1 Reply Latest reply on Jan 19, 2010 1:59 PM by pammirab

    Viruses missed by McAfee

      Trojan.Popuper
      Trojan.OpachRenzki
      TROJAN.ZBOT
      Backdoor.Trojan

       

      These 4 have been detected on my computer by PC Tools and NOT McAfee.  What happened??  Why didn't McAfee see them before they infected my computer?

        • 1. Re: Viruses missed by McAfee

           

           

          Hello,

           

          There are thousands of new malware and variants daily. If you still have the files in your system, please send us a copy of the sample for further analysis to virus_research@avertlabs.com, in a password-protected ZIP file (password - infected). You can find detailed instructions for how to do this at http://vil.mcafeesecurity.com/vil/submit-sample.aspx.

           

          When you submit your sample, you will receive a confirmation of your submission that includes an assigned Analysis ID number identifying your escalation.  Please let us know the Analaysis ID number (Issue Number) your submission is assigned.

           

          Regards,

           

          Patty Ammirabile

          McAfee Labs

           

           

          Message was edited by: Patricia Ammirabile on 1/19/10 1:59:53 PM CST