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folders created in c: d: and c:\users - virus?

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#1 orihalori


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Posted 26 January 2017 - 10:56 AM



for some strange reason my PC keeps creating 2 folders in C: drive D: drive and in C:Users and Documents - that is 2 folders in each place.

all these folders have strange names such as: Akyssvg3  Aworking207  Vpackage116.... etc.

each folder contains a number of files: pem files, word files, jpegs, txt files, sql files and the such.

when i attempt to open these files the program (word for instance) opens, but the file wont - it is corrupt...

(the files have interesting names too : aircraft-cabin-argue-catholic - a doc file ; lung-cat - jpeg.... and so on)


i am able to delete all these folders, but after i close the windows explorer or move to a different directory, new folders are created instead, with different names and different files in them!


can this be fixed? or is this normal behavior?


thanks in advance



Edited by hamluis, 26 January 2017 - 11:06 AM.
Moved from MRL to Am I Infected - Hamluis.

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#2 orihalori

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Posted 05 February 2017 - 04:26 PM

I just found out what caused the files to be created - a program that is supposed to guard against ransom-ware call Cybereason. 

uninstalled it - and problem is solved

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