Avira flags itself as malware

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Avira flags itself as malware

Bad update.

Anti-virus vendor Avira yesterday issued a botched signature update that flagged the client as malware.

The update falsely detected AESCRIPT.dll as spyware TR/Spy.463227.

It was was pulled shortly after its release.

"The spreading of the false VDF (Virus Definitions File) was stopped immediately and is now corrected with a new VDF," Avira operations Stefan Berka said.

Customers were urged to update to VDF 7.11.16.146.

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