Avira Anti-Virus Identifies Itself as Malware
The incorrect virus definition file was quickly pulled and replaced with a new version that resolves the issue.
Following a recent update, Avira's anti-virus software unfortunately identified itself as potentially malicious.
"The dodgy AntiVir virus definition file was quickly pulled and replaced with a new version – 220.127.116.11 – that resolves the problem, as explained in an official post on Avira's support forum here," Leyden writes.
Go to "Avira anti-virus labels itself as spyware" to read the details.
For regular security news updates, follow eSecurityPlanet on Twitter: @eSecurityP.