Can't get rid of Backdoor.VanBot.ah

Discussion in 'ewido anti-spyware forum' started by dave75, Nov 6, 2006.

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  1. dave75

    dave75 Registered Member

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    I ran a scan using Ewido which told me i had Backdoor.VanBot.ah on my machine.

    Here is the report.

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    ewido anti-spyware - Scan Report
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    + Created at: 19:41:10 05/11/2006

    + Scan result:



    C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPS\IAEngine.dll -> Backdoor.VanBot.ah : Cleaned with backup (quarantined).


    ::Report end

    I quarantined and deleted it and then my Mcafee security centre warned me that i needed to re-install privacy service.
    I reinstalled the privacy service and carried out another scan to see if Backdoor was gone however it was back again and seemed to be contained within McAfee folders.

    I then rebooted my machine in safe mode.
    Carried out several scans using spybot ewido & ad aware.
    I removed backdoor again and also un-installed mcafee security suite from my pc.
    I scanned my pc again after i had removed mcafee security suite and there were no problems. Backdoor was gone.

    I re-installed mcafee security suite again from the mcafee site.
    I ran ewido again only to find that Backdoor.Vanbot was on my system again!

    How do i get rid of Backdoor.VanBot.ah?

    Can you help me solve this problem.
     
  2. peter.ewido

    peter.ewido former ewido team

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  3. phasechange

    phasechange Registered Member

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    could it be a false positive?
     
  4. dave75

    dave75 Registered Member

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    I cannot find the file in my program files.
    I suspect it has been removed by ewido.
    If i re-downloaded McAfee Privacy service i reckon it would appear again.
     
  5. karl.ewido

    karl.ewido former ewido team

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    Please update the AVG/ewido AntiSpyware. This false-positive has been fixed.
     
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