08-27-2009 08:46 AM
I have seen in a couple of posts something about "avenger" and geekstogo.com
what is that?
I had a document on my C drive that was from avenger and I don't recall every installing that
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08-27-2009 09:01 AM - edited 08-27-2009 09:27 AM
08-27-2009 09:06 AM
08-27-2009 09:11 AM
does it have anything to do with malewarebytes? I ran malewarebytes Monday morning. Later that evening when I rebooted, I noticed this avenger document. But I never went to that link, just malewarebytes
In itself it doesn't have anything to do with Malware Bytes. Over here in the forum, what often happens in the rootkit threads, is that the poster is recommended to run Malware Bytes to see if there are any nasties, especially rootkits, on the computer, and to get the infected computer cleaned up as much as possible. Lingering and stubborn nasties which refuse to be yanked out are nuked with Avenger in a second step. In other words: they are two totally separate programs; what they share in common is the nuking of malware ,-))
08-27-2009 09:24 AM
08-27-2009 09:28 AM - edited 08-27-2009 09:29 AM
but I guess the big question for me is how did it get on there?
Plus it wasn't a file, just a document
Now I'm somewaht confused because if "quads" works with that, then isn't it NOT maleware?
08-27-2009 09:41 AM
Some tools of this nature are occasionally treated as malware by other antivirus products. False positives are more likely to occur with these tools.
If the document that you found was C:\ Avenger.txt, then you should be able to open it in Notepad and look at it.