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Re: [Mingw-users] Windows Defender detects Trojan in file C:\MinGW\libexec\gcc\mingw32\5.3.0\collect2.exe




On 1/26/2017 8:32 AM, Jacob Mossberg UK wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> My Windows Defender detects a Trojan in file C:\MinGW\libexec\gcc\mingw32\5.3.0\collect2.exe. The detected item is "Trojan:Win32/Clavior.B!cl" according to Windows Defender. I am running Windows 10.
> 
> The following link shows more information from Microsoft:
> https://www.microsoft.com/security/portal/threat/encyclopedia/Entry.aspx?Name=Trojan:Win32/Clavior.B!cl
> 
> Have anyone else experienced this problem with collect2.exe?
> 

One of a couple of possibilities:

1) A false positive
2) Your system has become infected

Try reinstalling the gcc package.

-- 
Earnie

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