BreadCrumbs: What is this program

What is this program

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Dog icon, 169k in size, random filenames, C:\Windows\Temp folder

This is an extension of the Trend Micro Office Scan application. It runs in this manner to protect it's self from attack. You can be sure this is a Trend Micro file by the following criteria:

  • Randomized and capitalized 6 character alphanumeric filename ending in .EXE
  • Process icon is a brown running dog
  • File size is 169 kilobytes
  • Location is C:\Windows\Temp\

Please keep in mind that there are viruses that use similar tactics to conceal them selfs. If the file is not exactly as described above it is most likely a virus. Please only use this as a reference and conduct your own investigation on the suspect file(s).


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