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gibler
20-12-2005, 10:49 PM
The spyware pops up an IE window, with the infamous blue screen of death colour as a background and in white writing claims "You PC may be at risk from spyware.." It offers an OK button to begin scanning.

Strangely it only seems to show up once per day. I ran a hijackthis session and didn't see anything obvious. I'd love to know the Spyware's name (or variant ).

bob_doe_nz
20-12-2005, 10:53 PM
Your browsing the web at that time?

pheonix
20-12-2005, 10:55 PM
Sounds just like Smitfraud

bob_doe_nz
20-12-2005, 10:57 PM
You mean like This? (http://www.pandasoftware.com/virus_info/encyclopedia/overview.aspx?IdVirus=77495&sind=0)

Speedy Gonzales
20-12-2005, 11:02 PM
If it isnt smitfraud, post a HJT log here anyway. We'll have a look at it.

gibler
20-12-2005, 11:04 PM
You mean like This? (http://www.pandasoftware.com/virus_info/encyclopedia/overview.aspx?IdVirus=77495&sind=0)

Kind of, but it isn't trying to replicate a BSOD exactly.
Maybe it is a variant.

Rob99
21-12-2005, 01:34 AM
Turn off the messenger service.
Control panel - Administrative Tools - Services - scroll down to messenger and double click it, then disable it