Re: RedsZone Malware Attack Discussion
Originally Posted by Mario-Rijo
Anyone experience any malware/virus issues as of late? I tried to log in here from another PC last night and believe I may have gotten some kind of virus just from starting to type my log on. It wouldn't allow me to finish typing it and then I had this fake (i'm assuming) window/alert pop up and couldn't close it so I hit the scan button attached to said alert and the next thing I know this thing is shutting down this PC due to "lack of hard drive space" or something along those lines (this after the scan took place). I eventually get the PC back up but now my desktop icons and programs are inaccessible (not even visible). Unfortunately it wasn't my PC and could be a big problem for me, anyone know of anything?
Also Macafee seemed to make note of something at that time as well.
Whatever attacked probably changed the attributes on the files (I.e made them hidden which is easy enough to change back). Boot into safe mode and kill the with a malwarebytes scan and virus can...
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