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trojan in stratics?

Discussion in 'UHall' started by Der Rock, Aug 29, 2008.

  1. Der Rock

    Der Rock Guest

    hi,i just got a warning for a trojan

    anyone else had this to?
  2. RedDaTeef

    RedDaTeef Guest

    I recently found a 2 Trojans on my comp. Got PC Tools Spyware Doctor now. My comp runs slow when I use it. :sad4:
  3. Nenime

    Nenime Guest

    Yes, my firewall is telling me the same. HTML-Virus something...
  4. What program is issuing the warning, I use AVG on one computer, and Norton and Spyware Terminator on the other.. and I haven't got the warning from any of them... is it coming from one of the banner ads?
  5. Lady Michelle

    Lady Michelle Sprite Full SP
    Stratics Veteran Stratics Legend The DarkOutlaws, TDO

    May 12, 2008
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    When I clicked on stratics a box came up for me to install a language script for chinese language. I cancelled it because I didnt think stratics would have anyone install a script like that.
  6. Halister Marner

    Halister Marner Lore Master
    Stratics Veteran Stratics Legend

    Oct 2, 2006
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    It could be from a banner ad, it wouldn't be the first time an ad host serves an infected advertisement. I'm not getting anything on Firefox however.
  7. Azazel of LA

    Azazel of LA Guest

    I was getting a message this morning that a program was blocked from being installed while I was on stratics , Im glad to know it wasnt just me.
  8. PRAH

    PRAH Guest

    That is the same one i was getting this morning. but seems fine now, i use Avast
  9. Doomsday Dragon

    Doomsday Dragon Visitor

    Jun 11, 2008
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    I use avira and when closing firefox yesterday I did receive a warning saying a virus was in my cache. When I looked closer it was an infected page of some sort so I removed it and have not seen it again since. I wonder if this is the same thing. I was only on a handful of pages I visit daily.
  10. al-Maroc

    al-Maroc Guest

    This has been resolved. Many apologies for the inconvenience and concern.
  11. Maplestone

    Maplestone Crazed Zealot
    Stratics Veteran

    Jul 26, 2008
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    Is there a file or other signature that can be looked for by hand, in case people are not entirely trusting of their virus scanner?
  12. al-Maroc

    al-Maroc Guest

    it was just some bad code that i removed. as for what it actually was trying to do, i dunno :/
  13. Lord Kotan

    Lord Kotan Slightly Crazed
    Stratics Veteran

    May 16, 2008
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    I got two trojans from stratics too.. they are liked to "Virtumundo" Some of you may already know what that is. It didn't seem that hard to remove, but not 100% for sure yet.

    Does anyone know what it was after?

    btw, I run firefox. And I never got a warning of any sort
  14. Bomb Bloke

    Bomb Bloke Lore Keeper
    Stratics Veteran Stratics Legend

    Apr 26, 2008
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    Virtumundo can be a royal pain in the rear to remove.

    Once installed on your system, your performance (boot times especially) goes down the drain.

    Every now and then it'll give you a pop up telling you how to "fix" the problem.

    SUPERAntiSpyware is the only program I've found that'll reliably remove it.

    Not that I got the pop up mind you. Firefox + ABP = Win.
  15. Conrad

    Conrad Guest

    Amen, Brother.

    A good subscription for ABP (Ad Blocker Plus plug-in for Firefox) helps as well. Takes a lot of the guesswork out of what to block.

    Stratics may not like me posting this here (hey, you guys let a malicious banner ad slip through, not me:bs:), but with that combination, I have yet to see any kind if advertising on Stratics. If the ads are blocked BEFORE they are received by your machine, the chances of malicious banner ads infecting your machine are nil.
  16. FrejaSP

    FrejaSP Queen of The Outlaws
    Professional Stratics Veteran Stratics Legend Campaign Patron The DarkOutlaws, TDO

    Apr 12, 2001
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    Trend Micro had blocked a banner a few times on stratics but that's some days or a week ago.
  17. Shamus Turlough

    Shamus Turlough Lore Master
    Stratics Veteran Alumni

    May 19, 2008
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    I have not recieved anything from stratics in the way of warnings, but my personal firewall picked up something weird the other night. I was loading uo and when the autopatcher finished Sunbelt Personal Firewall popped up saying uo was requesting access to the MS Office speech engine.... anyone else seen this? Of course I made a blanket deny rule for this warning.
  18. Arcus

    Arcus Grand Poobah
    Stratics Veteran Stratics Legend

    Feb 25, 2004
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    Well dont you think you sould find out and let you users know? Seems irrespesponsible just to shrug it off in a day and age when identity theft is such a high concern.