Recently while I was at work I got a couple of viruses. I handled them as I often do by looking around on the net for answers (and wound up on this site). This leads me to what is presently wrong. I use 3 different pieces of software regularly and 2 others from time to time. SUPERantispyware (to be called SAS for the rest of this post), AVG, and Spybot (Search & Destroy) are my main malware combatants. I use Malwarebyte's Anti Malware and (recently) combofix when necessary. Today, I decided to play it safe and run a scan with SAS (which is usually a fantastic program), and found something incredibly disturbing. It found over 1700 instances of "Rogue.SecurityEssential2010" in my computer. This is odd as I haven't been anywhere I don't normally peruse on the Internet and I have AVG running weekly scheduled scans. So I checked some of the files it said were attached to this, and many of them are files related to other programs (like Skype). Thinking that SAS had gone bonkers I decided to run an AVG and Malwarebyte scan to see if they could pick this up. Malwarebyte's found but one file not even related to this, and after it cleaned that up, AVG has found nothing so far (I'm typing this up as AVG scans). I checked the "Spyware Removal" tab and found the info on the fake Microsoft Security Essentials removal, and ran HijackThis v2.0.4 to see if either of the symptomatic files were listed. They weren't.
My question: Is SAS broken? And if not, what's really going on? I know I'll likely have to post up some info, so I'll try to stay by my computer to keep checking on this. Thanks for whatever help y'all give me
And for reference, I'm running Windows 7 Home Premium.