Sophos antivirus classifies its own update kit as malware

Posted: September 21, 2012 in IT Security News
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Sophos antivirusBritish anti-virus company Sophos today released a database update, which own a Sophos virus engine classifies as malware.

As a result of this unfortunate incident, many PC users antivirus Sophos received warnings that their system is infected code SSH / Updater-B, and many corporate IT administrators have received hundreds of reports that are subject to the corporate network activity of this malware.

In most Sophos published data about user activity in the event of such a situation, the link – http://www.sophos.com/en-us/support/knowledgebase/118311.aspx

Note that users of antivirus products while downloading new virus database periodically receive incorrect messages about the presence of malicious code in the new bases, because that antivirus takes signatures of malicious code as the malicious code. Customer discussion of the issue can be found

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