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VeryLince trojan infection [CLOSED]


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Luvly1

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Please help. My laptop was recently infected with the VeryLince trojan. I am running McAfee and use AOL to log on to the internet. McAfee has notified me that this trojan has infected my system but it cannot be removed. According to McAfee's web site, I should have disabled the system restore feature before restarting the computer which I did, but all that does is remove the back-up copy of the worm, right?

I've noticed that other users have written for assistance with removing this trojan, but I am not sure how find the files which many of them have posted for you to rectify the problem.

Any assistance would be IMMENSELY appreciated.[/COLOR]
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Welcome to GTG.

Please read this topic and follow the steps outlined there. Post the HijackThis log here when ready. I also want you to run the online Panda scan. Post that log here as well.
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Hello greyknight:

I wanted to update you on what I have done so far and ask if you think that I need to do anything further...

As I mentioned in my original e-mail, McAfee alerted me to the fact that my computer was infected by the VeryLince trojan. But the program also made me aware that it could not remove or quarantine VeryLince. I never turned off the machine or restarted it after learning it was infected after visiting a website, I went straight to McAfee's web site and learned that I should disable the system restore point feature and if the worm lay dormant in that file, that when I would restart it would be removed.

I then contacted Geekstogo and followed some of the suggestions that you listed on the reply. For example,
I installed Adware and ran a full system scan (and removed any suspicious files)
I installed Spybot and ran a full system scan (and removed any suspicious files)
I installed TrojanHunter and it found nothing suspicious.
Then I installed any critical updates to Windows.

Can I safely assume that VeryLince is gone since none of the steps taken thus far has found it on my system?

I don't feel safe using my laptop on the internet for confidential matters, can you suggest whether a firewall or some other type of program would be good to block out hackers and such?
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Can you give me your HijackThis log? I want to take a look at that to make sure you don't have other bad infections there.

Also, give Panda Active Scan a run and give me that log as well. Panda is usually very good at catching some of these. Is VeryLince still detected though? If not, I would say it's probably gone. But I want to see your HijackThis and Panda log just to verify that nothing else bad is there.

Sure. I recommend using zonealarm as your firewall. There's a free version available (look for the free download link - they try to hide it :tazz: ).
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Due to lack of feedback, this topic has been closed.

If you need this topic reopened, please contact a staff member. This applies only to the original topic starter. Everyone else please begin a New Topic.
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