ewido detecting WeatherBug

Discussion in 'ewido anti-spyware forum' started by JRCATES, Jul 31, 2006.

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  1. JRCATES

    JRCATES Registered Member

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    ewido AS reports WeatherBug as a potential threat in scans.....but according to other info I've seen, it is not considered malware. Here is a link that expresses as much:

    http://www.processlist.com/info/minibugtransporter-2.html

    This is a file located in the RealPlayer folder....and none of my other AS, AV, or AT scanners reports it. False positive?
     
  2. WSFuser

    WSFuser Registered Member

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    well my guess is that ewido detects it because its adware.
     
  3. Bubba

    Bubba Updates Team

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    Not in my opinion....however I somewhat disagree if ewido is still calling it spyware.MiniBug. As WSFuser alluded to....it is adware given the fact it does display adverts but it does not collect nor submit personal data which would then classify it as spyware.
     
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