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May 10, 2012, 02:14:56 AM
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https://www.virustotal.com/file/da17f4ec87d215e7bf7659ebbe245f3070222c6ac65cff4e4c10c016785b9761/analysis/1336615911/

Summary - no virus
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May 10, 2012, 02:31:06 AM
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Means absolutely nothing. Virus scanners only pick up viruses that are widely distributed, not ones tailored to a specific niche.

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May 10, 2012, 02:31:45 AM
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Malwarebytes also scanned clean.
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May 10, 2012, 08:16:44 AM
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(You are likely right, but...)

You need to ask that other person to compare the SHA256 hash for his/her executable with the one you scanned.
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May 10, 2012, 02:57:30 PM
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(You are likely right, but...)

You need to ask that other person to compare the SHA256 hash for his/her executable with the one you scanned.
Actually it would be nice if BFL would publish the hashes for the files they are posting.

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May 10, 2012, 02:58:27 PM
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(You are likely right, but...)

You need to ask that other person to compare the SHA256 hash for his/her executable with the one you scanned.
Actually it would be nice if BFL would publish the hashes for the files they are posting.


This is a good idea. Will publish SHA1 of the files.


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