[texhax] virus detected on TeX Collection 2005 DVD

Martin Schröder martin at oneiros.de
Thu Jun 29 17:14:09 CEST 2006

2006/6/29, Richard Steenis <ponyexpress at primemail.com>:
> My Norton antivirus has detected a virus on the TeX Collection 2005 DVD.
> The virus is:  BAT.Silly.B.gen
> in file:           tex8.bat
> in directory   \ctan\macros\generic\cptex\

Please get a virus checker that actually works.

At least my copy of tex8.bat is a 426 byte long batch file from 1994.
Not very likely to contain a  "Troj/Divdavkt-B is a toolkit written in
Perl that generates batch script Trojans." :-)


More information about the texhax mailing list