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Potential threat detected by AVG antivirus while clicking 'checkout' in DotA 2 Store

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  • Potential threat detected by AVG antivirus while clicking 'checkout' in DotA 2 Store

    My antivirus (AVG Free 2012) reported blocking a potential threat while I clicked the "Checkout" button after selecting a few items in the DotA 2 Store. Sadly I forgot to take a screenshot of the message, but the AV mentioned that the threat was related to DotA 2 and "custodiandetectorthread.pl" or something similar.

    I know it's not much, but I'm kinda scared to use the Store right now because to this and I thought I'd mention it in case it's a real threat.

  • #2
    It's fine. AVG's wrong.
    Please help keep the forums clean by reporting rude or abusive posts!
    Got a problem? PM me or another moderator!
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    • #3
      got it too. they asked me to delete dota 2 and i had to reinstall it LOL

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      • #4
        AVG goes nuts for no reason sometimes, it gets alerts on the most random times.

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        • #5
          same thing happened to me while i was trying to open dota2 but on my case it said "dota.exe" has a 4 star threat and that i need to delete it. i didnt do that and now when i try to open my dota2 the game is not responding. i can only get to the main menu but then when i try to watch game or start a new game, the game stops working. :s

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          • #6
            From what I know... avg is one of the most useless anti virus :x I'm using kaspersky 0.o
            My Game ; My Life.

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            Tinaaa !

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            • #7
              Unninstall AVG, its a bad antivirus.
              Maverick Hunter.

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              • #8
                Originally posted by DarkSuo View Post
                Unninstall AVG, its a bad antivirus.
                Are you sure about that? So far it's the less invasive one I've tried...

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