File “msd.dll” has the following statistics:
Total number of reports analysed 380,730
Number of cases that involved the file “msd.dll” 1
Number of incidents when this file was found to be a threat 1
Statistical volume of cases when “msd.dll” was a threat 100%
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The file “msd.dll” is known to be created under the following filename:
Note: %System% is a variable that refers to the System folder. By default, this is C:\Windows\System (Windows 95/98/Me), C:\Winnt\System32 (Windows NT/2000), or C:\Windows\System32 (Windows XP).
The following threats are known to be associated with the file “msd.dll”:
Threat Alias Number of Incidents
Generic.dk [McAfee] 1
Trojan Horse [Symantec] 1
Trojan-PSW.Win32.Nilage.pd [Kaspersky Lab] 1
Trojan-PWS.Lineage [PC Tools] 1
msddll.exe running as a service is a malware that affects internet explorer. Seems to be very recent. Still trying to get info on it.