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Malwarebytes quarantines anything that I compile with Visual Basic 6


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Malwarebytes has taken to quarantining anything I compile in Visual Basic 6. I still use VB to make ad hoc utility programs. I will have to take Malwarebytes off line because I can't do routine maintenance on my file system while it kills anything I try to run. I have re-installed VB6 recently on one machine, so I don't think it's infected. This happens on two machines, one running Win 7 and the other Win 8.

Attached is the log and a sample .exe (which may or may not run on your system). Help!

PS: had to zip the .exe



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This is detected by our MachineLearning engine, which helps to protect even better against 0day threats. Unfortunately, as this is a heuristic engine, it's possible False Positives happen. Thanks for reporting these, as this helps to finetune the engine, so these won't be detected in the future anymore.

It's also always a good idea to digitally sign the files.

This should be fixed by now. Please give it some time (max 10 minutes) in order to have it populate, so detection won't happen anymore.
If still detected on your end after ~10 minutes from now. Perform the following steps: 

1. Totally exit/shutdown Malwarebytes.
2. Go to here in explorer:
3. C:\ProgramData\Malwarebytes\MBAMService
4. delete the following file only: hubblecache. it doesn't have a file extension
5. Then you can restart MBAM and the cache file will rebuild on the next scan.

Can you zip up a few more of the other files that are being hit as well please? Sometimes it takes a few files for the engine to "learn" to not detect.

Thank you,

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