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Not yet but seems to be fairly new
Perhaps your NAV updated recently any you're the first victim. Often these are false positives.
Could it be from an ad?
I haven't gotten a warning, but if it's Flash from cnet then it must be advertising. Which reminds me - I need to reinstall FlashBlock.
As Steve noted, it could be a false positive.
Thanks. I will continue to check it. Norton recorded it as a
real threat and event, but you guys are right. It could be a false positive.
is not to detect named viruses but suspicious activity that is worthy of being note. It's Symantecs way to attempt to sniff out new virus code before its competition. False positives are deemed more acceptable than false negatives.
Is there any Flash on this site?
Maybe it's in something I have blocked?
Nope, and my internet
use these days is public computers with (they say) up-to-date AV stuff. I still get flash stuff on some, but no problems.
Still no one else?
A friend emailed me that she got a notice of a worm(?) when she accessed XP Forum. It was IDed as:
(NT) Hmmmm, I now have a second incident.
(NT) Looks like it is IE specific. Firefox doesnt download i
I have IE but not Flash 7
(never upgraded from the older version I use) and haven't had the problem. It must be version 7 connected instead.
I've forwarded this thread to Lee but he probably won't be around until Monday morning......I think he's gone for the long weekend as none of my other emails to him have been answered yet and he's normally pretty good about getting back to the Mods when they need help.
I erred...I have Flash 8
somewhere along the line I jumped/skipped right from Flash 6 to Flash 8....but still think it's connected to Flash 7, so perhaps you should upgrade to see if the problem stops?
I uninstalled Flash 7 (trial copy) a few weeks ago, and
installed flash 8. I'm guessing there could be a left over flash 7 component which is still present.
Look in your Downloaded Programs folder
and see if there are any Active X or other types of 'automatic' downloads that you can dump into the trash...before doing that you can 'research' the items to see what they are and what they do and where they came from (via right click Properties) if they aren't identifiable.
And do a search in the Registry for FLASH7 or FLASH 7 (normally under the Macromedia folder and if you have FLASH 8 listed as well, delete the FLASH 7 references.
Brand new PC - got Virus on forum just now
I just got the Bloodhound exploit warning from Norton Anti Virus on a brand new, out of the box, first time on the internet (not more than 3 hours) PC computer. I just clicked on the next message button to go to...
and the dialoge warning pops up !
I got to laugh... I've been using Macs for the past year and forgotten what the darn warning box looked like. Bought the PC for a CAD drawing class I'm going to take and BOOM !!!
Thought I'd let y'all know.
(NT) Post this in Feedback, so Lee can find out what's up?