Are these real trojans

xbc

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I was using Norton anti virus and then changed to AVG
the thing is when I use a newsgroup and download a keygen program AvG always say's they have a trojan virus file in it
Norton never use to find these so is it AVG reporting correctly or being over sensitive or was it just Nortin not being good enouigh

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Too true. it is a pita.
I tend to load up keygens in a seperate unprotected os and then get some keys and delete the file just in case.
I go back into my proper os and do a full virus scan. Mostly i not found any infections tho.

These are False Possitives
 

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I found AVG to be overly aggressive on keygen. Generally if you using usenet and newzbin then people will post a comment if there is spyware/virus in the post.

If you want to be safe then setup a VM machine and download, unpack and scan in there so your main system is protected.
 

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be careful, some keygens can be malicious, but i guess it is just oversensitiveness sometimes
 
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