Bitterman - FP of Ad-Aware in Avira
Posted 10 July 2012 - 12:09 PM
Avira Antivirus active web protection
When accessing data from the URL, "http://toolbar.lavas...10062223-m.zip"
a virus or unwanted program 'PHISH/PayPal.TN' [phishing] was found.
Action taken: Blocked file
Posted 10 July 2012 - 12:19 PM
Posted 13 July 2012 - 08:08 PM
Thank you for your email to Avira's virus lab.
Tracking number: INC01203224.
We received the following archive files:
File ID Filename Size (Byte) Result 26986957 120710062223-m.zip 668 Byte OK
A listing of files contained inside archives alongside their results can be found below:
File ID Filename Size (Byte) Result 26986327 120710062223-m.list 982 Byte MALWARE
Please find a detailed report concerning each individual sample below:
Filename Result 120710062223-m.list MALWARE
The file '120710062223-m.list' has been determined to be 'MALWARE'. Our analysts named the threat PHISH/PayPal.TN. The term "PHISH/" denotes an eMail or a file that under false pretences tries to persuade the user for instance to reveal personal information. Detection is added to our virus definition file (VDF) starting with version 188.8.131.52.
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the germans has deemed it a virus
tyskarna envisas med att det är virus
Posted 13 July 2012 - 10:56 PM
I'll inform my contact person at Lavasoft and maybe they can convince Avira that the file isn't dangerous.
Posted 25 July 2012 - 04:30 PM
men det sket sig..., ööhh Did not go well at all, could not install.
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Requested URL: http://download100.l...Tb_184.108.40.206.exe
So Internet explorer got adaware toolbar installed but not firefox.
i tried copying the url in to download accelerator IDM but it was denied access http 1403 forbidden access.
On another topic!? i installed Emsisoft 6.2 Anti-Malware and Avira said it was a Trojan.
Realtime protection: malware found
Virus or unwanted program 'TR/Crypt.XPACK.Gen [trojan]'
detected in file 'C:\Program Files\Emsisoft Anti-Malware\a2start.exe.
Action performed: Deny access
Avira keeps crapping on other malware products left n right
Posted 25 July 2012 - 05:50 PM
Can you disable Avira while you are fetching and installing the toolbar.
Doesn't that mean that Ad-Aware is denied access to the file? Then Ad-Aware wouldn't be able to update its list.
I stopped getting the file warnings because i clicked deny access?
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