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Virus suspected in XP_INST_v04.7z
Posted 02 November 2010 - 10:17 PM
It's probably 10th email going back and forth and they keep asking me for registration email to move further on, although I keep explaining in those semi-automatic emails what the case is. Next I get referred to a web page to submit the sample, which web page doesn't re-analyse it as most other AV vendors did, but rather scans it using current signatures and supposedly gets detected.
Then I reply with the results to the semi-automatic email, where yet another guy puts his name on top of a similar answer and asks me again for registration
At least there is some progress, 19/43 a few days ago, now 13/43:
Posted 04 January 2011 - 12:36 PM
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Directory on McAfee site where free tools are available.
I was there getting a fresh copy of the excellent BinText utility (BinText303.zip) today, and noticed file (near the bottom of the list/page): warning.txt
I had a look at it:
PACKER DETECTION ALERT
The anti-virus scanner has detected a packer program. The file was not cleaned and has been removed.
Detection(s): 'PE_Patch.Stolen.d (compressed file)'
See your system administrator for further information. Copyright 1999-2007 McAfee, Inc.All Rights Reserved.http://www.mcafee.com
Their Anti-virus detected a packer inside their own file!
...and obviously did NOT delete it as file SharePointDiscovery.exe has the same timestamp 21-Oct-2010 09:04 of warning.txt ...
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Posted 05 January 2011 - 11:37 AM
For reference I am posting a link to one of the numerous attempts to report false positive to McAfee:
Posted 03 December 2011 - 03:18 AM
Posted 03 December 2011 - 04:37 AM
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