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Bakdoor.bot in sysprep.exe

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I've just updated my MBAM (free version) in my win XP sp3 when at the quick scan during euristic-extra scan I've found the backdoor.bot in sysprep.exe located in system32 folder.

I've quarantined the file but I'm wondering if it could be a false positive and the file should be therefore restored (I've known that sysprep.exe is a legitimate file of the system).

Thanks in advance for any suggestions.

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Some additional info to help you in finding a solution to my problem:

1) a full scan before the quarantine confirmed the infection in sysprep.exe

2) if I'm not wrong the file sysprep.exe seems to have been added to my system with a recent installation of Visual c++ libraries

3) Superantispyware did not find anything; my Kaspersky internet security (my realtime protection) did not find anything either

4) with an on-line scan with VirusTotal 30 out of 31 products did not find anything; only the last one, webwasher guard (?) found something "suspicious"

Keep waiting for your suggestions


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