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onreel
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what is 2012v121.exe that has taking over

what is 2012v121.exe that has taking over my machine. the only task running is Mcafee Security Center and yet there are a ton of 2012v121.exe running and succing all the cpu at 3% each.

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Reliable Contributor Peacekeeper
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Re: what is 2012v121.exe that has taking over

Grab a copy and post it on www.virustotal.com and link the results to here.

Sounds like a fake AV program are you getting any popups?

Run the following from here

McAfee Communities: Anti-Spyware, Malware & Hijacker Tools

Both Stingers especially teh Fake alert 1. ( these need redonloading to update the Fake alert gets daily updates.

Getsusp make sure you add your email addy to preferences so they can contact you. This program sends suspect files to Mcafee.

Malwarebytes

Also submit the file asap to Mcafee via the process here

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

Moving this to the threats forum


Re: what is 2012v121.exe that has taking over

Please submi this file to McAfee Labs.

Instructions to submit a sample <http://www.mcafee.com/us/mcafee-labs/resources/how-to-submit-sample.aspx>

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Re: what is 2012v121.exe that has taking over

This has been reported elsewhere within the past 18 hours. Analysis is HERE. It seems to be a Fake AV going by the name of System Security but that is not specifically stated.