Freaking out here ...

Discussion in 'ESET NOD32 Antivirus' started by linkot, Jan 30, 2011.

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  1. linkot

    linkot Registered Member

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    I have ESET NOD32 Version 4.2.64.12
    Vista

    While browsing, I just had one of the phony popups that start fake scanning, etc. I canceled out of the cycle and thought I'd better run Malwarebytes and do an on-demand NOD32 scan. I'm shocked to see 32 infiltrations!

    Warning
    Threats found

    and they all relate to Users\me\AppData\LocalLow\Sun\Java\Deployment\cache\ and then a series of numbers.

    Is this a virus or an infiltration attempt NOD32 caught and contained? What should I do? Is it safe to delete all of them?
     
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    linkot Registered Member

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    Thanks so much!
    What's with Java?
    Thanks too for the link.
     
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    it is safe to delete the java cache.

    java script is often used in malicious web sites to transport malignant code to user's machine. NOD with web protection enabled would catch most of it, but not always all of it
     
  5. linkot

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    Thanks!

    I do have the full version of Malwarebytes but was told not to run it along with NOD32! I figure NOD32 is the more important safeguard. I run Malwarebytes at the end of each day. Are you saying that it is safe to run them together?
     
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    depends on the capacity of your machine, but in general running 2 AV products dual in real time scanning mode is not so much recommended. reckon your setting with MWB on demand is the better solution. none of them is 100% but in good combination one might can come close to it
     
  7. linkot

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    Thank you.

    Wonder if ESET is considering adding the function (malware) to NOD32 sometime in the future. Makes good sense to me ...
     
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