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Outbound Connection Blocked by Malwarebytes, not being picked up by scan

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#1 tommyboy611


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Posted 30 January 2017 - 09:45 PM

Hi all,


Today I opened a phishing email (first time ever, I feel pretty bad). I immediately deleted the file attachment that came from the email and downloaded and ran Malwarebytes and Windows Defender. Neither of these programs found any threats. However, this evening Malwarebytes has notified me a few times that it has blocked outbound connections coming from msiexec.exe --- I pasted one of the reports below this post. I again ran the different scans (Malwarebytes, ESET, etc) and again they found no threats. Is Malwarebytes being picky about outbound connections or do I have a virus? Thanks in advance for your help,




-Log Details-
Protection Event Date: 1/30/17
Protection Event Time: 9:28 PM
Administrator: Yes
-Software Information-
Components Version: 1.0.50
Update Package Version: 1.0.1140
License: Trial
-System Information-
OS: Windows 10
CPU: x64
File System: NTFS
User: System
-Blocked Website Details-
Malicious Website: 1
, , Blocked, [-1], [-1],0.0.0
-Website Data-
Domain: rowatterding.ru
IP Address:
Port: [61479]
Type: Outbound
File: C:\Windows\SysWOW64\msiexec.exe

Edited by tommyboy611, 30 January 2017 - 09:51 PM.

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Posted 30 January 2017 - 10:13 PM

Update: Just noticed that ESET is also blocking some connections. Example log below:


Time;Scanner;Object type;Object;Threat;Action;User;Information;Hash;First seen here
1/30/2017 10:09:18 PM;HTTP network protection;file;http://hecknoforheg.ru/bdk/gate.php;Win32/Spy.Zbot.ABV trojan;connection terminated;LAPTOP-B73NHQ88\Thomas Cummings;Threat was detected upon access to web by the application: C:\Windows\SysWOW64\msiexec.exe.;F181781772CE5377493DFE0C88F266766B3048AF;

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