[solved] Any trojans or viruses on FileTrip?

Discussion in 'Site Discussions & Suggestions' started by Gh0sti, Nov 27, 2011.

  1. Gh0sti

    Gh0sti iOS Guru

    Aug 19, 2009
    United States
    Inside you, all around you
    just tried to download akaio 1.8.9 and my antivirus popuped and blocked 2 trojans from attacking my computer from FileTrip whats going on with the webiste also seeing some play pause ads on the website as well costello or any other admin of the website want to explain this??
  2. Ericthegreat

    Ericthegreat Not New Member

    Nov 8, 2008
    United States
    Prob false positives but I can't guarantee it....
  3. Zetta_x

    Zetta_x The Insane Statistician

    Mar 4, 2010
    United States
    It's possible, but you don't need any admin to explain something that can be easily logically conceived by the average person.

    Two possible cases: it is a virus and it isn't a virus.

    If it is a virus; the site is designed to let users add submissions. It's entirely possible for a user to accidentally or purposely add a virus, no more need explaining by costello or any other admin.

    If it is not a virus; anti-viruses have false reports quite frequently in certain areas of software, no more need explaining by costello or any other admin.
    Since both of these cases lead to the same conclusion, my final advice by logic is that, no more need explaining by costello or any other admin.

    But I will play with the file to see what it does considering AKAIO is a DS flash cart firmware, what's a virus for windows will not work under the architecture for AKAIO and vice versa


    edit: Why did I put isn't not? ... got to lay off a certain adult substance
  4. Foxi4

    Foxi4 On the hunt...

    Global Moderator
    Sep 13, 2009
    Gaming Grotto
    ...Why would you download AKAIO from GBATemp's FileTrip rather than from AKAIO's home website?
  5. Rydian

    Rydian Resident Furvert™

    Feb 4, 2010
    United States
    Cave Entrance, Watching Cyan Write Letters
    Could you give some details on what your AV said?
  6. Another World

    Another World Emulate the Planet!

    Former Staff
    Jan 3, 2008
    From Where???
    i upped 1.8.9 and it didn't have a virus. i just dled and scanned with nod32, its clean.

    -another world
  7. Thesolcity

    Thesolcity Wherever the light shines, it casts a shadow.

    Oct 2, 2010
    United States
    San Miguel
    Google Chrome freaked out about some ads a while back. Its nothing.
  8. X_XSlashX_X

    X_XSlashX_X GBAtemp Regular

    Jan 2, 2012
    United States
    Buffalo New York
    It's clean, I checked it out.
  9. nl255

    nl255 GBAtemp Addict

    Apr 9, 2004
    Or option 3: It's an ad on the site that is the virus. Or more specifically, an ad is trying to use an exploit to install spyware, fake antivirus, or botnet software.
  10. Costello

    Costello Headmaster

    Oct 24, 2002
    when you spot something wrong, just report it and let our mod team look into it :)
    reports are handled VERY quickly
    1 person likes this.
  11. Lilith Valentine

    Lilith Valentine GBATemp's Wolf-husky™ Melodramatic fool

    Sep 13, 2009
    Any problems with the site, don't hesitate to report it, reports are very much needed to make filetrip a better place and takes a lot of the guess work out it for the staff.
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