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posted by alexfru(R), USA, 23.11.2017, 20:31

> > > Actually, MS Security Essentials deleted my local .ZIP
> > while I was just listing the files in it! So I had to go to
> > "Settings" and add it to "Excluded files and locations".
> >
> > Um... I had the project directory excluded on my Windows 7 because it
> was
> > slowing things down, but I just removed the exclusion and scanned the
> > directory with Security Essentials and all was OK. The virus/malware
> > definitions were last updated yesterday (version 1.257.257.0). What's on
> > your end?
>
> I'm on the wrong machine right now, but I did update the definitions
> yesterday. But I'm not imagining this, it definitely deleted it, ugh. Even
> after having similar problems like this, it's still annoying.

I just downloaded the .zip file from github and Security Essentials did indeed immediately find it bad, very bad (naturally, the most innocent file, smlrc.exe is sad to have Trojan:Win32/Tiggre!rfn). And it wouldn't let me get the file out of quarantine (bug?).
But there's no problem if the contents of the .zip file are sitting unpacked on the disk. Manually directing Security Essentials to scan my github directory yields nothing. Go figure.

 

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