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 Post subject: How comes?
PostPosted: Sun Feb 25, 2007 2:08 am 
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How comes places such as Bleeping computer, castlecops etc class Sigx as bad? I scanned at virus total and Norman and F-secure said itwas W32/Stration.AOY which when I researched W32/Stration I was told it was a mass mailing worm. Wtf?


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PostPosted: Sun Feb 25, 2007 3:11 am 
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you are making stuff up. i checked bleeping computer and castlecops and found no such thing. I also have never heard of such sites before you posted this.

sigx is not a virus.

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PostPosted: Sun Feb 25, 2007 5:55 am 
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Excuse me?

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http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/startups/SigX.exe-4936.html

http://www.castlecops.com/s5156-SigXC.html

I'm not sure I can make web pages up ;)

Which sites have you never heard of before? I'm not saying it is a worm/virus/malware of any kind I'm just asking why they catagorize it as so.

Virustotal results:

File "SigX.exe" received on 02.25.2007 at 14:50:05 (CET) is being scanned by VirusTotal in this moment. Results will be shown as they're generated.

Antivirus Version Update Result
AntiVir 7.3.1.38 02.25.2007 no virus found
Authentium 4.93.8 02.25.2007 no virus found
Avast 4.7.936.0 02.23.2007 no virus found
AVG 386 02.24.2007 no virus found
BitDefender 7.2 02.25.2007 no virus found
CAT-QuickHeal 9.00 02.24.2007 no virus found
ClamAV devel-20060426 02.25.2007 no virus found
DrWeb 4.33 02.25.2007 no virus found
eSafe 7.0.14.0 02.23.2007 no virus found
eTrust-Vet 30.4.3424 02.23.2007 no virus found
Ewido 4.0 02.24.2007 no virus found
FileAdvisor 1 02.25.2007 no virus found
Fortinet 2.85.0.0 02.25.2007 no virus found
F-Prot 4.3.1.45 02.22.2007 no virus found
F-Secure 6.70.13030.0 02.25.2007 W32/Stration.AOY
Ikarus T3.1.0.31 02.25.2007 no virus found
Kaspersky 4.0.2.24 02.25.2007 no virus found
McAfee 4970 02.23.2007 no virus found
Microsoft 1.2204 02.25.2007 no virus found
NOD32v2 2079 02.24.2007 no virus found
Norman 5.80.02 02.23.2007 W32/Stration.AOY
Panda 9.0.0.4 02.25.2007 no virus found
Prevx1 V2 02.25.2007 no virus found
Sophos 4.14.0 02.24.2007 SigX
Sunbelt 2.2.907.0 02.24.2007 no virus found
Symantec 10 02.25.2007 no virus found
TheHacker 6.1.6.064 02.25.2007 no virus found
UNA 1.83 02.23.2007 no virus found

Aditional Information
File size: 770048 bytes
MD5: 490517ea7a60c4ac721e568ac5ff78ea
SHA1: 8047bc45bcbd8c914f20f747c63af863f03f5f9a


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PostPosted: Sun Feb 25, 2007 11:06 am 
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Nither of the sites said SigX was a bad program. One of them said its undesired. They usually categorize that for most programs that they have no idea about. As long as you know what the program is, its up to you to decide if its desired or not.

While I dont know about virus categories, it seems to me that W32/Stration is a wide category, and there are false positives and im not sure what it means. sigx might share a function call like reading your registry which is triggering the antivirus.

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 Post subject: Re: How comes?
PostPosted: Wed Apr 20, 2011 6:42 am 
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hmm...okay..


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 Post subject: Re: How comes?
PostPosted: Wed Apr 20, 2011 9:17 am 
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http://www.virustotal.com/
Result: 0 / 41 (0.0%) no false positives :)

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