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Offline Bellzemos

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Avast! Online Scanner
« on: February 19, 2010, 02:20:19 AM »
I didn't even know there is one, I incidentaly found it just now. :)
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Re: Avast! Online Scanner
« Reply #1 on: February 19, 2010, 02:47:45 AM »
I didn't even know there is one, I incidentaly found it just now. :)
Pray tell us where? ???

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Re: Avast! Online Scanner
« Reply #2 on: February 19, 2010, 02:56:00 AM »

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Re: Avast! Online Scanner
« Reply #3 on: February 19, 2010, 07:52:58 AM »
Thanks very much.

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Re: Avast! Online Scanner
« Reply #4 on: February 19, 2010, 01:51:47 PM »
Yes, this is something I have used before, when not using an avast! machine/or when in linux...

Hopefully it will be updated to the new site soon :)
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Re: Avast! Online Scanner
« Reply #5 on: February 19, 2010, 02:35:32 PM »
Why would anybody use that?
I use Virustotal if needed, it's 41 scanners - including Avast.
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Re: Avast! Online Scanner
« Reply #6 on: February 19, 2010, 02:46:51 PM »
Indeed, one example where I have used it:

http://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=55134.msg466976#msg466976

I used it in linux to show that a script posted on another forum would cause avast! to alert.

Granted it's uses are limited, but it helps to have it there sometimes.

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