View Full Version : Hupigon-ONX Trojan

11-04-2010, 06:38 PM
I've just done a "thorough scan" with Avast! 4.8 and, after a few hours, it gave my laptop (XP Pro) a completely clean bill of health.

I've also just put an Acronis Image of my system on an external hard drive. When I do an Avast! "thorough scan" of this external hard drive it tells me that I have the Hupigon-ONX Trojan in the 21GB Acronis file (.tib) containing the image. Doing a standard scan doesn't detect this Trojan.

I've done some googling without much clarification. I wonder if it is a false positive? It's strange that the Trojan seems to be being introduced by the Acronis imaging. Does anyone know anything about this Trojan or got any ideas?

11-04-2010, 06:45 PM
Have you tried the Acronis forum here (http://forum.acronis.com/)

Speedy Gonzales
11-04-2010, 06:56 PM
Could be a false + (http://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=57768.30). The same trojan, but they're using Ghost, and drive image xml

12-04-2010, 08:33 AM
Thanks for that. Yes, Google had directed me to those links. And I had tried a recommended solution - defragmentation of the drive, but that didn't work for me. I think I'll just have to hope that it is indeed a false positive...