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Discussion in 'malware problems & news' started by waters, Jan 23, 2009.

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  1. waters

    waters Registered Member

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    Son was using Windows messenger last night while i was out and i got a phone call from him saying we had a virus.All his mates told him they had been sent an attachment from him.
    I had been using mcafee artemis ,which is free for me.No warnings at all.
    I uninstalled and put on Avira paid and it found 10 virus
    'TR/Crypt.PEPM.Gen' [trojan]
    'TR/Downloader.Gen' [trojan] was found.
    I deleted these but now i get a box flash for a second in the left of the screen
    I also get a warning windows auto updates are turned off
    When i try to enable it says it cant
    Run a scan with Malwarebytes and it has found 30 more
    Trojan .vundo.h and Backdoor bot mainly
     
  2. tipo

    tipo Registered Member

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    let malwarebytes do it`s thing.... :cool:
     
  3. waters

    waters Registered Member

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    It did ,after using it all is well.I can now update.Read some posts against it but it cleared up all the mess that Avira couldnt
     
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