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file warning

#1 Post by schtevmal » 2018-12-13 20:39

Is it safe to open the downloaded Filezilla file? See attached screenshot.
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Re: file warning

#2 Post by botg » 2018-12-13 22:47

Yes.

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Re: file warning

#3 Post by schtevmal » 2018-12-14 00:01

Then, why did McAfee just stop a virus from executing?

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Re: file warning

#4 Post by schtevmal » 2018-12-14 00:30

You need to scan your Filezilla file. I went ahead, at your recommendation, and saved the Filezilla file. When I tried to install Filezilla another McAfee warning popped up. It said the virus was in a dll.
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Re: file warning

#5 Post by botg » 2018-12-14 08:14

It's a false-positive, the installer is safe to use. It tells you on screen what it can and asks you what it should do.

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