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The attached zip file contains two executables. When we run a fullscan, MalwareBytes are showing these files as infected.

The log is attached.

Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware


Database version: 8381

Windows 6.1.7600

Internet Explorer 8.0.7600.16385

12/21/2011 1:29:01 PM

Scan results log.txt

Scan type: Full scan (C:\|)

Objects scanned: 260796

Time elapsed: 9 minute(s), 40 second(s)

Memory Processes Infected: 0

Memory Modules Infected: 0

Registry Keys Infected: 0

Registry Values Infected: 0

Registry Data Items Infected: 0

Folders Infected: 0

Files Infected: 3

Memory Processes Infected:

(No malicious items detected)

Memory Modules Infected:

(No malicious items detected)

Registry Keys Infected:

(No malicious items detected)

Registry Values Infected:

(No malicious items detected)

Registry Data Items Infected:

(No malicious items detected)

Folders Infected:

(No malicious items detected)

Files Infected:

~simulator64.exe (Rootkit.MBR) -> No action taken. [c9f4b16f6f91a35dd1d65fcbab55827e]

~simulator.exe (Rootkit.MBR) -> No action taken. [516cbc647789fb0505a2171324dcc838]

Thanks for the help. Please note that the directory path of these files in the log is removed for privacy reasons.



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