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False Sonar Virus Detection on Qt (by nokia) Qmake.exe file

This is totally false alert.  on Norton Internet Security 2011

 I used opensource or binary version both have same issue that norton detect the qmake.exe file as a virus.

 Their website  http://qt.nokia.com/ :

   I compiled the open source version by   MSVC2008 on my own laptop and same issue.

 it seems some signatures or concurrent bytes looks like a threat for SONAR on Norton 2011

The Qt SDK is a well known project. this happens on the new SDK and even opensource our own compiled version.

 you can check by downloading   QT SDK 1.1 or by getting latest version from   qt.gitorious.org

Please let me know what is the situation. I already stopped my norton on my all servers due to the problem with compiling our project.

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Kudos0

Re: False Sonar Virus Detection on Qt (by nokia) Qmake.exe file

This is totally false alert.  on Norton Internet Security 2011

 I used opensource or binary version both have same issue that norton detect the qmake.exe file as a virus.

 Their website  http://qt.nokia.com/ :

   I compiled the open source version by   MSVC2008 on my own laptop and same issue.

 it seems some signatures or concurrent bytes looks like a threat for SONAR on Norton 2011

The Qt SDK is a well known project. this happens on the new SDK and even opensource our own compiled version.

 you can check by downloading   QT SDK 1.1 or by getting latest version from   qt.gitorious.org

Please let me know what is the situation. I already stopped my norton on my all servers due to the problem with compiling our project.

Kudos0

Re: False Sonar Virus Detection on Qt (by nokia) Qmake.exe file

Hi  Welcome to Norton community!

sorry you had this problem!

Please submit in any of the following links

https://submit.symantec.com/whitelist/

https://submit.symantec.com/false_positive/insight/

https://submit.symantec.com/false_positive/

it will take sometime to analyse so till then

Restore the item from quarantine and tick mark the exclude option!!

Midou
Kudos0

Re: False Sonar Virus Detection on Qt (by nokia) Qmake.exe file

Hi satmosc,

Thanks for bringing this to our attention.  We will look into the issue.  In the meantime, you can restore that file and exclude it from future scans.

Barrett

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