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Trojans and viruses


Phoenix21

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I run Windows XP. My PC was acting up so I ran scans with AVG 9.0 Pro, Malwarebytes and AdAware. Nothing was found, so I then ran the scans again in safe mode. AVG and Malwarebytes again found nothing, but AdAware found a Trojan.Win32.Generic!SB.O, a Trojan.Win32.Gframe(v), and Win32.PUP.Bandoo(800).

I know that the first one is the generic detection for password-stealing Trojan horse programmes that install keyloggers which record keystrokes and sends the data to the malicious operators who distributed the malware, but I have been unable to find out exactly what harm the other two do to a computer.

Can anyone help me out here, please?

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rawprawn

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Googled

http://tinyurl.com/3eqqmb8

Win32.PUP.Bandoo(800). seems fairly low risk, but I think it attacks Calendar

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rawprawn

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sorry keep forgetting the new format Trojan.Win32.Gframe(v),

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Phoenix21

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The link you gave me only showed my thread and your reply in PC Advisor, but thanks anyway.

It is strange, isn't it how one programme will find a virus or threat which other programmes miss!

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