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Old 18. Aug 2012, 12:56 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default trojan captured need info.

d3d9cap.dat Trojan.FakeAV

captured by hitman pro after computer sat unused for one week, with realtime antivirus turned on (mse).

it should be noted after computer sat for week, i had 11 updates to download and install, eventhough realtime was active. i did so and restarted computer, then ran hitman and caught the trojan. and deleted it per hitman program.

am i safe now?

windows xp, sp3, mse, sandboxie, my wot, winpatrol, ccleaner
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Old 18. Aug 2012, 10:43 AM   #2 (permalink)
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@ placou 1968: Could be a false positive. Refer this thread for more details:

A few quick questions:

Assuming that you're using a non-admin account with a password and also assuming that everyone else using your computer uses separate user non-admin user accounts.

Do you notice any "weird" activity? (system freezes up, home page changed etc..)

Your current setup seems to be perfect. If you have MSE+non-admin account+sandboxie+safe user practices + latest updates for all programs, then I would say hitman pro is not needed. But each to his own.
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Old 18. Aug 2012, 04:44 PM   #3 (permalink)
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no strange activity noted. no other users, i use non admin side for all internet use, except to do normal things which i understand should be done using admin side, (updates, scans etc.) i dont visit social sites. the info. i read prior to asking here was confusing, seems sitting in standby was a factor with other users with same trojan. i only have hitman because it was left here by my isp, i feel comfortable with the aforementioned protection as well.

i have ran scans again and find nothing.

in the thread provided i find info. that exactly corrolates with the capture i had, the regeneration seems to be of a concern, but i will wait to see. thank you for your help.
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Old 19. Aug 2012, 09:12 AM   #4 (permalink)
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It's a false positive and similar captures have been reported at Wilders and Avast

Upload the file to VirusTotal just in case.
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Old 21. Aug 2012, 04:59 PM   #5 (permalink)
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yes, it seems to be false just as you advise, thanks for the response
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