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Offline nenes

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Avast went crazy today - removed software development tools
« on: September 13, 2022, 11:59:24 AM »
I'm really blocked by Avast
Starting today, it removed:
 - k9s
 - Helm
 - kubectl

If keeps blocking them after reinstall and adding exception.

It detected WQin64:Evo-gen [Trj]

Never seen anything like that with any antivirus. Is there a remedy or removing Avast is the only way?

Offline Milos

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Re: Avast went crazy today - removed software development tools
« Reply #1 on: September 13, 2022, 01:03:53 PM »
Hello,
the detected files should be in Quarantine. Can you extract them to some scanner excluded directory and send us for analysis, please? Use the https://www.avast.com/false-positive-file-form.php or upload to Virustotal and post link with results here.

Thanks,
Milos

Offline robot.ski.shop

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Re: Avast went crazy today - removed software development tools
« Reply #2 on: September 13, 2022, 01:56:43 PM »
My Avast also went crazy, starting today. Kubectl was moved to quarantine on my PC as well. I wrote a forum post about it earlier today.

In addition, when I tried to download installation media for Windows 11, it said that the download site for win11 "software-static.download.prss.microsoft.com/.... " was on a blacklist??

I am reinstalling Windows even though these likely are false alarms. I'm getting nervous from all these red alert messages... It's a real bummer to loose almost a day at work  due to this..