Re: What virus is this?

Discussion in 'Computer Security' started by Modecate, Jan 25, 2004.

  1. Modecate

    Modecate Guest

    On Sun, 11 Jan 2004 19:51:36 GMT, Modecate <> wrote:

    >Found an executable on my windows\system dir: mpwzojgl.exe, though
    >earlier it had a different name, so it seems to spawn random names.
    >Size is 453K . Norton didn't turn up anything, neither did spybot or
    >adaware. First saw it while running a check on my running processes in
    >proport(recommended BTW) Pretty sure it knocked out my Norton
    >installation first time round and had to reinstall. Can't find any
    >suspicious HKLM or HKCU run, runonce or runservices. Oh, and running
    >the exec gives the error "can't load ak32dll.dll"(did a find file..no
    >luck) after which the exec deletes itself! WTF? Any ideas out there?

    OK, I found out what it was....an anti keylogger demo that I thought
    had been disabled. I have to say this use of random file names is
    unusual though. I'm not suggestibg this is a virus, far from it, it
    seems to be the most widely used akl around.
     
    Modecate, Jan 25, 2004
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