Virus-SpyWare-Security

Video Update Foist

I had an incident on my portable laptop where a video update foist attempt occurred.   Malwarebytes flagged: C:\ProgramData\boost_Interprocess. Research Links Remove “Video Update Recommended” pop-up (Virus Removal Guide) BleepingComputer.com – has many of the tools you need for cleanup Boost_Interprocess

By Fudgy McFarlen, ago

ADW Adware

​Links ADW Adware Scanner BleepingComputer.com malware removal tools This forum entry shows usage of OTL with custom cli commands   PortalDoSites OTL used with PortalDoSites A series of interesting tools: SecurityCheck & FarBar MiniToolBox

By Fudgy McFarlen, ago
Virus-SpyWare-Security

How to remove SearchQu

First find the folder and do the uninstall.  Then you have to reverse the changes to your browser default search and right click search.  A look through the registry helps too. See these articles.  How to remove SearchQu General Google search redirect removal SearchQu uninstall guide

By Fudgy McFarlen, ago
Hacking

How to remove XP Internet Security 2012

Spyware / virus lept onto my machine somewhere!  Following worked on my desktop. Instructions using multiple tools here What are the symtoms? OTL – Old Time Lister TDSSKiller  – a rootkit remover tool – http://support.kaspersky.com/downloads/utils/tdsskiller.zip How to use ComboFix ESET online scanner This process seems to have worked. On my Read more…

By Fudgy McFarlen, ago