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Bullguard fastscan says that lsass.exe is infected by malware!?!?!

Posted 6/29/2017 11:26 PM
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Ditz3n Member

Date Joined Jun 2017
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Hello Bulguard forum
Posted 6/29/2017 11:31 PM
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Ditz3n Member

Date Joined Jun 2017
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i scanned my pc for virus and it found virus on the file called lsass.exe found in C\windows\system32\lsass.exe .it says that the file is infected with the "Malware: Gen:HackTool.WinCred.1" 

when i click on the fix button to fix the virus problem, bullguard cant delete the file, so i dont know what to do atm, cause i've searched the file up and it is said, to be a virus... :/

Heres a screenshot:
Posted 6/29/2017 11:41 PM
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Shellahh01 Member

Date Joined Jun 2017
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I've literally JUST had this happen. Exact same file. Exact same infection.

If anyone can help, please do. I've never had any problems with Bullguard or my computer and then this happened an hour ago and I'm very worried.
Posted 7/10/2017 4:00 PM
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Andreea-Luciana Ostache Advanced member

Date Joined Nov 2016
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I have deleted the other post as duplicate.

The problem was caused by a false positive detection that was reported and solved in a few hours, then. If you continue to have issues, please contact support directly.
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