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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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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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all my files on external hard drive are gone or converted to .jpeg [duplicate]

all my files on the external hard drive are gone or converted to .jpeg all .mp4 files are gone, instead I have .jpeg files with the same name, for example 1.mp4(300MB) is gone, instead, I have: 1.mp4....
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Have an error code : 0x8007000D [duplicate]

Today when i opened my pc i realized that when i clicked once on something (folder , app , image) it opens while normally it need double click in order to open a folder or run an app.Also if i move my ...
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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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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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Kaspersky detects Java.exe as a virus, is this a fault?

Kaspersky detected Java.exe as a virus (Apparently Trojan.Win32.Generic) Is this a fault or is this seriously a virus?
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Avast keeps showing this virus error

I don't remember entering any "funny" website and this virus warning seems to pop-up at random once every day, anyone know what it is? How can I fix it? Object: http://mst.my03.com:8080/k.zip | [...
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Data encrypted by LOCKY virus [duplicate]

Is there any way to decrypt the data which is affected and encrypted by locky ransomeware hackers. one of our companies system (windows 7) is affected. i have Ubuntu installed on my PC. please help ...
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wired TCP/IP communication under system idle process

I used Process explorer to view system idle process details. Under the TCP/IP tab i found a wired communication its like this: I have updated paid license of ESET Smart Security 9 and it shows ...

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