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Offline Dwarden

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Re: Is this good? Again.
« Reply #15 on: July 25, 2006, 03:42:50 PM »
yes ST added option to use ClamAV as guard ... very nice addition ... :)
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Re: Is this good? Again.
« Reply #16 on: August 08, 2006, 07:00:24 PM »
A quick response to a False Positive:

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Report False Positive: AThreat Name: Trojan/Backdoor-ASW
Detected Item: C:\WINDOWS\system32\aswBoot.exe
Description: avast! start-up scanner
File Version: 4.7.844.0%0D%0ADate Created: 10-23-2004
Size: 610KB



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ANSWER (8/8/2006 3:34:54 pm):
Thank you for your interest in Spyware Terminator.

Dear Spyware Terminator user,
Yesterday we added a Trojan whose filename is similar to the filename of a Avast antivirus file to our database.
We made mistake when we were adding the new file to the database. The problem has already been fixed.
We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused you and hope you will stay with us.
Thank you for using Spyware Terminator. Please tell your friends and family about us.

Sincerely,
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Re: Is this good? Again.
« Reply #17 on: August 08, 2006, 08:08:53 PM »
Weird that they work on file names and not file content to identify the trojan ??? Had the filed been scanned looking for signatures then I doubt it would have been picked up.

It also makes you wonder (well certainly me) about what it does to remove associated registry entries, etc. if it is only using file names to detect it could reap havoc to the inexperienced user who takes the detection at face value.
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