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Offline Pierolle

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Is this dangerous?
« on: July 21, 2009, 11:54:07 PM »
I know it says "Use these tips at your own risk!", so I guess the result may not
be 100% sure at hijackthis.de. But I'm just asking to be sure - is this a virus/hijacker
as it says? If I'm not wrong, this is the program for my webcam.

Thanks.
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Re: Is this dangerous?
« Reply #1 on: July 22, 2009, 12:28:09 AM »
Hi Pierolle,


But I think this can be ignored: O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Monitor] C:\WINDOWS\Philips\SPC220NC\Monitor.exe
that is your WebCam software, made by Philips Electronics Nederland...

Where I think the flag originated: Go here and establish this: http://74.125.77.132/search?q=cache:-xkKiFgCAFsJ:www.exterminate-it.com/malpedia/remove-huntbar-btin+SPC220NC/Monitor.exe&cd=1&hl=nl&ct=clnk&gl=nl&client=firefox-a
If all the symptoms mentioned there aren't available, you do not have this malware...

You could also check Monitor.exe against the scanners at virustotal.com and report here...

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Re: Is this dangerous?
« Reply #2 on: July 22, 2009, 01:09:19 AM »
Hi Pierolle,

As Polonus has explained, the file is not necessarily bad...

A very good chioce you have made to report here first, I imagine many people just follow the results on that page without question. When many of the reports are user based, this can have complications.

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Re: Is this dangerous?
« Reply #3 on: July 22, 2009, 02:04:23 AM »
Thank you scott. So I did a test at VirusTotal and you can see the result
below (attached image).

So I guess there's nothing dangerous about it!

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