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What is RiskWare.HeuristicsReservedWordExploit

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Hi all,

MalwareBytes version: (Premium) 3.5.1.25522

Please see 2 attached screenshots.

NOTE: Same user just different name as I changed the name a while ago.

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Was just wondering how I got it?

I was playing an online game, then an hour or so after I closed down the game my PC froze whilst on Google Chrome (Scroll Lock etc LEDs all worked).

I have an automatic MalwareBytes scan every day and the most recent scan came up with 1 threat:

RIskWare.HeuristicsReservedWordExploit located in C:\Users\[Name]AppData\Local\Temp\explorer.exe

Can someone explain how this occured? I don't click on links in emails and I only go to secured sites. I am the only person who uses this computer.

 Soon after I quarantined and deleted it I got a Windows update (turned off updates in                      services.msc) and then a few seconds later I got a Ransomware Protection

mw23392.AVG4381382228419344HAs234.png.b00f6f3353a3c958ec0c6bf8d84eeeda.pngApp name - \$WINDOWS.~BT\ Sources\SetupHost.exe

Protected folder was from Uplay pictures

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Am I just being paranoid? :')

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All information is gratefully appreciated,

best regards

Addition.txt

FRST.txt

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Hello, Welcome to Malwarebytes.
I'm nasdaq and will be helping you.

If you can please print this topic it will make it easier for you to follow the instructions and complete all of the necessary steps in the order listed.
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Your logs are clean.

Navigate to this page and read about  the $WINDOWS.~BT Folder.

https://www.howtogeek.com/268667/what-is-the-windows.bt-folder-and-can-you-delete-it/

I would personally leave it alone.

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