Go Back   Steam Users' Forums > Steam Game Discussions > # - C > Borderlands

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 09-09-2011, 11:19 AM   #1
DY357LX
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Reputation: 0
Posts: 25
New Patch Gets Flagged As CRYPT.WIN32 Virus?

Just launched Steam, it started downloading the new Borderlands patch, next thing I know my ESET NOD anti-virus flags one of the files as a virus and quarantines it.

Screenshot: http://imgur.com/590hc

Anyone else getting problems with these file with the AV of choice?

Probably a false-positive but thought I'd mention it to see if anyone else has the same issue.
DY357LX is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 09-09-2011, 11:24 AM   #2
Zerias
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Reputation: 179
Posts: 266
ClamAV doesn't see anything wrong.
Zerias is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-31-2011, 10:43 AM   #3
xcyuen_forum
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Reputation: 0
Posts: 1
me too

Both Borderlands.exe and eye.exe from e.y.e. Cybermancy get the NOD32 probably virus alert. I submitted them to eset in the hopes an update will allow these executables. It would probably help if everyone else also submits them to get their analysis higher in the investigation queue.
xcyuen_forum is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-31-2011, 01:00 PM   #4
d37r17u5
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Reputation: 23
Posts: 279
Odd, I run ESET Smart Security and I've never received a warning about Borderlands.
d37r17u5 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-31-2011, 05:27 PM   #5
nrnoble
 
 
 
Join Date: May 2008
Reputation: 1487
Posts: 8,124
If any anti-virus software flags BL as a virus 2+ years after BL's release, then something is wrong with the detection software. A vast majority of gamers do not have this problem with BL.
nrnoble is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-23-2012, 10:08 AM   #6
the_Warpig
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Reputation: 1
Posts: 74
just had the same thing happen. nod32 flagged Orcs Must Die, E.Y.E, Borderlands, and Xotic. i chose to delete all of the .exe games it flagged. steam can just re-download them. if they get flagged again, well then i'm not playinig them until steam or eset fix something. chances are it's false positives, but there's nothing wrong with being careful!
the_Warpig is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-23-2012, 11:11 AM   #7
stedyn
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Reputation: 0
Posts: 6
Quote:
Originally Posted by the_Warpig View Post
just had the same thing happen. nod32 flagged Orcs Must Die, E.Y.E, Borderlands, and Xotic. i chose to delete all of the .exe games it flagged. steam can just re-download them. if they get flagged again, well then i'm not playinig them until steam or eset fix something. chances are it's false positives, but there's nothing wrong with being careful!
I have the same problem with Orcs Must Die, Tori Toki, Trine 2. I will wait.
stedyn is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-24-2012, 04:27 AM   #8
miller4
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Reputation: 2
Posts: 133
I have the same problem too. It's weird I didn't even start Borderland, steam or any program related to this game. My PC has just boot into desktop and then it popped up the warning.
miller4 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-24-2012, 06:14 AM   #9
nrnoble
 
 
 
Join Date: May 2008
Reputation: 1487
Posts: 8,124
Clearly this problem is with the anti-virus program, not borderlands and other games. My anti-virus software (MS Essentials) does not flag it as virus.

And... When software is flagged as virus, a specific explanation should be provided. If the anti-software can't properly identify and provide information about the virus detected, then the anti-virus software is out-of-date, or is unreliable.
nrnoble is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Go Back   Steam Users' Forums > Steam Game Discussions > # - C > Borderlands


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 08:23 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Site Content Copyright Valve Corporation 1998-2014, All Rights Reserved.