[chirp_users] Virus warning

plrbear12 at gmail.com plrbear12 at gmail.com
Tue Sep 21 07:20:11 PDT 2021


Yes, but it is VERY basic.  AVG and Avast are free and both ranked in the top 10 last time I checked. I recommend AVG to all my customers.


Troy
Buckeye Computer Services

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From: chirp_users-bounces at intrepid.danplanet.com <chirp_users-bounces at intrepid.danplanet.com> On Behalf Of Nigel A. Gunn G8IFF/W8IFF
Sent: Tuesday, September 21, 2021 9:59 AM
To: Discussion of CHIRP <chirp_users at intrepid.danplanet.com>; Kerry Whittle <t2ckerry at gmail.com>
Subject: Re: [chirp_users] Virus warning

Doesn't Windows come with an inbuilt virus protection program?


> On 21/09/2021 09:47 Kerry Whittle <t2ckerry at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> 
> Thanks Nick, will do! I'm considering getting a better virus detection program sooner rather than later though.
> 
> 
> On Tue, Sep 21, 2021, 08:42 Nick <papanick at netzero.net> wrote:
> > 
> >  Take the warning with a grain of salt Kerry.
> >  
> >  ---------- Original Message ----------
> >  From: Kerry Whittle <t2ckerry at gmail.com>
> >  To: Discussion of CHIRP <chirp_users at intrepid.danplanet.com>
> >  Subject: [chirp_users] Virus warning
> >  Date: Mon, 20 Sep 2021 13:45:02 -0500
> >  
> >  For the second time I’ve gotten a warning from McAfee that there was a virus in the daily download, this time in chirp-daily-20210919-installer.exe. The first time I saw this behavior was with the 20210826 daily, before I was on the list to report it.
> >  
> >  The reported virus is Real Protect-EC!16F97D3AFE24
> >  
> >  Not sure if it’s real or a false positive but I figured I should let you know. The file has been quarantined on my system.
> >  
> >  Kerry de kk4jo
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