A Virus From The Dead - here's a tough sucker to get rid of
|A few months ago, I infected myself by
installing some supposed good anti-spyware. It was bad though. Very nasty
and it taught me a new trick or two for removing viruses, spyware, and
trojans. You see, what happens is that there are actually two or more
"bad" files running and every time you remove one, it's evil buddies start
it back up again. If you try to remove the autorun entries in the
registry, they detect it and put it back in. The solution was to track all
the bad guys down, then boot into safe mode to remove the files and the
autorun settings. I used to call these bad guys "The Evil Twins", but I
found out later that it's commonly called Lazarus. If you've got a virus,
spyware, or trojan problem, let me know and I'll try to help you through
it. You can reach me here.
Website - Quote from the website
This new virus is nicked named Lazarus, since it comes back from the dead. Since files are still on the computer that area related to the virus, this helps actually resurrect the virus from the dead. How people will delete this virus altogether is the question at hand.