[Instantrails-users] Trojan in Windows Download File -- Psyme.R

Curt Hibbs curt.hibbs at gmail.com
Sat Jan 7 23:29:19 EST 2006


I just did a virus scan on Instant Rails using AVG, McAfee, and BitDefender
(latest versions of each), and it came up clean in all three cases. I think
this is a false positive.

Curt

On 1/7/06, Curt Hibbs <curt.hibbs at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> I've received one report wit McAfee. I thing its a false alarm, but I want
> to get rid of it just the same. Jim, did it tell you what files?
>
> Curt
>
> On 1/7/06, Assaph Mehr <assaph at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > On 1/8/06, Jim Mazdra <jim.mazdra at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Hopefully I am just getting an error from my AV program
> > (bitdefenderPro
> > > 9.0).
> > >
> > > When unzipping InstantRails-1.0, in directory "
> > > .../ruby/gems/1.8/cache/actionpack", bitdefender
> > > reports 4 instances of Trojan.Psyme.R are attemping to install.
> > >
> > > Is bitdefender nuts?
> > > Is rubyn00b nuts?
> >
> > I'd say bit defender. I'm getting no errors with McAfee and Norton,
> > but I have seen in the past cases where they recognised valid ruby /
> > zip files as having a virus signature. Just whack it over the head :-)
> >
> > Cheers,
> > Assaph
> >
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>
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