False Positive with OTScanIt

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  1. MikeSH

    MikeSH Spyware Fighter

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    Hi there,

    First off, please forgive me if this post is nothing but nonsense.

    OTScanIt.exe is being flagged by NOD32, it is a well known analysis tool by OldTimer.

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    I'm not sure if there is anything you can do since it seems to be a generic detection (I'm guessing it's being flagged due to the way it is packed?) but I don't understand enough about this stuff hehe.

    It has already been submitted automatically.

    Thanks,

    Mike
     
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  2. Marcos

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    Hi Mike,
    please compress the file with WinRAR/ZIP, protect it with the password "infected" and submit it to samples[at]eset.com with "False positive" in the subject. We will check it out and fix it quickly if FP is confirmed.
     
  3. MikeSH

    MikeSH Spyware Fighter

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    Thanks for your reply. File has been sent.

    My apologies for not looking over the Policy before I posted.
     
  4. Shaba

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    I sent three days ago OTScanIt via email to three companies, ESET, Grisoft and PrevX.

    PrevX fixed false positive within minutes.

    Grisoft fixed false positive in less than two hours.

    But I haven't heard anything from ESET and my NOD32 still tells that OTScanIt
    is probably unknown NewHeur_PE virus :rolleyes:
     
  5. MikeSH

    MikeSH Spyware Fighter

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    I haven't heard anything from ESET either, the file was sent about a week ago as per your instructions :)
     
  6. Marcos

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    Thank you for reminder, it will be fixed shortly in one of the upcoming updates.
     
  7. Shaba

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    Seems to be fixed, thank you! :thumb:
     
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