A trojan horse is a type of malware that poses as benevolent software, while secretly installing other malware in your system.

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Can i get virus/trojan from cracked software when my windows is installed with avg 2015 [closed]

One of my colleages says that he is free from virus/trojan from cracked softwares as long as the PC has AVG 2015 free edition installed. Is it correct?
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How to find the *real* source of dialog owned by CSRSS?

My computer suddenly showed the following dialog: I've never seen such a dialog before and it seems suspicious. (Yesterday I did install some Android stick drivers from Rock Chip, a Chinese CPU ...
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Why this C++ program is recognised as a Trojan? [closed]

I was writing some code for online judge, #include <iostream> using namespace std; int main() { int t, ds, dt, d; double x; cin>>t; while(t) { ...
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How can VMLINUZ be sed to Trojan a machine [closed]

Why did you get rid of my post with the sarcasm on the VMLINUZ. I am up to twelve (12) computers in which this has gotten onto, destroyed, or initially download personal information, and I can not ...
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How can I monitor my internet traffic while infected with trojan or rootkit?

How can I monitor my internet traffic while infected with trojan or rootkit ? Which application should I use ?
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How to remove “Ad by browser shop” Ad from browser

How can I remove this Ad? I get it in all pages. I try to clean it with Spybot Search and Destroy but not working.
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locale.exe and tzset.exe trojans in Cygwin

I was updating wget this morning and Symantec notified me of trojans detected in locale.exe and tzset.exe Does this mean my cygwin installation is infected?
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Virus Asking To Format External Hard Drive [closed]

I have an external harddrive. Whenever I put its USB into the USB port of my laptop, it asks me to format my hard drive. I think this is because of some sort of virus. Can someone please help me to ...
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Unable to surf with Ease due Certificate Requirement or virus

I am trying to surf the internet but for any link which I type or enter, I get the following message : This Connection is Untrusted You have asked Firefox to connect securely to accounts.google.com, ...
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Infected, back-doored Windows 7, is it safe to keep it using after Kaspersky Anti-Virus clean up? [duplicate]

So I got this computer from my cousin. As far as I can tell, it has LOTS of back-doors, trojans etc. installed. You can see the installed programs as below w/ lots of activeX: I fear these ...
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Trojan that steals Thunderbird passwords [duplicate]

I have a client that has several emails set up in her Thunderbird email client. The email accounts that were set up to this computer were sending a lot of spam. I cleaned the computer with ...
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Removing Trojan Virus using Avast [duplicate]

I dont have any antivirus on my PC because its only for gaming use only. I dont know where did i get these trojan virus, it makes my PC slow and my it eats my HD and also makes my internet slow. I ...
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Windows XP bug, or Virus? Text moves from “All or part of file name” field to the “A word or phrase in the file” field

This would be too big a bug to not be on Google, one would think. Repeatable problem. (click) Start -> (click) Search -> (click) Pictures, Music, or Video -> (check) Pictures and Photos -> (type ...
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Repeatable Windows XP bug - Windows search - inside of image files, rather than for file names (Trojan/virus??)

Repeatable XP error. (click) Start -> (click) Search -> (click) Pictures, Music, or Video -> (check) Pictures and Photos -> (type text: testing) All or part of the file name -> (click) Use advanced ...
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How to prevent ICE CYBER virus - Avira has allowed reinfection [duplicate]

The ICE CYBER virus is particularly nasty. I thought it snuck in while Avira Free Antivir was off, and then became active later. Being more carefull for the two days after removing it with a ...
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Task manager won't start after nasty virus

Had a nasty virus. Got a trojan through a patch to a game I have played a lot (world of tanks). The trojan was named Win32: Patched-ZX. Which opened up for several rootkit(according to AV) and 3 worms ...
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I get all the time a message “contained a virus and was deleted” whenever I try to download a file

I have some virus on my system. when ever I try to download a file (no matter which one) I get a message: "file contained a virus and was deleted". I looked over the internet and saw that some say to ...
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Untraceable malicious browser calls

I installed Fiddler 4 Beta to do some HTTP tracing. I found a lot of calls being made to sites like : facebook, collegehumor and a bunch of other sites I've never visited. Could not trace what/who is ...
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A malicious threat was detected in Media Player Classic exe file

When I run HitmanPro, it says that mpchc64.exe is a trojan. A virustotal analysis seems to show malicious flags triggered by several vendors. What is going on? Why does a file by Media Player ...
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What does: “The procedure entry point StiCreateInstanceA could not be located in the dynamic link library STI.dll” mean?

I keep getting this message on start up: "The procedure entry point StiCreateInstanceA could not be located in the dynamic link library STI.dll" (only on one of my user accounts on my computer). That ...
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my credit card leaked [closed]

I got a phone call from someone pretend from Amazon and he want to confirm my credit card so he asked the expire date and security code when I refused he give me full name, address, last 4 digits of ...
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Got Outlook message saying something about redirect to asusnetwork.net [closed]

Possible trojan? I got message from Outlook dialog asking if I want redirect to asusnetwork.net
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Windows explorer seemingly not running on startup with Windows XP

For some strange reason, the start menu, taskbar and desktop icons are not running on my computer. I can still run task manager, and the locking screen and screensaver still work. According to the ...
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How can I get rid of 'Windows Instant Scanner'

I've been given a friend's PC to fix because he thinks it has a virus. However the virus appears to be the software that's telling him that Windows has got a virus. This piece of malware called ...
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Accessing rights of worms,viruses,etc

If I create a folder named nul (or con, prn,etc) which are DOS reserved names, I will not be able to edit (or modify or delete) files inside it directly. So my doubt is that, if the PC is infected ...
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How do I disinfect or overwrite services.exe?

Windows Defender Offline detected services.exe as being infected by Trojan:Win64/Sirefef.Y. The recommended action was to remove it, which is what i chose to do. But it failed, returning the error ...
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How to share malicious source code?

I have a client whose site (not one I developed) is infected by a trojan/malicious code. I have asked him to send me the dirty files in a zip but either Gmail or unzipping is blocking them. I've ...
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Can't delete reg trojan.agent (Malwarebytes)?

I ran a full system scan with malwarebytes and found this: Registry Keys Detected: 1 HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run (Trojan.Agent) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully. ...
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Malicious program changing my DNSs

Some weeks ago I started having problems with my internet connection, it was extremely slow and suddently some websites (specifically gmail, facebook, youtube and twitter) started failing to connect, ...
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Obfuscator.XT encrypted my Outlook.pst

A trojan named Obfuscator.XT encrypted my Outlook.pst file (Outlook 2003) to a file named locked-Outlook.pst.oldv in the same directory. What can I do to decrypt the file?
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Can Windows Essentials Remove the JS/Alescurf.C Virus from a Windows PC?

A colleague just visited a site which had been hacked by the JS/Alescurf.C trojan virus, which infects HTML via embedded JavaScript. Windows PC's are infected by visiting the site. If my colleague ...
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how remove Win32/Sirefef.DT Trojan on windows 7

today i downloaded a file and open it... i had eset smart security in my windows 7 ultimate and it did n't recognize that file as a virus(latest update of eset) sometimes eset found some dll files in ...
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Periodically, the text 'busted!' is typed in to my computer. Is this a virus, trojan, annoyance device? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Computer is infected by a virus or a malware, what do I do now? Happens randomly, most noticeable when I have the cursor focused on a text box/field. HijackThis, ...
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Security Essentials constantly finding Ransom.P trojan in Google Chrome cache

On my Windows 7 PC, Microsoft Security Essentials constantly finds the Ransom.P trojan in Google Chrome's cache. For example, in the file: C:\Users\Denis\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User ...
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Windows Security essentials detected trojan in Hp Factory.wim [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Computer is infected by a virus or a malware, what do I do now? Security essential detected trojan:wind32/Anomaly.gen!A in containerfile: ...
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I accidentally opened a trojan on windows XP. How to proceed? [duplicate]

I don't really need to remove it. It's ok if it just doesn't open anymore. Is there a program to remove all unwanted autoruns from registry ?
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Win 7 firewall won't turn on, nor the McAfee firewall. Hit by “Win 7 Anti-virus 2012” trojan. Removed, but a downed firewall is a lasting legacy [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I get rid of malicious spyware, malware, viruses or rootkits from my PC? I caught the Trojan right away, I think, but both my McAfee & Win 7 (x64) firewalls ...
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Url resolver problems - domains to wrong ip address

I have serious troubles with browsing :S I have a new network with Cisco Linksys E1200 and a TP-LINK wireless adapter. My operation system is windows 7 ultimate 64bit. Nah my problem is, that when I ...
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How do I scan a USB 3G modem for malware without reinfecting the PC?

My mother's Windows XP system recently got infected with the SHeur trojan (SHeur4.ese). I was able to download and install Malwarebytes Anti-Malware in line with the advice here, but the modem was ...
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Google Chrome detected as PWS:Win32/Zbot by MSE

Microsoft Security Essentials detected Google Chrome as a Password Stealer: PWS:Win32/Zbot Category: Password Stealer Description: This program is dangerous and captures user passwords. ...
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My home page always changes to smartwebsearch.net – is it a Trojan? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What to do if my computer is infected by a virus or a malware? Every time I change the Home page in Firefox or IE it returns back to http://www.smartwebsearch.net ? ...
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Trojans detected - formatting required?

Microsoft Live Essentials detected the following items today: Exploit: Java/CVE-2010-0840.HH VirTool: Win32/VBInject.gen!HO TrojanDownloader: Java/OpenConnection.OU It's since cleaned ...
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Virus from manufacturer's website? [closed]

What is the appropriate course of action if you believe a manufacturer's driver contains a trojan or virus, beyond just contacting them? Details After my computer-savvy girlfriend got her first ...
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Any information about the AsyncMapLite Trojan?

I recently noticed "something" hijacking Google search results (on Firefox!) and so I decided to run a scan by Malwarebytes. Sure enough, it found a Trojan.Agent with the following information: ...
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Internet Browsers Seem Disabled After Removing Trojans

My apologies if this is the wrong place. I've been looking for a solution to this problem and it seems that this is a website that gives a lot of great technical advice. This morning I noticed that ...
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Impossible new virus [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What to do if my computer is infected by a virus or a malware? I have been hit by an absolutely impossible new virus. Only in the past 3 months or so the internet has ...
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Is “Relevant Knowledge” spyware?

I am an advanced user, using Windows 7 with Avast! antivirus running. Today I started browsing and faced some weird popup. Upon investigation I found that "Relevant Knowledge" was running in my ...
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Detection and removal of Trojan.Spyeye.AA [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What to do if my computer is infected by a virus or a malware? I've found myself stuck with a keylogger that my firewall keeps reporting on startup/shutdown as ...
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What does PA & GV stand for in Java/CVE-2008-5353.PA and Java/CVE-2009-3867.GV exploits?

What does PA & GV stand for in Java/CVE-2008-5353.PA and Java/CVE-2009-3867.GV exploits? Is there a reference chart for these cryptic acronyms? I was doing some research, and I spotted ...
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How to safely rescue data from a trojan infected system?

Thanks to my little brother, we got a nice selection of trojans on our home PC, one of which is W32/Murofet.A, a file infector that has spread across a good number of .exes already. Since it isn't the ...