Update to latest version (4.2.2) Virus detected

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Dezarius
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Update to latest version (4.2.2) Virus detected

Post by Dezarius » Tue Mar 24, 2020 8:53 pm

So when I updated to the latest version (via the client prompt) a virus was detected by my Avast anti-vir in the setup file and then after install it had infected the QBT.exe in the program folder as well, as it quarantined both files. As such I wasn't able to use QB anymore, so I chose to restore the program file, I really don't want to uninstall and redo all my settings. I'm not sure if it is still infected after having been in quarantine, and less sure if this is a real "virus" or just a false alarm. Many reports say it is, but some sites also say it should be taken seriously. What puzzles me is why a virus would be in a file downloaded through the official channels, as I said I used the client prompt to update like always.

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Re: Update to latest version (4.2.2) Virus detected

Post by Peter » Thu Mar 26, 2020 7:26 pm

False positive.

Check virustotal.com - you can see that only a few, cheap/horrible "antivirus" programs flag the latest version. This is a good indication of bad anti-virus programs that people should avoid.

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Re: Update to latest version (4.2.2) Virus detected

Post by Nemo » Thu Apr 02, 2020 9:53 pm

100% false. The source is available for everyone to look into it. Also at Fosshub it checks as safe.

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