Re: [GRASS-web] ¡¡¡ ‹Trojan Horse› «TR/Dropper.Gen» in ‹ps.exe› of GRASS and QGIS !!!

Markus Neteler neteler at
Tue Oct 28 02:01:41 EDT 2008

On Tue, Oct 28, 2008 at 3:52 AM, Stefan H. Reissmann <shr at> wrote:
> My antivirus program has found the ‹Trojan Horse› «TR/Dropper.Gen» in
> \GRASS\msys\bin\ps.exe
> and
> \QGIS-Dev\msys\bin\ps.exe
> (latest versions of GRASS (native installer) and QGIS (developmental) for
> Windows) !!!

Where did you get the binaries from? Is the GRASS packages into
QGIS or the standalone native winGRASS version?

I assume that it is an unlikely scenario, there is also the possibility
that the virus scanner sees a wrong signature. Or your PC was locally
infected (long) after download.
Yet we would like to investigate.


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