lsass.exe and smss.exe. Dangerous?

Discussion in 'malware problems & news' started by infini, Jan 5, 2004.

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  1. infini

    infini Registered Member

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    Anybody knows if these two files are related with a virus? Thanks
     
  2. Dan Perez

    Dan Perez Retired Moderator

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    Hi Infini,

    As long as these files are the ones in system32 they are legitimate Windows System Files. There are instances of viruses that use the same name for their files but they are put in other directories.

    You can get more info on the legitimate files here

    http://www.liutilities.com/products/wintaskspro/processlibrary/

    Hope this helps
     
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