Norton 2008 - is it just trying to scare me?

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I've recently "upgraded" to Norton. The box is XPsp2.
I occasionally get alerts from scans to say that Norton has detected
something that it calls Trojan.Kibik!inf (name copied'n'pasted
no misspellings) and that this is high risk.
Now, I'd expect a high risk virus to be listed in Nortons "details"
link. Clicking on this from the Security History window just loads a
page of generic virus descriptions: how to remove one, what a virus is
and how to update the virus definitions. There's nothing specific about
this supposedly high-risk threat that it's found.
The Norton-Symantec keyword search for this trojan turns up exactly
nothing, but it's _name_ appears in the list of all risks and threats,
but with no details.
A quick google returns only one reference, from
http://research.sunbelt-software.com ( http://tinyurl.com/yttfp8 )
Even this tells me nothing about what this virus/trojan actually does.

So, my AV software is reporting "high-risk" viruses that no-one has
apparently heard of, no-one describes what it does and the only advice
I get is to remove it.
I've run AVG on the box to try and get a second opinion - that doesn't
even detect it.

Someone with a less generous and trusting personality might think that
this isn't really a virus at all - just something the AV company has
dreamed up to persuade people that their product has spotted a threat
on an otherwise clean system. And mysteriously, no other AV program
can see it.

Any suggestions, comments?

Pete

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Re: Norton 2008 - is it just trying to scare me?

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Take a look here:
http://www.threatexpert.com/report.aspx?uid=d1aa4a59-9c4b-49ab-b9e6-86ec923b28c5

-jen



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