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#843834 - 10/21/12 03:28 PM Steam vulnerability reported
Uncle Reg Offline
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#843845 - 10/21/12 04:10 PM Re: Steam vulnerability reported [Re: Uncle Reg]
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Thanks Uncle Reg.

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#843961 - 10/22/12 10:59 AM Re: Steam vulnerability reported [Re: Uncle Reg]
JeanK Offline
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Several weeks ago I started to get a lot of popups. It happened within a couple of hours of taking Steam out of Startup. I have my virus scan (Avast) set to run everyday at 11 am, but thought maybe I should run it again manually at 4 pm. I did, and sure enough found a virus with Steam mentioned. I immediately took care of it and ran a boot scan, which found 2 trojans.

I should have come here to mention it, but I'm dealing with bad back problems right now and was on meds, not thinking straight.

So, run an extra scan and do a boot scan if you use Steam. The browser I'm using is Firefox.

Checking my log: the files were found in c:\program files\steam bin. That was a Win32 trojan. It also mentions Steamservice.dll. Also an AppOverlay.dll in C:\program files\Steam. That was another Win32Trojan.

Another was filesystem_steam.dll. That one was win32malware.

Hope this helps.

Edited by JeanK (10/22/12 11:06 AM)
Edit Reason: Added file info
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#844062 - 10/22/12 07:56 PM Re: Steam vulnerability reported [Re: Uncle Reg]
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Hmmm just ran a scan the other day, but will run another. Thanks!
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#844081 - 10/22/12 09:40 PM Re: Steam vulnerability reported [Re: looney4labs]
Dunn Tawkin Offline
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Registered: 03/18/07
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Loc: NW. Wash . USA

Mine checked clean.


#845504 - 10/28/12 07:29 PM Re: Steam vulnerability reported [Re: Uncle Reg]
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Thanx a million!! I will be on the lookout! Steam is a big player and alot of ppl might be affected!
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