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New Files "date modified" same date/time---not modified by me

Discussion in 'Virus & Other Malware Removal' started by cj_borntorun, Sep 16, 2019.

  1. cj_borntorun

    cj_borntorun Thread Starter

    Jan 3, 2004
    I noticed today that hundreds (maybe thousands) of my files were accessed and "date modified" now says 9/11/2019 at 2:46 pm. They were not accessed or modified by me. Not every file on my computer, but a lot of them under "Documents" have that 9/11 date modified. I also noticed some folder sharing permissions that I did not set. I have removed all sharing permissions for "Account Unknown" on my Documents folder. This computer is used for both business and personal. I left town early on 9/12/2019, so my computer was OFF and disconnected from power from late 9/11 until this morning when I turned it on again. I'm scared and suspicious of this. I don't know what I don't know. PLEASE HELP! Alert me to what I should be checking for to insure nefarious people are not reaching my computer. If this was a virus, clearly my virus scan didn't do it's job (YES, it's up-to-date!).
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