AVG Wrongly Identified Windows File as Banking Trojan

An update from AVG revealed on November 9, 2008 that the company made a mistake to identify user32.dll as a malware. The update recognized that file as a banking Trojan, 'PSW.Banker4.APSA'.

Further, only the consumers of AVG 8 products, running the French, Dutch, Italian, Spanish and Portuguese versions of the Windows XP, are reported to have got affected by this Trojan.

In addition, AVG also gave its recommendations to recover the computer systems affected by the Trojan. Users who were able to boot their computers were suggested to download utility software that could remove the update files and facilitate the downloading of fixed update. On the other hand, the users who were not able to run their PCs were recommended to run the XP recovery console on the Windows installati...

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