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Where Did The File Go ?

​On the back of Meltdown/Spectre.

Gibson released the next best checker. InSpectre vulnerability and performance checker. inspectre.exe.
Norton Security didn't like inspectre.exe, with the legend. This threat has been removed. No further action is needed.
Question. Where has it been removed to ?
1. Not in Downloads.
2. Not in the Recycle Bin.
3. Not in Quarantine.
4. Just Deleted.
Where has it gone ?

Filename: inspectre.exe
Threat name: WS.Reputation.1Full Path: c:\users\*\downloads\inspectre.exe
On computers as of
16/01/2018 at 13:46:26
Last Used
16/01/2018 at 13:49:19
Startup Item
NoThreat type: Insight Network Threat. There are many indications that this file is untrustworthy and therefore not safe.
inspectre.exe Threat name: WS.Reputation.1
Very Few Users
Fewer than 5 users in the Norton Community have used this file.
Very New
This file was released less than 1 week  ago.Medium
This file risk is medium.
Source: External Media
Source File:
File Thumbprint - SHA:
File Thumbprint - MD5:

As a precaution, ran a Full Scan & Power Eraser. Nothing found.

The SinecoalCirph4. AK



Re: Where Did The File Go ?

High incidence of false-positive A/V warnings: People are reporting that their 3rd-party anti-virus systems are quarantining InSpectre under the mistaken belief that it's malicious. This did not occur during early work, and is almost certainly due to the end-of-project inclusion of the protection enable/disable buttons and the presence of the registry key they use. I would rather not remove that feature. So, after today's (Tuesday Jan 16th) Security Now! podcast I will explore obscuring the use of that key to see whether false positive anti-virus warnings can be eliminated.
At that time I will clarify some of the conflicting language the app can produce and also explain why the enable/disable buttons may be disabled (there's nothing for them to enable or disable in specific circumstances.) Thanks!


If you're so inclined.  Turn off Download Intelligence > download and save file to desktop > exclude file > if so inclined, run file from desktop.

Please review > https://community.norton.com/en/comment/7788881#comment-7788881

File: InSpectre.exe
File size: 122 KB (125,080 bytes)
SHA1 checksum: 6076189FC4FAFCD1D4330E8F485E74E96DE7E933
SHA256 checksum: F263A23494D22A05F707FAF4D0F4CC147B276F255309007D5F27D000A54B5372


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