pagefile\hiberfil.sys virus

Discussion in 'other security issues & news' started by KenE, Aug 20, 2013.

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  1. KenE

    KenE Registered Member

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    Does anyone know how a virus is able to infect a computer once it gets into pagefile.sys or hiberfil.sys ?
    Is there a way to prevent this?
    The reason for the question is once these files are infected they cannot be detected by virus\malware scans (except when the hard-drive is removed and scanned by another PC) or if detected, cannot be removed (except by deleting the pagefile\hiberfil.sys files)
     
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  3. roger_m

    roger_m Registered Member

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    You don't ever need to specifically clean these files.
     
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