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Threat Found by Ewido Scan - Real or False?


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Elray

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Hi Everyone,

Hope somebody can advise me on this threat identified today by Ewido. It is named as:

"C:\WINDOWS\OEBackup.CAB/OEBackup.exe -> Heuristic.Win32.Hijacker1"

Ewido cannot clean the file and returns the error message below:

"The file 'C:\WINDOWS\OEBackup.exe' cannot be removed because it is embedded in the archive 'C:\WINDOWS\OEBackup.CAB'. Do you want to remove the whole archive?"

I don't know if this is a false positive or the real thing and if it is real I don't know whether it would be safe to remove the whole archive out of CAB files and hope somebody on the forum can help me with this.

TIA,
Elray
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Murray S.

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Howdy and welcome to G2G:

Please go to the malware forum in my signature and follow the instructions at the top....Especially the CLICK HERE .

That will give you several steps that will help you clean up 70 percent of all problems by yourself. If at the end of the process you are still having difficulty--and you may not be-- then post a hijackthis log in THAT forum.

If you are still having problems after getting a clean bill of health from the malware expert, please return to this thread.

Murray
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