o-o Win32/cmdow, what is this?

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  1. Aijelsop
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    The only thing I've done in the past day (since last scan) is install vmware player and download Ubuntu 11.04 and TinyXP. I just did a scan of TinyXP because I scan EVERYTHING I download, even if it's a txt file. And when MSE opened it said "Potentially Unprotected"

    After scanning TinyXP it showed this file: Win32/cmdow but I'm sure it was there before I scanned TinyXP. What is this file? Is it bad?

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  2. Coto

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    most likely a backdoor (virus).
     
  3. Aijelsop
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    I looked at the history, and it turns out it was in the .iso, but the torrent was trusted, had multiple seeders, and was uploaded by eXPer1ence, none of his/her file's are bad, (TinyXP, TinyVista, Tiny7, etc)
     
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    Technical Information (Analysis)

    Tool:Win32/Cmdow is a command line tool that can be used to hide windows.

    This tool can be used to move, resize, rename, hide, show, disable, enable, minimize, maximize, restore, activate, close, or kill windows.

    These actions can be performed without the affected user's knowledge or consent.[/p]
    It's not malicious in itself but it can be used maliciously. You should be fine.

    It's part of the operating system. It's okay.
     
  5. Aijelsop
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    Cool, thanks. [​IMG]
     
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    Next time click "show details" so we can actually see what's up.