MVPS HOSTS Update 09-27-06

Blocking Unwanted Parasites with a Hosts File

http://www.mvps.org/winhelp2002/hosts.htm
http://www.mvps.org/winhelp2002/hosts.zip (120 kb)
http://www.mvps.org/winhelp2002/hosts.txt (490 kb)
Note: the "text" version makes a good reference for determining possible
culprits

How To: Download and Extract the HOSTS file
http://www.mvps.org/winhelp2002/hosts2.htm

HOSTS File – Frequently Asked Questions
http://www.mvps.org/winhelp2002/hostsfaq.htm

Sign up for HOSTS file update notices
http://www.mvps.org/winhelp2002/hosts.htm#contribute

Ad-aware Definition File Update SE1R124 19.09.06

Ad-aware Definition File Update [SE1R124] 19.09.06
Please use the web update feature within the program to obtain these latest definion files.


New Definitions:
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Adware.Agent +3
Adware.Baidubar +5
Adware.LetsCool +6
Adware.LoopAd
Adware.MyToolbar +4
Adware.Podcast +5
Adware.Soso +8
Adware.WeirWeb +2
Win32.Hacktool.Craagle
Win32.Trojan.IZD

Updated Definitions:
========================
Adware.180Solutions.SeekmoSearchAssistant +3
Adware.Adhelper
Adware.CasClient +9
Adware.DesktopMedia +9
Adware.MMSAssist
Adware.Sidesearch +2
Dogpile Toolbar +3
Elitum.ElitebarBHO +3
MegaSearch Toolbar
NetPal
RedSwoosh +4
SahAgent +3
Win32.Trojan.Downloader +15
Win32.Trojandownloader.Zlob +5
Win32.Trojan-PSW.Lineage
Winfixer +2
Virtumonde +9
VirusBurst +4
Zango +9
ZSearch +11
The MD5 checksum for the defs.ref file is:
bc2c31351ba32e95df06989426287833

Advanced users *may* wish to manually update using the below file.
http://download.lavasoft.de.edgesuite.net/public/defs.zip
Unzip – ensure that it is dated today.

SpyBot Definition File Update 15.09.06

SpyBot Definition File Update 15.09.06
Updated Detections = 2 MB. << Note to Dial-Up Users!
Updated English Target Descriptions File = 110 KB.
Updated ~Beta Detections = 5 KB. ADVANCED USERS ONLY!

Highlights of the new/added detections:
Malware
+ MagicControl.Agent + VirtuMonde ++ Win32.Small.BKF + Smitfraud-C. ++ Cartao ++ Haxdoor.Ki
PUPS
++ VirusBurst
Spyware
+ LinkMaker
Trojan
+ Zlob.XPasswordManager ++ IRCBot.Player
++ Fake.Winupdates.WSCSVC_kill ++ Intexp.D ++ Bifrose.LA
++ Win32.Agent.AVK + Nous-Tech.UDefender ++ Win32.HacDef
+ Haxdoor-H
Total: 320957 fingerprints in 48956 rules for 2233 products.


NOTE: Choose the download mirror site closest to you!
If you receive error messages such as "bad checksum" it is due to heavy server traffic. Wait until later or tomorrow to avoid disappointment.

Don't forget to re-immunize SpyBot once the new definitions are applied!
Continue Immunizing until you see this screen:


A brief explanation of the differences in Immunzation between Windows XP and Windows 9x.
http://forums.spybot.info/showthread.php?t=1988

SpyBot Updates History –
http://spybot.info/en/updatehistory/index.html
http://forums.spybot.info/forumdisplay.php?f=2

MVPS HOSTS update


Blocking Unwanted Parasites with a Hosts File

http://www.mvps.org/winhelp2002/hosts.htm
http://www.mvps.org/winhelp2002/hosts.zip (119 kb)
http://www.mvps.org/winhelp2002/hosts.txt (486 kb)
Note: the "text" version makes a good reference for determining possible
culprits

How To: Download and Extract the HOSTS file
http://www.mvps.org/winhelp2002/hosts2.htm

HOSTS File – Frequently Asked Questions
http://www.mvps.org/winhelp2002/hostsfaq.htm

Sign up for HOSTS file update notices
http://www.mvps.org/winhelp2002/hosts.htm#contribute

SpyBot Definition File Update 08.09.06

SpyBot Definition File Update 08.09.06
Please use the web update feature within SpyBot to obtain these latest definition updates.
Updated Detection Rules = 1.9 MB. << Note to Dial-Up Users!
Updated English Target Descriptions file = 109 KB.
Updated ~Beta Detections = 36 KB. ADVANCED USERS ONLY!
Highlights of the new/added detections:
Quote:


Adware
++ Suggestor
Dialer
+ Dialer.GlobalAccess
Hijacker
+ Naupoint + TV Media + ISearchTech.PowerScan ++ DotComToolbar
Malware
+ Megasearch + Smitfraud-C. + SurfSideKick ++ Deskbar
+ Command Service
PUPS
++ Spionfrei
Security
+ Windows.Security.InternetExplorer
Spyware
+ VX2.e.Favoriteman + Hyperlinker + Targetsaver
Trojan
+ Win32.VB.xj ++ Fake.Oleext + Media Tickets ++ Instafin ++ Smitfraud-C.MailBot ++ Smitfraud-C.FakeProxyUpdate + WMF Exploit.NewYear2006 ++ qqHacker.IE-Bar ++ typereg32.IE-Bar + UpToFind.RelatedSearch
+ DialerPlatform + Zlob.XPasswordManager + Vcodec.Intcodec
+ Hupigon
Total: 315796 fingerprints in 44255 rules for 2234 products.




NOTE: Choose the download mirror site closest to you!
If you receive error messages such as "bad checksum" it is due to heavy server traffic. Wait until later or tomorrow to avoid disappointment.

Don't forget to re-immunize SpyBot once the new definitions are applied!

Continue Immunizing until you see this screen:


A brief explanation of the differences in Immunzation between Windows XP and Windows 9x.
http://forums.spybot.info/showthread.php?t=1988

SpyBot Updates History –
http://spybot.info/en/updatehistory/index.html
http://forums.spybot.info/forumdisplay.php?f=2

Ad-aware Definition File Update [SE1R122] 08.09.06

Ad-aware Definition File Update [SE1R122] 08.09.06
Please use the web update feature within Ad-aware to obtain these latest definition files.


New Definitions:
========================
Adware.AdwarefilterToolbar
Adware.Allsum
Adware.CasClient +3
Adware.Koolbar +2
AdWare.Safety Bar
Win32.Backdoor.Hackarmy
Win32.Backdoor.Sality +5

Updated Definitions:
========================
Adware.ADHelper
Adware.DollarRevenue
Adware.Maxifiles +2
Adware.ToolbarDeepDive +19
AdwareSheriff
CnsMin +8
Purityscan +6
Softomate Toolbar +2
SystemDoctor
Win32.Backdoor.Agent
Win32.Backdoor.Dumador +3
Win32.Backdoor.RBot +4
Win32.Generic.PWS +3
win32.Trojan.Dnschanger +2
Win32.Trojan.Downloader +2
Win32.Trojan.KillAV
Win32.Trojan.mIRC +10
Win32.Trojan.Pakes +6
Win32.Trojan.Spambot +2
Win32.Trojan.Starter +2
Win32.TrojanClicker +2
Win32.TrojanDownloader.Delf
Win32.TrojanDownloader.Swizzor.bo +2
Win32.Trojandownloader.Zlob +31
WinAntiVirus Pro 2006 +4
WinFixer
WinPopup
Virtumonde +20
Virusblast
The MD5 checksum for the defs.ref file is:
3f95ebb13a00dd9942385d622ef69ddf

Advanced users *may* wish to manually update using the below file:
http://download.lavasoft.de.edgesuite.net/public/defs.zip
Unzip – ensure that it is dated today.

SpyBot Definition File Update 01.09.06

SpyBot Definition File Update 01.09.06
Please use the web update option in SpyBot to obtain these latest definition file updates.
Updated Detections = 1.9 MB << Note to Dial-up users!
Updated English target descriptions file = 109 KB.
Updated Immunization database = 506 KB.
Updated ~Beta Detections = 6 KB. ADVANCED USERS ONLY!

Highlights of the new/added detections:

Quote:

Adware
+ LinkMaker + SurfAccuracy + Win32.LinkOptimizer + Boran.g
Dialer
+ Carima Enterprises + Dialer_XX
Hijacker
+ DailyToolbar
Malware
+ Vcodec.eMedia + SurfSideKick + DHCP.Hotfix + DittoSideBar
+ Deskbar + Smitfraud-C. + SpywareSheriff.FakeAlert + CashDeluxe
+ Hippy Notify
PUPS
+ MySpaceBar
Security
+ Windows.FileExe + Windows.RedirectedHosts
+ Windows.Security.FirewallOpenPorts
Spyware
+ PurityScan + UCmore + Targetsaver
Trojan
+ CN.wAQdN + Dmcast.Toolbar + Troj.RPCS + Win32.Agent.I
+ Win32.Feebs + Win32.AdvertMen + Elitum.EliteBar + Win32.Hupigon.C + Win32.Small.act + Banker.R + FakeEbayBill + Zlob.ZCodec + Win32.Agent.h + AdMoke.a
Total: 315911 fingerprints in 44279 rules for 2241 products.


NOTE: Choose the download mirror site closest to you!
If you receive error messages such as “bad checksum” it is due to heavy server traffic. Wait until later or tomorrow to avoid disappointment.

Don’t forget to re-immunize SpyBot once the new definitions are applied!

Continue Immunizing until you see this screen:


A brief explanation of the differences in Immunzation between Windows XP and Windows 9x.
http://forums.spybot.info/showthread.php?t=1988

SpyBot Updates History –
http://www.spybotupdates.com/index.php?page=updatehistory
http://forums.spybot.info/forumdisplay.php?f=2