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Re: This site is DANGEROUS!!!

#16 Post by webfork » Sun Apr 28, 2013 1:42 pm

It's probably another casualty of the Nirsoft false-positive problem http://www.nirsoft.net/false_positive_report.html and since we link to his site so we get caught in that net. Over time, all the machines I've had over time I've downloaded hundreds of programs to, McAfee will immediately delete a few of the the Nirsoft tools.

avast has never had a problem with this software. I consider this sloppy, incomplete work on the part of McAfee to exclude some truly excellent freeware that's been around for years.

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Re: This site is DANGEROUS!!!

#17 Post by webfork » Thu Feb 12, 2015 4:19 pm

Old thread update:

Ghacks article about some efforts by the VirusTotal folks to work against false positives.

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