yo-yo trojan???

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Sir Cracked of the Mind
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yo-yo trojan???

Post by Sir Cracked of the Mind » Sat Jan 19, 2008 10:55 am

I keep getting a virus warning every time yo-yo tries to download a crunch xxx file,   any ideas?

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Post by UBT - Halifax-lad » Sat Jan 19, 2008 10:57 am

Its more than likely a false positive, I would let the project know so they can look into it. But I don't think you should be worried

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Post by MikeMarsUK » Sat Jan 19, 2008 10:59 am


We've frequently got false-positives from various antivirus products at the Climate projects - the most notorious being Sophos claiming that a non-executable swap file was a worm, and another virus product claiming that the project zip files were a 'decompression bomb' (which turned out to be any large zipped file).

I'd recommend emailing that file to your antivirus vendor, and asking them to adjust their signature files to avoid futher false-positives.

-- Edit: SNAP :-)

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Post by UBT - Mikee » Sat Jan 19, 2008 11:00 am

Hasn't he fixed that yet?

Not a problem, just your antivirus being cautious.

See this thread for details. There's also another thread somewhere with more details.

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Post by UBT - mickyb69 » Tue May 24, 2011 11:27 pm

Try this ...tiss free and got rid of mine !
http://www.lavasoft.com/products/ad_aware_free.php

Also try http://www.avast.com/en-gb/free-antivirus-download

or even avg !  :lol:

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Post by UBT - Rick Horn » Wed May 25, 2011 8:29 am

Please try to use a suitable section of the forum for your queries bigoopa.

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Post by Ben » Wed Jun 01, 2011 11:03 pm

Can't help think this is either a very cleaver spam bot (hence all those links), Got my doubts about this being a human somehow..

I say release the hounds  :twisted: (Apologies if i am wrong though)  :lol: But i do have a hunch..

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Post by Zydor » Thu Jun 02, 2011 3:33 am

Spam - let loose the Dogs of War  :blackknight:

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Post by melter65 » Fri Jun 03, 2011 6:44 am

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