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#1 blackshirts

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Posted 18 February 2005 - 04:41 PM

I have this nasty trojan having trouble removing it. Sophos identifies it as Troj/Spabot-B but I am unable to find any other aliases for the trojan. My AVG is fully updated but has not caught it (have scanned twice in normal and safe mode). In addition, I have also ran Ad-Ware SE, HiJack This, About::Buster, CWShredder, and Microsoft AntiSpy. Nothing has been able to kill this worm which has turned my PC into a SPAM relay center.

Does anyone know any aliases for this trojan or removal tools I can run since my AVG is not catching it? I am going to try TD-3 tonight but am not very confident it will find it or remove it. I have already run a trojan scanner (I cannot remember the name) and it came up clean.

HELP!!!!

#2 ErikAlbert

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Posted 19 February 2005 - 01:25 AM

blackshirts,
I guess the link
http://www.sophos.co...rojspabotb.html
wasn't a big help, because you already mentioned it.

If the trial version of TD-3 or TrojanHunter, didn't solve the problem,
you can try "A2 Free", which is mainly an Anti-Trojan scanner.
Download "A2 Free" from this link
http://www.emsisoft..../software/free/
Update A2 and run A2.

If that doesn't help, I suggest you read the FAQ (on top) and follow the instructions in order to get professional help from the qualified helpers at SWI.
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