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Questions tagged [trojan]

A trojan horse is a type of malware that poses as benevolent software, while secretly installing other malware in your system.

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Trojan:Win 32/tiggre!plock [duplicate]

So hey. We bought a computer last Tuesday and I got too excited. I wanted to download skyrim so bad that I trusted an unsecured site and got trojan:win 32/tiggre!plock virus instead. I don't know ...
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Windows Defender Removing Trojan?

I use a program that needs an update once in a while. The program is a safe one as its from certain developers. I noticed when i did the update, i got message of trojan win:32/fuerboos/e! cl I know ...
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Slow network startup missing registry key DNSClient [duplicate]

On a windows 7 machine it takes 30 seconds to 1 minute for network connection to be established. Internet access icon has the blue circle and gets the red cross sign until 30-60 seconds pass. When ...
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Antivirus keeps flagging a file as trojan in recovery partition - false positive?

My antivirus software keeps constantly detecting a file as Trojan.IGeneric The file path goes like this - D:\preload\install17.swm/noname.xmp/PDMgr.dll The D drive is my recovery partition. And upon ...
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Is my webcam hardwired?

I want to know if my webcam LED can be controlled by software (malware) or if it is hardwired. My understanding is that if a webcam's LED is hardwired it cannot be turned on by a hacker without the ...
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Windows 7 all files “access denied” after Trojan attack [duplicate]

Background: 500 GB HD began to max out, determined total folders/files should be approx 250 GB. I have Bitdefender but somehow a Trojan got by but finally found with HouseCall. Now all folders ...
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Can TrueCrypt like software protect my external HDD from virus in svhost.exe modify my files on it?

A 'shurtcut to (1).lnk' virus infected 50 000 of my html files on an external HDD. If I will encrypt data on it, will it protect them from trojan process being run on behalf svhost.exe?
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“Hiren's Boot CD 16.2” vs. “Hiren's Boot CD 15.2”

I was looking for the latest HBCD and then I found this one: "Hiren's Boot CD 16.2" which seems to be the latest, however on their own website, they only have vs. "Hiren's Boot CD 15.2" not 16.2 ...
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Malicious drivers got installed in my system [duplicate]

I tried to download a vpn software and ended up in getting drivers,adapters and Other items being installed into my system.The whole stuff was fake.Can malwarebytes do the trick or how should I ...
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Firefox shows 'Your Connection is not secure' while connecting to google.com

I reinstalled firefox and Kaspersky 17,and now I am geeting this message when trying to connect to google.com : Sign of hidden malware? My pc was infected and I reinstalled win 10 x64
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macOS: Is it possible to find out who is intercepting my outgoing (HTTP) communication?

Quick question: Is there any way to find out who or what process is intercepting outgoing HTTP connections on macOS? Details: Environment: macOS Sierra When trying to open pretty standard web ...
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How can I track which software/process stops the windows firewall?

Something stops the windows firewall. If I restart it, it is again stopped within 2 minutes. How can I track which software/process stops it? Or how to configure the event manager in order to track ...
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Format and encrypt compromised USB stick with TrueCrypt to make it clean again?

Let's say I bought an used USB stick from a very professional hacker who has compromised the stick with really professional methods, the NSA or FBI would use to compromise it: Would it be safe to ...
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Network detects trojan on my device, Malware/avast can't find it.

I am a new uni student, I got an email from my uni network that they have detected Win.Trojan.Hadsruda on my laptop (they sent my mac address). And if I don't remove it in one day, they will lock my ...
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How did I contract Skeeyah.A!bit

Windows Defender just informed me it had placed the trojan Win32/Skeeyah.A!bit in quarantine. It was first found yesterday and now again today. How did I contract that? My download history reveals ...

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