#1163 False Detect by Norton

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2014-02-10
2014-02-08
Ken
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Just downloaded the latest version of PasswordSafe from site, Feb 8, 2014. Didn't use mirror site.

I run Norton Internet Security. It grabbed file and said it had detected Suspicious.Cloud.7.ep Norton deleted file.

Is Norton keying in on some new code and falsely detecting error or is it possible the download has been altered.

Longtime user and promoter of Password Safe and just thought I would update today. Thanks.

Discussion

  • Ken

    Ken - 2014-02-08

    Quick update. Downloaded pwsafe-3.32.exe and Norton reported it is safe.

     
  • Rony Shapiro

    Rony Shapiro - 2014-02-08
    • status: open --> pending
    • assigned_to: Rony Shapiro
     
  • Ken

    Ken - 2014-02-08

    Just tried again and Norton deletes it pronto. Same error. Norton really doesn't like something about file. As per previous post 3.32 makes Norton happy. I'll try again tomorrow or I will stay with 3.32. Thanks for looking into this.

     
  • Ken

    Ken - 2014-02-08

    Will do. Didn't think of that. Thanks for link.

     
  • Ken

    Ken - 2014-02-08

    Reported.

    CONFIRMATION

    Your submission has been sent Sat Feb 8 11:27:44 PST 2014. To make another submission, click here.

    Sincerely,

    Symantec Security Response

     
  • Ken

    Ken - 2014-02-09

    Rony ... Good news, here is what I got back from Symantec.

    In relation to submission [3431305].

    Upon further analysis and investigation we have verified your submission and as such this detection will be removed from our products.

    The updated detection will be distributed in the next set of virus definitions, available via LiveUpdate or from our website at http://securityresponse.symantec.com/avcenter/defs.download.html

    Decisions made by Symantec are subject to change if alterations to the Software are made over time or as classification criteria and/or the policy employed by Symantec changes over time to address the evolving landscape.

     
  • Rony Shapiro

    Rony Shapiro - 2014-02-10
    • status: pending --> closed
     
  • Rony Shapiro

    Rony Shapiro - 2014-02-10

    Great! Thanks for submitting the report and for the update.

     

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