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Re: Virus in all svn and subclipse version for Windows

From: Jack Repenning <jrepenning_at_collab.net>
Date: 2007-10-19 01:38:55 CEST

On Oct 18, 2007, at 9:39 PM, Erik Huelsmann wrote:

> On 10/18/07, Matthias Roth <matthias.roth@impart.ch> wrote:
>> The Virus must be very new. I was going
>> To the web site of my virus program provider:
>> http://www.antiviruslab.com/description.php?virus=1285711&lang=gb
>> The Info about the virus detection is:
>> Detected since AVK version: AVK 17.9138, Date 10-18-2007
> In that case, isn't it a signature match, giving a false positive
> viral alarm?

I don't see the linkage between the report here, and the suspicion
that it's a false-positive. Can you expound on that?

While it's always *possible* that any virus detection is a false-
positive signature match, is there some evidence of that in this case?

The sites http://www.gordano.com/kb.htm?q=2844 and http://
www.softwaretipsandtricks.com/virus/page429 show as google hits on
"lovegate.cj", but the live pages make no reference to it. Could
this be something that was once suspected but determined to be non-

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