Trojan horse proxy.ahiy and AVG

Wednesday, September 9th, 2009

A lot of people seem to be reporting today that AVG is finding files to be infected with trojan horse proxy.ahiy or trojan horse proxy ahiy. From what I’ve seen, although that may be a valid virus designation from AVG, they are also reporting many legitimate files as this trojan proxy ahiy. AVG is acknowledging [...]

Grisoft AVG Antivirus 7.5 on Windows XP False Positive that HURTS

Monday, November 10th, 2008

This looks like a REALLY bad false positive. It appears that AVG 7.5 for a short period of time detected user32.dll as a trojan horse. (trojan horse psw banker4). It looks as though update to the virus database VDB 270.9.0/1778 fixes the problem. Unfortunately if you have been bitten by this, you’ll need to boot [...]

CA etrust antivirus false positive

Friday, September 1st, 2006

We’ve got an antivirus false positive to pass along… apparently, a signature update for CA eTrust Antivirus has flagged lsass.exe on Windows 2003 as an undesirable program. There have been updates to address the problem, but if you’re running CA eTrust on Windows 2003 Server you’ve probably already seen the effects. Sans reports some 2003 [...]

AVG antivirus false positive

Friday, August 4th, 2006 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   


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