[chirp_users] Virus warning

Lynda Leung x-rogue at mermaid.org
Tue Sep 21 10:01:19 PDT 2021


You really don’t need that on a Mac, it isn’t nearly as fragile as windows architecture.
Alternatively you can just do what us *nix people do from the dawn of time. ClamAV


> On Sep 21, 2021, at 9:48 AM, Martin Cooper <mfncooper at gmail.com> wrote:
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> On Tue, Sep 21, 2021 at 9:39 AM Lynda Leung <x-rogue at mermaid.org> wrote:
> Of course, they’ve gotta make a living somehow right?
> 
> Well, except that this exact nagging is what's making me look for an alternative, and switch away from Avast. When the popups don't have any means to dismiss them, at least on Mac, it becomes *intensely* annoying.
> 
> Martin.
> KD6YAM
> 
> 
> Soon it will be assimilated with Norton as well.  Resistance is futile.
> 
> > On Sep 21, 2021, at 7:59 AM, <plrbear12 at gmail.com> <plrbear12 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > 
> > I like AVG because it isn't as "chatty" as Avast.  Seems Avast is trying to get you to upgrade about ten times a day...
> > 
> > Troy
> > Buckeye Computer Services
> > 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: chirp_users-bounces at intrepid.danplanet.com <chirp_users-bounces at intrepid.danplanet.com> On Behalf Of Lynda Leung
> > Sent: Tuesday, September 21, 2021 10:44 AM
> > To: Discussion of CHIRP <chirp_users at intrepid.danplanet.com>
> > Subject: Re: [chirp_users] Virus warning
> > 
> > Avast bought out avg in 2016.  It’s pretty much the same software so it really doesn’t matter which you choose. Employee here.  
> > 
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> >> On Sep 21, 2021, at 7:22 AM, plrbear12 at gmail.com wrote:
> >> 
> >> 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
> >> 
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> 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.
> >>>> 
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