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virtool:js/obfuscator? Is this a virus?

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    virtool:js/obfuscator? Is this a virus?

    I was just looking at windows defender, I clicked all detected items and there were 2 things called VirTool:JS/Obfuscator.FQ and I was wondering, should I delete it? what does it do? is it a fake virus? here is what windows defendor had to say about it :

    The following error occurred:
    Error code 0x80508023. The program could not find the malware and other potentially unwanted software on this computer.


    This program is used to create viruses, worms or other malware.

    Recommended action:
    Remove this software immediately.



    Anyways, please tell me what this is, what it does, and weather or not I should delete it. Thx ~mudkip

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    Hi there mudkip and welcome to eightforums.A simple search turned out with How to Remove VirTool:JS/Obfuscator.FG Virus, Malware Report - VilmaTech Expert Guides
    Sure wouldnt hurt taking them steps and see how it goes!Give it a scan afterwards with Malwarebytes,see what it finds.Cheers!
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