Is this something to be concerned about?

Discussion in 'malware problems & news' started by hawki, Oct 13, 2010.

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  1. hawki

    hawki Registered Member

    Dec 17, 2008
    DC Metro Area
    I have been using NIS (2010/2011) for a year now. Today I downloaded and scanned with Malwarebytes.

    Malwarebytes found a file that it designated as Trojan.killAV

    The log reads: Files Infected: C:\Users\----\x.exe (Trojan.KillAV)
    In Quarantine it is named: Trojan.KillAV

    Explorer said that the file was "Last Modified" a little over a year ago.
    The file had an Icon of a red circle with a slash going through it like a No Parking sign or something like that.
    Malwarebytes found nothing in the registry or memory modules or processes.

    I do a Full System scan with NIS every night.

    Was this file capable of doing any harm?

    How bad is it that NIS never caught it?
    Last edited: Oct 13, 2010
  2. Spiral123

    Spiral123 Registered Member

    Jan 10, 2007
    send the file to and analyze the results.
  3. Tarq57

    Tarq57 Registered Member

    Oct 7, 2006
    Wellington NZ
    What was the full (original) file path and name?

    As above, upload a copy of the file to and see what the report says. Post the URL of the completed scan here, if you like.
    (I think that probably complies with the TOS. It's not a HJT log.)
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