[Flac-dev] Virus in FLAC Windows installer

Josh Coalson xflac at yahoo.com
Thu Apr 17 22:31:54 PDT 2008

--- Victor Koechli <odritug at yahoo.de> wrote:

> Just to let you know:
> The FLAC-Installer (downloadable from sourceforge) contains a
> W32/Backdoor2.AAKG virus, and so does the included uninstaller. Is
> this an error of my virus scanner, or did a virus indeed creep in?

can someone else verify this?  I know there have been false positives
from some AV tools from time to time; usually they are fixed in the
next virus definition.  the current flac installer is 7 months old
and this is the first I've heard about it.


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