| TechNote #170:
Intego VirusBarrier Erroneously Reports "W97M/Generic" Infection in MathType 6.7
The information in this document applies to:
You have installed VirusBarrier anti-virus software on your Mac, and after a
scan you get a report similar to this one:
There are no viruses in MathType. Macros certainly can carry viruses
and other infections, but the
MathType macros do not contain viruses. This is a false positive report.
Intego has reviewed the wordcmds.dot file and determined it to be safe. If
yours is still reported as being infected, please run NetUpdate to update the
We hope this has been helpful. As always, please
let us know if you
have questions about this, or if you have additional techniques that work. We'd love to hear from you.