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Offline ajcgi

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Planetside site... hacked?
« on: May 25, 2016, 02:14:56 PM »
I dunno if this is Google being super-sensitive or Planetside complying with older web standards perhaps but... see attached image.
I just googled Terragen and it came up with a hack alert.

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Re: Planetside site... hacked?
« Reply #1 on: May 25, 2016, 08:31:27 PM »
Interesting.
At my work I can't access these forums anymore as OpenDNS, used by my work, states that forums.planetside.co.uk poses a security threat.
Could this be somehow related?

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Re: Planetside site... hacked?
« Reply #2 on: May 27, 2016, 07:38:45 AM »
This has been ongoing and still seems like a false positive. But once these things happen, they sometimes propagate around. We're working on getting de-listed. Thanks for the reports, of course.

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Offline Rob Allen

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Re: Planetside site... hacked?
« Reply #3 on: July 02, 2016, 06:13:34 PM »
I noticed this as well and it's rather alarming considering my antivirus seems convinced the Terragen 4 Beta is a virus.  I've never had trouble with Terragen before, what's going on?

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Re: Planetside site... hacked?
« Reply #4 on: July 02, 2016, 06:25:39 PM »
I noticed this as well and it's rather alarming considering my antivirus seems convinced the Terragen 4 Beta is a virus.  I've never had trouble with Terragen before, what's going on?

Avast?
"Got a reply from Avast................tgd.exe has been cleared and added to database so it shouldn't be a problem any more."
http://www.planetside.co.uk/forums/index.php/topic,21707.0.html

Offline Rob Allen

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Re: Planetside site... hacked?
« Reply #5 on: July 02, 2016, 06:42:50 PM »
Yeah, Avast.  I'll try it again, thanks.

Offline sigurdurf

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Re: Planetside site... hacked?
« Reply #6 on: July 04, 2016, 10:36:39 AM »
My antivirus also detected a virus in the Terragen 4 Beta.  I use Trend Micro Maximum Security on Windows 10 Home. Here is the info it gave me:

Threat:  HEU_AEGISCS934
Affected file:  C:\Program Files\Planetside Software\Terragen 4 Beta\tgd.exe

Then it simply removed the file tgd.exe without warning.

This is the filename of the install file I downloaded:
Terragen_4_Beta_Win64_39040_light-icon.msi
« Last Edit: July 04, 2016, 10:38:22 AM by sigurdurf »

Offline Oshyan

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Re: Planetside site... hacked?
« Reply #7 on: July 09, 2016, 01:45:02 AM »
Can you try this again when you get a chance? Hopefully the virus definitions have been updated by now.

- Oshyan

My antivirus also detected a virus in the Terragen 4 Beta.  I use Trend Micro Maximum Security on Windows 10 Home. Here is the info it gave me:

Threat:  HEU_AEGISCS934
Affected file:  C:\Program Files\Planetside Software\Terragen 4 Beta\tgd.exe

Then it simply removed the file tgd.exe without warning.

This is the filename of the install file I downloaded:
Terragen_4_Beta_Win64_39040_light-icon.msi

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Re: Planetside site... hacked?
« Reply #8 on: July 09, 2016, 03:03:10 AM »
I installed the beta again, now my antivirus was silent and I could run it without any problems.  Thanks!

Can you try this again when you get a chance? Hopefully the virus definitions have been updated by now.

- Oshyan

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Re: Planetside site... hacked?
« Reply #9 on: July 10, 2016, 06:41:04 PM »
Glad to hear it, thanks for trying again!

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