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Mal/Generic-S in Temp folder

Hello,

since this morning, every time I restart the PC, I get the message that there is an executable in the Temp folder that was detected as malware. The first time it could not be removed, but when I checked it was no longer there anyway. The other times it said it could remove the threat successfully.

The detections are Mal/Generic-S.
They are found in the Windows temp directory and look like this (the names change every time):

C:\Windows\Temp\0f62aff2-c963-2b81-c015-e65dbe0fc858\f572f226-cf75-148b-2c52-bacb5a2fc3c8.exe

A full scan of the system after removal has revealed no additional threats.

Should I be concerned?



Typo
[edited by: Andreas Sandner at 8:13 AM (GMT -7) on 1 Oct 2020]