Trojan Detected from Official Download

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Trojan Detected from Official Download

#1 Post by Sephius » 2019-08-06 17:10

I installed filezilla_3.43.0_win64_sponsored-setup.exe and got a virus hit from Trend Micro on 08/05/2019

TROJ_FRS.VSNW05H19
TROJ_FR.5EE96436

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Re: Trojan Detected from Official Download

#2 Post by tksnider » 2019-08-06 20:09

I've seen the posts saying that these are false positives here, but that doesn't help when the anti-virus program immediately deletes the file because of the 'virus' and no, before it is asked, I will not disable it just to download an application from the internet, that is just asking for issues.

Is there a planned fix for this, or do I need to start looking for a different FTP program?

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Re: Trojan Detected from Official Download

#3 Post by tksnider » 2019-08-06 20:25

Ok, found there is a second page of downloads that do not flag as a virus with the system. But seriously, why bundle things in if they are going to give you such a bad name. We were discussing going to another product over this, as that is unacceptable.

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Re: Trojan Detected from Official Download

#4 Post by Mirel » 2019-10-20 14:10

Maybe these trojans were on the stick memory key, try to clean the memory key first.

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Re: Trojan Detected from Official Download

#5 Post by botg » 2019-10-21 07:14

As long as you download FileZilla through the official website it's a false-positive, there is no virus in the offer-enabled installer.

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Re: Trojan Detected from Official Download

#6 Post by Lammasu » 2019-10-22 10:59

Well, if you have this issue again, just turn off the antivirus when you are 100% sure it's a false positive.

And remember some antivirus are tricky and even some can be considered malware. Be sure you are using a proper one.

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