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I was paying for something from ebay earlier today and I had two browsers open, Firefox and Chrome.


At the EXACT second I pressed "confirm" to pay in the chrome browser, my antivirus notified me that

Firefox's "updater.exe" activated.


The antivirus didn't find anything suspicious about it and allowed it and a Malwarebytes scan didn't come

up with anything (although Updater.exe only seems to exist for a few seconds when it's trying to update).


Is this suspicious or just an unsettling coincidence?

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Hi: :)
It's hard to say....
Please follow the instructions below and attach BOTH logs to your next reply.
The staff/experts will review them and determine if further analysis or a referral to the malware removal section might be needed.

DDS Instructions

Download DDS from one of the locations below and save it to your Desktop:

Temporarily disable any script blocker if your Anti-Virus/Anti-Malware has it.
How To Temporarily Disable Your Anti-virus, Firewall And Anti-malware Programs

Once it is downloaded, you can disconnect from the Internet and disable your Ant-Virus temporarily if needed.
Then double click dds.scr or dds.com to run the tool.
Click the Run button if prompted with an Open File - Security Warning dialog box.
A black DOS console should open and run for a moment.

  • When done, DDS will open two (2) logs:
    • DDS.txt
    • Attach.txt
  • Save both reports to your desktop
  • Please attach both of the following logs to your next reply: DDS.txt and Attach.txt
    You can ignore the note about zipping the Attach.txt file in most cases.
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Well there are some legit uses but often it's a sign of an infection.


To be on the safe side I would suggest following the advice from the topic here Available Assistance for Possibly Infected Computers and having one of the Experts assist you with looking into your issue.


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