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From: billybobknob at hotmail.com (BillyBob)
Subject: Help, possible rootkit

I have ran Process Explorer, Code Stuff Starter but nothing shows up in the
list as using this 25-30% of my CYP.  I also updated and ran PestPatrol,
NortonAV, etc but nothing  is detected which is why I think I have a rootkit
that has patched the kernel and therefore not allowing any of these programs
to detect it.

Anything else ?


----- Original Message -----
From: "Alan Melia (Melmac)" <alanme@...mac.co.uk>
To: "'BillyBob'" <billybobknob@...mail.com>; "'Full Disclosure'"
<full-disclosure@...ts.netsys.com>
Sent: Saturday, October 23, 2004 4:47 PM
Subject: RE: [Full-Disclosure] Help, possible rootkit


> First check to see what processes are running.  TaskList is built in but I
> would recommend.
> http://www.sysinternals.com/ntw2k/freeware/procexp.shtml
>
> Get to know your machine and what processes are running normally.  With
> 25-30% CPU it should stick out like a sore thumb.
>
> Oh yeah don't run as admin (see )http://blogs.msdn.com/aaron_margosis.
>
> Alan
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: full-disclosure-admin@...ts.netsys.com
> [mailto:full-disclosure-admin@...ts.netsys.com] On Behalf Of BillyBob
> Sent: 23 October 2004 17:05
> To: Full Disclosure
> Subject: [Full-Disclosure] Help, possible rootkit
>
> I have noticed that my XP system is behaving like I have a rootkit.
>
> - My mouse is jumpy (it freezes for a second when I move it around the
> desktop) and the minimized Taskmanager in the systray shows I have around
> 25 - 30 % usage, but when I open it, there is no process listed using this
> much.
> - I did a netstat, fport, openports and none of these show that I have any
> odd ports open or any connections established.
> - even when I disconnect from the Internet these symptoms do not stop.
They
> stop if I reboot, but then start again.
>
> I have ran VICE, Klister, PatchFinder and RkDetect from rootkit.com and
they
> could not find anything.
>
> Any more suggestions ?
> Any more rootkit finding tools for Windows ?
>
> Thanks
> Bill
>
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