Differentia.ru and win32 gamarue threat

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  1. JohnFromLost

    JohnFromLost New Member

    Jul 12, 2017
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    Avast
    Operating System:
    Windows 7
    Are you using a 32-bit or 64-bit operating system?:
    64-bit (x64)
    Infection date and initial symptoms:
    First noticed on 9 July. Microsoft Security Essentials alerted for win32 gamarue
    Current issues and symptoms:
    Blocking attempts from differentia.ru website
    Steps taken in order to remove the infection:
    MSE scan and FRST scan
    Logs added to help request:
    • FRST.txt
    • Addition.txt
    Hi
    I'm having a hard time deleting a virus. I did a full scan with Microsoft Security Essentials and it alerted me for win32 gamarue gen!a virus. It wouldn't show the file location but it was in a HKLM\Software file. I removed the virus from quarantine, cleaned my registry with CCleaner and reset Chrome settings, but the virus kept showing up after rebooting.
    I switched from MSE to Avast just to show the file location. Avast didn't catch any viruses but kept blocking a threat from differentia.ru/diff.php and showed the process Windows\SysWOW64\msiexec.exe with it.
    I did a scan with FRST and I attached the files as required. I also tried to scan my laptop using MalwareBytes 3 but for some reason the scan always stuck and after that I had a hard time quiting the program or doing anything else as long as it remained open, until I uninstalled it.
    I would be really glad if someone could help me with this!
     

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  2. TwinHeadedEagle

    TwinHeadedEagle Removal Expert
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    Hello,


    [​IMG]Scan with Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware

    Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and save it to your desktop.
    • Install the progam.
    • Click the Settings tab, in the left panel choose Protection and tick Scan for rootkits.
    • Click the Scan tab, choose Threat Scan is checked and click Start Scan.
    • If threats are detected, click the Apply Actions button. You will now be prompted to reboot. Click Yes.
    • Upon completion of the scan (or after the reboot), click the Reports tab.
    • Double-click the Scan Log.
    • At the bottom click Export and choose Text file.
    Save the file to your desktop and include its content in your next reply.
     
  3. JohnFromLost

    JohnFromLost New Member

    Jul 12, 2017
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    Male
    Albania
    Windows 7
    Avast
    Hi
    I downloaded and installed MalwareBytes 3 from your link. It was the same version I used before and like before the scan got stuck in one file and remained the same even I leave it for 2 and a half hours. I could't cancel the scan, I couldn't quit the program and the only I could shut down/restart was using the power button on the laptop. No matter how many times I try, this happens always.
    I should also mention that today I haven't had notification from avast about the website differentia.ru, but I haven't done anything so I remain sceptical about the virus.
     
  4. JohnFromLost

    JohnFromLost New Member

    Jul 12, 2017
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    Male
    Albania
    Windows 7
    Avast
    Hi again
    I'd really appreciate your help cause I don't know what to do next. Malwarebytes detected a threat during the short time of scan before it got stuck. It came from a file YourFileDownloader. I checked the task manager and a process with this name was running even though I have uninstalled this program months ago. I didn't delete the file because I'm waiting for your help and I don't want to do any action without consulting you.
     
  5. TwinHeadedEagle

    TwinHeadedEagle Removal Expert
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    [​IMG] Fix with AdwCleaner

    Please download AdwCleaner by Xplode and save the file to your Desktop.
    • Right-click on [​IMG] icon and select [​IMG] Run as Administrator to start the tool.
    • Accept the Terms of use.
    • Wait until the database is updated.
    • Click Scan.
    • When finished, please click Clean.
    • Your PC should reboot now.
    • After reboot, logfile will be opened. Copy its content into your next reply.

    Note: Reports will be saved in your system partition, usually at C:\Adwcleaner



    [​IMG] Scan with Farbar Recovery Scan Tool

    Please re-run Farbar Recovery Scan Tool to give me a fresh look at your system.
    • Right-click on [​IMG] icon and select [​IMG] Run as Administrator to start the tool.
      (XP users click run after receipt of Windows Security Warning - Open File).
    • Make sure that Addition.txt option is checked.

      [​IMG]
    • Press Scan button and wait.
    • The tool will produce two logfiles on your desktop: FRST.txt and Addition.txt.
    Please attach report into your next reply.
     
  6. JohnFromLost

    JohnFromLost New Member

    Jul 12, 2017
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    I dont know what's happening now. I followed the steps above and run the scans. Below is the file from AdwCleaner. When I try to upload the FRST and Addition files it shows an error uploading the files and when I tried to copy their content directly in the reply it said to me that I was blocked from the page. I included 2 screenshots below.
    Beside that 2 days ago a new program simply named g appeared in my Startup programs and it was linked with an infected file in the Appdata\Roaming\Windows\Programs\Startup and when I open msconfig I can't disable it from running with my Startup programs and I can't delete the file because it requires Administrator permission.
     

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  7. TwinHeadedEagle

    TwinHeadedEagle Removal Expert
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    Yes, there is some issue with MalwareTips. Can you upload again?
     
  8. JohnFromLost

    JohnFromLost New Member

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    Avast
    I can't. I've tried a couple of times now but it's the same.
     
  9. TwinHeadedEagle

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  10. JohnFromLost

    JohnFromLost New Member

    Jul 12, 2017
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    Windows 7
    Avast
  11. TwinHeadedEagle

    TwinHeadedEagle Removal Expert
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    [​IMG] Fix with Farbar Recovery Scan Tool

    [​IMG] This fix was created for this user for use on that particular machine. [​IMG]
    [​IMG] Running it on another one may cause damage and render the system unstable. [​IMG]

    Download attached fixlist.txt file and save it to the Desktop:

    Both files, FRST and fixlist.txt have to be in the same location or the fix will not work!

    • Right-click on [​IMG] icon and select [​IMG] Run as Administrator to start the tool.
      (XP users click run after receipt of Windows Security Warning - Open File).
    • Press the Fix button just once and wait.
    • If for some reason the tool needs a restart, please make sure you let the system restart normally. After that let the tool complete its run.
    • When finishes FRST will generate a log on the Desktop, called Fixlog.txt.

    Please attach it to your reply.
     

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  12. JohnFromLost

    JohnFromLost New Member

    Jul 12, 2017
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    Avast
    I did the steps above. Here is the file.
     

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  13. TwinHeadedEagle

    TwinHeadedEagle Removal Expert
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    How is your computer behaving now?
     
  14. JohnFromLost

    JohnFromLost New Member

    Jul 12, 2017
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    Male
    Albania
    Windows 7
    Avast
    It is behaving very good. That program appearing in my startup menu is gone now along with its file. I don't have any obvious problems. I was able to run a scan with malwarebytes successfully this time and I have attached below the results. Is there anything else I should do?
     

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  15. JohnFromLost

    JohnFromLost New Member

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    Avast
    I forgot, can I delete the items quarantined by malwarebytes?
     
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