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Norton Detecting Malwarebytes as Sape.Heur,20c5


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Info from Norton Internet Security Suite from Xfinity/Comcast (latest version). Norton is detecting Malwarebytes installer and malwarebytes updates as infected with a High Risk Virus.


Filename: mbam-setup-
Threat name: SAPE.Heur.20c5
Full Path: c:\users\jann\downloads\mbam-setup-


Unknown Community Usage,  Unknown Age,  Risk High

Downloaded from

Actions performed: Actions performed: 1


On computers as of
Not Available

Last Used
10/14/2014 at 12:41:03 AM

Startup Item



It is unknown how many users in the Norton Community have used this file.

This file release is currently not known.

This file risk is high.

Threat type: Virus. Programs that infect other programs, files, or areas of a computer by inserting themselves or attaching themselves to that medium.



Downloaded File mbam-setup- Threat name: SAPE.Heur.20c5
 from mbamupdates.com

Source: External Media


File Actions

File: c:\users\jann\downloads\ mbam-setup- Removed

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File Thumbprint - MD5:

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Unfortunately not much we can do on our end. Its not currently detected from your download link by them on virustotal.com




You may want to contact norton and see why its detected on your system. Could be paranoid heurisitics from the description.

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