Getting 'Behavior:Win32/Powessere.SA' detected since Saturday


AdamE

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Hi all..

Suddenly getting Windows Security detecting 'Behavior:Win32/Powessere.SA' and safely removing it since mid-saturday. There doesn;t seem to be any file location etc reported, and I don;t see any files or emails being downloaded at the time it started.

It's happened 4 times so far. Any ideas?

Thanks
 
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A Guy

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Microsoft has a very vague description

This generic detection for suspicious behaviors is designed to catch potentially malicious files. If you downloaded a file or received it through email, ensure that it is from a reliable source before opening it.


Defender should take care of it, but if it keeps showing, it's possible it's a false positive. Hopefully someone with more security experience will be able to get deeper

A Guy
 

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AdamE

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Microsoft has a very vague description

This generic detection for suspicious behaviors is designed to catch potentially malicious files. If you downloaded a file or received it through email, ensure that it is from a reliable source before opening it.


Defender should take care of it, but if it keeps showing, it's possible it's a false positive. Hopefully someone with more security experience will be able to get deeper

A Guy
Yea saw that... So vague as to be pointless then even saying lol
 

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    Dell XPS One 2720
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    Dell
    Memory
    16GB
    Graphics Card(s)
    Intel HD 4600 & GeForce GT 750M
    Sound Card
    Realtek HD Audio
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BrianInEngland

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I got that as well when trying to upgrade to the newest build on my VM
 

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