Is this an A squared False Positive??

Discussion in 'other anti-malware software' started by cheater87, Mar 16, 2007.

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  1. cheater87

    cheater87 Registered Member

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    I found Spyware Quake on 2 on my computers. I have not gone to any bad sites or downloaded anything to get this. I hope it is a false positive.
     
  2. lodore

    lodore Registered Member

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    have you done any other scans to double check?
    can you post a screenshot?
    if its the same detection on both computer and you havent gone to any bad sites very likely FP
    reported at a squared forum
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    lodore
     
  3. Zimzi

    Zimzi Registered Member

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    It is false positive. A-Squared also found Spyware Quake on my computers today. In fact, almost evreything that A-Squared found on my pc's was false alarm. It recognized Ares Galaxy (legitimate p2p software) as spyware, hh.ico as spyware traces (hh.ico is legitimate favicon of Encyclopaedia Britannica) etc.

    Of course, SAS and AVG AS found nothing. Total disaster for A-Squared after latest update.
     
  4. Tarq57

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    It looks to be associated with that registry key. If the reg key doesn't exist, it's a fp. In the (admittedly unlikely) event that it does, it's probably leftovers. Ever had SpywareQuake? (It's like dysentery, but worse.)
     
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