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Date:      Mon, 8 Dec 2003 15:55:31 -0600
From:      Dan Nelson <dnelson@allantgroup.com>
To:        RSB <rsb@adsbanners.com>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: avcheck-0.9.tgz
Message-ID:  <20031208215531.GA2435@dan.emsphone.com>
In-Reply-To: <000001c3bdc0$327673a0$0600a8c0@rsbdel>
References:  <000001c3bdc0$327673a0$0600a8c0@rsbdel>

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In the last episode (Dec 08), RSB said:
> 20031108  Las Vegas Nevada 89102 USA
> rsb@adsbanners.com
> 
> Subj: avcheck-0.9.tgz
> 
> I ran a WINDOWS Mcafee VirusScan of the FreeBSD install disk (v 4.7)
> included w/ the book 'SAMS Teach Yourself FreeBSD in 24 Hours' and it
> identified a file on the CD, avcheck-0.9.tgz' as a virus.
> 
> Can you provide any other information regarding this file?

VirusScan should also have provided a description of the virus, which
would have told you it was simply a test file for virus-scanner
products.

http://us.mcafee.com/virusInfo/default.asp?id=description&virus_k=98616

-- 
	Dan Nelson
	dnelson@allantgroup.com



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