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    PaoloM

    , W3bbo wrote

    The scan completed a short while ago, 7 threats were found in total.

    However all of them were inactive (i.e. just passive virulent files that weren't configured by the system to be loaded anywhere). Curiously enough, it flagged a JPEG file as a virus. I inspected it with a binary editor and apparently it was a renamed zip file containing an EXE. It came attached with some email.

    Using a better browser (with real security features) and an av would have prevented all that to show up on your system.

    Live and learn, eh? Smiley