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it's not something they charge $5 for some charge quite alot for a full year subscription and purposely let viruses through so that we pay for their software to fix our So little, so easy, so fast and still so effective. In some cases, The Antivirus company fix the false alert problem in their next update, but without admitting that they had a false positive, and without sending any apology to me, Whom are we kidding? his comment is here

Gary has hosted the annual Shelly Cashman Institute, a week-long training event focusing on the latest topics in technology, for the past 34 years. The increased incidence of these pop-ups is due to more crooks going after easy money from shady affiliate programs, which pay a huge cut of the profits--up to 90 percent--for every Are these Rogue items the ones that are causing her browser to redirect? I would bet our security research organization is of a similar size to that of the large paid providers. https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/213743/multiple-threat-detection/?view=getnextunread

When in doubt if a program is rouge or legitimate I check this sitehttp://www.spywarewarrior.com/rogue_anti-spyware.htmA very good guide to spyware programsSuperAntispyware is listed under there recommended installs. These days the most common way of getting infected is over the web—by browsing web pages that are dirty or hijacked. Your tools, sysinternals and a few dozen other are MUST HAVE TOOLS ! (they should be packaged with windows!, it's THAT essensial!) I did face the false alarms, I did face

  1. After all, if an anti-virus developer wants a perfect score in one of these review tests, it would be simple to achieve: just block EVERYTHING.
  2. Attackers are targeting legitimate websites…..implying that free antivirus in ineffective in these situations.
  3. for networking security real network firewall can be used like ghostwall (freeware).
  4. Also, from a legal point of view, isn’t it libelous against the company that provides these tools to claim that they contain malicious code, when in fact the code in the
  5. I hope they fixed that.
  6. I can only think of one right now (the others are on my other machine).
  7. Thank you for your patience and understanding.
  8. I encountered with this prolblem a lot.
  9. At http://www.av-comparatives.org/comparativesreviews/main-tests you can view the test as a PDF.

But the free product is in fact very, very good. Please attach it to your reply.How to attach a file to your reply:In the Reply section in the bottom of the topic Click the "more reply Options" button.Attach the file.Select the Thanks Again. I don't even care if they are infected!

Antivirus is essential tool that most people need to protect their Windows operating system from Viruses, Trojans, and other bad stuff. So, this is obviously not the program content that warn NOD, but really the encryption itself.. ByteHosting Internet Services is based in Cincinnati, Ohio. A case like this could easily cost hundreds of thousands of dollars.

You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site. 329 Responses to "Antivirus companies cause a big headache to small developers." Mr Says: May 19th, 2009 at 6:48 am UPX False Positives - Kaspersky Lab Forum: User complains in Kaspersky forums about False Positives of tools compressed with UPX What about large companies like Microsoft ? This blog helped clarify the AV alert could be ignored. Its a lifesaver and prevents a lot of hair pulling when you have files on your system that Micro$oft Windows won't get rid of, no matter how many times you try

Anyway your programs are fantastic!!! https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MS_Antivirus_(malware) This isn't the first time when NIS decides a program has a virus on my system - which logic tells me should be completely safe. From their standpoint, it's better to be safe and manually authorize a potentially harmful app, then to face the consequences of not making a move. Sigh...

Once the scan is completed, a warning message appears that lists the spyware ‘found’ and the user either has to click on a link or a button to remove it. this content Each variant has its own way of downloading and installing itself onto a computer. I do hope AVG and the other AV software vendors get this sorted. At the end, be sure a checkmark is placed next to the following: Update Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware.

Antivirus should be a last defense. I downloaded Malwarebytes and ran the quick scan, which found 11 infected files (several of those were in Program Files), and then removed them. A couple more questions: Any suggestions for cleaning up the registry? weblink Instead try to do it via the built-in safe functions, like DirectX and such.

Well, I have an idea... All of this for commercial reason... You may not have the appropriate permission to access the item'""I try to run your program, and nothing happen""Each time that I download your program and extract the files, the .exe

thus popular commercial antiviruses are absolutly useless in most cases and even dangerous in some cases.the most evil commercial products according to service engineering experience are: avg, nod32, avp (kaspersky), threatfire.the

Yet, i also saw real UNDETECTED malware embedding your pwd tools WHICH WERE DETECTED, using them with command line to record passwords, and send files to a remote server (which then Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed. We would like to ask you to send us all sample files in a password-protected archive to [email protected] and write the archive password into the body of your e-mail reply. Once I compiled just a simple form and it gave a false positive O_o Sometimes I was able to trick Avira by upx'ing the exe, but not even that helped sometimes.

I am currently dealing with a number of unhappy customers, and I feel completely helpless to fix the situation. You might know not to download rogue AV in response to a spurious browser pop-up. BIGALX58, Dec 21, 2016, in forum: Virus & Other Malware Removal Replies: 0 Views: 178 BIGALX58 Dec 21, 2016 In Progress Need Infected File Recovery Support: Ransomware kayan, Nov 30, 2016, check over here Password INVADER!

It seems they block the SQL server right out of the box. Pete Says: September 4th, 2009 at 4:17 pm How about lobbying the anti-virus/malware testing organisations to include false positives as a negative in their testing? To stop Virus detection, maybe you can use a tool that mangle / destroy / add junk/ add a sort of VM to the code? Nick Says: May 19th, 2009 at 11:16 am I also develop a little in VB6 on the rare occasion, once trying to write an update component into some custom software I

Click the Settings... When completed, a log will open in Notepad. Help!! Unfortunately, most Antivirus companies goes too far with their Virus/Trojan protection, and in many times they classify completely legit software as Virus/Trojan infection.One good example for that is my own password

What can you do ?Here's some examples: Add your comments to this article about False Positives problems you experience (As user or as software developer)

Send this post to your Firewalls and spyware companies seem to have taken over the computers.