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CA eTrust 7.1.501 is detecting Win32/FakeAv.CX Trojan in PuttyPortable.exe

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scar
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CA eTrust 7.1.501 is detecting Win32/FakeAv.CX Trojan in PuttyPortable.exe

i have even just downloaded the puttyportable package again and it is being detected right away. so i'm thinking this is a false positive. i use putty everyday and it wasn't detected yesterday. i tried updating virus definitions but no new ones are available yet. hopefully it will be resolves soon. can the team communicate with CA to expedite getting this resolved? thanks.

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CA Issue

CA doesn't seem to provide a mechanism for us to tell them of their error, so you'll need to contact them for support.

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Posted it on CA's board

I've posted it on their board here:

http://homeofficeforum.ca.com/homeofficeforum/posts/list/0/938.page#3502

Lots of other people are complaining about it too, and it seems to affect installers that aren't for PortableApps.

Cheers,
Martin

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it is now not detecting the

it is now not detecting the trojan anymore with the new definitions for Aug-21, and seems to be resolved. thanks for the link to the CA forums. i had to fudge some facts about the product i am using in order to submit a support ticket to technical support, but i didn't know they had forums. CA's website is vast.

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