Posted on 2011-10-03
Last Modified: 2012-05-12
has anybody seen a trojan/hijack/redirector... with a payload folder of syswow64.
Question by:wannabeageek

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    i thought syswow64 was a windows folder???
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    Yes, that is typically a default Windows sub-folder that's located here:


    However, it certainly wouldn't be surprising to hear of malware that tried to utilize the same name.
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    That being said, it seems much more likely that malware would try to copy its malicious payload into the SysWOW64 folder, just as it would the System32 folder on an x86 machine.
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