Auslogics Boost Speed vs. Prevx ??

Discussion in 'Prevx Releases' started by acr1965, May 31, 2010.

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  1. acr1965

    acr1965 Registered Member

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    I just downloaded and installed a promo of Auslogics Boost Speed 5 SE and ran a few scans. One such scan involved Boost Speed making a list of installed programs and grading them as trustworthy, not rated or dangerous. Prevx came up as "dangerous" (I know that's a false positive). So I checked the Prevx site to see if Auslogics Boost Speed has been rated in the past, and it has- as malware, an older version, anyway. I just scanned my computer with Prevx and everything is reported as clean.

    Is the Auslogics report of Prevx as malware some sort of retaliatory action? Can the company be trusted? They seem to have quite a few folks use their products.
     

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    PrevxHelp Former Prevx Moderator

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    Hmm... I'm not sure why Auslogics would be reporting Prevx as malicious. You do appear to be using an older version of Prevx so it may be worthwhile to upgrade to see if that corrects it. We can reach out to Auslogics if they are showing a persistent false positive but we haven't heard from other users that they're blocking us so either this utility is unpopular or they do indeed just have an isolated false positive against .124.

    Please let me know what you find! :)
     
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    acr1965 Registered Member

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    I'm using version 3.0.5.143 and Auslogics also reports the last time I used Prevx was May 11th although I'm sure I have scanned with it since then, I have the paid version and it runs all the time. Here's a screen shot of the Auslogics older version tagged as malware from Prevx-
     

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    Isn't the DVT at the end the name of a "scene" group who have pirated that release of auslogics?
    That would signal to me that the detection is correct as cracked versions are almost always bundled with some crap.
     
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    PrevxHelp Former Prevx Moderator

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    That jumped out to me as well, Baz_kasp. Prevx wouldn't detect the legitimate version but it is very likely that a cracked version would be bundled with malware which is why we'd be blocking it.
     
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