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Firefox & "Zeus" virus


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So my PC has been having slow or freeze moments through out the day.  I've suspected it's my Firefox and then today during one of these instances, I noticed that the Firefox tab that had my yahoo mail open, switched to some other site with the attached Zeus virus warning. 

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So I'm not whether 1.) this is a real virus, 2.) a real virus warning, 3.) just spam, 4) whether it's directly related to Firefox 5.) whether this is what's been causing the slow moments throughout the day.

 

Here are my specifics:

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I'm running this version of Firefox

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Thanks for your help!


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Following up to my original post. I've found that it's not just the zeus virus page, on other occassions after a while the yahoo mail page will also switch to other spam/ad pages.  So far it's only the yahoo mail page that this seems to be happening.  Other pages that I leave up stays OK.  Also, my Firefox als automatically updated today, so I'm not sure if that has anything to do with it.  In addition I installed an add-on that hides all the yahoo mail ads.


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When you reply to your own post it takes it off the list of unreplied posts so we miss it.

 

 
Download : ADWCleaner to your desktop.  Make sure you get the correct Download button.  Sometimes the ads on BleepingComputer will mimic the real Download button which should say: Download Now @BleepingComputer
 
NOTE: If using Internet Explorer and you get an alert that stops the program downloading, click on the warning and allow the download to complete.
 
Close  all programs, pause your anti-virus and run AdwCleaner (Vista or Win 7 => right click and Run As Administrator).
 
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Click on Scan  and follow the prompts. Let it run unhindered. When done, click on the Clean button, and follow the prompts. Allow the system to reboot. You will then be presented with the report. Copy & Paste this report on your next reply.
 
The report will be saved in the C:\AdwCleaner folder.
 
 
 
Junkware-Removal-Tool
 
Please download Junkware Removal Tool to your desktop.  Make sure you get the correct Download button.  Sometimes the ads on BleepingComputer will mimic the real Download button which should say: Download Now @Author's site
  • Pause your anti-virus.  Close all browsers.
  • Run the tool by double-clicking it. If you are using Windows Vista, 7, or 8; instead of double-clicking, right-mouse click JRT.exe and select "Run as Administrator".
  • The tool will open and start scanning your system.
  • Please be patient as this can take a while to complete depending on your system's specifications.
  • On completion, a log (JRT.txt) is saved to your desktop and will automatically open.
  • Post the contents of JRT.txt into your next message.
 
 
 
  • Get FRST from http://www.bleepingc...very-scan-tool/ You need to download the appropriate tool for your PC.  If you don't know if you have a 32 or 64 bit system get them both.  Only one will work and that's the right one.
  • Right click to run as administrator (XP users click run after receipt of Windows Security Warning - Open File). When the tool opens click Yes to disclaimer. 
  • Check the Addition.txt box
  • Press Scan button. 
  • It will produce a log called FRST.txt in the same directory the tool is run from.  
  • Please copy and paste log back here. 
  • It will generate another log (Addition.txt - also located in the same directory as FRST.exe/FRST64.exe). Please also paste that along with the FRST.txt into your reply. 
 

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