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Solved: EWIDO scan report - problems?

Discussion in 'Virus & Other Malware Removal' started by redoak, Nov 12, 2005.

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  1. redoak

    redoak Gone but never forgotten Thread Starter

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    I ran an EWIDO scan with two ‘infected’ items found. There seems to be a ? as to whether or not these are a true problem. Therefore, I ask your advice as to what to do. I can not remove them with EWIDO, since I am using a lapsed trial version. The info from the “report” follows:

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    ewido security suite - Scan report
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    + Created on: 10:54:49 AM, 11/10/2005
    + Report-Checksum: 5CD01CE8

    + Scan result:

    C:\WINDOWS\system32\MRT.exe -> Heuristic.Win32.AVKiller : Ignored
    C:\System Volume Information\_restore{8A76E78A-6A78-49A6-A7E2-9B95E126EFAD}\RP384\A0059194.exe -> Heuristic.Win32.AVKiller : Ignored


    ::Report End

    Thanks, {redoak}
    p.s. Note the 'word' "AVKiller" at the end of each entry. Significance?
     
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  3. sjpritch25

    sjpritch25 Malware Specialist

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    Here is the answer to your question
    MRT.exe
     
  4. redoak

    redoak Gone but never forgotten Thread Starter

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    Thanks for your reply and the reference. I did some Google searching and found reference to EWIDO producing false positives. "AVKiller" is claimed to be a 'trojan.'
    I run all the below security programs at least weekly, with none no them finding a problem of any kind on my system. Therefore, I am going to overlook the EWIDO 'find.'
    Thanks again, {redoalk}

    ZoneLabs free firewall
    AVG anti-virus
    Ad-Aware SE
    Xoftspy
    Microsoft AntiSpyware
    Spybot S and D
    SpywareGuard
    SpywareBlaster
    CWShredder
    Bazooka

    Note: ‘Xoftspy’ was once considered a ‘rouge’ but recently has been given a ‘clean bill of health.’
     
  5. dvk01

    dvk01 Moderator Malware Specialist

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    the ewido trial version NEVER expires so update ewido & you should find that those false detections are no longer found
     
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    redoak Gone but never forgotten Thread Starter

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    "dvk01": Thanks for the response. Earlier today I learned elsewhere about the recent update to the EWIDO program. I will run an update and a rescan.
    {redoak}
     
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    redoak Gone but never forgotten Thread Starter

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    Rescan with updated EWIDO file came up blank. Will now close this Thread. Thanks to all. {redoak}
     
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