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Possible False Positive/ Trojan.win32.generic!BT


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#1 The Noobie

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Posted 01 February 2011 - 09:13 PM

Hello, i'm new to the form, but i'm having a problem. I scanned my computer with ad-aware and i had three hits, Webhancer, trojan.win32.generic!bt, and a lot of cookie stuff(32 to be exact). I quarntined the Webhancer and trojan and deleted the cookie ones. I then scanned with spybot s & d and didn't get any hits. So did ad-aware have a false positive? or am i really in trouble? Thanks for the help!

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Posted 02 February 2011 - 03:36 PM

Did your Ad-aware provide a specific file(s) name associated with the malware threat(s) detection and if so, where was it located (full file path) at on your system? Or was the detection found in a registry key?

Each security vendor uses their own naming conventions to identify various types of malware so it's difficult to determine exactly what has been detected or the nature of the infection without knowing more information about the actually file(s) involved. See Understanding virus names.

Anytime you come across a suspicious file for which you cannot find any information about, the file has a legitimate name but is not located where it is supposed to be, or you want a second opinion, submit it to one of the following online services that analyzes suspicious files:In the "File to upload & scan" box, browse to the location of the suspicious file and submit (upload) it for scanning/analysis.
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Posted 27 February 2011 - 07:21 PM

Hello, sorry about not responding! I forgot my username is different than the one I use to log in! lol I think it was a false positive because I didn't have problems and I don't think it's related to what's happening now. http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic382014.html I'm sorry if telling you about that is against the form post, but I just want to make sure these two things aren't related. Thanks and sorry for making you wait

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Posted 28 February 2011 - 07:56 AM

Since you started a new topic and are receiving assistance, I will close this one to avoid confusion.
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