[time-nuts] [Bulk] Re: [Bulk] Re: Windows app for FE5680 info dump

Rob Kimberley robkimberley at btinternet.com
Sat Jan 28 11:05:41 EST 2012


Symantec just doesn't like .EXE files from unknown sources. You could try
Zipping it first

Rob Kimberley.

-----Original Message-----
From: time-nuts-bounces at febo.com [mailto:time-nuts-bounces at febo.com] On
Behalf Of J. L. Trantham
Sent: 28 January 2012 01:48
To: 'Discussion of precise time and frequency measurement'
Subject: Re: [time-nuts] [Bulk] Re: [Bulk] Re: Windows app for FE5680 info
dump

Perhaps this means that if you try it now, it will work.

Joe

-----Original Message-----
From: time-nuts-bounces at febo.com [mailto:time-nuts-bounces at febo.com] On
Behalf Of Scott Newell
Sent: Friday, January 27, 2012 7:41 PM
To: Discussion of precise time and frequency measurement
Subject: [Bulk] Re: [time-nuts] [Bulk] Re: Windows app for FE5680 info dump

At 06:17 PM 1/27/2012, J. L. Trantham wrote:
>Same thing happened to me.  AVG has no problem with it.  I turned off 
>Symantec, downloaded it, saved it, and proceeded.

I don't really think there's much I can do.  I sent in a false positive
report to Norton/Symantec, but I got back the dreaded "can't dupe" reply.
>From what I found online, if you're getting a reputation message, it's
because they've not seen the executable enough times to trust it (or
something like that).

Here's their latest message to me:

We are writing in relation to your submission through Symantec's on-line
Security Risk / False Positive Dispute Submission form for your software
being detected by Symantec Software. After downloading, installing and
scanning your software with Symantec's latest definitions we have been
unable to reproduce this detection. Can we please ask you to ensure that you
are using Symantec's latest virus definitions for detection? They can be
found using live update or alternatively from the URL below.

http://securityresponse.symantec.com/avcenter/defs.download.html

Due to not being able to reproduce this issue we require the additional
information below to progress the dispute.

* The message or a screen shot of the message received

* A specific URL to download the software

* Exact instructions on how to recreate issue

* Symantec product and version being used for detection

If this dispute is no longer valid please respond to this email and we will
close off the dispute.

Please respond to this email within 14 days with all questions or requests
above answered. Failure to respond to this email within 14 days will deem
the Security Risk Dispute submission to be no longer valid and initiate a
closure procedure. Once closed a new submission for the same issue can be
opened up to two times. Each new submission is subject to the time frame for
response of a further week from the submission date.

Sincerely,

Symantec Security Response


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