Re: Unknown.EXE file run by system eating up CPU
From: MowGreen [MVP] (mowgreen_at_nowandzen.com)
Date: Mon, 28 Nov 2005 00:26:36 -0800
Have the file scanned here :
Post back with the results, please.
MowGreen [MVP 2003-2006]
> I've recently noticed a program feeding off my the CPU anywhere from 3 to 15
> percent and fluctuation is constant some times makeing lad time which seems
> greater than any percentage it is reporting. Have googled the file, yahoo,
> Microsoft & Sony knowlegebase even the virus/malware team have never heard of
> the file & nobody can find records of it its existance. Has anyone seen a
> file called SONYMQAD.EXE? I belive it to be related to a media player of some
> kind and the first 4 letters says it all but 45 min and after charging me $19
> they have never heard of it or show any records (Not sure but am leaning
> towards the belife that it is a newer version of DRM rootkit running
> uncloaked). Any help?