[Flac-dev] Virus in FLAC Windows installer
martin.leese at stanfordalumni.org
Sat Apr 19 13:05:19 PDT 2008
Josh Coalson <xflac at yahoo.com> wote:
> --- 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.
Not sure if this is what you wanted, but I
downloaded and scanned "flac-1.2.1a.exe"
and "flac-1.2.1b.exe" from sourceforge. They
were both clean.
I used AVG Free Edition with today's Virus
Martin J Leese
E-mail: martin.leese stanfordalumni.org
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