Malware or False Positives?

Discussion in 'malware problems & news' started by nineine, Sep 25, 2009.

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  1. nineine

    nineine Registered Member

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    Hi everyone,

    I was hoping some people on the forum could check some files for me to see if they are malware or false positives? These were originally detected by avg free on a family members computer along with 15 other possible malware i believe. I then tried a scan using avira and it found a total of 21 malware. 11 of these malware the same as what avg detected and the rest were new detections. 4 files that avg detected were not detected by avira. Then i tried a scan with gdata and it also detected 21 files. 19 of these were the same as what avira caught and 2 of them were ones that avg caught. Now I have determined that the 2 files which gdata found that avira couldnt find indeed are malware files based on where i got them from and gdatas detection. So now I have a set of 4 files which I want to find out if they are false positives or malware. avg detected all four of these, avira detected 2 of them and gdata didnt find any of the 4.

    I have added the files to .zip and uploaded them. If someone could please take a look that would be great. Here is the link: ~ Removed Link to Possible Malware as per Policy ~
     
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  2. JRViejo

    JRViejo Global Moderator

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    Re: Malware or Fasle Positives?

    nineine, it's against policy to place links to posssible malware and I had no choice but to remove your link.

    Perhaps a review of this Wilders thread If you are currently infected might be in order.

    JR
     
  3. simisg

    simisg Registered Member

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    Re: Malware or Fasle Positives?

    try prevx and microsoft security essentials less false positives.... if these two says a file is malware propably it is.... for disinfection try hitman pro
     
  4. the Tester

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    Re: Malware or Fasle Positives?

    You could also upload the suspicious files to VirusTotal and see what results the scanners used on that site offer up.
     
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