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Windows 7: Do not download any gadgets from virus

15 May 2013   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
Do not download any gadgets from virus

As per the title, please take care if you feel the need to download any Windows 7 gadgets from "". I checked about a dozen totally random gadget files and every one came back as positive for Malware-Somoto which, having read up on this forum, is a nasty pup infection.

A point worth baring in mind is none of these files gave a warning when scanned with Malwarebytes, it was only when I scanned them with SUPERantispyware that the alarm was raised.


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15 May 2013   #2

Windows 7 Professional X64

This site was discussed in a previous thread - very dangerous!

WARNING... Virus in Win 7 Gadgets

I think the reason Malwarebytes does not think it is bad is that you can click "custom" and not download their toolbar or have it change your search or home page.
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