[XeTeX] Xetex acting as a virus

Diederick C. Niehorster dcnieho at gmail.com
Tue Jun 22 02:40:32 CEST 2010

I think the best thing you can do is send the exe to kaspersky and
tell them its a false alarm (they must have some reporting facility).


On Tue, Jun 22, 2010 at 7:49 AM, graham telfer <gakousei53 at hotmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> My Kaspersky Internet Security 2011 detects Xelatex.exe to be a PDM
> RootShell virus.
> I am sure this is a false positive but I don't know what code in the .exe is
> firing off Kaspersky. Perhaps the code needs checking for this effect on
> anti-virus software.
> Incidentally Kaspersky also fires with the same root virus message for the
> MikTeX configuration utility and TexMaker.exe.
> Yours
> Graham Telfer
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