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ATI Driver 7.2 adds MOM.exe

Discussion in 'Frontpage news' started by erichx, Mar 1, 2007.

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  1. erichx

    erichx New Member

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    I contacted ATI/AMD about new ATI CATALYST 7.2 and told them mom.exe loads with software( This was a known Key Logger or tracking Virus). I scanned it with a few different Anti-Virus and a couple Spyware programs and nothing popped up. I hit it with Rootkit reveal also. Nothing on MOM.exe. I got a response from ATI telling me to revert back to 7.1 till they can figure it out. This is a liitle alarming. I thought people may want to know. I asked them to pull it! This was official response from ATI.

    "Regarding the error 'mom.implementation' and 'CCC.implementation':

    At the moment we are investigating the issue, Please revert back to Catalyst 7.1.

    We will have a fix shortly" Notice they call it error!
     
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  2. Joey

    Joey Ancient Guru

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    I think this might a keylogger. I have recently had £1500 worth of bogus credit card transactions on my credit card on the day I installed 7.2.
    Is there any more information on this. NOD32 has not caught it....
    I'm ****in pissed off
     
  3. erichx

    erichx New Member

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    I am still waiting for answers myself?! I can't imagine them letting this slip through! I tried everything to detect it and nothing came up. If it were not for there response I would think it is part of thier program. I do know it was a key logger a while back. I've asked them for a answer and I'll let you know:)
     
  4. Netgamer

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    thats whack, is the keylogger from someone at ATI/AMD?
     

  5. erichx

    erichx New Member

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    Looks like it

    It's the only way it can happen.... I have to wait to hear from them but I still don't know how or if this is really the case! I do have the reply from them and it indicates they have a problem..... so let's see how they fix or spin this.
     
  6. Armoured

    Armoured Ancient Guru

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    how dare ATI do this...mother****ers!!
     
  7. UnclePappi

    UnclePappi Banned

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    wait a second. I just installed 7.2 today. how do you find this mom.exe?

    whoah!!! its right there in task manager! wtf?! anybody got an answer for this?!

    its also this... http://www.mom.ru/Engl/Moredetails.htm
     
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  8. Portstevo

    Portstevo Member Guru

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    MOM.exe was in the 7.1 drivers for vista as well as 7.2

    task manager is more descriptive under vista and it describes it as "Catalyst Control Center: Monitoring program"

    so, it looks like it is definately been added by ATI/AMD

    I am not sure if it is a keylogger like is suggested, I would more likely think it is just a program to monitor CCC and make sure it is working properly
     
  9. UnclePappi

    UnclePappi Banned

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    erichx you bastard. you almost gave me a heart attack.
     
  10. erichx

    erichx New Member

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    Sorry For almost Heart Attack

    This is what I told them and this is what they said. Like I said I have no Idea what it is. They didn't give me a reply on question! If it's part of the program that is wonderful"They could have picked a better name" If it is indeed something else,well what are you going to do? I copy and pasted from message I got from them below! I know that in past Mcafee has had ATI Drivers come up as a Virus, but was told always to ignore as it was a false/positive. CLI.exe is gone does MOM.exe take over for it?Does it help run Hotkeys?? They didn't tell me.. Read message then you tell me what to make of it.


    Summary: MOM.exe
    Details: I installed new drivers for ATI X1300 the 7.2 drivers. I now notice MOM.exe running in my proc. CCC is also running can you explain what these are as I cannot find anything on them, accept that mom.exe has been known as a tracking device--Key logger... I attached a picture showing Proc.'s that are running.
    Thank You
    Attachment: 1(49).jpg


    Solution
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    (3/1/2007 11:31 AM EDT) Regarding the error 'mom.implementation' and 'CCC.implementation':

    At the moment we are investigating the issue, Please revert back to Catalyst 7.1.

    We will have a fix shortly
     
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  11. Portstevo

    Portstevo Member Guru

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    I guess their "fix" will be to rename the exe so it is not the same as a known keylogger
     
  12. Freedom Eclipse

    Freedom Eclipse Maha Guru

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    well...its a good thing their 7.2s really f**ked my system up so im still running with 7.1s no MOM.exe detected.
     
  13. erichx

    erichx New Member

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    NO real answers...

    Official response from ATI/AMD? Here it is:


    Solution:
    Currently there is no solution.

    ATI Engineering has been advised of this issue and is investigating. Any updates will be published when they become available.
    Customers who are experiencing this issue are advised to install Catalyst 7.1 for now

    To ensure that you are notified of updates to this article, please register your product. Once the product has been registered and you have an ATI Customer Care account, please click "sign-in" in the top right hand corner to log into your account, and then click "subscribe to topic" on the right side of the article to be notified of updates to the article.

    Well that's great! What is that all about. No solution to it is a problem or no solution to it is not a problem. Do what you guy's want. I guess revert to 7.1 unless you use Vista which there is not a answer. ATI does use 3rd party software so it is very possible that there is something going on!
     
  14. Freedom Eclipse

    Freedom Eclipse Maha Guru

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    I think the situation here is that ATi have been caught with their hand in the cookie jar. im interested to see what cat 7.3's have to offer.
     
  15. Anarion

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    MOM.exe is located at C:\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\Core-Static so I guess that you can remove it if you want but it is described as "Catalyst Control Center: Monitoring program". Go figure... I think that they didn't know that there are mom.exe called spyware so I think that AMD will rename it in 7.3.
     
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  16. Freedom Eclipse

    Freedom Eclipse Maha Guru

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    Just found out I have mom.exe running on my laptop which is running 7.2cats :( would anything happen if i deleted mom.exe?
     
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    Anarion Ancient Guru

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    You would loose "Catalyst Control Center: Monitoring program" I guess... (If it is what it is said to be).
     
  18. Food

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    :D sticking to 7.1 best drivers ever.
     
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    llerenaprincipe Ancient Guru

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    good thing i was too lazy to install the 7.2 drivers :D
     
  20. CHAOSWEAVER

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    Is This Harful Or Not ????
     
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