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    Also, will running Spybot 1.6.2 TeaTimer...

    Also, will running Spybot 1.6.2 TeaTimer interfere with Spybot 2.0 beta's resident protection?

    Thanks!

    Peace...
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    I installed Spybot 2.0 beta 3 on my mom's...

    I installed Spybot 2.0 beta 3 on my mom's computer last night to give it a try. The scan ran faster than Spybot 1.6.2, which is currently installed, but after a system reboot, the Spybot 2 cleaner...
  3. Thanks for the link to the video. Peace...

    Thanks for the link to the video.

    Peace...
  4. Spybot 2.0 beta and malware detection: how good is it?

    I've been checking out this forum to get feedback from those giving Spybot 2.0 a try. Most of the threads tend to be bug reports of some kind or another.

    Has anyone had any experience with...
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    This is good to know! Thanks! Peace...

    This is good to know! Thanks!

    Peace...
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    Thanks for these posts. I was just about to...

    Thanks for these posts. I was just about to setup an account specifically for scheduling Spybot updates, immunizations, and possibly scans. Given the about comments, I think I'll have to refine my...
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    Was there ever a solution to this problem? ...

    Was there ever a solution to this problem?

    Peace...
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    Or is the heuristic analysis function broken in...

    Or is the heuristic analysis function broken in Spybot 1.6.2?

    Peace...
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    Ok. Doesn't the behavior I described above...

    Ok. Doesn't the behavior I described above contradict this? I would have expected the heuristic scan to return a "nothing found" result, like the malware scan did. If "heuristics" describes other...
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    Question about Spybot's heuristic analysis

    So, I have a malware installer that when scanned by Spybot as an individual file, yields some interesting results. The malware scan part indicates nothing was found but the heuristic part reports a...
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    Doh! Sorry for the unnecessary post. :) I've...

    Doh! Sorry for the unnecessary post. :)

    I've sent off my samples. :)

    Thanks!

    Peace...
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    Malware installer not detected by Spybot

    I've got a malware installer that Spybot doesn't detect. I tried generating an OpenSBI file but the installer blows off while running, so I can't generate a log to import into the utility.

    Can I...
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    How did you come to this conclusion when "Chrome"...

    How did you come to this conclusion when "Chrome" is mentioned:



    Peace...
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    I agree. I mean when Spybot 2.0 does come out,...

    I agree. I mean when Spybot 2.0 does come out, people will criticize it for "not being ready" for prime time, question the amount of testing that was conductive before it was released, and make...
  15. Need User Feedback: TeaTimer detects a Windows update as a rogue antivirus app

    I ran a Windows update on Windows 2000 today and TeaTimer detected one of the processes as Fraud.XPAntivirus.

    I'll see if the process is still on the hard drive.

    How do I proceed in getting the...
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    Question about the June 2 update

    After running the June 2 update, I noticed the number of items being checked was reduced. Were some outdated items removed or something?

    Thanks!

    Peace...
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    I've noticed this as well. Peace...

    I've noticed this as well.

    Peace...
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    I've noticed Spybot tends to scan SLOWER if the...

    I've noticed Spybot tends to scan SLOWER if the scan is started as part of Spybot automation.

    If I run Spybot and manually run an update, scan, and immunization, that process runs faster than if...
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    I've found the CPU usage on the two systems I run...

    I've found the CPU usage on the two systems I run Teatimer on that I'm able to monitor most closely is quite low after the system (and Teatimer) start.

    Memory usage on the XP system is quite a lot...
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    That site seems to be mistaken. Here is a test...

    That site seems to be mistaken. Here is a test from a Windows XP (SP3) system I have access to:

    In my test, the pongs came from 127.0.0.1 but the IP resolved in the ping output match what's in my...
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    Thanks for the info. I saw that thread was...

    Thanks for the info. I saw that thread was dating back to 2008 and I installed Spybot 1.6.2 on Windows 2000 earlier this year. In fact, it was only after this recent incident did I notice the hosts...
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    This is true but duplicate entries are NOT needed...

    This is true but duplicate entries are NOT needed as aliases can be entered in the hosts file, like this:

    127.0.0.1 platinumantivir.com www.platinumantivir.com

    For example:

    Of course,...
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    The "My Security Engine" rogue. Yep. I saw...

    The "My Security Engine" rogue.

    Yep. I saw redirections of various Google and Yahoo domains to the same IP address.

    Yep and those entries were actually removed (believe it or not :)).

    What...
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    Ability to scan the registry

    Great! Will this be able to scan the registry on the hard drive?

    Peace...
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    I've got Spybot S&D 1.6.2 w/ TeaTimer enabled...

    I've got Spybot S&D 1.6.2 w/ TeaTimer enabled installed on a Windows 7 system that also has MSE installed and they haven't bumped into each other yet.

    Peace...
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    Sticky: Ah, so I submit the files from WITHIN the OpenSBI...

    Ah, so I submit the files from WITHIN the OpenSBI editor. Gotcha.

    Thanks! :)

    Peace...
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    Sticky: Hi! How does one get an account to submit SBI...

    Hi! How does one get an account to submit SBI files for review?

    Thanks!

    Peace...
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    Question about immunization on Windows 2000

    I'm running Spybot 1.6.2 on Windows 2000. I recently got infected with some malware which modified the hosts file by adding some obviously bad entries.

    Spybot detected the malware and removed...
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    Done! Peace...

    Done!

    Peace...
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    Possible missed detection

    I have a file that was identified by another anti-spyware app as being malware. Spybot S&D 1.6.2 with the detection update as of 04.21.2010 didn't detect this file.

    Can I send you guys the file...
  31. Thread: Suggestions

    by tomdkat
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    Suggestion for Spybot 2.0

    It's probably too late to post this suggestion for Spybot 2.0 but I wanted to suggest providing a separate icon for accessing the Spybot logs. I tend to configure Spybot to run as automated as...
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    Thanks! Will do. :) Peace...

    Thanks! Will do. :)

    Peace...
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    I enabled "Paranoid mode" and attempted to...

    I enabled "Paranoid mode" and attempted to install another rogue security app and TeaTimer did notify me of a blocked process that was trying to update the registry (I believe). It even mentioned...
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    Immunization request

    I recently tripped over a URL that attempted to infect a computer I was using and I would like to request this URL be added to Spybot's immunization.

    Thanks!

    Peace...
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    I have been experimenting with this and have...

    I have been experimenting with this and have found TeaTimer to log the updating of the registry but not block it. I'm not running TeaTimer in "Paranoid" mode.

    Peace...
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    Thanks! :) So, if this is a new variant of...

    Thanks! :)

    So, if this is a new variant of "Fraud.Sysguard" is that why TeaTimer didn't block the installer from updating the registry, in the first place?

    When the malware was installing...
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    Spybot removed part of it. I'll send you a PM...

    Spybot removed part of it. I'll send you a PM with the requested info. :)

    Peace...
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    Question about TeaTimer

    I currently run Spybot 1.6.2 w/ TeaTimer enabled on a Windows 2000 system I use for testing.

    My Windows 2000 installation recently (and INTENTIONALLY) got infected with "AntiVirus Soft" and was...
  39. Thread: Windows 2000

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    I'm running Spybot 1.6.2 (w/ TeaTimer enabled) on...

    I'm running Spybot 1.6.2 (w/ TeaTimer enabled) on Windows 2000 right now.

    It runs well and surprisingly fast (much faster than on Windows XP).

    Peace...
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    I'm seeing high RAM use as well. On one system...

    I'm seeing high RAM use as well. On one system where TeaTimer is enabled, it hangs out around the 140MB mark. CPU usage is reasonable but RAM usage seems a bit on the high side.

    Peace...
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    I've been running Spybot for years (since 1.3)...

    I've been running Spybot for years (since 1.3) and I've seen many updates which didn't require a new immunization. So, this isn't anything unusual or any cause for concern.

    Peace...
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    I have seen the same behavior on a number of...

    I have seen the same behavior on a number of machines and regardless of processing power. Spybot tends to take a while to "crunch" through the various Virtumonde objects/patterns and it appears to...
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    Done! Thanks! Peace...

    Done! Thanks!

    Peace...
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    Immunization request

    I received an e-mail notification of a private message sent to me from a forum I belong to. This message contains a link to a malicious site that wants to infect the Windows 2000 environment I run...
  45. Ok, so I guess the only scheduling option on...

    Ok, so I guess the only scheduling option on Vista is to enable the Administrator account.

    Thanks for the reply!

    Peace...
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    Thanks for the info and sorry for not doing a...

    Thanks for the info and sorry for not doing a more thorough search before starting this thread. :)

    Any idea on when version 1.6.3.51 will be officially released?

    Thanks!

    Peace...
  47. Looking for recommendation for scheduling Spybot 1.6.2 on Vista

    I just installed Spybot 1.6.2 on a 64-bit Vista system today and scheduled it to run. Before the schedule had a chance to run Spybot, I ran it manually. After the scan, I was told it couldn't...
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    Spybot 1.6.2 hangs if scan is aborted

    I tend to configure Spybot S&D to run as automated as possible, by using these settings:

    Run check on program start
    Fix all problems on program start
    Immunize on program start
    Search for new...
  49. Thanks for the reply. :) I wasn't asking for...

    Thanks for the reply. :)

    I wasn't asking for assistance with removing the Personal Antivirus infection but was asking if the MBAM logs mentioned above had already been sent in for analysis. If...
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    I've found that sometimes Spybot appears to hang...

    I've found that sometimes Spybot appears to hang when it really hasn't. Yesterday, I scanned a system with it and it got stuck on a particular bug (I forget which) and I thought Spybot had hung and...
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