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Glary Utilities marked a ransomware & rootkit


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It seems that when using multiple mini-programs in Glary Utilities 5, MBARW is flagging them as ransomware and/or rootkits. The programs so far are DiskCleaner.exe & fileencrypt.exe. These program are designed for cleaning your disk (DiskCleaner.exe) & Encrypting confidential information. (fileencrypt.exe). These files are not malicious in any way, shape or form. Here are are the virustotal reports:


DiskCleaner.exe - https://www.virustotal.com/en/file/7c3adba19684b870aeb87afe446c351ff395d27a9c5a9628ed29d4ef917111e4/analysis/1454143679/

fileencrypt.exe - https://www.virustotal.com/en/file/4adabcd2850f36e26e341f7c413bb65d02a1fcb0527feda643e2d243f5c0b618/analysis/1454143676/.

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Please take the time to read our update post on Malwarebytes Anti-Ransomware and the False Positives issues. This post also goes into detail about what to expect for BETA 3 update which will fix a lot of the reported issues. Thanks!


Dealing with FPs and preparing for beta3:

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