Panda active scan and PS tools

Discussion in 'DCS Freeware' started by dannyboy 950, Jan 29, 2006.

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  1. dannyboy 950

    dannyboy 950 Registered Member

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    Just thought you should know Panda active scan is flagging all your new free tools as hacking tools. Your PS tools.

    You may want to inquire about it at Panda.
     
  2. Jooske

    Jooske Registered Member

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    Hi there Dannyboy,
    I can asure you they are not and Panda is expressing false positives.
    As o developer likes false positives in their detection, Panda will be very greatefull if you alert them on this point.
    Thanks for that and keep us informed about their reactions!
     
  3. Wayne - DiamondCS

    Wayne - DiamondCS Security Expert

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    Hi there,
    This is probably a false generic detection - it's not uncommon for security tools to be incorrectly detected by heuristic/generic detection techniques. Whenever you encounter a false positive it's important to contact the vendor to let them know, so that they can improve their detection and prevent other customers from being mislead.

    Best regards,
    Wayne
     
  4. dannyboy 950

    dannyboy 950 Registered Member

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    I received an e-mail from Panda. They told meto put your files in the ignored list and run it again. Only problem I do not see any ignore feature to do this LOL.

    I figured it was false positives all along just thought you guys should know about it.
     
  5. Jooske

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    Panda should check the files and refine their detection.
    I don't know the Panda tool to know where it is, i would know in TDS though. There is an option in the configuration to add files or whole folders to an ignore list; i expect in Panda to have something like that. Is there nothing useful in their helpfile?
     
  6. dannyboy 950

    dannyboy 950 Registered Member

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    Jooske
    This is their on-line scanner I see no where on the page to set any kind of settings. Just some information and a button to push.
     
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