[Dshield] Anybody know how to get Trend Micro to fix their adware defs for Housecall?

Paul Ferguson fergdawg at netzero.net
Wed Sep 19 00:24:35 GMT 2007


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- -- "Brenden Walker" <BKWalker at drbsystems.com> wrote:

>I'm hoping someone can help.  Hopefully this isn't too far off topic
>(I'm sure it'll be bounced back if it is).  
>
>The Trend Micro 'Housecall' website is identifying the registry keys we
>use for storing configuration and the like as 'Adware.Delfin'.
>According to Symantec's site
>http://www.symantec.com/security_response/writeup.jsp?docid=2004-050515-59
>39-99&tabid=2 >this adware doesn't use the same registry locations at all.
>
>I only found one other adware scanner that seems to report
>HKLM\Software\DSI as belonging to this particular adware (Ewido) but at
>least they responded to my requests.
>
>I tried various contact methods with Trend Micro, not much luck except
>very poor english canned responses (or so they appeared to be).
>
>I'd rather not have to update the our software which has been using this
>key for close to a decade now. 
>
>Thanks for any tips.  
>
>(and to the moderator, no need to explain if this doesn't fit).

If you could provide _specific_ details of the issue to me privately,
I will ensure that it gets addressed.

Thanks,

- - ferg (Trend Micro)

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