False positives

Discussion in 'Prevx Betas' started by Motherroad, Nov 18, 2009.

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  1. Motherroad

    Motherroad Registered Member

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    Prevx has detected 9 files on the new Firefox beta. Scan log sent.
     
  2. Triple Helix

    Triple Helix Webroot Product Advisor

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    Prevx would most likely catch any new files from new programs it's a very common occurrence just as NOD32 use to flag any new build of Prevx and most other AV's do the same!

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  3. PrevxHelp

    PrevxHelp Former Prevx Moderator

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    Yes indeed :) These files were flagged because of maximum heuristic settings which literally means to warn on anything which is of a "young" age and not trusted. If users run into false positives because of their browsing/downloading habits with these settings, we strongly recommend that they turn down the settings because the detections are intentional and not true false positives.
     
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