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I alway use this host file from this website....http://msmvps.com/blogs/hostsnews/default.aspx.

 

So far KIS/Pure2 have not detect it as trojan. Today, Pure 3 detected it as Trojan.Win32.Host2.gen.

 

Anyone have this problem.

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I alway use this host file from this website....http://msmvps.com/blogs/hostsnews/default.aspx.

 

So far KIS/Pure2 have not detect it as trojan. Today, Pure 3 detected it as Trojan.Win32.Host2.gen.

 

Anyone have this problem.

 

same issue with KIS2013 as of tonight.

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For an additional data point, I am also experiencing the same problem with the MVP hosts file and KIS2013.

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In fact, the website to download the Host file are now block by Pure 3. I wonder I can I bypass the block.

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Please send full details to the Lab, instructions are located in point 1 of the third important topic located near the top of the Virus section of this forum. And here:

http://forum.kaspersky.com/index.php?showtopic=13881

 

Thank you. I just submit the file.

 

Anyway, my Pure 3 schedule setting seem like not saving correctly. I have test it again.

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I alway use this host file from this website....http://msmvps.com/blogs/hostsnews/default.aspx.

 

So far KIS/Pure2 have not detect it as trojan. Today, Pure 3 detected it as Trojan.Win32.Host2.gen.

 

Anyone have this problem.

I'm having this problem as well, and have added the mvps HOST file to the exclusion list, as well as the downloaded files it was installed from. I had to DISABLE KIS, because it disinfected all of the files without ASKING first, and adding the files to the exclusion list by right clicking on them in the detection list was NOT an option! What the heck??? I had to manually add all files to the exclusion list....PITA, and bad, bad behavior for KIS!

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After looking at the host file for some time i found for me removing the line

 

127.0.0.1 2008-panda.com

 

worked for me scanned it and no more warnings

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another way around till Kaspersky solves the problem :

 

Settings --> Threats & Exclusions --> Exclusions --> Settings --> Add --> Select file or Folder --> C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc\

 

 

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After looking at the host file for some time i found for me removing the line

 

127.0.0.1 2008-panda.com

 

worked for me scanned it and no more warnings

 

I am glad it seemed to fix your problem but that entry is not found in the latest mvp host file so it is unlikely that is the root cause.

 

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