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Offline hy@

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Bios infected by malware .
« 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! !?

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Re: Bios infected by malware .
« Reply #1 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? ???
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Re: Bios infected by malware .
« Reply #2 on: May 12, 2009, 12:11:30 AM »
I use eset firewall only.
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My friends warn me. them bios infect.

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Re: Bios infected by malware .
« Reply #3 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 ?
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Re: Bios infected by malware .
« Reply #4 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?

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Re: Bios infected by malware .
« Reply #5 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).
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Re: Bios infected by malware .
« Reply #6 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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