Virus in FileZilla_3.45.1_macosx?

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Virus in FileZilla_3.45.1_macosx?

#1 Post by fredformac » 2019-10-04 07:05

I downloeded FileZilla_3.45.1_macosx-x86.app.tar.bz2 and test it on VirusTotal.
One warning comes:
https://www.virustotal.com/gui/file/d57 ... /detection
Adware.Mac.InstallCore.516

I zipped the FileZilla.app and upload them - the same
https://www.virustotal.com/gui/file/9b5 ... /detection

Whats wrong?

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Re: Virus in FileZilla_3.45.1_macosx?

#2 Post by boco » 2019-10-04 07:40

The SHA256 checksum matches the official Mac OS package. That's the non-bundled package that doesn't contain any sponsored offers.

You do know that Antivirus scanners are not infallible? Let's check:

- Official package
- non-bundled
- checksum matches
- detection count 1 of 57 engines
- detected as Adware, NOT AS VIRUS

Result: False positive.

Looks like the DrWeb AV is either very lazy (the InstallCore detection is usually with the sponsored packages), wrongly detects the Nullsoft Installer, or, most probably, is fed wrongly by its users (cloud detection/rating).
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Re: Virus in FileZilla_3.45.1_macosx?

#3 Post by dorsdn » 2019-10-09 06:17

Hello,

Same here with windows 64bit installation first with exe. After I accepted that Bullguard wanted to block a certain dll. (see picture)

I guess I can accept that, too?!

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Re: Virus in FileZilla_3.45.1_macosx?

#4 Post by botg » 2019-10-09 07:10

It's a false-positive, the offer-enabled installer is not infected.

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