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Backdoor.Win32.Small.gmi & Hupigon

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#1 Johannes1961


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Posted 26 January 2009 - 04:52 PM

Hi, PC is running XPHome, AVG 8 Av & Firewall. I run Lavasoft's Ad-Aware manually on the weekend to supplement the (almost) daily running of AVG.

On the weekend - & much to my surprise Ad-Aware notified me of a hupigon infection of Superantispyware.exe! Now I recall SAS requesting that I authorise an update last week. It does this from time to time and I thought nothing of this and so clicked 'yes'; I believe it was a new version including language updates. If SAS.exe really was infected at source, then does this mean that the download site has been hacked & infected. Or is it a false positive?

Anyhow, I did some quick research on the web and decided that as no other symptoms were present I should let Ad-Aware 'clean' SAS.exe and then I uninstalled SAS via the control panel. As I use it very rarely.

I then ran Kasperski Online Scanner this evening. It found Backdoor.Win32.Small.gmi in a trial download of Guitar Pro V5 demo software. This is not detected by MBAM or AVG. Could this be another false positive?

Your guidance much appreciated.

Regards, David

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Posted 26 January 2009 - 05:36 PM

Hello there David.

Please try a couple of these free online scanners to see if anything has slipped by your protection:
(Be advised that some of these scanners will pickup things in "quarantine" from other anti-virus programs - so review the results carefully)


http://www.kaspersky.com/virusscanner Scan Only - no removal

If you find that you're infected (or the scan doesn't complete or closes unexpectedly), post in the Am I Infected forum located here: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/f/103/am-i-infected-what-do-i-do/

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Posted 26 January 2009 - 05:53 PM

If you run the suggested scans and come up with something, I would post in the Am I Infected forum?.
I'm more leery of AdAware than SAS
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#4 Johannes1961

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Posted 26 January 2009 - 06:02 PM

Thanks guys. Sounds like time to put the kettle on and get the biscuits out! Will let you know what I find. Regards, David

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