TrojanHunter Program & def Updates!!

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  1. hayc59

    hayc59 Updates Team

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    Does anyone know if this institution or program has fell
    off the face of the earth?

    last update was..
    TrojanHunter Ruleset Update: Jan 27, 2014

    no one has been seen on the website( Magnus ) since then
    I have e-mailed the company no responce
     
  2. hayc59

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    I am currently not using this program
    has anyone gotten internal updates daily ones?
    last 'blog' entry This entry was posted in Adware on October 3, 2012 by Magnus.
    thanks again G
     
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  3. FanJ

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    Hi dear G.,

    I still have it installed. The latest defs are indeed from 27 Jan 2014 (using the US server):

    Ruleset datestamp : 2014-01-27
    Scan kernel : 5.0 (Aurelius)
    Ruleset entries : 638786
    Trojan definitions : 117955
    Detection rules : 638786

    I don't know what is happening .... I do hope that Magnus is OK. It wasn't a good sign that Gavin suddenly wasn't there anymore at the board, posting etc. It isn't a good sign that possible FPs are late or not at all yet fixed, and that the defs are not updated on a regurlar basis lately. I will send an email to Tom, but whether he does know more ...
     
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    Jan, thank you for the update and yes I hope all is well
    with Magnus
     
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    Yes, hope all is well with Magnus. The updates seem to be smaller since Gavin Coe departed one year ago. In the past month they have also been less frequent (about every 3-4 days). I still have TH installed and hope it continues. It would not be the first time though that we have seen a product just vanish.
     
  6. FanJ

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    Hi guys,

    Just only to let you know. Siliconman01 has recently resigned as global moderator at the TH forum for personal reasons.
    From the bottom of my heart I want to thank siliconman01 for all the absolutely great help for so many years. Thank you!!! Thank you also for the great friendship! My heartfelt best wishes and thanks! Keep in touch, dear old friend.
     
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    That is sad news. Thanks Siliconman01 for all your help on the TH forum.
     
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    Just got an update for today yahoo!
     
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    Same here, glad to see Magnus back.
     
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    Well, here's some good news for TrojanHunter. For the past four or so days I had been having weird issues with one of my computers. I had Internet connection, but I could not download or update any of my security programs. The scan I performed with my regular antivirus showed nothing, and when I tried to download others for a second opinion, nothing could be downloaded. But I had TrojanHunter on my computer, and I ran a full scan. And it found Zbot.18228 Trojan in multiple locations. I let it quarantine and then rebooted, and things are back to normal. Really glad I had TrojanHunter installed, because I was facing serious issues being unable to update any of my programs.
     
  11. FanJ

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    Hi jjc225,

    I'm glad that you were able to fix things, BUT are you really sure that that detection by TrojanHunter wasn't a false positive?

    Have a look at this thread at the TH forum:
    http://www.trojanhunter.com/forum/board/FalsePositives/1393112197

    You see there a post about a false positive Zbot.18228.
    Unfortunatily in that post smilies were not disabled, so the right info is not correct shown.
    See my test post in the following thread about enabling and disabling smilies with respect to the characters "8" and ")" (without quotes):
    https://www.wilderssecurity.com/showthread.php?t=360580

    TrojanHunter can and does give false positives. That is definitely an issue, the more when Magnus isn't replying to questions.
    At least scan your files at VirusTotal and Jotti in case TrojanHunter is warning about a file.
    I am not saying that it was a false positive on your system, but you should be aware about that possibility.
     
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    Thanks. I'll monitor the situation on my computer. Actually, problems have returned. Again, I have Internet connection but can't download new programs or update security programs. I am running another TrojanHunter full scan to see if anything else pops up. I still have the earlier files in quarantine if I need to restore them.
     
  13. FanJ

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    Hi jjc225,

    Can you post the scanlog from TrojanHunter?
    It can be found at C:\Program Files\TrojanHunter 5.x\Scan Reports
    See the TH FAQ http://www.trojanhunter.com/forum/board/FAQ/1195720372

    Since the Wilders board doesn't give anymore one-on-one help in case of possible infection, I urgently (!) advise you to go to one of the forums that give that kind of help. See https://www.wilderssecurity.com/showpost.php?p=1533481&postcount=3
    I really strongly advise you to go to one of those forums that gives that kind of help! Follow the guidelines at the forum you have chosen. And when you do so, give those kind folks the info about the TH scan log! Please let us know which one of those forums you have chosen, the link of the thread and how things are going.
     
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    As it turns out, there was no virus or trojan issue. I went back and restored the defaults on Windows firewall, and everything is back to normal. For some reason the firewall got screwy and was not allowing programs to update or new programs to be downloaded. I have restored the fp's from TrojanHunter, and all seems to be well.
     
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    Incorrect info for TrojanHunter Ruleset Update: Mar 11, 2014
    at http://www.trojanhunter.com/forum/board/RulesetUpdates/1394547927

    It should be 651246 rules.

    Ruleset datestamp : 2014-03-11
    Scan kernel : 5.0 (Aurelius)
    Ruleset entries : 651246
    Trojan definitions : 117955
    Detection rules : 651246

    See also my current update post at the Update Alerts forum:
    https://www.wilderssecurity.com/showthread.php?t=361293
     
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    Incorrect info for TrojanHunter Ruleset Update: Apr 30, 2014
    at http://www.trojanhunter.com/forum/board/RulesetUpdates/1398852113

    It should be now 654726 rules.

    Ruleset datestamp : 2014-05-01
    Scan kernel : 5.0 (Aurelius)
    Ruleset entries : 654726
    Trojan definitions : 117955
    Detection rules : 654726

    Maybe a FP was fixed.
    Last update seems to be about a week ago.
     
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