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storm33
Level 7

Artemis!E5FE2A8179D2

Hi All,

The mcAfee internet security detected trojan Artemis!E5FE2A8179D2 after downloading MS project 2010 from a third party website. it could be detected Everytime i run a full scan and whenever i remove with McAfee, it came back again at the same location : C:\Users\eric\AppData\Local\Temp\iswizard05\dwm.exe. Can anyone here advise me a method to remove this annoying bug. Your help is greatly appreciated. Thanks.

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catdaddy
Level 20

Re: Artemis!E5FE2A8179D2

Please follow the inserted  thread/instructions for the Artemis Detection. Kindly post back the Analysis Id #

http://vil.nai.com/vil/submit-sample.aspx

Kind regards,

Message was edited by: catdaddy on 4/12/14 1:48:58 PM CDT
Cliff
McAfee Volunteer
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Peacekeeper
Level 20

Re: Artemis!E5FE2A8179D2

Are you saying it is a flase detection or a real 1 that is persistant?

If false do as CD says if persistant  scan with several of the following scanners mentioned here

McAfee Communities: Anti-Spyware/Malware & Hijacker Tools

Also delete the temp folder files and Internet temp files 1 way is via the system cleanup option in accessories or administrative tools area of windows.

In windows/system32/   it is the cleanmgr.exe file

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nownitin
Level 12

Re: Artemis!E5FE2A8179D2

Hello,

I checked this sample and this file does not seem to belong to MS project 2010. It should not have any affect on wokring on MS project.

as it was downloaded from third party website, it could be a part of other toolbar or budled software installation.

Please uninstall any unwanted toolbar if installed without your knowledge.

If this file is need, you can contact support for instruciton on "creating exclusion for this file".

Regards,

Nitin Kumar

McAfee SME

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Peacekeeper
Level 20

Re: Artemis!E5FE2A8179D2

Nownitin or Nitin this user is a consumer user he cannot as yet create a real time scanning exclusion.

The file is also in the temp folder so best to delete i I would assume (the file that is)

iwizard05 is I feel a known issue it is is a bitcoin miner trojan so the search links say do a search on it  have a read also

https://community.mcafee.com/thread/66288?start=10&tstart=0

Try the scanners mentioned here as well as malwarebytes antirootkit

McAfee Communities: Anti-Spyware/Malware & Hijacker Tools

maybe also a good idea to restore (go to a restore point) before this happened provided you do not lose anything you need and or disable the current restore points as the infection could be returning

Message was edited by: Peacekeeper on 16/04/14 7:53:41 PM
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catdaddy
Level 20

Re: Artemis!E5FE2A8179D2

If I may add in addition, I agree with all of the suggestions Peacekeeper has given. Also here is a excellent removal Guide for the "Bitcoinminer" infection. It includes all of the Anti-Malware Tools with-in the link Tony gave,and additional steps.

When running McAfee Rootkit Remover, it is recommended to "Right Click" on the program,and run as Administrator.

I would keep the link at hand Peacekeeper suggested, in case need for further use arises.

If one chooses to use, here is the link:  http://malwaretips.com/blogs/pup-bitcoinminer-virus/

In certain scenarios, for really stubborn Malware one should run in "SafeMode/Networking"

Regards,

Message was edited by: catdaddy on 4/16/14 11:44:11 AM CDT
Cliff
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