What the hell is this?

Discussion in 'malware problems & news' started by Gasp, Feb 23, 2010.

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  1. Gasp

    Gasp Registered Member

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    I just noticed my D drive is full.
    Turns out its a directory full of 216MB files.
    Anyone seem anything like this before?
     

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  2. stackz

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    Have you run Eraser to wipe free disk space? Other than that, maybe kiddy script malware.
     
  3. Gasp

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    Yes, I used Eraser to clean the free space.
    Why has it created these files?
     
  4. chronomatic

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    That's what it does. To "wipe" free space it has to overwrite the space with random data. Those files are the data. I am not familiar with that particular program, but it should automatically delete those files when done. Since it didn't, you can simply delete them yourself.
     
  5. stackz

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    Possibly your Anti-Virus was scanning the files and prevented Eraser from deleting them.
     
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