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Combofix Download Issue With Trojan Virus

by rcpflueger / February 1, 2011 5:15 AM PST

Tried to download Combofix from CNET and McAfee blocked due to detected Trojan virus. Has anyone else had this problem?

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Likely a false positive...
by John.Wilkinson / February 1, 2011 2:46 PM PST

McAfee does flag it as a virus, but all other major scanners, with the exception of Sophos, give it a clean bill of health. Thus, given that combined with the program's popularity and low complaint ratio, I'd say it is most likely a false positive, a mistake on McAfee's part. Regardless, exercising caution is always a good idea when a questionable flag is raised.


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Combofix Download Issue
by rcpflueger / February 1, 2011 9:49 PM PST

Thank you, John. I guess I'll try the download again after disabling McAfee.

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by cliffjenn / August 12, 2012 3:54 PM PDT

Yes, I just downloaded this software from
"techjunoon" ,which caused my network (two laptop) not being able to get on wireless, and
this is crazy

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