Follow us on Twitter!
Your life is ending one minute at a time. If you were to die tomorrow, what would you do today?
Saturday, April 25, 2015
Navigation
Home
HellBoundHackers Main:
HellBoundHackers Find:
HellBoundHackers Information:
Learn
Communicate
Submit
Shop
Challenges
HellBoundHackers Exploit:
HellBoundHackers Programming:
HellBoundHackers Think:
HellBoundHackers Track:
HellBoundHackers Patch:
HellBoundHackers Other:
HellBoundHackers Need Help?
Other
Members Online
Total Online: 20
Guests Online: 18
TeamSpeak Online : 5 Members Online: 2

Registered Members: 88050
Newest Member: billyzane
Latest Articles
Our sponsor needs your help!


One of our sponsors needs your help, http://www.virginmediabusiness.co.uk/pitch-to-rich/grow/krystal-hosting/
Go check out their video and Don't forget to vote !


~ Thanks for your help
HBH
View Thread

HellBound Hackers | Computer General | Programming

Author

C++ Hello World.exe Virus

TROY
Member



Posts: 83
Location: Sheffield, UK
Joined: 17.06.08
Rank:
Moderate
Posted on 19-12-08 16:40
I was making a hello world program in C++ on Dev C++, it was just a simple hello world program, that i learnt from a video on youtube, so i copied it to see what it was like, mess around with it, edit it etc. This is the code:

1 #include <iostream>
2 using namespace std;
3
4 int main(void)
5 {
6 cout <<"Hello World!";
7
8 }

So i compiled it and ran it, and to my suprise AVG's resident shield gave me a multiple threat detection, 3 infections to be exact, saying this for all three of them:

Infection List:
1
File Name: C:\Users\Matt Sutton\Desktop\Hello World.exe
Threat name: Trojan Horse Generic12.PNY
Detected on open.

Im not really woried because i know its obviously not a virus, but what's going on with this? lol, Thanks for your help


Author

RE: C++ Hello World.exe Virus


Member

Your avatar

Posts:
Location:
Joined: 01.01.70
Rank:
Guest
Posted on 19-12-08 18:52
Probably just your AV going crazy over nothing. Put all your C++ stuff into a folder and add that folder to your AV's exception list (and just make sure that nothing that could be a virus goes in there without being scanned first).


Author

RE: C++ Hello World.exe Virus


Member

Your avatar

Posts:
Location:
Joined: 01.01.70
Rank:
Guest
Posted on 19-12-08 19:10
mastergamer wrote:
Probably just your AV going crazy over nothing. Put all your C++ stuff into a folder and add that folder to your AV's exception list (and just make sure that nothing that could be a virus goes in there without being scanned first).


This. AVG gives the most false positives I've ever seen in an AV software. Try and compile it under a different name and see if you still return the same results.

I say that because IIRC, there's a virus/trojan or something malicious that was released under the name 'hello world'.

Edited by on 19-12-08 19:11
Author

RE: C++ Hello World.exe Virus

TROY
Member



Posts: 83
Location: Sheffield, UK
Joined: 17.06.08
Rank:
Moderate
Posted on 19-12-08 19:24
Ahhh, thanks, i suppose its just AVG being overprotective then