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  1. Did you make sure you got the correct file path for the executable as a custom Exclusion rule with Immunet? If you are sure you created an Exclusion with the correct file path and it's still being blocked then I would suggest you submit a False Positive report at this URL for the devs to take a look at. https://www.immunet.com/false_positive You will need the correct SHA256 checksum to complete the FP report. If you're not sure what the correct hash is you can contact the software developers for this info. Another option to obtain the correct SHA256 checksum would be to use a third-party software program like HashCalc. I've personally used this software myself on occasion. https://download.cnet.com/HashCalc/3000-2250_4-10130770.html Best wishes & stay healthy, Ritchie...
  2. Hello & thanks for your interest in Immunet! I deleted your zip file because we don't want forum members to post actual malware samples here for the security of others. You can submit those samples at this email address. submit@samples.immunet.com As the email header type Malware Samples, explain what type of malware you think it is, be as detailed as possible, add a password to encrypt the zip folder this time & send that as an attachment. Just don't forget to to add the password in the email so the technicians can open it. Cheers, Ritchie...
  3. For some historic trivia Pittsburgh is also known for a researcher at the University of Pittsburgh named Jonas Salk. In the late 1940's his research proved to be vitally instrumental in developing a viable Polio vaccine. The same one we all get (or should) to this day.
  4. The answer to that is yes! I know this topic has nothing to do with Immunet or computer security but I think we all could use some good news for a change of pace. It was announced today that researchers at UPMC Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pa. has developed a vaccine against the Covid-19 virus! Animal testing of the new vaccine has had "very positive results!" Enough antibodies were produced to make the animal test subjects immune to the virus. Now UPMC is seeking Federal approval to start human testing on voluntary individuals. They are trying to speed up the process to get the vaccine approved for public use. What would normally take months or even years of testing the researchers are going to attempt to get the vaccine ready in as little as two weeks once Federal approval for human testing is granted. Another interesting thing is how people will get this vaccine. They have developed what's called a micro needle array. It resembles a small square piece of plastic a little smaller than a postage stamp but is made of some sort of gelatin material. The patch is placed on the skin and pressed. This method lets the vaccine be absorbed directly into the skin with very little or no pain involved. This will aid in getting the vaccine to elderly, or otherwise, people who are on a blood thinning regimen. This will also make it much easier to administer to children and those who hate to be poked by a syringe. Normally when a vaccine is administered it is by syringe injection into muscle tissue.
  5. I can also confirm that the Security Certificate issue has been resolved! Thanks Rob. T!
  6. Hello Alex & welcome to the Immunet forum, Did you recently install Immunet? The reason I ask that is Immunet is really great at keeping a uninfected machine just that way but one could run into problems if you installed Immunet on an already infected computer. Best wishes, Ritchie...
  7. Yeah, FF is an abbreviation commonly used for Firefox. I'm a little surprised you never heard of or seen this abbreviation before if you're a FF user. I still haven't heard back about the security certificate expiration issue yet. Check your Private Message feature, I sent you one.
  8. Since the UI hasn't been updated in some time there are many Immunet users (including myself) that would like to see a change take place. However I understand what you are saying. I wouldn't want to see the UI change so radically that it would be practically unrecognizable to previous Immunet users. That's my take on the subject.
  9. Another important update. There is an ongoing campaign of deliberate disinformation being circulated primarily using social media sites right now. If you want to get factual, up to date information about COVID-19 here's two sites you can trust. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) https://www.cdc.gov/ The U.S. government's official site https://www.coronavirus.gov/
  10. I am aware that the authentic HTTPS Security Certificate for this site has "expired" and I am trying to let the admins/devs know of the situation. I noticed that myself yesterday. So far no response back. Bummer. Another FF user, that's cool! My browser of choice for years. Yeah, I'm getting the same warning message too.
  11. This is off topic but still noteworthy given the circumstances. I firmly believe if we all follow the guidelines issued by the CDC we can curtail this unseen microscopic enemy together! Keep washing your hands often, especially if you leave your home. Avoid touching your face, especially your eyes, nose or mouth. Avoid large crowds right now. Practice social distancing. Try to keep at least a 6 foot distance between each other. If at all possible "STAY AT HOME!"
  12. Hi Brian, You are right about that. Some corporate users can still use Win 7 by buying an Extended Security Update licensing agreement from Microsoft. Here is a partial copy of a older post I made about the end of support for Win 7. For IT professionals: Microsoft will offer paid Windows 7 Extended Security Updates (ESU) through January 2023. The Windows 7 ESU will be sold on a per-device basis and the price will increase each year. Windows 7 ESUs will be available to all Windows 7 Professional and Windows 7 Enterprise customers in Volume Licensing, with a discount to customers with Windows software assurance, Windows 10 Enterprise or Windows 10 Education subscriptions. I don't know if I could completely trust any third-party vendors issuing security patches for Win 7. It would be so easy for some unscrupulous software vendor to include spyware or even malware in their code. A hacker that broke into the site could even make changes to the code without the vendor's knowledge! It happened to Piriform's CCleaner official download site a few years ago. On a different note, with your older PC and limited memory you should look into if you have any start-up programs at boot-up that's not mission critical so to speak. You should only allow start-up programs that absolutely need this priority such as your security software. Something you can look into. It might save you some CPU/RAM usage if you do discover any programs that do not need to start at boot-up but do so. Something else I agree with. It seems that a computer can have a mind of it's own sometimes, lol! Cheers, Ritchie...
  13. Sorry to hear you had a bad experience with Immunet. Did you create an exclusion rule for Malwarebytes entire Program Files folder with Immunet & create a exclusion rule for Immunet with MB? That can go a long way in avoiding possible conflicts when running Immunet as a companion AV to another product. Like you mentioned, it could also be that your older computer just doesn't have the system resources needed. Especially if it's older SDRAM or DDR memory modules 3 gigs of RAM really isn't that much memory these days as software increasingly becomes more complex requiring more RAM & CPU cycles. I seen this happen to a friend of mine a number of years back. He was using an older rig with Win XP installed. After upgrading to a newer version of Immunet at that time he discovered that his old computer would just shut down after boot-up because "all available SDRAM memory was being used up!" I had to help him uninstall Immunet by using Safe Mode. Immunet no longer supports Windows XP since version 5 was first rolled out. I'm sure you're also aware that Microsoft no longer supports Windows 7 with security updates, bug fixes and system upgrades. That means as time goes by your computer will become more vulnerable to malware, viruses and hackers. Maybe it is time to consider getting a newer rig briab. Regards, Ritchie...
  14. Hello Ernest B, To my knowledge Immunet can't be integrated into a System Information and Event Management configuration as a remote protocol. Immunet would also be incompatible with Red Hat Enterprise Linux since Linux is an Operating System that is not supported. Immunet only supports Microsoft Windows platforms. Additionally Immunet's history.db files are inaccessible by third-party software. This is a built-in security feature to help keep the files from being corrupted by outside sources. There is an enterprise version of Immunet called AMP for Endpoints that might better suit your needs! It's "much more customizable" than Immunet. AMP (Advanced Malware Protection) is not free like Immunet but it is reasonably priced and easily deployed to multiple endpoints. Here's a URL link if you'd like to check it out for yourself. https://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/products/security/amp-for-endpoints/index.html Regards, Ritchie...
  15. Here's an update on another method scammers are using right now. Some people are reporting receiving scam phone calls saying they're a medical professional and that a family member is sick with covid-19 and needs to be treated but can not do so unless payment is received up front. Don't fall for this one either folks! Best wishes, Ritchie...
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