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Re: Microsoft AntiSpyware attacks Norton AV?
From: "Dave Korn" <davek_throwaway () hotmail com>
Date: Mon, 13 Feb 2006 00:05:19 -0000
"Joel R. Helgeson" joel () helgeson wrote in message
news:00ac01c62edc$bc62eb40$1400a8c0 () appiant
Is anyone else seeing/experiencing this?
When it scanned each system it found a Trojan called PWS.Bancos.A
(Password Stealer) - Level: Severe
When it quarantined the bug, it also rendered the Symantec Anti-Virus
Symantec Antivirus is corrupt and not usable.
My take on what has happened:
Microsoft very quickly released signature version 5807 to correct the
It's no longer speculation.
See also slashdot.
Anyone else seeing this?
It's just that, a false positive. Hits NAV pretty bad, you need to fully
uninstall and reinstall it.
No, let me correct that. You need to fully uninstall it then throw it in
the bin and get something better[*]. Oh, and don't let MS beta software run
on any of your machines.
[*] - Personal opinion.
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