Critter download unleashes a virus...AGAIN

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Critter download unleashes a virus...AGAIN

Post by tomgdrums » Sun Aug 01, 2010 1:54 am

Now in no way am casting blame on the creator of Critter BUT last night for the 2nd time in a row (version 0.70 and then 0.80 last night) A virus was unleashed on my PC the first time I tried to analyze with my newly downloaded critter engine. (which I downloaded from the thread on this forum)

I know that sites get hacked all the time but Critter is the only one that has happened with.

I just thought the author should know.

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Re: Critter download unleashes a virus...AGAIN

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Re: Critter download unleashes a virus...AGAIN

Post by Martin Thoresen » Sun Aug 01, 2010 11:43 am

I can only concur, no traces of any virus what so ever.

@Tom, what kind of anti-virus program are you using?

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Re: Critter download unleashes a virus...AGAIN

Post by Trahald » Sun Aug 01, 2010 12:09 pm

Sounds like a false positive to me, never had any problems with Critter.
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Re: Critter download unleashes a virus...AGAIN

Post by Dr.Wael Deeb » Sun Aug 01, 2010 1:22 pm

The Critter .exe is clean....definitely a false alarm from a stupid antivirus program....let me make a guess,Avira :!: :?:
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Re: Critter download unleashes a virus...AGAIN

Post by tomgdrums » Sun Aug 01, 2010 2:43 pm

rvida wrote:VirusTotal says it is clean.

http://www.virustotal.com/analisis/ac93 ... 1280044953
That may be the case but it caused my computer to go haywire.

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Re: Critter download unleashes a virus...AGAIN

Post by tomgdrums » Sun Aug 01, 2010 2:44 pm

Martin Thoresen wrote:I can only concur, no traces of any virus what so ever.

@Tom, what kind of anti-virus program are you using?
I am using AVG, but AVG becomes infected by this virus and I can't activate it while another anti virus software that I have never heard of or loaded starts scanning my computer.

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Re: Critter download unleashes a virus...AGAIN

Post by tomgdrums » Sun Aug 01, 2010 2:46 pm

Trahald wrote:Sounds like a false positive to me, never had any problems with Critter.
I don't think it is a false positive because the computer becomes inoperable. I can not access anything because it tells me most files are corrupted.

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Re: Critter download unleashes a virus...AGAIN

Post by tomgdrums » Sun Aug 01, 2010 2:47 pm

Dr.Wael Deeb wrote:The Critter .exe is clean....definitely a false alarm from a stupid antivirus program....let me make a guess,Avira :!: :?:
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Actually it is AVG. Do false alarms debilitate your computer? I am seriously asking the question.

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Re: Critter download unleashes a virus...AGAIN

Post by Martin Thoresen » Sun Aug 01, 2010 2:50 pm

Tom,

You sound very certain that this is Critters fault.

How possible is it that instead another file unrelated to Critter might carry the virus?

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