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Title: Bios infected by malware .
Post by: hy@ on May 11, 2009, 11:51:23 PM
Hi,
my system bios infected by malware . I re-INSTALL Windows but this is infected by malware !? avast! can't find this malware ? I HAVE INSTALLED AVAST! & ESE  SMART SECURITY . BY THIS MALWARE , ESET CPU USAGE IS 100% & MY SYSTEM WILL BE CRASH-RE START! !?
Title: Re: Bios infected by malware .
Post by: Lisandro on May 12, 2009, 12:03:07 AM
Are you trying to use two antivirus (ESET and avast) at the same time in the same computer?
If so, I won't be surprised it collapses (100% CPU) due to conflict with them.

Why do you think a virus could infect your BIOS? ???
Title: Re: Bios infected by malware .
Post by: hy@ on May 12, 2009, 12:11:30 AM
I use eset firewall only.
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My friends warn me. them bios infect.
Title: Re: Bios infected by malware .
Post by: Lisandro on May 12, 2009, 12:15:47 AM
Is there any infected file? Which is the name and path? Can you submit it to www.virustotal.com ?
Title: Re: Bios infected by malware .
Post by: hy@ on May 12, 2009, 12:25:50 AM
I don't know!ยก
i can scan system bios by any antimalware programs?
bios can infect?
Title: Re: Bios infected by malware .
Post by: Lisandro on May 12, 2009, 02:24:27 PM
i can scan system bios by any antimalware programs?
bios can infect?
1. I think not.
2. I think not (but I'm not sure).
Title: Re: Bios infected by malware .
Post by: CharleyO on May 12, 2009, 06:58:33 PM
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It seems that the BIOS can be infected. See this ScanDoo/google search :

http://g.s.scandoo.com/search?hl=en&meta=on&q=BIOS+infection


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