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Anti-virus software was originally developed to detect and remove computer viruses. However, with the proliferation of other kinds of malware, antivirus software started to provide protection from other computer threats. In particular, modern antivirus software can protect from malicious browser helper objects (BHOs), browser hijackers, ransomware, keyloggers, backdoors, rootkits, trojan horses, worms, malicious layered service providers (LSPs), dialers, fraud tools, adware and spyware. Some products also include protection from other computer threats, such as infected and malicious URLs, spam, scam and phishing attacks, online identity theft (privacy), online banking attacks, social engineering techniques, Advanced Persistent Threat (APT), botnets and DDoS attacks.

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Popup Malware or Virus

I have an add that keeps popping up on the right bottom of the screen. I would like to stop it from popping up.
I installed Malwarebytes, but it still did not stop it.

Any Help ?

Thank you
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My IT team installed the Trend Micro antivirus software couple of months ago. Since then, our in-house built .NET program that deployed via ClickOnce technology got this message prompting out every time we launch the program.

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We know that this is relating to Trend Micro's feature of Newly Encountered Program Detection

Understanding Behavior Monitoring detections in OfficeScan
https://success.trendmicro.com/solution/1121152-behavior-monitoring-detections-officescan#collapse4

But how can we bypass this configuration so that the prompt of Newly Encountered Program Detection can be disabled for our in-house built .NET program?

We tried to include the installation path of .NET program (such as C:\Users\xxxxxx\AppData\Local\Apps\2.0) into the Trend Micro's Exclude List in local machine, but it doesn't help and the message is still keep prompting.

Any help is greatly appreciated, thanks.
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Hi,

My iPhone just recently go hit by a spam or virus, don't know which.  But started noticing the message "iphone virus protection expired" in my calendar and no way of deleting the event.  Eventually I did get to delete it.  And that's where my great experts come in.  In early morning I did noticed that my iPhone calendar popped up a "suscribe" message and I clicked it assuming it was part of the work I was doing, but now I know it wasn't.  Just some time back I I start seeing in my calendar "iphone virus protection expired" with no hope of deleting.

I googled the problem and found that by deleting the created account in "Password & Accounts", that would resolved (and it seem it did, no more event).  Prior deleting the account I noticed a long line starting with arisinglytos.pro then a long random numbers etc.

So a couple questions:
  • How is it that just by clicking on Subscribe, the the "virus or spam" had access to my Password & Accounts in iPhone 11 ios13.3?
  • By deleting the account, am I done? Is it solved? Anything else to do?
  • What is arisinglytos.pro?
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I have a Wordpress site running on a LAMP stack running in AWS EC2 that got compromised today. The hacker encrypted the small MySQL database with a Bitcoin address instead of the expected tables.

I would like to install some AntiVirus and Malware software as a future deterrent. It wouldn’t have done me a lot of good in this case, but I realized that the folks before me didn’t set this up.

1/ Do you have any recommendations for software that plays nicely with Amazon Linux (basically RedHat)?

2/ Do you have a favorite set of “go-to” installation and configuration instructions that you could share? I need something fairly simple to setup & automate updating heuristics and protecting the system.

Thanks for your help!
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where specifically would there be clues in a Office365 mailbox or logs associated with Office365 if any mail which has hit the mailbox contained malware? And what actual impact that malware has had, e.g. forwarded sensitive information from the mailbox outside.

Is it common/plausible that malware via email could then leak other emails from the account out to another address etc.
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The title says it all.

Are these services typical in a Win2019 RDS session host? Running minimal software on it (Office 2016, Foxit Reader and NAV client).

services
Did various AV check all coming clean.

Thanks
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I just realized that by installing MalwareBytes Premium, it disabled Windows Defender so I'm now relying strictly on malwarebytes.

I'm somewhat uneasy about that.

Is it safe to better to use Malwarebytes Premium in always-on-mode and no Windows defender?
Or, better to use windows defender always-on and periodic manual scans with malwarebytes?

Thoughts?

Thanks,
Mikel
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Hi Security Experts,

I've been using MSE and MBAM on W7 for many years, both with real-time protection enabled. They play nicely together and, as far as I can tell, they're providing good anti-virus/anti-malware protection.

My understanding is that Windows Defender in the current W10 (1909) is a significantly improved product. For home computers (not on a domain), do you think that WD by itself is sufficient protection or would it be better to run MBAM (with real-time protection), too?

Btw, while doing some web research before posting this, I saw that some folks are recommending MBAM without real-time protection, that is, run MBAM manually every so often (or when there's a problem) to check up on WD. But I'm wondering if it's OK to run MBAM with its real-time protection — will that conflict with WD? Thanks, Joe
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think I got ransomeware. files on flash drive showing ext.domn today when I checked it on a lab computer. I’m scared to plug it in another pc in case that pc gets infected. is there anyway to fix this ?
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Hi,

Please suggest any Anti virus SW for android phone like Hauwei. Mate 20x?
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We have quite a handful (about 3 dozen) staff who bring our corporate laptops to
our China branch & they're based there for months.  We enable local admin for
them (as sometimes when they're there, they need to install certain softwares as
 there's no PC/end-user support there) & we enable their laptops to connect to
hotel/public places' Wifi.

They'll often VPN back to the local head-office here to join our domain for Intranet
services and this is when their PCs are found to have malwares or when they are
back here locally, their PCs were found to have numerous malwares: we never
know what happen that why their PCs' AV signatures are not updated while they're
in China.

I'm proposing an apps whitelisting (that some of our critical PCs are mandated to
have) installed as AV is a 'blacklisting' solution while apps whitelistg is more effective
but my colleague supporting apps whitelisting has concern below:

"Not really suitable. Gotta be connected to vpn at least 2 hrs for baseline to complete, n if sth really breaks and they cant initiate vpn back, the whole laptop is as good as totally disconnected from network already. High risk thing to do. Wont be able to remotely change app whitelist settings unless they manage to connect back to vpn network. Main worry is if user hit prob doing vpn. "


Q1:
Is the limitation/concern above valid & isn't there a way to overcome it?

Q2:
What other mitigations can we do for this group of users assuming we can't
take …
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Hi
I’m staying in a hotel and I opened my MacBook, without thinking. I entered my room number and such to acquire WiFi

How can I tell if it has been infected w backdoor software?
Thanks
I think I looked at my email
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Good evening experts,
I believe that I have a virus within my Opera Browser. The symptom  is a non stop proliferation of popup ads on the bottom right side of the browser window. Below are examples of the continuous popups.

!!SNIPPET3.pngSNIPPET4.pngSNIPPET5.png!  

You get the picture!

I have tried Norton with lifelock, spyhunter, SUPERantiSpyware, and MalwareBytes.
I have reset opera to it's default values.
I have uninstalled Opera and re-installed.
I have checked for rogue taskschedular events.
I have looked for suspicious processes,startup items,services.
I have rebooted into safemode to see if I could remove Opera and re-install.


Nothing seems to work, because after a few minutes of browsing (msn, YouTube, Facebook, etc..), the popups re-appear. The popups don't make the Opera browser unusable, but it is annoying as hell to keep seeing the popups I attached and many many others that I didn't show you. The attachments were simply a means to show you how pervasive the popups are.

To be clear, Non of my other browsers, Chrome, Firefox, OperaGX, or Edge have this problem. I simply prefer using Opera. Plus I want to find the root cause of this pervasive annoyance. Even as I write this post, the popups are there.

I have researched on the net how to remove this issue manually , but it entails a detailed and complicated journey thru the taskschedular, …
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What alternative would you recommend either open source or paid to replace Symantec Endpoint Protection for a network,
or Malwarebytes Endpoint Protection which runs on a network.
Thank you.
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I have Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (64-bit) laptop.  Was it shipped with anti-virus software?  If not, what anti-virus do I need to install?

How to run full anti-virus scan?
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We have 17 or so computers including 1 server 2003, 2 server 2012 r2s, and 2 server 2016s and the rest are windows 10.

Happened a month ago, used malwarebytes free until all the machines scanned clean.
The next day I noticed the 2003 server was reinfected, but the others were not, cleaned it up..

Came back today and noticed virus was back on most of the machines.

Does anyone have experience or suggestions on how to stop emotet / trickbot malware?
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user claimed he clicked on email attachmt
for the AV alert below (his PC is Internet segregated) but I hv doubt:  wud an email attachmt save under ...windowscommunicationapps... ?

Threat location: C:\Users\johnnyr\AppData\Local\Packages\microsoft.windowscommunicationsapps_8wekyb3d8bbwe\LocalState\Files\S0\1\Attachments\File[14327].doc
Threat name: Trojan.W97M.POWLOAD.SMAF3
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hi, im using google chrome last time when i search something in chrome it will show google search algorithn but now it show other search algorithn call losx.xyz. how to fix. i try to uninstall and install back cannot.please assist.
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Dear all,

My laptop (Microsoft Windows 10,  Enterprise 2016 LTSB, Build 14393). It's a Dell Latitude and a bit old but was working OK. Lately, it has been slow and displays erratic behaviors (strange processes, pop ups, power Shell down based on Event viewer, will come back to this in a second). Besides the Falcon Sensor Free trial and a paid version of Symantec End point protection, I've run different scans such as ESET  Online Scan, Restoro, I have done that for days with no luck so I think it could be a bad Windows 10 version.

Today when I checked the USERS folder in C, there was a new user! and there were traces of strange events on the event  viewer including the log on of this user (DAU1-2106).

On the other hand, I was installing Visual studio yesterday when the "log on" happened, can Visual Studio create a new user during installation?

I also tried identifying the username of the SID by using the wmic command in cmd and it was not found to be in the domain.



Please let me know if it's safe to attach the files on here as they can contain sensitive information of my network and user names, etc.


Thank you very much and I will check back in a few minutes.

Kind Regards,
D
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I am running Windows 10 on my Lenovo laptop.  During a recent uninstall of Chromium, I noticed that there's a program called "Seguarzo" in my Processes.  I tried to "End Task" so I could uninstall it, but the Task Manager couldn't End Task either of the two Seguarzo processes that were running.  Malwarebytes was able to identify and quarantine the program, but indicated that it couldn't be removed.  Is there any way to get this off my computer?

Thanks,

Phil
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Hi Experts,

I am trying to install the Windows 10 version 1903 update.

25% of the way I get a message:

What needs your attention:

Avast Antivirus
Uninstall this app because it isn't compatible with Windows 10

But Avast Antivirus is not installed.

Also I downloaded it (from Microsoft Store), installed it, then uninstalled it.

I still get the message:
Avast Antivirus
Uninstall this app because it isn't compatible with Windows 10

I cannot breakthrough this issue.

Regards,
Leigh
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I visited drama.net using Chrome & since then I've been getting
pop-ups including one saying my PC is damaged/infected.

I then scan using updated Malwarebytes & the "damaged/infected"
message stops popping up but the various advertising pop-ups
continue to show in Chrome: refer to attached screen.  These will
only show up if Chrome is up & running (even if Chrome is not the
active screen currently, the popups will show;  only way to stop is
to shut down Chrome).

How else can I get rid of these persistent pop-ups?  Ideally not
reinstall Chrome as I've a few plug-ins & Bookmarks in it already
& if need to reinstall, let me know how to port over these plug-
ins & bookmarks
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Hello, I have purchased a new Laptop with Windows 10 Pro.
This version of Windows has its own built-in AntiVirus Software. (Windows Security).
I am wondering if I need to install AVG or Trend or similar for full anti-virus protection or is Windows Security enough?
Thanks.
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Hi,

Please review the below image:

This message appear on user terminal session on each Wednesday around 4pm. We scan the server multiple times but found nothing.
Some one please let me know why this happening?

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Hi. I am getting the following error trying to run an exe file. Is there an easy way to let Norton antivirus know that the file is safe to run

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Anti-Virus Apps

22K

Solutions

23K

Contributors

Anti-virus software was originally developed to detect and remove computer viruses. However, with the proliferation of other kinds of malware, antivirus software started to provide protection from other computer threats. In particular, modern antivirus software can protect from malicious browser helper objects (BHOs), browser hijackers, ransomware, keyloggers, backdoors, rootkits, trojan horses, worms, malicious layered service providers (LSPs), dialers, fraud tools, adware and spyware. Some products also include protection from other computer threats, such as infected and malicious URLs, spam, scam and phishing attacks, online identity theft (privacy), online banking attacks, social engineering techniques, Advanced Persistent Threat (APT), botnets and DDoS attacks.