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Offline TheSharku

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Re: Errors and bugs from last month.
« Reply #30 on: January 12, 2019, 11:45:54 AM »
Here is another virus in Avast detected by BitDefender:
https://www.virustotal.com/#/file/da0becab05fa53cf6fe84f74622e0e45af7444d3f748309637b84d907bb9dbf2/detection

There were only 2 detections by eScan and Qihoo-360, two completely random AV's...
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Re: Errors and bugs from last month.
« Reply #31 on: January 12, 2019, 01:12:37 PM »
Here is another virus in Avast detected by BitDefender:
https://www.virustotal.com/#/file/da0becab05fa53cf6fe84f74622e0e45af7444d3f748309637b84d907bb9dbf2/detection

There were only 2 detections by eScan and Qihoo-360, two completely random AV's...

As before it was detected on my PC my latest BitDefender database, and this one is definitely not "completely random AV".

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Re: Errors and bugs from last month.
« Reply #32 on: January 12, 2019, 01:23:57 PM »
Here is another virus in Avast detected by BitDefender:
https://www.virustotal.com/#/file/da0becab05fa53cf6fe84f74622e0e45af7444d3f748309637b84d907bb9dbf2/detection

There were only 2 detections by eScan and Qihoo-360, two completely random AV's...

As before it was detected on my PC my latest BitDefender database, and this one is definitely not "completely random AV".
Do you have avast and Bitdefender installed ?

Why Using Multiple Antivirus Programs is a Bad Idea
https://www.kaspersky.com/blog/multiple-antivirus-programs-bad-idea/2670/
https://blog.emsisoft.com/2017/12/18/do-not-run-multiple-antivirus/


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Re: Errors and bugs from last month.
« Reply #33 on: January 12, 2019, 01:26:24 PM »
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and this one is definitely not "completely random AV".
From the file name (ais_res-884.vpx) it seems to be a avast signature update file ?

This contain a ton of virus signatures, no surprise that other AVs detect this ....


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Re: Errors and bugs from last month.
« Reply #34 on: January 12, 2019, 01:44:58 PM »
As before it was detected on my PC my latest BitDefender database, and this one is definitely not "completely random AV".

Bitdefender on VT doesn't detect it, what do you make of this? I would rather believe the VT one, because that is running settings picked by the AV vendor. Besides Kaspersky, Emsisoft, Eset, Malwarebytes, Microsoft, Trendmicro and every other relevant AV also doesn't detect.

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Re: Errors and bugs from last month.
« Reply #35 on: January 12, 2019, 01:48:12 PM »
Yeah, CCleaner was suppose to be safe as well...

By the way, this. Are you implying that Avast got hacked, because they own CCleaner? If you are, you are wrong, because Piriform was infiltrated before Avast bought them, but the effects got out to light about the time Avast bought them.

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Re: Errors and bugs from last month.
« Reply #36 on: January 12, 2019, 02:26:26 PM »
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Bitdefender on VT doesn't detect it, what do you make of this?
Most likely has to do with who has recived latest signature / FP fix

 
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Each antivirus solution present in VirusTotal makes a signature update infrastructure available to VirusTotal. VirusTotal periodically polls this infrastructure (each 15 minutes) in order to see if there is anything new to download. Therefore, if the last update date for new file scans is old it is because the given antivirus vendor has not released any new signatures for VirusTotal.
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Re: Errors and bugs from last month.
« Reply #37 on: January 12, 2019, 02:34:27 PM »
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Bitdefender on VT doesn't detect it, what do you make of this?
Most likely has to do with who has recived latest signature / FP fix

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Re: Errors and bugs from last month.
« Reply #38 on: January 12, 2019, 03:28:12 PM »
@Pondus
No, I don't have Bitdefender installed.
I have it with other type of software that scans my system every now and then.

@TheSharku
I have no idea. Though it has been detected by IObit Malware Fighter with BitDefender module.
It might have been picked up by IObit database, I'm not sure since I have them both on. If you want you can install free version (which wont have BitDefender module on).

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Re: Errors and bugs from last month.
« Reply #39 on: January 12, 2019, 03:42:55 PM »
You may want to read this about the chinese software company IOBit.
And you find lots more online if you search

https://forums.malwarebytes.com/topic/29681-iobit-steals-malwarebytes-intellectual-property/


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Re: Errors and bugs from last month.
« Reply #40 on: January 12, 2019, 05:14:31 PM »
You may want to read this about the chinese software company IOBit.
And you find lots more online if you search

https://forums.malwarebytes.com/topic/29681-iobit-steals-malwarebytes-intellectual-property/

So Avast excuse is to show that someone else is doing (was doing in this case) "worse"?
How is that relevant?

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Re: Errors and bugs from last month.
« Reply #41 on: January 12, 2019, 05:30:32 PM »
So Avast excuse is to show that someone else is doing (was doing in this case) "worse"?
How is that relevant?
I don't really understand why do you take that detection so seriously... Especially if it is IOBit Malware fighter, it might not actually even be Bitdefender module in reality...
Even if it is the real Bitdefender engine, it really doesn't show much...
I have used IOBit software in the past, it was pretty bad.
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Re: Errors and bugs from last month.
« Reply #42 on: January 12, 2019, 05:42:17 PM »
You may want to read this about the chinese software company IOBit.
And you find lots more online if you search

https://forums.malwarebytes.com/topic/29681-iobit-steals-malwarebytes-intellectual-property/

So Avast excuse is to show that someone else is doing (was doing in this case) "worse"?
How is that relevant?
This has NOTHING to do with avast, no relation at all
 
I am the one posting this, not avast.
This is just info about how trustworthy IOBit is, no more no less, use that info as you want





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Re: Errors and bugs from last month.
« Reply #43 on: January 12, 2019, 05:59:45 PM »
I don't really understand why do you take that detection so seriously... Especially if it is IOBit Malware fighter, it might not actually even be Bitdefender module in reality...
Even if it is the real Bitdefender engine, it really doesn't show much...
I have used IOBit software in the past, it was pretty bad.

I take everything relating to my PC security seriously. I trust Avast enough not to disable it right now, although it still bothers me.
I have my firewall setup to disallow any connection that is not on the whitelist, IOBit is not on that whitelist, so I dont trust it enough to be on it, as for Avast is has limited internet access, only certain ports.
IOBit does its job, and for me it does it pretty well so far. It has some security features that Avast just doesn't + that extra BitDefender scanner. I also use Kaspersky Virus Removal Tool every few months (didn't run it for a while now).  So that must tell you something about how serious I am about security. 3 AV scanners and a custom firewall settings to disallow everything except trusted apps an certain ports.

Edit: And to be honest I am a bit pissed off about Avast that they don't provide any help for free users except through this forum (if even that), so I'm sorry if I'm being a bit snappy sometimes but that's the reason why (and of course mostly because my issues are still unresolved).
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Re: Errors and bugs from last month.
« Reply #44 on: January 12, 2019, 06:06:13 PM »
If i dont trust a program to have internet access, then i dont install it    ;)


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