1.    1 Week Ago #1
    Join Date : Oct 2016
    Posts : 27
    Windows

    Win32:KipodToolsCby


    Hi all,

    Was running a Full System Scan with AV software and detected the following malware:

    Win32:KipodToolsCby

    It's described by Microsoft as a 'high' threat piece of Malware.

    The AV claimed to have 'partially removed' it.

    Is anyone very familiar with this particular piece of Malware? Where it installs itself and what it does? I'm only asking to help confirm its removal and increase my understanding of malware/viruses/hacking as a whole to better protect myself.
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  2.    1 Week Ago #2
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    In a house with a crazy cat trying to kill me
    Posts : 16,925
    Win 7 32, Win 7 64 Pro, Win 8.1 64 Pro, Win 10 64 Education Edition

    If it only partially removed it, that probably means it's spread out all over the system in pieces in various files. Partial removal may have also occurred because the malware process was running in the background, preventing full removal.

    D/L & run Malwarebytes, the free version will work fine.

    Also wouldn't hurt to run AdwCleaner.

    If those have problems removing it, d/l & run RKill to try to terminate the malware processes. After running RKill, DO NOT reboot your computer, instead immediately scan with you malware scanners.

    In fact, you may wish to go ahead & run it first anyway to insure more of a success for the malware scanners.
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  3.    1 Week Ago #3
    Join Date : Jul 2016
    Crewe Cheshire
    Posts : 1,451
    windows 10

    You need to reset your browser to totally remove it Remove BrowserModifier:Win32/KipodToolsCby (Virus Removal Guide)
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  4.    1 Week Ago #4
    Join Date : Apr 2015
    Posts : 12,819
    W10Prox64

    Samuria is correct. You need to reset all browsers on the system, whether you use them all or not.

    .
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