Does Internet Explorer 7 REALLY have a VBS:zulu virus embedded in it?

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Can anyone confirm this finding that the new Internet Explorer 7reputedly
has a VBS:zulu virus embedded in the Microsoft download?

Do this now to check:
- Go to http://www.theregister.co.uk/2006/10/19/ie7_release /
- Click on the link titled "download"
  This resolves to:
  http://www.microsoft.com/windows/ie/default.mspx
- Immediately I get from Avast the message that the VBS:zulu virus was
downloaded (even though I didn't download anything yet).

The Avast 4.7 Home Edition log file says:
(dat file dated 10/19/2006 0642-3)

10/19/2006 8:55:19 PM    SYSTEM    312    Sign of "VBS:Zulu" has been found in
"http://rad.microsoft.com/ADSAdClient31.dll?GetAd=&PG=CMSIE3&SC=F3&AP=1164"
file.  

Is this a real virus?
Or is Avast just unfamiliar with the new Internet Explorer from Microsoft?

Re: Does Internet Explorer 7 REALLY have a VBS:zulu virus embedded in it?


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Nothing going on here, using AVG. I've downloaded and installed IE7 on two
computers here then performed a complete AVG scan on each, plus Spybot S&D,
Adaware, Super AntiSpyware and Gmer rootkit detector.

All negative and all is well.



Re: Does Internet Explorer 7 REALLY have a VBS:zulu virus embedded in it?


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Nothing going on here, using AVG. I've downloaded and installed IE7 on two
computers here then performed a complete AVG scan on each, plus Spybot S&D,
Adaware, Super AntiSpyware and Gmer rootkit detector.

All negative and all is well.



Re: Does Internet Explorer 7 REALLY have a VBS:zulu virus embedded in it?

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Avast false positive...  There is a new update today to correct it.

-jen



Re: Does Internet Explorer 7 REALLY have a VBS:zulu virus embedded in it?


| Can anyone confirm this finding that the new Internet Explorer 7reputedly
| has a VBS:zulu virus embedded in the Microsoft download?

| Do this now to check:
| - Go to http://www.theregister.co.uk/2006/10/19/ie7_release /
| - Click on the link titled "download"
|   This resolves to:
|   http://www.microsoft.com/windows/ie/default.mspx
| - Immediately I get from Avast the message that the VBS:zulu virus was
| downloaded (even though I didn't download anything yet).

| The Avast 4.7 Home Edition log file says:
| (dat file dated 10/19/2006 0642-3)

| 10/19/2006 8:55:19 PM SYSTEM 312 Sign of "VBS:Zulu" has been found in
| "http://rad.microsoft.com/ADSAdClient31.dll?GetAd=&PG=CMSIE3&SC=F3&AP=1164"
| file.

| Is this a real virus?
| Or is Avast just unfamiliar with the new Internet Explorer from Microsoft?

It is a False Positive that has been going on for a while now but should heve
been
corrected.
I provided this to Alwil on 10/2 then updated it on 10/13.

--
Dave
http://www.claymania.com/removal-trojan-adware.html
http://www.ik-cs.com/got-a-virus.htm



Re: Does Internet Explorer 7 REALLY have a VBS:zulu virus embedded in it?

On Sat, 21 Oct 2006 01:07:00 GMT, David H. Lipman wrote:
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Thank you all very much. I tested it again today and I did not get the
antivirus message so I believe Avast has corrected the issue.

Thank you all for being so kind as to help!

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