On 11/28/2009 17:41, Sisyphus wrote:
> A friend of mine has found that comodo anti-virus claims that
> MinGW-5.1.6.exe contains trojans (in inetc.dll).
> What should we "users" do when this sort of thing arises (with a view to
> getting comodo fixed) ?
> Should we inform the mingw developers about it ? Or should we just take it
> up with the comodo developers ?
> Has anybody else struck the same issue with comodo and MinGW-5.1.6.exe ?
This is where anti-virus detection fails badly.
According to <http://nsis.sourceforge.net/Inetc_plug-in>, it is used to
download and upload files. I'm sure there are trojans using it.
Of course, its not 100% due to Comodo, it can't tell what you're using
the dll for anyway. My advice would be to ignore the trojan warning if
you are sure that you downloaded the installer from a trusted site (eg