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#1 bmaytum

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Posted 07 May 2008 - 04:27 AM

False Positive reported by Free AdAware 2007 for PC Magazine utility "InCtrl5.exe". See uploaded AdAware log. I also WinZipped and uploaded the executable (in file named "InCtrl5.zip").

Briefly:
Ad-Aware 2007 Build
Log File Created on: 2008-05-06 18:42:32
Using Definitions File: D:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application

Data\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware 2007\core.aawdef
Computer name: P4PE
Name of user performing scan: SYSTEM
Ad-Aware 2007 Settings
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Databaseinfo
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Version number: 76
Build Number: 0
Build Date and Time: 2008/05/05 21:32:28

Infections Found
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Family Id: 957 Name: Win32.Trojan.Downloader Category: Malware

TAI:10
Item Id: 142108 Value: File: D:\Program Files\InCtrl5\InCtrl5.exe

This reported Malware Infection is a FALSE POSITIVE, InCtrl5.exe is
a legitimate utility program issued by PC Magazine (Ziff-Davis Media,

Inc. Nov. 2000).

InCtrl5.exe has been installed for years, it has never been
reported as Malware by Ad-Aware2007 prior to AdAware Definitions
version 76 !!! Please CORRECT AdAware's Definition to exempt InCtrl5.exe.

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Edited by LS CalamityJane, 01 June 2008 - 03:17 PM.
File attachment removed - no longer needed


#2 LS Pekka

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Posted 07 May 2008 - 06:47 AM

Hi bmaytum!

Thanks for reporting this issue!

We will investigate it further and if it turns out to be a false positive the object will be removed from detection as of the next definition file release.

Regards,

LS Pekka

Lavasoft Research




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