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Title: i have a virus(Backdoor.Hackarmy.gen)
Post by: Stephan123 on July 23, 2004, 07:41:49 PM
I have a virus on my pc(Backdoor.Hackarmy.gen) that avast can't detect.What is was doing last:i was on a newsgroup i saw that Osama was hanged.I was downloading the file and there was a .exe file in.I have checked with Avast he says its clean but now i am infected with that virus.How can i remove this virus from my pc?

Edit=I have looked by Kaspersky and he knows the virus.and the virus name is in the title
Title: Re:i have a virus(Backdoor.Hackarmy.gen)
Post by: whocares on July 23, 2004, 07:45:38 PM
Hi Stephan,

here's some Info on Hackarmy-variants:
VGREP (http://www.virusbtn.com/resources/vgrep/vgrep.cgi?terms=Backdoor.Hackarmy&product=0)

also read "VirusRemoval" below

P.S.: you should exercise some common sense when surfing/using the net, otherwise NO AV-Scanner will be able to protect you (as NO AV-Scanner detects everything..)

 ;)
Title: Re:i have a virus(Backdoor.Hackarmy.gen)
Post by: Stephan123 on July 23, 2004, 07:51:23 PM
i have looked there now.But no information about that virus  i have on my PC.I have Avast home edition on my pc fully updated.Must i do a boot scan
Title: Re:i have a virus(Backdoor.Hackarmy.gen)
Post by: whocares on July 23, 2004, 07:56:29 PM
i have looked there now.But no information about that virus

I said "VARIANTS", which means that your GENeric naming/detection is very similar to the other BackDoor.Hackarmy variants listed there..

Browse through the 10 pages and follow the RED links with descriptions/instructions

if avast doesn't detect it, then probably a boot-time scan won't help either, but you can try and see if avast recognizes some of the files created by the Backdoor

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Additional scanners/ressources/Tools you'll find in the "VirusRemoval" link (did I mention this before?).

you might also decide to format & reinstall PROPERLY

P.S.: Please send the downloaded/backdoor-file to avast, so they can include it in the virus definitions.. Thx



 ;)
Title: Re:i have a virus(Backdoor.Hackarmy.gen)
Post by: Stephan123 on July 23, 2004, 07:59:21 PM
i am going to temporary install another virusscanner and let scanning

and the results of Online Malware scan


AntiVir    
BDS/Hackarmy.Q.1 (1.17 seconds taken)
BitDefender    
Backdoor.SDBot.Gen (probable variant) (2.63 seconds taken)
ClamAV    
Trojan.Hackarmy.Q (5.77 seconds taken)
Dr.Web    
No viruses found (6.13 seconds taken)
F-Prot Antivirus    
No viruses found (0.36 seconds taken)
F-Secure Anti-Virus    
Backdoor.Hackarmy.gen (4.12 seconds taken)
Kaspersky Anti-Virus    
Backdoor.Hackarmy.gen (3.61 seconds taken)
McAfee VirusScan    
BackDoor-AZV.gen (2.54 seconds taken)
Title: Re:i have a virus(Backdoor.Hackarmy.gen)
Post by: Stephan123 on July 23, 2004, 08:18:02 PM
okay.Avast was not fully updated ???i had the virus definitions of 21-07-04 and i saw on avast.com that the virus definition was from 23-07-04.
Title: Re:i have a virus(Backdoor.Hackarmy.gen)
Post by: whocares on July 23, 2004, 08:30:25 PM
Does avast detect it now ?
maybe as   Win32:Hackarmy-H [Trj] ?
 ;)
Title: Re:i have a virus(Backdoor.Hackarmy.gen)
Post by: RejZoR on July 23, 2004, 08:31:25 PM
Yup,it was updated today around 2 or 3PM CET time i think.
Title: Re:i have a virus(Backdoor.Hackarmy.gen)
Post by: Stephan123 on July 24, 2004, 02:31:34 PM
yes it was Win32:Hackarmy-H.Its out of my system thanking Avast
Thanks
Title: Re:i have a virus(Backdoor.Hackarmy.gen)
Post by: Cloussau on July 25, 2004, 11:11:36 AM
Question to WHOCARES or any other person with knowledge of a/v industry . does AVAST share virus definitions with other a/v companies and in turn have definitions referred to them from within the industry?
Title: Re:i have a virus(Backdoor.Hackarmy.gen)
Post by: Eddy on July 25, 2004, 11:45:03 AM
Ofcourse AV software companies work together up to a point. A good example of this is the ITW (In The Wild) virus list.
http://www.wildlist.org/