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Offline junckster

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False Positive - Suggestion for subforum descriptions
« on: December 16, 2013, 12:41:14 PM »

I was working on a client's website, and started getting alarms on some files. Well, it turns out the alarms are most likely false positives.

I saw that we should get scan results from Virustotal...

Avast reports:   HTML:Iframe-BKB [Trj]

The file avast is triggering on does contain 3 iframes, but all three have clear src statements for well-known video sites (vimeo, daily motion, YouTube).
The file is part of a Wordpress theme, and is called shortcodes.php. I have submitted that to the email address.


Now, Suggestion...

The main subforum here says.. no false alarms. This subforum says, dealing with FP.

Could you maybe spell out "false positive"  ;) or have this subforum say, "dealing with false alarms" in its description?
I didn't see the FP thingy when scrolling to find the correct place to discuss a false positive.


Offline Eddy

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Re: False Positive - Suggestion for subforum descriptions
« Reply #1 on: December 16, 2013, 12:47:38 PM »
Virustotal only checks for malware, not for other harmfull things.
Analise the site with and post the link to the result here please.
Do the same with
« Last Edit: December 16, 2013, 12:50:37 PM by Eddy »