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ProduKey (NirSoft) detected as false positive PUP.PSWTool.ProductKey


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  I'm here reporting a false postive, detected as wrong "Potencially Unwanted Program" (PUP) PUP.PSWTool.ProductKey by the Malwarebytes, on the evidently clean program ProduKey, from the NirSoft. The programs samples doesn't are showing any evidence that disrupts the normal comportment of the computer, and don't present any symptom that could prejudice the windows operating system. The link of the detections sites are below (32 and 64 bits versions):








Jotti's malware scan:












Hope in an near future, that ProduKey programs versions (x86 and x64, and others not here listed) from NirSoft, in the old and new versions might be considered clean by the Malwarebytes, and not more detected as "PUP", that clearly not makes any sense.
Best regards.



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NirSoft tools are either detected as a HackTool or as a Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP).  Due to the nature of many Nir Sofer created utilities this is not a False Positive declaration.  The detection is not because the files are malicious.  They are detected because they have the propensity of being used maliciously by malicious actors acting not on your behalf but for their own nefarious reasons.

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