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Old 01-20-2006, 02:06 PM   #46
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Speaking of privacy and spyware issues, I believe some of you may be interested in the following article with relation to Windows:

http://www.fuckmicrosoft.com/content...en-files.shtml

(excuse the explecetive).

Ho-hum fiddly thumb.
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Old 01-24-2006, 04:35 AM   #47
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http://tweak3d.net/articles/spyware06/

A very nice guide from a brilliant site on ways to get rid of spyware/viruses/etc. Good guide for people who arent too spiffy with PCs.
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Old 08-31-2006, 06:55 AM   #48
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A better option with better protection would be the German Engineered SpyBot* Search and Destroy. It's free its the best free tool man trust me. I'm not advertising im just saying thats what I use and it found stuff on my buddys computer, 148 trojans and spywares he didnt know about! And it finds little spywares taht get on my comp, but I dnot get alot so lol ya.
http://www.safer-networking.org/ That's where u get it. It could make ur games go alot faster! Again im not advertising just giving advise lols.
Also, concider contacting your service provider and asking for a dynamic IP, one that constantly changes. Or, check if you already have one and go to start menu, RUN, type in COMMAND, and on the black DOS screen type ipconfig /all. That will show your IP and IP info. Type in ipconfig /release, wait 5 minutes, or 30 seconds whichever u can manage at the time, and then type in ipconfig /renew. You should now see information displaying your computer, showing a NEW IP address. This will stop hackers cold. And try getting both a Hardware and a Software Firewall. Hardwares you have to payfor but there are great free software firewalls like ZoneAlarm. Get all those things and scan regularily, and if you can spare the cash get soemthing like Norton Antivirus to protect against worms and stuff. One thing none of those can protect against is viruses and worms and trojans and spys that are INSIDE PICTURES. so if you're in a porn site lookin at chix, be carefull what site ur at because the pic can be encoded with a virus! Everything besides that though, can be fixed and prevented using the options I provided. Hope that info helps some ppl! Kk peace

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Old 09-01-2006, 10:03 PM   #49
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please delete this post I accidentally double posted cus I forgot I already replied and yea... sorry AussieAdmin*TM pls delete it! Didnt mean 2 double post :O
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Old 09-08-2006, 03:52 PM   #50
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I cannot seem to get rid of this file called sql-smss.exe.

I have tried everything suggested.

EDIT: Nevermind I got it. The bastard constantly altered reg keys.

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Old 06-13-2007, 10:08 PM   #51
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If anyone has come in contact with Virtumonde It is almost impossible to get rid off even in safe mode running a dos shell extension to manually delete it.

Heres your fix, http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic18610.html
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Old 06-13-2007, 10:48 PM   #52
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Good find
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Old 06-13-2007, 10:52 PM   #53
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Quote:
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Good find
Thanks.

You know what Virtumonde does right? Its possibly the worst ever spyware to get.

It drops trojan downloaders, trackers, and this crappy anti virus program called win-antivirus. The way I tried to get rid of it was by typing

C:/ -r -a -s -h (the dll file name).dll
next command line
C:/ delete (dll file name).dll
didnt work.
tricky bastard.
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Old 06-17-2007, 10:40 AM   #54
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Smitfraud fix

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic17258.html
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Old 02-17-2009, 01:43 AM   #55
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Thought I'd post this here instead of making a new thread.

Link

It's a computer repair toolkit, seems pretty useful. Good to use on thumb drives.
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