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vlc player detected as exploit, prevents update


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-Log Details-
Protection Event Date: 8/24/19
Protection Event Time: 9:41 AM
Log File: 3e941b83-c610-11e9-b21e-54ab3ac4c1f6.json

-Software Information-
Version: 3.8.3.2965
Components Version: 1.0.613
Update Package Version: 1.0.12159
License: Trial

-System Information-
OS: Windows 10 (Build 17134.885)
CPU: x64
File System: NTFS
User: System

-Exploit Details-
File: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Exploit: 1
Malware.Exploit.Agent.Generic, , Blocked, [0], [392684],0.0.0

-Exploit Data-
Affected Application: VLC Player
Protection Layer: Application Behavior Protection
Protection Technique: Exploit payload process blocked
File Name: C:\Users\Tan Yong Sing\AppData\Local\Temp\vlc-3.0.8-win64.exe C:\Users\Tan Yong Sing\AppData\Local\Temp\vlc-3.0.8-win64.exe
URL: 



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Malwarebytes
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-Log Details-
Protection Event Date: 8/24/19
Protection Event Time: 9:41 AM
Log File: 3f58504c-c610-11e9-9bbd-54ab3ac4c1f6.json

-Software Information-
Version: 3.8.3.2965
Components Version: 1.0.613
Update Package Version: 1.0.12159
License: Trial

-System Information-
OS: Windows 10 (Build 17134.885)
CPU: x64
File System: NTFS
User: System

-Exploit Details-
File: 1
Malware.Exploit.Agent.Generic, C:\Users\Tan Yong Sing\AppData\Local\Temp\vlc-3.0.8-win64.exe, Quarantined, [0], [392684],0.0.0

Exploit: 0
(No malicious items detected)


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After vlc download the update files, it was wrongfully detected as an exploit. Hence, prevents an update. (the user checks for an update within the software, not an auto update)

 Malwarebytes generates 2 Reports as pasted above

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