Spyware, Adware + backdoor trojan. Grrrrrrrrr!

  Elvenator 08:43 20 Jul 2004


Had problems with Spyware etc, so bought Spyware Nuker about a month ago for $29. I have to constantly use this every 5 minutes while logged on and I still get pop ups warning me of spyware!!Also now have a permanent pop up from my Norton antivirus software saying I have Backdoor:Trojan! Help! How can I get rid of this annoying stuff without spending more money. Grrrrrrrrrrrrrr

  Stuartli 08:53 20 Jul 2004

Search and Destroy 1.3, Ad-aware6 and SpywareBlaster are all free, all very efficient, all continuously praised in these forums...

Where have you been?

There's also AVG6, the free version of Grisoft's anti-virus utility.

All need to be kept updated on a consistent basis.

  The Spires 09:36 20 Jul 2004

A2 Free edition is a good Trojan detector / remover. click here

  Al94 10:17 20 Jul 2004

Despite having Spybot, Adaware, Spywareblaster and AVG6 (all kept religiously up to date) I too managed to get a Trojan this week, Trojan Horse Downloader Agent 2.K. It was hard to get rid of as it kep reappearing in a file C:\warpigs.exe. After a tip from a forum member I downloaded the trial version of AVG 7 which got rid of it. Think I'll purchase it now.

  Elvenator 08:26 21 Jul 2004

Hi Guys,

Thanks for the advice. Much needed! I am not a computer whizz so not great with these things!
I hope these downloads help!!


  bertiecharlie 09:32 21 Jul 2004

There is information about SpywareNuker on this site. click here
As you've got the new version you might be okay with it but it has a chequered past. You have to make your own mind up about it.

This link was posted by Vog a few weeks back and it certainly opens your eyes up as to what's going on in the world of anti spyware programmes.

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