lsass.exe warning from Norton 360

Hi all,

I received the warning below this AM. Does anyone know if this represents a security threat?

I have received Norton 360 Performance Alerts in the past, but this is the first time I don't really know if it a problem or not.

Have any of you dealt with this warning before? I checked on Google, but could not find anythine definitive. Any input would be appreciated.

Tanks,
PaulSauve lsass.exel alert from Norton 360
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Paul SauvéRetiredAsked:
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_Connect With a Mentor Commented:
It could be the real Windows file, or the Sasser worm.
The "quick and dirty" way to check is this:

Note: The lsass.exe file is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32. In other cases, lsass.exe is a virus, spyware, trojan or worm!
http://www.neuber.com/taskmanager/process/lsass.exe.html
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Gerwin Jansen, EE MVETopic Advisor Commented:
Try uploading the file to Jotti: http://virusscan.jotti.org/en

Is your system fully updated/patched?
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Nenad RajsicConnect With a Mentor Commented:
click on "locate this file" then run it through http://www.virustotal.com/

also note the file name difference uppercase i (I) and lowercase L (l) look the same. Symantec would block and remove that file if it was W32.Nimos.Worm. I think it's just reporting unusual behaviour. Run the file through virus total just to be safe
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Paul SauvéRetiredAuthor Commented:
Every thing is A OK - I used "Locate this" in Norton 360 and found this: Correct file!Sometimes when I search for a file with Windows Explorer, even it the file exists, I get zero results!

Problem solved!
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Paul SauvéRetiredAuthor Commented:
coral47 - where the file is located!

vukovarcan - click on "locate this file" (I usually do, but I forgot)
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Good to hear.   : )
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