Solved website malware or spyware issues

December 11, 2013 at 04:19:35
Specs: Centos
My son opened up an email clicked on a link and this webpage now comes up that says something like "you have come to a site that is illegal to view and your system has now been copied...." It's something like that. I know its malware or something cuz the site wants you to pay to have it removed from your system. If I shut the whole pc down then reopen it goes right to that page now.
Is centos part of Linux? I know of spybot and went to the site to download but I didn't see where they support a centos system. Thank you for replying and your help.

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#1
December 11, 2013 at 05:26:30
You should have stayed with your original post.
http://www.computing.net/answers/se...

Now you are here, stay with this link.

"Is centos part of Linux?"
Yes.
http://is.gd/7n42kX

" I know of spybot"
No where near good enough.

I shall have to get back later, maybe someone else can advise what to run on Linux.


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#2
December 11, 2013 at 05:50:57
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#3
December 11, 2013 at 14:29:56
bryangreggorywilson

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Always pop back and let us know the outcome - thanks

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#4
December 13, 2013 at 05:20:28
Thanks for the help. I didnt mnow centos was part of linux. I will also check rkhunter.

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#5
December 13, 2013 at 10:38:33
. IF you are truly using Linux, then you would have had to used a root password or equivalent to install malware. It's possible that the malware messed with firefox settings.
Try within firefox putting about:support, then click on the reset firefox

IF that doesn't help much try clamav it works well on linux systems, so it should be a good recommendation

http://www.clamav.net/lang/en/

::mike


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#6
December 13, 2013 at 14:26:27
"Thanks for the help. I didnt mnow centos was part of linux. I will also check rkhunter"
Ok, Copy & Paste the contents of the log in your next post please.

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