7 Replies Latest reply on Nov 5, 2009 7:19 PM by rrathbun

    Google got hacked ?! or my comp

      I have recently (this morning) opened my browser , went on google and discovered this


      O_o when i try to go on google with firefox there is no problem , when i go on Google with Internet explorer , mcafee block the access of the web site saying that
      WWW .promopaid.info/ptp.php?usr=diegopiu can generate a failure in my browser

      any help? I ran a couple different scan as Stinger, and the free scan on mcafee website, plus a full scan of my computer with my own mcafee anti-virus !
        • 1. RE: Google got hacked ?! or my comp
          Please try this:

          First, clean out all Temporary Internet Files from the computer.. Next, follow the steps in the link below to scan your computer with two good, free spyware and trojan removers.. It may take a while, but it should help get a second opinion about the status/cleanliness of your computer:

          On a friend or family member's computer, download the Malwarebytes installer and update files from the links below, copy them to a CD or flash drive, then transfer the files to the problem machine and use them. I use the sites below to download the installer file and the manual updater:

          Once downloaded and before transferring them to the problem machine, rename the program installer "mbam-setup.exe" file to something else like "Gogetum.exe", then copy the installer file and the update file to a CD or flash drive.. Transfer the file to the problem machine, then install the "Gogetum.exe" file, then run the update to get the program current.. After that, run a full system scan and delete anything it finds.

          Malwarebytes Installer Download Link (Clicking on the links below will immediately start the download dialogue window.)
          http://www.besttechie.net/tools/mbam-setup.exe

          Malwarebytes Manual Updater link
          http://www.malwarebytes.org/mbam/database/mbam-rules.exe

          Next, download the SuperAntispyware program and the manual updater from the links below. After running the Malwarebytes tool above, if you still can't download and install it directly from the problem machine, download it on a friend or family member's computer as well. After installing and updating SuperAntispyware, run another full system scan and delete everything it finds as well. As before, you may need to rename the installer file to get the program to install.:

          SuperAntispyware
          http://www.superantispyware.com/

          SuperAntispyware Manual Updater
          http://www.superantispyware.com/definitions.html
          ____________

          In a few situations, in order for the program to run, it was also necessary to rename the main "mbam.exe" file also after installing it.. It resides in the C:\Programs Files\Malwarebytes Antimalware folder....
          _____________________

          Hope this helps.

          Grif
          • 2. RE: Google got hacked ?! or my comp
            I installed those program ran them , deleted the infected files, did this process bout 2 times (for each program) still infected, def.
            I called my uncle (working on computer, building them and software w/e)
            he told me to try a system restaure , which I did and still didn't worked.
            Please help me !
            • 3. Re: Google got hacked ?! or my comp

              Is your browser still showing those results? Do you get the same results if you were to browse to that page from IE or Safari?

               

              Team McAfee at Ciphent

              experts@ciphent.com

              www.ciphent.com

              • 4. Re: RE: Google got hacked ?! or my comp

                mrcooki3,

                 

                The problem with running a System Restore is that it will reinfect the computer if there are actual malware infections in the system restore files.. So, at this time, I would update both of the programs I mentioned earlier, then restart the computer into Safe Mode with Networking". Once there, click on the link below and download the free online scanning tool to your desktop and run it.. It should be able to run an online scan.. Delete anything it finds.

                 

                http://home.comcast.net/~secured2k/tools/ESETSmartInstaller.exe

                 

                Once you've scanned the computer using the online scan, then update both Malwarebytes and SuperAntispyware while still in Safe Mode with Networking, then run full system scans with them both again.

                 

                Hope this helps and let us know how it goes.

                 

                Grif

                 

                 

                Message was edited by: Grif on 11/4/09 2:43 PM
                • 5. Re: RE: Google got hacked ?! or my comp

                  You can also try McAfee's free scan service to see if it identifies anything. http://home.mcafee.com/downloads/freescan.aspx

                   

                  Thanks,

                   

                  Team McAfee at Ciphent

                  • 6. Re: RE: Google got hacked ?! or my comp

                    I disconnected my computer from internet, and ran malwarebytes and super anti-spyware,

                    now my computer is 100% clean

                     

                    thx for your time and help

                    • 7. Re: RE: Google got hacked ?! or my comp

                      You may also wish to consider monitoring your system a bit closer.

                       

                      http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/personal/

                       

                      I often recommend Secunia PSI as it beats buying a full blown vulnerabilty scanner, and it's fairly friendly to novice users. I use it on all of my home computers that are running Windows Vista, and Windows 7.

                       

                      Supports 64 bit as well....