AVG antivirus false positive

Friday, August 4th, 2006

Incidents.org has some reports of false positives reported by Grisoft’s AVG antivirus running on Windows XP (SP1)…. The false positive was with a file named C:\i386\REG.EXE which is a legit file from the Windows XP SP1 install. No other news or details on this as of yet.    Send article as PDF   

Another beagle virus variant

Thursday, December 15th, 2005

Incidents.org is reporting this as well… A new Beagle variant is making the rounds. It comes in an almost empty email, as a ZIP attachment containing the worm as an EXE. The attachment name, email subject and sole text content of the email all seem to be male or female surnames. Keep your eyes peeled, […]

Disinfecting a PC… part 1

Wednesday, December 14th, 2005

This is the first in a several part series documenting the cleaning of an infected PC. The only real noteworthy item is that it was a dial-up only connection and was rather infested for that. (On par with some of the broadband connected pc’s I’ve seen. It’s also an interesting counterpoint to the network security […]

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