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Offline Lisandro

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Re: Member asked me to send a virus?
« Reply #15 on: May 30, 2011, 10:21:17 PM »
Pondus, thanks for your effort on helping improving detection.
Just a personal thought, that you can correct me if I'm wrong, but won't it be better to submit to MBAM and SAS team instead of sending to you? Of course, the user must worry about that and lose time to submit it to more companies, but, after all, maybe just posting links to their submission center. What do you think?
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Re: Member asked me to send a virus?
« Reply #16 on: May 30, 2011, 10:33:56 PM »
IMHO, sending a live infection to any one other than Avast or another Software company
specializing in security software is dangerous and isn't something that should be done.
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Re: Member asked me to send a virus?
« Reply #17 on: May 30, 2011, 11:32:35 PM »
Pondus, thanks for your effort on helping improving detection.
Just a personal thought, that you can correct me if I'm wrong, but won't it be better to submit to MBAM and SAS team instead of sending to you? Of course, the user must worry about that and lose time to submit it to more companies, but, after all, maybe just posting links to their submission center. What do you think?
Yes they can, if they know how to...and have and account

For superantispyware it is simple, download and install the sample submission tool
then you can drag and dropp sample(s) in it...or you can browse to the file
http://www.superantispyware.com/downloads/SUPERSampleSubmit.exe


For Malwarebytes you need to open an account in MBAM forum
Then you upload samples here, depending on type
http://forums.malwarebytes.org/index.php?s=288587e5bb7dabe7fb41b078ce957438&showforum=44

and here is a how they want it - Purpose of this forum
http://forums.malwarebytes.org/index.php?showtopic=31067


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Re: Member asked me to send a virus?
« Reply #18 on: May 31, 2011, 06:03:46 AM »
I agree with Pondus on this. Avast is FAR from the only A/V I send malware to. The important thing is to get samples to as many companies as possible. And that includes sending them to each other by e-mail.

For those that don't feel safe working with live Malware, Then please don't.
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