Spyware, viruses, & security forum: Malware.packer.gen on a non-existent tmp file

by: danawenco May 27, 2010 3:49 PM PDT

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Malware.packer.gen on a non-existent tmp file

by danawenco - 5/27/10 3:49 PM

Hi,

I got a "malware.packer.gen" threat from my Malwarebytes Anti malware complete scan last night on a tmp file.

C:\Users\wle\AppData\Local\Temp\~DFBB42.tmp (Malware.Packer.Gen)

I didn't take any action and exited MBAM, went to that location, and couldn't find the file. So I did another complete scan (without updating the db version) with MBAM, and the second scan came out clean.

During both scans I only had one firefox browser running (same web page), and had no other application running.

Is there any way to figure out if this is a FP, since I can't even find that file? And, can I be sure that my system is clean once I've done a few complete scans (in regular mode and safe mode) with a few AV products?

I have Windows Vista SP2. Thank you very much for your help.

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