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Can trojan.vmundo uninstall anti-spyware?


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#1 PartsAdmin

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Posted 18 November 2008 - 01:46 PM

Forgive me if this topic has been discussed elsewhere. I did some preliminary searching, but found nothing.

Our Office Manager's computer became infected with trojan.vmundo. I managed to remove the bugger using MalwareBytes.

However, all 12 of our computers have Spyware Doctor and Antivirus installed and running at all times. The very first thing I noticed when the infection became known, was that her computer had no trace of Spyware Doctor. I know that it as installed as I am the one who did it.

Is it possible that malware can uninstall anti-spyware and ant-virus programs? I've never heard of it happening, but I gues there's always the first time.

I was able to reinstall the program with no problems.

Thanks for the help.

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Posted 18 November 2008 - 05:53 PM

welcom :thumbsup:

Is it possible that malware can uninstall anti-spyware and ant-virus programs? I've never heard of it happening, but I gues there's always the first time


In my view malaware can do all kinds of strange and unwanted things to computers, including wiping off and/or ADDING programs , so I confess your comment came as little surprise to/for me

MY concern for YOU now is; are ALL the computers now known to be clean

are they all properly protected; have you run full computer scans with all your protection programs on all computers?




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