iptyr.exe is a masked malware which is reported as uninfected by McAfee AntiVirus disables SecurityCentre's update function!
Location: %systemdrive%\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Application Data\iptyr.exe
McAfee SecurityCentre gives the following warning after 8 days:
Only a "Fix" action updates the definitions.
This shook my confidence in McAfee's ability to protect my computer.
iptyr.exe is disguised as a system file in windows & thus remains hidden.
Googling for "iptyr.exe" shows that is is a newly reported file.
I was able to delete the file & associated registry entries using Unlocker 1.9.0, regedit.exe & Autoruns for windows:
Afterwards, the update function of McAfee Security Centre started working again.
McAfee needs to udate its definitions to include this malware immediately before iptyr.exe becomes a epidemic & destroys McAfee's reputation.
It's probably a bit late now but there is a submission process to have suspect files analysed & included in the detection database. It's quite a rapid process and is usually solved within 24 hours.
No antivirus on the market is 100% proof against everything out there unfortunately.Message was edited by: Ex_Brit on 26/07/10 1:10:10 EDT PM