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Angler Exploit Blocked/Duplicate Explorer.exe RAM hogging

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#1 MIRV Griffen

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Posted 21 November 2014 - 07:06 PM

After returning home from a business trip, I found that my PC was suddenly slow and that a duplicate explorer.exe was sucking up large amounts or RAM and TCP traffic.  Norton is also triggering on numerous Angler Exploit Websites (i.e.e 15, 12, etc).  I can use Process Hacker to terminate the rogue explorer.exe file and that temporarily stops the problem, but within a few minutes, it starts back up and the Norton alerts start up with it.  Clearly, my wife or kids managed to get some sort of malware installed on my machine, but neither Norton nor any number of other malware cleaning software suites have been able to give me the source of the problem.  What should I do to get to the source of the issue and thanks for your help!

Edited by MIRV Griffen, 21 November 2014 - 07:29 PM.

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