Re: [nbos] NBOSupdater tripping anti-virus - anyone else experiencing this?
NBOS Support
Fri Jul 6th, 2012


I've had reports of the updater getting flagged. I suspect there's a piece
of malware out there thats using the same internet library that the updater
uses for retrieving files, and the AV programs are keying off something in
that library. Unfortunately, if a library is convenient for building
applications, its also convenient for virus writers.

I made a new build of the updater, compiling it slightly
differently. VirusTotal doesnt seem to have a problem with this one:
http://www.nbos.com/nox/index.php?action=1001&id=449

Ed


At 09:05 PM 7/5/2012, you wrote:
>I finally updated my AS 2.0 to AS 3.0, and during the installation
>process my Symantec AV (strictly speaking, Norton Internet Security
>2012) flagged the nbosupdater.exe file as a trojan. A quick check at
>VirusTotal showed a number of other AV programs are doing the same.
>
>Anyone else see this? Is this a known false positive? My copy was
>purchased today from RPGNow.
>
>Cheers,
>
>John
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