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Possible False Positive inSSIDer

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I downloaded inSSIDer 2 from MetaGeek: http : // www . metageek.net/products/inssider/

Software for identification of wireless networks.

Upon installation I get the following:

09:24:12 Bxxxx Sxxxxxx DETECTION C:\Documents and Settings\Bxxxxx Sxxxxx\Local Settings\temp\7ZipSfx.000\Bootstrap.exe Trojan.FakeMS.MGen

I did a UniExtract on the Installer package, and pulled out the BootStrap.exe file to run developer mode on.

Developer Mode scan shows;

Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware


Database version: 6733

Windows 5.1.2600 Service Pack 3

Internet Explorer 8.0.6001.18702

5/31/2011 10:56:31

mbam-log-2011-05-31 (10-56-25).txt

Scan type: Quick scan

Objects scanned: 1

Time elapsed: 8 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: 1

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:

c:\documents and settings\bxxxxx sxxxxx\desktop\controlled test\inssider-installer-\bootstrap.exe (Trojan.FakeMS.MGen) -> No action taken. [80cd54c6e21ee8188fe0adde35cbd52b]

BootStrap.zip attached.


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Can you please post a developer scan. We need that to fix it. Instructions are stickied in this forum.

Not on a laptop today, but will scan and post next time I'm on one (tomorrow probably)

Thank you


Was that a FULL scan you ran?

I had nothing found when doing a quick scan also. Never have figured out what sense it makes to do a quick scan or why that is even included?!

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Developer adds hashes to the detections so we can figure out which definition is hitting the file.

Thanks for that quick explanation!

Just for kicks, I just ran a regular quick and full scan. Nothing found.

Not positive if I may have had an older version of inSSIDer installed on other laptop or not. Will DEFINITELY get on that laptop next, either this evening or tomorrow morning, and re-scan.

Thanks again :)

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Here we go. On the laptop that I originally had this issue on, and still do!


I didn't update Mbam before I ran this scan but it had been updated just before running it when I originally posted, so if issue was fixed in very next release, it shouldn't show up next time.


Zip format

Really need an edit button here ;)

Hope this is how you wanted the file saved?

mbam-log-2011-12-25 (05-47-20).zip

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How did this get broke again as this topic was created clear back on May 31st? Why isn't Mbam detecting anything on the second laptop or the desktop I installed inSSIDer on, for kicks?

Have 2 other laptops I need to check this out on. Will do one either a little later tonight or first thing tomorrow morning.

Thanks Shadowwar

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