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Network hit with sexy.exe, porn.exe, secret.exe, password.exe etc.

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Looks like our network got smashed with the above virus. They are worms it looks like.

we have sophos

When accessing our network drives on various servers it has changed the file structure and folders to .EXE's etc and files are being hidden.
how to stop this from spreading and how to clean this up
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You can remove it with malwarebytes antimalware and combofix from bleepingcomputer.com. To help stop it from spreading while cleaning I would disconnect everything from the domain and start from the servers and work my way down.
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this is spreading fast how do I know where it originated
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It would be hard to determine where it originated but you can use wireshark to filter packets being sent and try to go from there.
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what is the best tool to remove this virus ?
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Malwarebytes antimalware, spybot search & destroy, and combofix from bleeping computer are good.
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I would use a more well known company would not use freeware or shareware prodcuts to protect your server.

I suggest Kaspersky

http://www.kaspersky.com/virus-removal-tools
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