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Trojan Horse Backdoor.Generic5.EYF

by zeebell / March 4, 2007 2:00 PM PST

My system configuration:
Compac PresarioProcessor - 2.40 gigahertz AMD Athlon64Memory - 512 MB200 GB hard drive

My operating system:
Windows XP w/SP2

Haven't been here for awhile to post, but still read often -- I haven't had any situations for awhile, but do have an inquiry about a trojan horse.

I downloaded a zipped file tonight to use in Paint Shop Pro called Image Skill Background Remover. I always scan these before unzipping. When I did, my Grisoft AVG triggered a Trojan Horse Backdoor.Generic5.EYF.

I deleted it, then ran a complete virus scan. It showed me clean. However, when checking the test results, it shows 2 threats found -Infected, Embedded objects - Deleted. There is another line that shows Infected, Archive.

Does this mean that thing is still sitting somewhere on my PC, even though the scan shows everything is ok?

I am up to date on my AVG updates.

Thanks,

Julea

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Julea...
by Marianna Schmudlach / March 4, 2007 2:41 PM PST
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Deja Vu
by tomron / March 4, 2007 2:54 PM PST
In reply to: Julea...

Remember the issue I had wit avg anti virus finding trojan ake.

"caused by the false detection on particular version of "winlogon.exe" file"

It's odd that avg anti virus finds a trojan.

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Not sure in this case.....
by Marianna Schmudlach / March 4, 2007 3:17 PM PST
In reply to: Deja Vu
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(NT) It was just a thought :)
by tomron / March 4, 2007 3:22 PM PST
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I ran Trojan Hunter and it shows me clean
by zeebell / March 4, 2007 10:33 PM PST
In reply to: Julea...

Marianne -- do you recommend purchasing these or is the free trial thing enough for now.

I rarely have any problems with my PC and keep it clean as a whistle. I help teach computer classes and am aware of what I need to do to help keep it that way.

Thanks for your suggestion and help.

Julea

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Julea - glad to hear nothing was found !
by Marianna Schmudlach / March 5, 2007 12:36 AM PST

It is up to you to buy TH or not - I have it since several years and it gives me "peace of mind" Wink TH is ONLY for trojans and is updated every day.

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(NT) Thanks for your input.
by zeebell / March 5, 2007 5:23 AM PST
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