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Malwarebytes recently found something called PUP.Optional.Simplitec and has quarantined it. Before removing it, I was wondering if anyone knew exactly what it was? It was found in the program files of MAGIX Music Maker 80's Edition which makes me wonder if it's part of that programs files, and so I'm hesistant to delete it. I've attached an image showing the exact file path and item that was quarantined.
I am new to the Malwarebytes Management Console. Setup was easy and we are in a testing phase. The policy is currently set to list PUPs but not to remove them. Reason being, we want to see what is there to ensure we don't remove something that is legitimate. Looking at Clients\Threat View and have excluded legitimate entries. When I right click on non-legitimate entries I see options to exclude but I don't see an option to remove from the client, only remove log entry. Is there a way to remove the non-legitimate entries from the client systems from the management console?
Hi, I have a Dell XPS 8700 PC running Windows 7 Home Premium with a 64-bit operating system, an Intel Core i7-4770 CPU @ 3.4Ghz, and 16.0 GB of RAM. Last night, Malwarebytes found something called Trojan.Downloader during its scheduled daily scan, and I have since quarantined the file. I thought Malwarebytes would have automatically quarantined it, but it seems that it didn't because in Settings > Detection and Protection, I had unwisely chosen "Warn user about detections" in the PUP (Potentially Unwanted Program) detections section. I know better now. Anyways, I have since re-booted, run Malwarebytes Threat Scan, then a full scan with my anti-virus software, (McAFee LiveSafe -- InternetSecurity), then downloaded and ran the 64-bit version of HitmanPro. Nothing was detected. Should I still be concerned? I ask this because I've heard that Trojan.Downloader can download and hide malware.
Hello-- I was looking at my restore points, and I discovered one that was created when a program called Network64 was installed. It occured about a half hour before another restore point was created when a windows update was installed. I did not install this program-- I don't even know what it is!! It does not appear on my list of all programs, or programs to be uninstalled, program files, etc. Being curious, I searched(with windows explorer), my computer, local disk, programs, etc. and found zero results. I did a web search on it, and one of the links that came up said that it is a Trojan/backdoor and that the file(Network64.dll), should be removed immediately!! I don't know if this is true or not. So my questions to you are: If a restore point was created when this program was installed, why can I not find any of the files that may be asociated with it? Do you know what Network64 is, and/or why would it be installed on my computer without my knowledge? Is it malicious? It was installed half hour or so before critical windows security update... Some info: MS Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1(upgraded from Vista home premium recently) on a HP Pavilion notebook Running MS security essentials and Malwarebytes Pro, and am diligent about keeping everything up-to-date... I am having some strange, yet seemingly minor issues: Windows update is set to automatically search for, and install updates, but it doesn't-- I've been doing it manually iTunes(a necessary evil, because I have an iPhone), settings keep changing on me In fact, the only thing that updates automatically like it is set to, is Malwarebytes Pro-- except for one time, when the real-time protection module was disabled(not by me) MS security essentials keeps alerting that I haven't run a scan in a while, and my computer is potentially unprotected, even though I do scan regularly-- my scheduled scans never seem to happen though... Thank You for your time...