[MALWARE REMOVAL] websiteconfirmreq

Posted on 2010-09-12
Last Modified: 2013-11-30
I recently got infected by this malware named websiteconfirmreq it peridocially redirects pages to spam. Googling has only turned up things I assume would infect me further if I install. Does anyone know how to remove this?
Question by:GTsafas
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Chris Millard earned 500 total points
ID: 33657791
I would use the following 4 programs:-

and Rootalyzer

If Rootalyzer finds files that are hidden from Windows 32 then you will need to boot off of a Linux Live CD (Knoppix or Slax for example) to delete the offending files.


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ID: 33657828
Should mention im 64bit windows7 combofix was a no go. Isnt malware bytes paid?
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ID: 33657871
I strongly recommend Panda AV 2011 , its has all the solution, actually i trust its cleaning engine more than any other AV.
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by:Chris Millard
ID: 33657882
MalwareBytes is free for non-commercial use as is SuperAntiSpyware. ComboFix and Rootalyzer are free anyway.
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ID: 33657900
suggest you try running antimalware in safe mode
I would recommend malwarebytes and there is a free version to see downlaod free version which takes you here (labelled as freeware)
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ID: 33658091
With a 're-direct', your first action should be to download TDSSKiller , extract and run the TDSSKiller.exe

Great Article here on EE by the Malware Zone Advisor:
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ID: 33658491
Could be a bootkit
Try Hitmanpro 64bit direct link. If you cant reach it, type it directly into address bar or download on another machine and transfer

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ID: 33662446
Sorry to hear of your problems, but I had the same issues a little while ago on a customers laptop.  I tried several things including the usual,  Malware Bytes, combo etc..

After several attempts and also failures, I tried this site

I know god damned Micro$oft but low and behold it worked.  Let em know how you get on.

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ID: 33662485
Thank you for all your suggestions, I will try them all after work today and report back.
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by:Mohammed Hamada
ID: 33690634
Download Hostsxpert.
Follow the instructions to restore MS original hosts back from the link below which has the software download link too.

Download & Install Hijackthis
Run & scan then post your log here.

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