Questions tagged [trojan]

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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Virustotal pegs gyan.dev ffmpeg-4.3.1-2020-11-02-full_build as Trojan

Downloaded from https://www.gyan.dev/ffmpeg/builds/ 835b4b8a1176ba0d237bfafa6c2270b4877fc9e1be43e36752df1b1d120597d3 ffmpeg-4.3.1-2020-11-02-full_build.7z http://i.imgur.com/TKpUW6L.png Anyone care ...
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How to monitor when a process tries to use a specific port?

I'm on Mac OS 10.13. got this warning on my router: Threat A Network Trojan was Detected. Signature ET MALWARE Suspicious User Agent (Autoupdate). From: 10.0.1.3:61379, to: 54.36.160.184:80, protocol:...
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Some Virus is creating “Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL10_50.MSSQLSERVER\MSSQL\DATA\SqlManagement” folder again and again [duplicate]

c:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL10_50.MSSQLSERVER\MSSQL\DATA\SqlManagement folder is creating again and again in our Windows server 2008 R2. SqlManagement folder contains some files with ...
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my pc hits 99% or 100% disk usage while being idle

I don't know whats wrong with my pc, I did a clean boot to figure out what causes 100% disk usage but to my surprise it still hits 100% with no process highlighted in yellow in task manager(sometimes ...
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Found a weird malware at weird location (Windows Defender -Detected : Trojan:BAT/MineBicoin.K & -Affected Item: boot:\\.\E:\)

I was using Ubuntu 20.04 (no dual boot) and after that I installed Official Windows 10 2020 version (even checked sha256sum of the iso file it was genuine) and then after it booted (partition remade ...
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What precautions to take after a trojan Win32/Occamy.C infection

Platform Details: Windows 10, 64 bit. Infection History. I downloaded this cheat tool for a game. After that, I performed the following sequence of actions: I extracted the software from the package ...
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Removing a file with zero link counts

On Windows Subsystem Linux, I did a curl from a site (it was shared by someone I trusted), I got the special gift of the Oneeva trojan. Luckily Windows Defender detected it, and I choose to remove the ...
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Windows Defender Trojan removal

Windows Defender Win10 removed a Trojan. I clicked allow, by mistake, to allow the trojan through the firewall in the future. I cannot find the Trojan in the list of allowed apps when I check the ...
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Best Way to Get Rid of Ceprolad.A [duplicate]

Well this is embarrassing... I was attempting to download a freeware tool and clicked on the wrong thing so I was blasted with tons of malware. Windows Defender seems to have gotten rid of some of ...
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I accidentally downloaded a Trojan:Win32/Occamy.C virus. I did not run the EXE. Am I safe? [closed]

So I have just downloaded a Trojan virus on accident. I did not run the EXE, and now the file is gone (I don't know if I deleted it or not, but it isn't in my recycling bin.) I ran a McAfee security ...
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Do I Have a Trojan after Plugging in Hard Drive?

I temporarily fixed a family member’s hard drive so I could get the data off of it onto my computer. As I was transferring over the downloads, I had a windows defender message come up detecting a ...
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Antivirus keeps flagging a file as trojan in recovery partition - false positive?

My antivirus software keeps constantly detecting a file as Trojan.IGeneric The file path goes like this - D:\preload\install17.swm/noname.xmp/PDMgr.dll The D drive is my recovery partition. And upon ...
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Is my webcam hardwired?

I want to know if my webcam LED can be controlled by software (malware) or if it is hardwired. My understanding is that if a webcam's LED is hardwired it cannot be turned on by a hacker without the ...
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Windows 7 all files “access denied” after Trojan attack [duplicate]

Background: 500 GB HD began to max out, determined total folders/files should be approx 250 GB. I have Bitdefender but somehow a Trojan got by but finally found with HouseCall. Now all folders ...
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Can TrueCrypt like software protect my external HDD from virus in svhost.exe modify my files on it?

A 'shurtcut to (1).lnk' virus infected 50 000 of my html files on an external HDD. If I will encrypt data on it, will it protect them from trojan process being run on behalf svhost.exe?
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“Hiren's Boot CD 16.2” vs. “Hiren's Boot CD 15.2”

I was looking for the latest HBCD and then I found this one: "Hiren's Boot CD 16.2" which seems to be the latest, however on their own website, they only have vs. "Hiren's Boot CD 15.2" not 16.2 ...
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Firefox shows 'Your Connection is not secure' while connecting to google.com

I reinstalled firefox and Kaspersky 17,and now I am geeting this message when trying to connect to google.com : Sign of hidden malware? My pc was infected and I reinstalled win 10 x64
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macOS: Is it possible to find out who is intercepting my outgoing (HTTP) communication?

Quick question: Is there any way to find out who or what process is intercepting outgoing HTTP connections on macOS? Details: Environment: macOS Sierra When trying to open pretty standard web ...
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How can I track which software/process stops the windows firewall?

Something stops the windows firewall. If I restart it, it is again stopped within 2 minutes. How can I track which software/process stops it? Or how to configure the event manager in order to track ...
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Format and encrypt compromised USB stick with TrueCrypt to make it clean again?

Let's say I bought an used USB stick from a very professional hacker who has compromised the stick with really professional methods, the NSA or FBI would use to compromise it: Would it be safe to ...
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Network detects trojan on my device, Malware/avast can't find it.

I am a new uni student, I got an email from my uni network that they have detected Win.Trojan.Hadsruda on my laptop (they sent my mac address). And if I don't remove it in one day, they will lock my ...
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How did I contract Skeeyah.A!bit

Windows Defender just informed me it had placed the trojan Win32/Skeeyah.A!bit in quarantine. It was first found yesterday and now again today. How did I contract that? My download history reveals ...
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Kaspersky detects Java.exe as a virus, is this a fault?

Kaspersky detected Java.exe as a virus (Apparently Trojan.Win32.Generic) Is this a fault or is this seriously a virus?
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Avast keeps showing this virus error

I don't remember entering any "funny" website and this virus warning seems to pop-up at random once every day, anyone know what it is? How can I fix it? Object: http://mst.my03.com:8080/k.zip | [...
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Data encrypted by LOCKY virus [duplicate]

Is there any way to decrypt the data which is affected and encrypted by locky ransomeware hackers. one of our companies system (windows 7) is affected. i have Ubuntu installed on my PC. please help ...
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wired TCP/IP communication under system idle process

I used Process explorer to view system idle process details. Under the TCP/IP tab i found a wired communication its like this: I have updated paid license of ESET Smart Security 9 and it shows ...
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Mother-in-law fell for a “Windows support” scam. Can I save her laptop? [duplicate]

My mother-in-law fell for a Windows scam. Apparently a window popped up telling her that her computer had a virus, and she should call this number where they would clean it up for her. To cut a long ...
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Sure way to get rid of a trojan [duplicate]

I think I have a trojan. svchost.exe is consuming %25 cpu all the time, and my Microsoft Security Essentials reports a different virus every half an hour or so. From what I understand the trojan is ...
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Teraterm with trojan?

I have a program called Teraterm that have some little applications like keycode.exe which it is supposed to configure the keyboard to my liking but Microsoft Security Essentials detect it as a Trojan....
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Why is my Antivurus finding a virus on StackOverflow?

This came as a total surprise to me. I am using Avast Antivirus 11.1.2253 with virus definitions version 160330-3 on a Windows 8.1 and a Firefox browser. The issue: While reviewing some SO ...
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Norton Security Blocking Trojan.Gen.SMH (github.exe)

I've been using GitHub Windows App for several months and now Norton Security is blocking it because it's assuming it's a trojan (Trojan.Gen.SMH to be exact). I removed it from the quarantine but I ...
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How to find vulnerabilities in ubuntu services? [closed]

I have an ubuntu server running. Today I found that the server got hacked and is being used for DDoS through amazon abuse report. I found the following things on the server. The following suspecious ...
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Did I just get hacked?

I am developing a consumer product, and it is supposed to be connected to the Internet, so as expected, it is connected to the Internet so that I can properly develop it. I went away for an hour or ...
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localhost redirect to other site… trojan?

As title, seems there's a trojan on my server When I put a url like localhost/mysite it redirect to the site free-merchants.com and then return to my site... But if I put 127.0.0.1/mysite all ...
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Router logs show constant unknown port mapping (forwarding)?

Do I have a virus or trojan? Should I be worried? What’s going on here? I’m currently running Debian, and there are records like this for every day since these first records showed up. I ...
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“svchost.exe (LocalServiceAndNoImpersonation)” - Is this a virus/trojan?

Looking at the screenshot you can find that there are two svchost.exe. One is svchost.exe (NetworkService) and other is svchost.exe (LocalServiceAndNoImpersonation) svchost.exe (...
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Wordpress Trojan Removal: How do I use find/sed -i/awk to remove the line containing “$ua=strtolower” from *.php* recursively?

A trojan has infected all *.php on my server. I used this to identify and list all the files: grep -nHR "$ua=strtolower" /www/* | cut -d':' -f1 Here is the code: <?php if(!isset($GLOBALS["\x61\...
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How can I safely do a complete hard disk drive wipe and Windows 7 reinstall due to a virus? [duplicate]

I have a Dell inspiron 1545 running Windows 7 professional and I have recently fallen victim to a Trojan virus that has somehow managed to surpass AVG, ZoneAlarm and Malwarebytes too! I have tried ...
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Trojan au_.exe - how to get rid of it [duplicate]

I installed the popular software 'Synthesia' from its official website. It is a program for piano transcriptions. It has always been safe. I decided to uninstall it and as soon as I uninstalled it, a ...
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How do I delete files that are locked when no other app can delete them?

So I found out that I had a Trojan on my external hard drive. My anti-virus app killed it, but it has created a bunch of random files on my computer which cannot be deleted. These are image files. ...
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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 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 backdoors ...
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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 text:...
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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 ...