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- Subject: Re: Lua x antivirus
- From: Florian Weimer <fw@...>
- Date: Thu, 12 Jul 2012 23:13:17 +0200
* Enrico Colombini:
> On 12/07/2012 18.57, Roberto Ierusalimschy wrote:
>> I got a report that some antivirus software (e.g., Symantec and McAfee)
>> are reporting the file wlua52.exe (from LuaBinaries) as a virus. Does
>> anyone know anything about that?
> I just sent the file (from lua-5.2.1_Win32_bin.zip) to
> virustotal. Four antiviruses seem to have an overzealous heuristic
Try again, the count should have gone up by now.
Uploading false positives to Virustotal is not a good idea because it
triggers all kinds of automated actions, most of them geared towards
branding the file as malware.