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False positive: uTorrent 2.2.1


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uTorrent 2.2.1 has been wrongly detected as a ransomware.

 

Furthermore, since it was running, it has been marked for deletion at the next reboot, and therefore it was impossible to restore it immediately.  After the reboot, I've restored it from the quarantine, but the restored exe was damaged and not recognised by Windows7 as a valid program any more.  Aaaah!

 

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Malwarebytes Anti-Ransomware Beta 2 has been released, download or update now!

(If you have MBARW installed it should prompt to update)

Information:

Malwarebytes Anti-Ransomware (BETA) 0.9.5

Improvements:

• Improved rules to prevent false positives on legitimate software

Issues Fixed:

• Fixed issue that interfered with proper detection of latest CryptoWall 4 variant

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Hey Cyber,

 

We allow torrenting applications because they arent just for bad. For example i use them to download large legit files.

 

But we don't ignore the bad. We make sure to blacklist dangerous connections that these torrent applications connect to, so you get the best of both worlds :)

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