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SuperAntiSpyware picking up a Steam trojan?

Discussion in 'General Software' started by happita, Mar 14, 2013.

  1. happita

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    SuperAntiSpyware picked this up just now when I started scanning:
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    I went through the process, got rid of it, was asked to reboot to finish up the process. Done.

    When I entered Windows after that I scanned again, came out clean.

    Then I opened Steam and it went through these steps in the "updating" session:
    Updating Steam
    Extracting package
    Installing update
    Cleaning up

    Then goes into the Steam login screen. I did a scan again after it was completed "updating" then my SAS picks up the exact file again.

    I'm what you call an extremely contientious web surfer, I only visit websites I know are trustworthy. Is this just me? SAS has never picked up anything like this before. Should I be worried?
  2. brandonwh64

    brandonwh64 Addicted to Bacon and StarCrunches!!!

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    It could be a false positive? I will check mine in a minute.

    *Edit*

    scanned with AVG and got nothing.
    Last edited: Mar 14, 2013
    Crunching for Team TPU
  3. Crap Daddy

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    False. Get another AV.
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    Definitely time for a new AV, Malwarebytes and AVG both come up clean.
  5. happita

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    Thanks guys. I use SuperAntiSpyware along with Malware bytes and Microsoft Security Essentials. The latter 2 didn't pick it up, so I guess I'm in the clear.
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    Kreij Senior Monkey Moderator Staff Member

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    Go to VirusTotal and upload the file for testing.
    It's what I use when I am not sure about a specific result from a single AV product.
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    Malwarebytes was throwing a false positive for this half a year ago.

    Malwarebytes

    It looks like SuperAntiSpyware is playing catch-up. If you search "avutil-51.dll" on Google, you'll turn up a number of threads on Steam and some threads on different AV websites. They corrected their issues, as users have indicated.

    Also, do you go by Joshy471 on Reddit? :p

    Reddit.com/r/steam
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    I have the file too although nothing picks it up as hostile and that's with a fresh install as of yesterday.

    EDIT:
    Like this one maybe
    http://forums.steampowered.com/forums/showthread.php?p=33025833

    Just downloaded Malwarebytes and ran it trail and came up clean.

    And from malwarebytes and turned out to be a false positive.
    http://forums.malwarebytes.org/index.php?showtopic=117003
    Last edited: Mar 16, 2013

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