AVG thinks mIRC is a trojan

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mIRC 6.03, AVG updated last night and now detects mIRC (and a backup copy) as
Backdoor.Generic3.EPD.

Anyone else have this problem?  I'm pretty sure it *isn't* infected.

deKay
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Re: AVG thinks mIRC is a trojan

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deKay wrote:
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I know this isn't helpful to your question, but you really should make sure
mIRC is updated - it's a popular program for people to exploit, and on IRC
it's easy to do so. 6.2 has been released recently, and from 6.03 it fixes
quite a few nasty vulnerabilities. http://www.mirc.com /

If it still detects mIRC 6.2 then it is likely to be a false positive - try
submitting it to http://www.virustotal.com /

Cheers,

Adam Piggott, Proprietor, Proactive Services (Computing).
http://www.proactiveservices.co.uk /

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Re: AVG thinks mIRC is a trojan

Soni tempori elseu romani yeof helsforo nisson ol sefini ill des Thu, 03 Aug
2006 09:58:16 +0100, sefini jorgo geanyet des mani yeof do
alt.comp.anti-virus, yawatina tan reek esk Adam Piggott

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I stuck with 6.03 as 6.05 (IIRC) and a later version I tried (6.1?) don't
operate some of my written scripts for some reason.  I'll try 6.2 and see.

I'm happy with 6.03, bugs and all, and prefer not to change stuff if I can.

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I was just wondering if anyone else has this combination of software.  Thanks
though.

deKay
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Lofi Gaming: www.lofi-gaming.org.uk  [Gamertag: deKay 01]
Gaming Diary: www.lofi-gaming.org.uk/diary/  
My computer runs at 3.5MHz and I'm proud of that
 "Satan possessed my DS, or something. Yes,
  that's the most likely explaination."

Re: AVG thinks mIRC is a trojan

Soni tempori elseu romani yeof helsforo nisson ol sefini ill des Thu, 03 Aug
2006 12:02:48 +0100, sefini jorgo geanyet des mani yeof do
alt.comp.anti-virus, yawatina tan reek esk deKay
tan el:

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Hmm.  I've upgraded, and the problem has gone away.

Only to be replaced with an invalid licence problem!  Oh well :)

deKay
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Lofi Gaming: www.lofi-gaming.org.uk  [Gamertag: deKay 01]
Gaming Diary: www.lofi-gaming.org.uk/diary/  
My computer runs at 3.5MHz and I'm proud of that
 "Satan possessed my DS, or something. Yes,
  that's the most likely explaination."

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