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[?] How do I report a virus or where
« on: March 23, 2009, 07:12:28 PM »
Ok, I have found a virus, most of the antivirus does not detect it, which could bring the virus, it just sends Kaspersky found that if e-mail address, however I tried on more pages and I have not found where to send the file suspect.

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Re: [?] How do I report a virus or where
« Reply #1 on: March 23, 2009, 07:31:24 PM »
Check the suspect file/s at: VirusTotal - Multi engine on-line virus scanner and report the findings here in the topic, the URL in the Address bar of the VT results page.

Send the sample to virus@avast.com zipped and password protected with the password in email body, a reference to this topic (give URL) and undetected malware in the subject.

Or you can also add the file to the User Files (File, Add) section of the avast chest (if it isn't already there) where it can do no harm and send it from there. A copy of the file/s will remain in the original location, so you will need to take further action and can remove/rename that.
 
Send it from the User Files section of the chest (select the file, right click, email to Alwil Software). It will be uploaded (not actually emailed) to avast when the next avast auto (or manual) update is done.
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