Stopzilla found 25 infections--but Nod32 found 0

Discussion in 'ESET NOD32 Antivirus' started by hamilton999, Nov 9, 2007.

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  1. hamilton999

    hamilton999 Registered Member

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    Stopzilla found 25 infections in my computer:
    1 virus, 4 Trojan and the rest adwares.

    Nod32 didnt discover nothing!!!!!!!! WHY?
    I enable everything and run the 'In Depth analysis'.

    Why Nod32 dont discovers those 25 infections?
     
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  3. a_lunatic

    a_lunatic Registered Member

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    Just a FYI : I tried Stopzilla once & it give me a FP when I did a Immunize in Spybot search & Destory so if you have used any program like it could be the cause.
     
  4. saffron

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    Probably because they're not infections. Remember the famous rapper Notorious Big? Well Stopzilla is the famous Notorious Piece of Crap Spyware False Alarmer.
     
  5. steve161

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    I've never used either product but its hard to believe Nod32 would miss that much. Similar to a_lunatic, I've had a scanner flag spywareblaster because of it's immunization, so that is a possibility. A bit off topic but I have read some user reviews of Stopzilla that claim it does not uninstall cleanly.
     
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    Would be interesting to know exactly what infections stopzilla found. Some anti spyware software even detect cookies as a threat. My experience is that several anti spyware apps usually detect a whole lot more false threats.

    I find it hard to belive those 25 infections actually is a threat.

    But i seen similar posts to this one a lot of times and it's close to impossible to give a good answer. There is no details and just a question why nod32 didn't detect someting without further explanation. It's like asking "my computer isn't working, why?".
     
  7. Brian N

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    stopzilla? o_O
     
  8. ChicknDip

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    Yeah! Something like A-squared, but for virusses :cool:
    They use the same score engine as KAV :

    If $file = $archive then
    if $file = $password_protected
    then { $file = $VIRUS!
    $VIRUSTOTAL = $VIRUSTOTAL + 1
    }
    else %scan_file
    endif
    endif

    $Prompt = "Hurray ! You're Infected, I found " + $VIRUSTOTAL + "infections on your system ! Please buy a license TODAY !"
     
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  10. ronjor

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    Actually, no version was mentioned. Technically, since this is in the Version 3 forum, you would be correct.

    The idea remains the same though, submit samples to ESET rather than ask why this or that was missed. :blink:
     
  11. DasFox

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    Submit samples, gotcha... :D
     
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