Re: [nbos] NBOSupdater tripping anti-virus - anyone else experiencing this?
John Appel
Fri Jul 6th, 2012
Thanks Ed! That seems to have done the trick - at least Norton isn't
tripping on the new updater.

This does look like a relatively recent (June) signature, or at least
version of the signature.

Cheers,

John

On Thu, Jul 5, 2012 at 11:49 PM, NBOS Support <support2-at-nbos.com> wrote:
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>
> 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
>
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> 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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