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False Positive in Today's Avast Defs

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Avast today updated its definitions and introduced a false positive that labeled legitimate, and non-malicious, sites as infected with the the HTMLSmiley Frustratedcript-inf threat. This would cause pages not to load properly while Avast issued warnings. Some of the sites affected by this false positive include Wikipedia, Yahoo, PCWorld, and Youtube.


* Fixed with update 110411-2

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