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Old 12-10-2011, 03:14 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I am hacked. When I go online my machine slows because I
have been invaded. a netstat shows upto 40 of 50 connections
with TCP or UDP connections through addresses using ports in the 4000
or 5000 port range. Suggested solutions were to do a clean install
of my OS (Windows 7 Ultimate) to eliminate whatever malware is
in my machine. My anti-malware: AdAware free and AVG free
and Zone Alarm firewall have not detected the culprit.


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Old 12-10-2011, 03:50 PM   #2 (permalink)
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If yolu are really comprimised, just full format and reinstall.

Only secure way... if youre really "Hacked".

Have you done a malwaebytes and a hyjackthis run?

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Old 12-10-2011, 05:54 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I nave not yet done malwarebytes or hijackthis yet but they are in my list of actions for this evening. I'll post results and look for your response tomorrow. I am assuming you
are 5 hours ahead of me since I am on the East Coast of the US.
Thanks for the direction.

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patonb is in the Eastern time zone as well.

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