core.zip

  muddypaws 21:19 18 Jul 07
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An icon for 'core.zip' has appeared on my desktop.
I am 99% certain I haven't d/loaded it and I certainly haven't opened or extracted it. Google reveals this click here
Anyone throw any light on it?
Thanks.

  skidzy 21:29 18 Jul 07

Can you right click this and scan with your av ?

Do not open !

  muddypaws 21:39 18 Jul 07

skidzy
NAV is clear.
Spysweeper/Spyware Terminator/AVG Spyware
are all clear.

  skidzy 21:44 18 Jul 07

Some more info if indeed as your link click here

Have you loaded any recent software/cd's etc

  muddypaws 21:49 18 Jul 07

skidzy
D/loaded a couple of aircraft zips for fs9 yesterday, but I always scan before opening.
I see properties show time date as 1440 yesterday, but I don't recall noticing it before now.

  muddypaws 21:51 18 Jul 07

And the size is 1.9mbs
Thanks for link

  muddypaws 21:54 18 Jul 07

Would anything like that normally appear as a zip on the desktop?

  skidzy 21:54 18 Jul 07

I think i would just delete it,better safe than sorry.

Have you opened any attachtments in your email ?

I think best policy here is to run HJT click here and post the scan log click here and let the real experts examine your log.

  skidzy 21:56 18 Jul 07

Yes it is possible if its part of a download.

I cannot find any other reference to this except being a worm.

Do you use any p2p software ?

  muddypaws 22:16 18 Jul 07

No p2p.
HJT might be as well as you say.
Might do some win searches on a few of the entries in your link.
Haven't had any emails for two days ( unusually quiet!) and no attachments.
So will delete.
Thanks for help.
Wont 'resolve' just yet.

  skidzy 22:18 18 Jul 07

Chances are you wont find anything unless you have executed the file by opening it.

But do check the entries though.

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