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I'm infected by 'Blackworm'? Winres32.exe


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KRector86

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Hello, I keep getting this message every now and then while I'm online. It keeps popping up -

"You may be infected by 'Blackworm'! We recommend you DOWNLOAD
one of these security software programs to prevent further malware infections

The dangerous 'Blackworm' computer virus activated February 2006 and has started destroying data on computers it has reached. The lethal virus, which has already infected over 1,000,000 computers in several countries, continues to spread rapidly over the Internet.

Attention! Security Center has detected spyware on your PC sending private information and documents to a remote computer. One of the processes (Win32res.exe) has just sent this information:

IP address: 199.111.240.82
Browser: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 5.1; SV1; .NET CLR 1.1.4322)
Computer OS: Windows XP
Full PC control: Gained
Sent Information: approximately 17 Megabytes

Latest Threats

- Blackworm
- Blackmal
- Nyxem
- MyWife
- Kama Sutra




Your current security software is unable to stop this malicious kind of spyware/virus. To clean up your computer and prevent further risk of infection, you should download one of the following security software programs:

Software name link free scan usability performance advanced
features rating daily
update quality
yes easy 10/10 yes 10/10 yes 97%

yes very
easy 10/10 no 10/10 yes 95%"

After doing a McAfee scan, it says I have winres32.exe, a pup. What do I do? I don't trust the pop up and havent downloaded what it says. Thank for your help.
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wannabe1

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Hi KRector86...

Please go to the Malware Forum and follow the instructions at the top....Especially the Start Here.

That will give you several steps that will help you clean up 70 percent of all problems by yourself...then post a hijackthis log in THAT forum. Be patient, the Malware Forum is a very busy place and a two or three day wait is not unusual. DO NOT REPLY TO OR BUMP YOUR OWN LOG. If it shows a reply it may be overlooked as one that is being worked on.

If you are still having problems after getting a clean bill of health from the malware expert, please return to this thread.

wannabe1
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