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Subject: Re: [boost] [windows] Wni32/Vigorf.A trojan in boost_1_67_0-msvc-14.1-64.exe?
From: Mateusz Loskot (mateusz_at_[hidden])
Date: 2018-05-24 15:15:26

On 24 May 2018 at 16:59, Paul A. Bristow via Boost
<boost_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Boost [mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of Mateusz Loskot via Boost
>> Sent: 24 May 2018 09:14
>> To: boost_at_[hidden]
>> Cc: Mateusz Loskot
>> Subject: [boost] [windows] Wni32/Vigorf.A trojan in boost_1_67_0-msvc-14.1-64.exe?
>> Hi,
>> One user reported via #boost at that
>> Windows Defender reported trojan in the latest Windows binaries.
>> I checked myself and I can confirm the latest up-to-date
>> Windows Defender is detecting Vigorf.A in the installer archive.
>> Is this false report?
> I suspect so


> - Norton regularly accuses my generated binaries of various infections so that I have had to
> stop it scanning the partition containing Boost
> (a good reason why a separate partition is a good idea - rather than stuffing it all in C:/boost/... ).

I apply similar approach, having this special place expluded

That's why I missed the issue until someone pointed out on #boost channel,
and I checked it myself from different location.

Best regards,

Mateusz Loskot,

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