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Offline julevine

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what is detection FileRepMetagen mean
« on: March 08, 2014, 09:21:08 PM »
i got  this detection  downloading  a file
 but  manually scan file no detection

what does FileRepMetagen  detection  mean 

thanks

Offline Secondmineboy

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Re: what is detection FileRepMetagen mean
« Reply #1 on: March 08, 2014, 09:24:54 PM »
That file that you downloaded has a bad reputation.

Avast is considering the age, the number of users that have encountered the file, and some other things.
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Offline julevine

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Re: what is detection FileRepMetagen mean
« Reply #2 on: March 08, 2014, 09:26:40 PM »
it  not just  from  low reputation

never seen this detection  before

please explain  detection in detail

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Re: what is detection FileRepMetagen mean
« Reply #3 on: March 08, 2014, 09:33:28 PM »
Avast is considering the age of the file the amount of computers where the file was run on the status of the digital signature the URL
where it comes from and theprevelance of the file.

Avast is only considering executables with FileRep.

But how it works exactly can only be answered by Avast themselves.
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Re: what is detection FileRepMetagen mean
« Reply #4 on: March 08, 2014, 09:38:47 PM »
i will wait for  avast to answer

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Re: what is detection FileRepMetagen mean
« Reply #5 on: March 08, 2014, 09:52:44 PM »
And these detections and also Evo-Gen are only on execution not in real-time. :)
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