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BlindSite
04-20-2009, 03:53 PM
Hey guys, I know many of us here have played or play mybrute (little browser fighting game), if you haven't don't sweat.

Downloader.Swif.C is a Trojan horse that exploits the Adobe Flash Player Multimedia File Remote Buffer Overflow Vulnerability (BID 28695) in order to download more malware on to the compromised computer.

This is a warning from the Semantec Website

Please, if you've played this game, run a scan and check your comp.

BaLLiN
04-20-2009, 03:59 PM
oh crap, i made like 20 brutes lol

BlindSite
04-20-2009, 04:02 PM
I know it was pretty popular here.

BaLLiN
04-20-2009, 04:03 PM
I know it was pretty popular here.

it wasnt working alot for me before, thanks dude, +rep

iowatreat54
04-20-2009, 04:04 PM
Yes, I don't use mybrute, but I still appreciate the PSA.

You are winning life. +rep

Gay Ork Wang
04-20-2009, 04:05 PM
ha yea i had that virus and i wondered where it came from

BlindSite
04-20-2009, 04:26 PM
Yeah, everyone I knew that used it got the virus so I thought I'd warn you d00ds.

MetSox17
04-20-2009, 05:30 PM
Thankfully, i never bothered to check what that thread was about.

jayceheathman
04-20-2009, 06:07 PM
My Norton blocked it and now wont let me press "fight" on the game. I figured it was a virus since a message popped up that a lot of things were blocked when I logged on that site. It never happened the first week but the last few days it has showed up.

brat316
04-20-2009, 06:33 PM
ohhh noes i hope my McAfee picked this up. So far no problems with my laptop, but i'll run it.

BaLLiN
04-20-2009, 07:48 PM
i didnt have any problems, i have firewall and norton, nothing was detected to my knowledge... :/

BRAVEHEART
04-20-2009, 08:02 PM
http://community.norton.com/norton/board/message?board.id=nis_feedback&message.id=47522

it's best to check the interwebs instead of passing on incorrect information.

per symantec employee in linked thread:

"We have investigated and determined this is a false positive. Updated virus definitions have already been published which contain the correction."

thanks for the real info, rep 4 U.

CJSchneider
04-20-2009, 08:04 PM
Running a scan now with my AVG. Was seriously considering giving up mybrute - now I'm sold. Good lookin' out SK.