How to remove the pdf:urlmal-inf[trj] virus?

343    Asked by AndreaBailey in SQL Server , Asked on Nov 15, 2022

When I create a PDF file from my particular DOCX file, it gets infected with the virus. However, creating a new DOCX file and creating a PDF form that doesn't get infected by the virus. I have tried to solve the issue with Malwarebytes but it didn't work. Only AVG and AVIRA antivirus detect this malware but rather than neutralising it, it is removing the file.Is there any way to remove this malware manually?

Answered by Anisha Dalal
  To remove the pdf:urlmal-inf[trj] virus -

The detection of PDF.UrlMal-inf [Trj] virus is related to the Content of the PDF. The file itself isn't harmful, but it does contain links to sites that have been found harmful. That's why an empty file can never be infected with a PDF.UrlMal-inf. Check these:

Search your .docx file for hyperlinks.
Test these URLs with e.g. VirusTotal.

Manually remove the links that have been found malicious.

  Convert the PDF again.

To neutralise the file, an AV would be required to create working PDF files.

  What is pdf:urlmal-inf Virus?

PDF/UrlMal.INF! tris categorised as a trojan. It is a type of Malware that performs activities without the knowledge of the user. Such activities commonly include capturing keyboard input, establishing remote access connection, collecting system information, dropping other malware into other infected systems, running/terminating processes, downloading/uploading files, etc. It is recommended that your FortiGate/FortiClient system is using the latest AV database. Make sure that Quarantine/delete files that are detected and replace infected files with clean backup copies.

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