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False positive in Malwarebytes?

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ritterbit
2013-06-05
2013-06-06
  • ritterbit
    ritterbit
    2013-06-05

    Got this when I ran Malwarebytes:

    Malwarebytes Anti-Malware 1.75.0.1300
    www.malwarebytes.org

    Database version: v2013.06.05.05

    Scan type: Full scan (C:\|Q:\|)
    Scan options enabled: Memory | Startup | Registry | File System | Heuristics/Extra | Heuristics/Shuriken | PUP | PUM
    Scan options disabled: P2P
    Objects scanned: 428458
    Time elapsed: 57 minute(s), 30 second(s)

    Files Detected: 1
    C:\Users\Work\Downloads\pidgin-sipe-1.15.1-pidgin-2.10.7-win32-nsis-sspi.exe (Rogue.Installer) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.

    (end)

     
  • Stefan Becker
    Stefan Becker
    2013-06-05

    If you don't trust the installer then please compile SIPE yourself. It's Open Source.

    BTW: the NSIS I use is from the Fedora package.

     
  • ritterbit
    ritterbit
    2013-06-06

    Malwarebytes confirmed it was a false positive, and they'll have it fixed in the next update