Posted On 2009-01-01 by FortyPoundHead
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The infection did not come from It appears to have come from one of the links to content on another site, And it may have actually come from one of the ad banners on

I have been corresponding with Mike from, and he has been most helpful in chasing down the nastiness. What a guy. He has been totally on top of this, and is totally against this kind of crap. Thanks, Mike!

Don't go to Unless you want a healthy dose of malware. is great for all your humor needs!

For the second time in ten days, my personal workstation has been infected utilizing drive-by installs. Yes, I am fully patched, running Firefox to browse. And yes, I have A/V software, also fully patched.

Here are the items caught this morning:
C:\WINDOWS\system32\prunnet.exe (Trojan.Downloader) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\Documents and Settings\xxxxxxxxx\Local Settings\Temp\xpre.tmp (Trojan.Downloader) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\Documents and Settings\xxxxxxxxx\Local Settings\Temp\prun.tmp (Trojan.Downloader) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\Documents and Settings\xxxxxxxxx\Local Settings\Temp\seneka289f.tmp (Trojan.FakeAlert) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\Yroqiqowaqi.dll (Trojan.Agent) -> Delete on reboot.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\senekatmiqeeyi.dll (Trojan.Agent) -> Delete on reboot.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\senekabavhemud.dll (Trojan.Agent) -> Delete on reboot.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\senekapuxjrccy.dll (Trojan.Agent) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\senekadf.dat (Trojan.Agent) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\seneka.dat (Trojan.Agent) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\senekalog.dat (Trojan.Agent) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\seneka.sys (Trojan.Agent) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\senekahdvigixq.sys (Trojan.Agent) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\msiconf.exe (Trojan.Downloader) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.

In addition to the above findings by MalwareBytes Anti Malware, which I highly recommend purchasing, I found some porno shortcuts on my desktop.

DNS resolution had been affected, preventing me from getting to sites such as Windows Update, Avast!, Symantec, etc.

Yes, this is a bad one. So for the second time in a week, I am restoring my machine from backups. Thank you,! This is just how I wanted to spend my day off!


Looks like MalwareBytes Anti Malware has successfully got me running again. I can't recommend this package enough. Thanks MBAM!

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