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Virus removal

Hello.

 

My skype seems that has a virus. It sends automatically a link to all my contacts. 
The link is like this: [invalid URL]&watch=...... (I removed the last 6 digits for your security) 

Unfortunately I hadn't succeeded yet in removing the virus. Does anyone knows the name of the virus or a specialized removal tool for this?

Thank you in advance. 

Tolaras
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Re: Virus removal

Check out this post for what one user found and removed, mdm.exe:

 

http://community.skype.com/t5/Security-Privacy-Trust-and/I-m-have-very-big-problems/m-p/476183#M3711

 

If you need more on disinfecting your PC, see this link for help:

 

http://www.dslreports.com/forum/cleanup

 




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g4pilut
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Re: Virus removal

I had already checked this post for mdm.exe but I can't locate it on my pc..

I 'll check now the other link that you gave me.

 

Thanks! 

Tolaras
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Ok.  Mdm.exe was just one piece of malware a user found.  The security forum at DSL Reports will help you throughly disinfect your machine.

 

Good luck.




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Re: Virus removal

Does anyone know if creating a new skype account works???

Benogden
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Re: Virus removal


Benogden wrote:

Does anyone know if creating a new skype account works???


I didn't get your question. Can you simplify?

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Re: Virus removal

no it doesn't because the virus is on your computer
NinjaVodou
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Re: Virus removal

I have been looking everywhere as well to find a solution.
I got infected this morning..
tried all the thing said on this forum, but sadly nothing worked.
I am thinking of a recovery.
Is anyone could give simple step by step to take this virus off?
thnaks
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Re: Virus removal

[ Edited ]

Do you see any unknown exe files under AppData directory?

C:\Users\tamim\AppData\Roaming\Skype

C:\Users\tamim\AppData\Roaming

 

Go to the, Tools >> Options... >> Advanced Settings >> Manage other programs' access to skype

What are listed in here?

 

try to open the page below with Internet Explorer 32-Bit

http://www.eset.com/onlinescan/

Can you browse this page?

 

try this.

http://community.skype.com/t5/Windows/Skype-spam-virus/m-p/1092504/highlight/true#M82322

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Tamim
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