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Avast antivirus detecting VBS malware gen on Geoexpat

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    Avast antivirus detecting VBS malware gen on Geoexpat

    The specific thing is . . .

    geoexpat/forum/images/icon/icon6.pngpagespeed . . .


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    @huja - can you copy paste the entire link? I am assuming a false positive as that image might have a ".vbs.whatever.png" type string in it.

    Have a GeoExpat related problem - please create a support ticket.

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    Can't cut and paste the popup window . . . but a little Googling leads me to believe false positives are happening to a lot of AVAST users using a variety of browsers.

    https://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=197572.0


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    Am getting the same on Chrome.


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    @Cwbguy - using avast or some other software?

    Have a GeoExpat related problem - please create a support ticket.

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    Twitter / Reddit are also flooded with reports about similar infections.

    Either true .. or false.

    Lets see.

    Have a GeoExpat related problem - please create a support ticket.

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    Avast

    just got the same moving over to Firefox


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    I've had it all morning on Chrome on m PC, using Avast as well.


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    Looks like Malwarebyte and AVG are going to get a bump in downloads in the next 24 hours.


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    Could be related to the new "Behavior Shield" feature they rolled out today/yesterday:

    https://blog.avast.com/behavior-shie..._blog_comments


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