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Re: Tor a Virus?
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- Subject: Re: Tor a Virus?
- From: Hideki Saito <hidekis@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sun, 19 Dec 2004 07:46:03 -0800
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Umm, I run AVG Anti-Virus with latest definition and did not find that
On Sun, 19 Dec 2004 08:37:41 -0700, Eugene Armstead
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> Here's an issue...
> I have AVG Anti-Virus System running on my machine and it just recently
> did a scheduled scan of my hard drive. It is telling me today that
> tor-009pre4.exe is a virus of the name "Trojan horse Proxy.12.AL. I
> have had this version of tor on my machine for some time and AVG scans
> my machine daily.
> I'm going to make some assumptions on what could be happening:
> 1. A recent virus definition updated caused the recent flagging of Tor.
> 2. Tor isn't really a virus, but just doing it's job... or always was a
> virus... or just acts like one... I dunno, I'm not that smart.
> 3. Tor recently got hacked and the whole network is at risk.
> 4. I'm just crazy.
> The machine I'm having a problem on is a Windows XP Pro Version 2002
> Service Pack 2 Box. I'm running AVG 6.0.818 with Virus Database 556.
> This is an issue of concern for me as I run tor on several different
> machines, one specifically being a full time Onion Router. Can someone
> help me out?
> Eugene Armstead
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> makes his choices and decisions-a realm of his own essential rights and
> liberties into which the law, generally speaking, must not intrude."
> Geoffrey Fisher
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