Etrust signature not updating

This malware is referred to as “Not Petya” throughout this Alert.

On June 27, 2017, NCCIC [13] was notified of Petya malware events occurring in multiple countries and affecting multiple sectors.

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What has happened is that the computer's SYSTEM account (which the e Trust services run under) doesn't have access to write to that part of the disk, despite having permissions explicitly set.

It's something you need to do regularly and often - daily is too often!

The simple act of getting on the Internet and downloading email or going to a Web page can expose your computer to malicious crackers who would love to take over your machine for their own use. Originally, the Security Tango was mostly for Windows-based computers.

In the case of e Trust, the fix is to open up the Services control panel (In the cases I have seen, the update works correctly after the Administrator account has been specified.

There does seem to be some problem with the SYSTEM service not working properly.

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