Malware in Temp. Internet files

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  1. beethoven

    beethoven Registered Member

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    I made use of the A Squared special offer and installed this on my laptop. This laptop has not been in use for more than a year and I am getting it ready for a short trip now.
    Scanning with ASquared three high risk items are being flagged, all appearing in IE, Temp. Internet folders : "Exploit.HTML.CodebaseExec.A!IK and Trojan.IFram.AM!IK.

    I assume I can just let A Squared take care of it but could someone please confirm that in principle stuff found in there is not necessarily a danger? Am I right that a page I visited may have contained this danger but that's about it?
     
  2. chris2busy

    chris2busy Registered Member

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    If it is in the IE Temp. Internet folders ,go ahead and delete the infections.I'd rather you posted the full path though.Anyway,a clearing with ccleaner would have removed them too.
     
  3. beethoven

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    here is the full info and no other traces of malware anywhere:

    C:\Documents and Settings\bach\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\V3D3ND0W\Sommario[1].htm detected: Exploit.HTML.CodeBaseExec.A!IK
    C:\Documents and Settings\bach\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\JU71LD77\class[1].htm detected: Trojan.IFrame.AM!IK
    C:\Documents and Settings\bach\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\5VZ57XNW\dajidian[1].htm detected: Trojan.IFrame.AM!IK
    C:\Documents and Settings\bach\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\5VZ57XNW\Cable%20List[1].htm detected: Trojan.IFrame.AM!IK

    I know that anything in the Opera cache is harmless and cannot run without me actively clicking on it. How much risk do I have leaving this in the temp folder (not that I have any intention) just to understand.
     
  4. chris2busy

    chris2busy Registered Member

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    yep.scrap em..100% no harm will be done.you can even do it from ie settings.if it makes u feel any safer though,make a system restore point before u flush them
    (it is wise,not to write your user's name when pasting dir)
     
  5. beethoven

    beethoven Registered Member

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    thanks Chris,

    btw, bach is not my user name - just like his music :D
     
  6. chris2busy

    chris2busy Registered Member

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    i can tell :D from your current wilder's username ;)
    cheers mate
     
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