version ennables temporary sessions (indicated in italics) which is handy.

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Question: Noscript.Updated??

I just opened up my browser which I run No script on. It opened another window said I had just updated it with a PC Optimiser??
 
What the heck, is this real??

Answer:Noscript.Updated??

Hi:
 
Nope, nothing to do with NoScript.
 
It sounds as if you inadvertently picked up a PUP or other unwanted item somewhere.
But not from NoScript.
 
As we say, "true, true and unrelated".
 
But your post contains too little information to say more than that.
There are many "PC Optimizer" junk applications out there.
 
You might want to head over to the malware removal section for some expert help scanning the system.
 
Cheers,
 
MM

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My fiend told me that NoScript doesn't block Javascript, but thats in its name and its well known for blocking JS. He bases this off how on sites like DuckDuckGo (with NS blocking its scripts) its still functions normally, unless perhaps these sites are HTML based.
Although I haven't noticed this myself on my Linux machines but I haven't tried blocking scripts on DDG on Windows yet.
So is Noscript still a affective JS blocker.
 
 

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I was wondering if anyone uses noscript AND adblocker simultaneously?

I've read into these plugins and they seem great however there was some minor squabbling between the two development teams at one point.

Can anyone comment on their personal experience using both of these firefox plugins simultaneously?

I appreciate your invaluable experience.
 

Answer:noscript + adblocker

I use a Hosts file, noscript, adblocker plus, Element Hiding Helper for Adblock Plus and Ghostery and all are working just fine.
 

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I have this strange feeling the addon developer will keep saying NoScript 10 is coming but keep pushing back the release day.

Now I know some of you all will disagree with me but does anyone here remember Ad Muncher ? Yes there is Adguard now but I still miss Ad Muncher. Sad to see it go.

The good news there is alternatives to NoScript mostly
 

Answer:Why NoScript 10 is the new Ad Muncher 5

Yes.Ad Muncher was a great Ad blocker.I miss it too.
 

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Question: Malware on my site

Google flagged my site Moderator Note> Your site link has been edited out - please to NOT post suspected links like that in public forums! for malware and I have no idea how to fix or find it....

Any help is appreciated
Thanks
 

Answer:Malware on my site

How do you know this to be true?
 

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Question: New malware site?

A couple of my customers somehow got directed to this site:

www.wiki-errors.com

I can't find any info on it.
Anyone know anything about it?

Pete

Answer:New malware site?

Here's some info: http://en.utrace.de/?query=174.121.177.214 and
https://www.mcafeesecure.com/RatingVerify?ref=wiki-errors.com

Hope that's the kind of info you're looking for.

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I gone to the web site <snip> and got HEUR:Trojan.Script.Iframer from going to web site.
The web site never had malware before and always worked.How do I know if got that malwar or if Kaspersky blocked it.
When I click on Kaspersky it is green and saying your computer is protected and some message are hidden.

The message board at that web site is all mess up .What is going on.

Well have the webmester fix the problem.
 

Answer:Web site has malware

Are you just trying to alert us to that site or do you need help in removing any infections you may have gotten from visiting it?
 

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Question: Malware on site?

I found this
http://www.uphaa.com/blog/index.php/unfortunate-ironic-t-shirts/
and posted it on a blog. Someone posted a reply that the site was flagged by their software as dangerous and might steal personal information.
I had been there a couple of times without any warning, and I use Sunbelt's firewall which is usually pretty good. But I did notice that yesterday (Saturday) morning my keyboard began reversing upper and lower case letters and giving me symbols instead of numerals. The problem resolved itself in a minute or two and I thought I?d just hit one of those rare key combinations and created the problem myself. But I went back after reading friend?s warning and very quickly the screwiness returned and got worse.
Restarting the machine fixed the problem, although I've run a scan to be sure. No problems found. Nobody else has come back with anything similar.
Given that I can't connect the problems to the first few views, I'd like to know: is it possible for bugs to creep in progressively? Can they be structured so that repeat visits are needed for the malware to be fully transferred?
 

Answer:Malware on site?

I am able to click the link and get to the website.... which web of trust classifies as safe. Then a second later it redirects (which is the problem) and then web of trust warns me and gives me the choice to back out or let the connection take place.

A second attempt to click the link takes me to the site once again, but this time no redirect occurs... Not bothering again, I'm about to eat dinner
 

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Hey guys.

I use NoScript in Firefox pretty much for one website. It prevents all the ads from displaying and any outside scripts I think.

However it's annoying to Forbid Globally and then allow EVERY single site when I visit it.

In IE7 or latest Firefox, is there any plugin or option that allows you to Forbid All Scripts except ONE main site script on the particular website... and besides that website, allow scripts globally?

^If that doesn't make sense let me know^

Also is IE7 as safe as Firefox now (or safe enough for the average computer user)? In terms of vulnerability to attacks and stuff.

Thanks a lot.

Answer:NoScript in Firefox is too protective... Help!!

You want to surf without blocking script except for a single site's script? Why on earth would you do that?

I guess you could allow globally and then make that one site the exception. i dunno if it would work, as I keep mine locked tight.

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Hi girls and guys,I installed Noscript a couple of weeks ago in FF,but I just can't seem to get the flash player to work on the Tekzilla page and on youtube.I figure it's a wrong setting somewhere but I'm at a lose.I am tired of shutting it off and restarting FF just to watch flash vids,now becoming a pain in the butt.Can someone tell me the settings?
 

Answer:Noscript and flash,having a problem.

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A friend of mine is having scripting problems on his computer but we have no idea how to fix it. For instance, when he logs on a window comes up with this inside:
"Do you want to save this file?
Name: noScriptHtmlStrWithoutSourcePrev9.htm
Type: Html Document
From: C:\Users\Name\AppData\Local\IM\Runtime...
As soon as Internet Explorer is opened, IVF files start bombarding the desktop wanting to be downloaded. He only uses Internet Explorer with Vista. Is this to do with noScript? How can this be corrected please?
Any help greatly appreciated

Answer:noScript causing trouble

Sounds like something malicious to me I suggest you first scan with your antivirus and antimalware programs.

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Hi. I'm having great problems with NoScript in Firefox and wondered if there is anything else to replace it ? Everytime I go to a site it goes through the forbid/allow senario asking what I want to allow etc but when I go back to the same site later ,I have to go through the whole selection procedure again. It's wearing me out and I just cannot get it to retain the previous selections again.Is there another easier prog pleaseTony

Answer:Anything to replace NoScript in Firefox

I fund NoScript works in Firefox without any problems. My first thought would be to uninstall NoScript, and then re-install.Doesn't take a moment to try.

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Hello. I'm pretty new here, just poking around while I wait for someone to have a go at my HJT log over in that forum. I'm surprised that nowhere in the various advice threads here did I see anyone mention the use of Firefox with the NoScript extension for preventing spy/mal/etc-ware. (apologies if it's there and I didn't see it).

In roughly two years of running Firefox with the NoScript extension installed on my PC, my wife's laptop and my parents' PC, I haven't had even a faint whiff of spyware or anything else evil. It got to the point where I wasn't even running Ad-Aware regularly anymore. I'd go four months and run it just to be safe, and it never found anything. A few tracking cookies and that's it. This is a free and easy method to make your computer almost spyware-proof.

Now, you may ask, if it's so great, why did you have to post a HJT log in the HJT Analysis forum? I ran an exe file that I had run through Norton and was reported to be safe. Norton was wrong.

But I'd bet that if everyone started running Firefox with this extension, which blocks the use of java applets unless you manually give the website permission to do so, the number of help requests here would drop like a stone.

Answer:Firefox + Noscript = Never Get Infected Again

I use Firefox 2 sometimes and like it. Did you see this? What does it mean and do they have patches? http://news.yahoo.com/s/pcworld/20061127/tc_pcworld/128016

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One thing I hate about noscript is that when you first install it, it's a PAIN to have to keep allowing all the trusted sites until they are finally all added. Most sites these days don't even work without js enabled... which is stupid and a whole other topic, but just have to deal with it...

Is there a trusted site or something where I can download a list of definitions of common trusted sites?
 

Answer:Is there such thing as noscript definitions?

Actually there aren't any web sites which should always be trusted. Anyone can get hacked at any time and does happen. I use no script when I know I'm going to be "adventuring" out on the internets.
 

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I've become a wee bit paranoid with the last virus run-in I had.

Answer:Is there a recommended NoScript equivalent for IE?

No.

If you want NoScript ( very wise ), you need to use FF.

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So I noticed that something was using all my bandwidth on my 10mbit line, max download but minimal to no upload. After some head scratching I found out it was the NoScript addon in Firefox that was the culprit, it automatically updated yesterday and I haven't had this issue before.

I tried a complete uninstall and reinstall of Firefox with all the other addons I use and have had no issues, but at some random time after I install NoScript my bandwidth monitoring program shows a 1.3MB/s download running and it doesn't stop until I close the browser.

I've used Firefox without NoScript all day without issues but it's a good addon that I want so what is going on?
 

Answer:Why is NoScript eating all my bandwidth?

How long does it remain full bandwidth use?
How do you know it is noscript using the bandwidth?
 

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I just downloaded Mozilla Firefox 2 (don't know the exact version, but its the newest, i think.) And i got adblock plus, its acting all wierd, like it will block the image but its still there... and when i go to ad filters i looked at the drop down menu... i saw subscription, anyone know any good ones? And with the Noscript, is there a way u can stop the little bar at the bottom that says: scripts stopped... is there any way to stop that?

Thanks,
Master5270

Answer:Firefox, Adblock Plus, And Noscript

Right click on NoScript logo and choose "options". Choose "notifications" tab. Uncheck "show message about blocked script".

Filter subscriptions
Users can add external filtersets. Adblock Plus includes the ability to use one or more external filter subscriptions that are automatically updated. Filterset.G is incompatible with this system, but other filtersets can added by typing their addresses. A list of known Adblock Plus subscriptions is maintained on the Adblock Plus official website.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adblock#External_links

You may be experiencing a conflict between the NoScript and Adblock Plus addons. Suggest you turn off NoScript and see if you still see the ads. I use Adblock, not Adblock plus, NoScript and Flash block on Firefox l.5 with no problem like you describe.

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Some times when I visit [H], I have to load almost every page twice, then page doesn't load there is always an unnamed IP address trying to run a script that is being blocked by FF plugin NoScript. It is happening right now...

I don't let unnamed IP addresses run scripts on my system. On each occasion that IP has been 67.71.251.10.

IP lookup, shows Bell Nexia, which is what an average Bell Home customer looks like.

Are other Canadians seeing this (I assume this is location based)?

I wonder what it is?

(I am not with Bell, I am with Rogers)
 

Answer:Canadian noscript users: IP 67.71.251.10 on [H]

I'm in Canada too, what sucks is when some one posts a link on this forum i get redirected to this other stupid site. its weird. some jdockery.com thing.
 

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It may not be available via the Mozilla Addons function yet, but you can get it manually here; http://noscript.net/?ver=1.1.4.6.070317&prev=1.1.4.6.070304
 

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I've hardly been able to use Chrome lately: a NotScript alarm page comes up warning me to get a password and I can't even logon to any websites. I have no intention of going through the process of setting it up. NoScript in Firefox is great addon. It functions extremely well and is totally easy to use. What's wrong with the Chrome folks? It's kind of surprising that they haven't gotten "with the program" and offer a solid screening addon like NoScript. Thanks for any help you can give me. ellen

Answer:Anything comparable to NoScript for Chrome?

  
Quote: Originally Posted by ellenc


What's wrong with the Chrome folks? It's kind of surprising that they haven't gotten "with the program" and offer a solid screening addon like NoScript. Thanks for any help you can give me. ellen


This one works well: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/d...bfofhcmnjhgaag

It's a bit intimidating at first, but everything falls into place quickly.

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