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Combofix deletes Google Drive Temp files. Possible False Positive?


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#1 pjfayer

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Posted 23 November 2013 - 11:48 AM

While the Windows Google Drive program is running, it creates folders called C:\Users\[username]\AppData\Local\temp\_MEInnnnn (where "nnnnn" is a 5-digit number). They contain python scripts and other things. They're usually created at startup, and removed tidily upon exit, but sometimes persist (I've taken that up with Google).  But I'm writing here to say that Combofix removes them.  (False Positive?)

 

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Posted 23 November 2013 - 03:34 PM

ComboFix does scan the AppData folder as it is a common place malware tries to hid.

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