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Avast Driver Updater flagged as PUP

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Malwarebytes reports what Avast appears to be calling their Driver Updater as a PUP - swdumon.sys containing PUP.Optional.DriverUpdate.  The Avast software looks like a clone of the DriverUpdate reported on other forum pages - 

I thought Avast were reputable - now I'm just confused.  Help welcome.

I scanned the swdumon.sys file with VirusTotal

https://www.virustotal.com/#/file/b0746d93a46812608faf84167a178c118fa6318996e15c17df170e7b6b2d69f5/details

avast driver update access screen.JPG

avast driver update report.JPG

avast driver update startup.JPG

malwarebytes swdumon.sys pup.JPG

malwarebytes swdumon_sys pup.JPG

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Hello,

This should no longer be detected. Can you update your database and confirm on your end?

Thank you for reporting.

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