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SpySubtract being flagged by NIS


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jen147

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(Please don't move this topic to the Malware forum, I had it there and it was buried in a matter of hours, today I found it on page 10, I know those geeks are crazy busy.)

SpySubtract came preinstalled on our computer, but everytime I've tried to install it Norton blocks it saying it is a malicious script. I can recover it in System Application Recovery, but it does the same thing everytime.

The file name is: C:\hp\bin\SpySubtract\poof.js

The Alert says: Norton Script blocking feature has detected virus like activity in a script file on your computer.

I don't understand the poof.js part. Couldn't this be a false positive, I know a lot of people don't like NIS, what do you think?
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Yes, could be a false positive. poof.js is a javascript associated with the program. NIS should have a way to exclude certain files from detection.

i'M SORRY, but I am not familiar enough with the program to suggest exactly how, but HELP function , searching on EXCLUDE would be a good start
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Hello gerryf,

The script can be allowed to run by following the directions below if the script is safe. It's more than likely a FP.

http://service1.syma...=&osv=&osv_lvl=
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