1.    04 Jul 2015 #1
    Join Date : Sep 2014
    Posts : 280
    Windows 10 PRO 64Bit

    Trojan removed by Defender

    With the last couple of builds it seems that Defender is always finding stuff to remove every time I start Windows 10. This morning I removed Trojan Win32/GHEUGENT.Alplock after Defender quarantined it and marked it severe. Right now I am running a full scan on the laptop.

    The only thing I have on that laptop is the operating system and Office 2013. I would to find out how I am getting this malware and put a stop to it. Anyone have any ideas?
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2.    04 Jul 2015 #2
    Join Date : Feb 2015
    Bamberg Germany
    Posts : 12,596
    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit / Ubuntu & Windows 8.1 in Hyper-V

    Which browser are you using?

    If other than Edge, do you have all the security switches turned on(pop-up blocker for example) when you surf(some can be turned of on trusted sites).

    If you have JAVA installed turn it off until you need it(some bank sites require it).

    Set Flash Player to "click to play" and only click when you're sure of the source.

    Download and install Malwarebytes Anti Exploit and leave at default settings(you can hide icon and not show messages to desktop).

    If you're using IE11 you can toggle security(turn filtering on/off) in the address bar by clicking the little blue circle next to the refresh symbol(upper right).
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  3.    04 Jul 2015 #3
    Join Date : Sep 2014
    Posts : 280
    Windows 10 PRO 64Bit

    I only use IE 11 with the medium high security settings. I installed Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and it found nothing. I also installed their Anti-Exploit. So far the only thing I have noticed is that I get a notification that it is running when IE11 starts up and when it shuts down. The same Anti-Exploit program does not do this in Windows 8.1 Pro.

    Here is something weird. I received notification that you replied to my message in this forum on my android tablet. I did not get any such notification on this Windows 8.1 machine or my Windows 10 laptop. It's a head scratcher!

    Thanks for your help, I will mark this thread as solved.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  4.    05 Jul 2015 #4
    Join Date : Feb 2015
    Bamberg Germany
    Posts : 12,596
    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit / Ubuntu & Windows 8.1 in Hyper-V

    You're welcome. The messages with MBAE get on my nerves, so like I said you can turn the notifications that it's protecting off(It always is in the back ground), in taskbar properties. If your using IE then if you haven't turn on and get tracking protection too:
    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	002.png 
Views:	8 
Size:	25.9 KB 
ID:	23365
    Don't forget Active X filtering and Smart Screen Filter. To be honest using IE, I have never gotten a PUP or Worm or Virus using these settings(One reason that Edge will not be my default browser)
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


Similar Threads
Thread Forum
What are some of your most missed removed/scrapped features from past Windows versions?
I myself have two biggies, which I've managed to hack into File Explorer by using two seperate hacks, one a .dll which affects File Explorer, and one a re-write of XP's Windows Picture and Fax Viewer software. - Explorer7fixes.dll restores the...
General Support
Windows 10 Defender
With Windows 10 about to be released, I'm considering upgrading from Windows 7 which I currently protect with a version Norton Internet Security compatible with Windows 7 but not 10. I'm not too keen on the later build of NIS & can extend my...
AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
Solved Windows update removed restore points
so one has to recreate that. Too bad one cannot go back. Wanted to use a restore point because all of a sudden my Outlook 2016 is gone. Off course one cannot find this when scrolling down after hitting the left corner and hitting then "all apps",...
Windows Updates and Activation
Removed Preview & thanks
I decide go back to windows 7 & Lubuntu for my needs. If Microsoft offers it for free or very low cost I might consider getting Windows 10 or whatever it might called. Posters, thank you for all your help. :)
Chillout Room
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:36.
Find Us
Twitter Facebook Google+

Windows 10 Forums