Threat Encyclopedia

Riskware/XYNTService

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Riskware/XYNTService is a detection for a Riskware tool that was based on the XYNTService.exe, an open source program that can allow programs/service to have an auto start and persistency. Malicious programs may utilize this XYNTService.exe to make the malwares start even before the user has logged on and stay running/executing even after the user has logged off.

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  • Make sure that your FortiGate/FortiClient system is using the latest AV database.
  • Quarantine/delete files that are detected and replace infected files with clean backup copies.

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