Author Topic: hosts-file.net/emd.txt - false positive as JS:Downloader-CQY [Trj]  (Read 2405 times)

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Avast reports the website http://hosts-file.net/emd.txt as JS:Downloader-CQY [Trj]. I am very sure this is a false positive, its a trusted website (powered by Malwarebytes) to download host files that help protect your system from ads, tracking and malicious websites.

Can this be fixed?

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Re: hosts-file.net/emd.txt - false positive as JS:Downloader-CQY [Trj]
« Reply #1 on: October 23, 2015, 07:33:28 AM »
You can report a possible FP here: https://www.avast.com/false-positive-file-form.php
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Re: hosts-file.net/emd.txt - false positive as JS:Downloader-CQY [Trj]
« Reply #2 on: October 23, 2015, 03:29:53 PM »
Thank you. I submitted the false positive and It has now been fixed.

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Re: hosts-file.net/emd.txt - false positive as JS:Downloader-CQY [Trj]
« Reply #3 on: October 23, 2015, 06:41:27 PM »
You're welcome.
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