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Created: 03 Dec 2012 • Updated: 14 Jan 2013 | 2 comments
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I am not sure if this is the correct forum to post this.

I believe I have some sort of Trojan that is redirecting me but my SEPM 12.1 is not catching it.  When I try to go to Google it takes me to a yahoo page.  Sometimes it just says that Yahoo page cannot be found and sometimes itt akes me to a Yahoo Developer Console.  I have ran Spybot, Malware Bytes and SEPM and cannot find anything.  It does this in IE, Firefox and Chrome.  I cannot figure out what is going on.  Anyone have this happen?

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ᗺrian's picture

What is the www re-direct link it's going to?

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Mithun Sanghavi's picture


Plan of Action - 

1) Disable the System Restore

2) Disable the Browser Helper Objects on all Installed Browsers

3) Check the Host file of the machine if it has been tampered with. If yes, make the necessary changes to the host file.

4) Login to the machine as a Different User and check if this issue is occurying?

If this issue is not occurying, you may like to delete the Infected User Profile after taking a back up of necessary files.

5) To check if there are any Suspicious files on the machine, work on the steps provided in the article below:

Using Symantec Support Tool, how do we Collect the Suspicious Files and Submit the same to Symantec Security Response Team.

Also, Check these Threads with similar issue -

Hope that helps!!

Mithun Sanghavi
Associate Security Architect


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