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Flyakite Os X

By drawls31
Jan 22, 2007
  1. Didn't know if everyone was aware or not but in techspots download section FLYAKITE OS X has a Trojan in it.
    It is a really cool program but I could do without the Trojan
    Thought I would let everybody know.
    It took a while to straighten my machine back out.
     
  2. Jesse_hz

    Jesse_hz TS Maniac Posts: 545

    Could you please post some more details about it, like how did you find out that it had a trojan in it? If your PC got infected with a trojan how do you know it came from the Flyakite OS X download?
     
  3. drawls31

    drawls31 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 40

    well I was installing it and spy sweeper caught it.
    Or it said it did.I think what messed my computer up was the program itself.
    I downloaded the program again from flyakites website and when I was installing it I got the same warning from spy sweeper.



    I finally got everything straightened out and like I said before it is a very cool program and I don't use that word very often.
     
  4. Jesse_hz

    Jesse_hz TS Maniac Posts: 545

    In that case my guess is that SpySweeper is making a bad detection. Either that or somethings really wrong with Flyakite.
     
  5. drawls31

    drawls31 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 40

    The download from flyakites website is much better.
    The program is kinda buggy,but It is pretty nice anyway.


    I didn't mean for it to sound like bad publicity or anything I just wanted to give a heads up on the problem.
     
  6. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    Please give me a link to the Techspot download, so I can check it.

    Regards Howard :)
     
  7. drawls31

    drawls31 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 40

  8. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    Cheers for the link.

    I have downloaded the file and scanned it with SS&D/Ad-Aware se/AVG free/AVG Antispyware. None of them found anything suspicious.

    Can you please supply details of exactly what Spy Sweeper says it found?

    Regards Howard :)
     
  9. drawls31

    drawls31 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 40

    I was stupid and deleted the file but it said warning spysweeper has identified
    TROJ.wab trying to install itself.
     
  10. halo71

    halo71 TS Rookie Posts: 1,090

    troj.wab????? Even Google didnt find anything on that!
     
  11. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    As halo71 says, Google doesn`t come up with anything for trojan.wab. Are you sure you`ve got the name of the trojan correct?

    Regards Howard :)
     
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