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AMD Radeon Crimson ReLive ccc-slim Trojan?
davebit


Joined: 18 Jan 2016
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C:\AMD\Packages\Apps\Radeon-Crimson-ReLive-16.12.1-ccc-slim-161208WHQL\ccc-slim.msi: Win.Trojan.Agent-5309166-0 FOUND
C:\AMD\Packages\Apps\Radeon-Crimson-ReLive-16.12.1-ccc-slim-161208WHQL.exe: Win.Trojan.Agent-5309166-0 FOUND

How do I find out what exactly triggered it thinking these contained a Trojan? VirusTotal says they're clean, but how do I know they don't actually contain a Trojan or Trojan-like code that could be exploited nefariously?

https://virustotal.com/en/file/3cb17ad63483ffad69401940fb38462dd690eed69e301a51c2bcc6a80be455cb/analysis/
https://virustotal.com/en/file/1cda94c9bf4c3e01395cab41d51f83f1773677a727d306a44f8005d95655c897/analysis/
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GuitarBob


Joined: 09 Jul 2006
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Virus Total is pretty good. I think you can believe them. They scan with about 60 AVs now. Note the comment about the file being harmless--they don't do that for every file even if there are no detections.

If you are really extra concerned about malware infections, run a real-time AV and an antimalware program. There are lots of real-time AVs--some of them are free. The free versions of Malwarebytes antimalware and Zemana antimalware are good but they do not scan in real-time for free. Pick one of them (I like Zemana but it has some growing pains) and do a daily on-demand scan with it. Keep ClamWin as a backup scanner--updated hourly with daily scheduled scans of memory, user\appdata, system 32, sysWOW64, and windows\temp. That will give you good protection.

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davebit


Joined: 18 Jan 2016
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GuitarBob wrote:
Virus Total is pretty good. I think you can believe them. They scan with about 60 AVs now. Note the comment about the file being harmless--they don't do that for every file even if there are no detections.

If you are really extra concerned about malware infections, run a real-time AV and an antimalware program. There are lots of real-time AVs--some of them are free. The free versions of Malwarebytes antimalware and Zemana antimalware are good but they do not scan in real-time for free. Pick one of them (I like Zemana but it has some growing pains) and do a daily on-demand scan with it. Keep ClamWin as a backup scanner--updated hourly with daily scheduled scans of memory, user\appdata, system 32, sysWOW64, and windows\temp. That will give you good protection.


The lines in question came from a ClamWin scan (notice they show FOUND at the end of them).

You recommend running a real-time AV/AM program, but mention Malwarebytes and Zemana then mention they don't do real-time... so I don't know which ones you actually recommend for real-time scanning.

I already have ClamWin run weekly, I don't think it's worth the daily drive grind as I don't use the laptop every day.
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GuitarBob


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I mentioned MBAM and Zemana free versions because they are good after-the-fact cleaners (in case you didn't want to use real-time), and they are free. I have paid licenses for lots of real-time AVs, but I use Forticlient on my tablet and Windows Defender on my desktop. I keep MBAM, Zemana, Microsoft Safety Scanner, and Kaspersky TDSS Cleaner on USB.

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