So far after 20 minutes chatting with an analyst from Symantec, all I've
gotten is "Pramod(Mon Mar 26 14:29:23 PDT 2007): Please note that this is a
alert form Norton program. This message itself says that it has blocked the
attack and your computer is secure.
Pramod(Mon Mar 26 14:29:43 PDT 2007): Do not worry about this error message."
Really helpful. *sigh*
> It sounds to me like there is a bug in the Norton definitions. I would prefer
> that you call Symantec and ask them about it. There is a chance that this
> could be legit, but I frankly think they have messed up their definitions.
> I'd be very curious to hear what you find.
> "Chloegirl" wrote:
> > This information is good news however, I am also running Vista Home Prmium
> > and having the same issue with the continuous popup of bloodhound.exploit.13
> > when I look at pictures in Windows Photo Gallery - the odd thing is that it
> > does not happen in the pictures tab and I am running Norton 2007. Any ideas
> > on how to get this to stop?
> > "Jesper" wrote:
> > > > I'm running Vista Home Premium with Norton. When I run Windows Photo
> > > > Gallery, I'm getting almost continuous warning that bloodhound.exploit.13 was
> > > > detected. I get a popup with that message every second or two while the
> > > > program is running and usually for a while after I close the program. Any
> > > > suggestions on how to fix this?
> > >
> > > How old is your Norton installation? Symantec detects that particular piece
> > > of malware as Trojan.Ducky.B since 2004! Any Norton program and signatures
> > > created since September that year should be showing the new name.
> > >
> > > It is almost certainly a false alarm, caused by an extremely outdated
> > > version of Norton. Trojan.Ducky.B is a trojan horse exploiting a
> > > vulnerability patched in 2004 (MS04-028). Even if you have some JPG files
> > > carrying the exploit they pose no threat to Windows Vista. More likely,
> > > however, is that your version of Norton is so out of date that it mistakenly
> > > detects this in perfectly legitimate JPG files that have metadata that Norton
> > > was not designed to understand.
> > >
> > >