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atom editor git.exe flagged as generic malware


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The atom editor version of git.exe is being flagged as Generic.Malware as of today. There was no update to my atom recently, so I'm assuming something changed in the heuristics. Here is the information Malwarebytes provides regarding the marking of this file.


-Log Details-
Protection Event Date: 4/10/20
Protection Event Time: 3:40 PM
Log File: 7f625bba-7b28-11ea-8a96-bc838522b2da.json

-Software Information-
Components Version: 1.0.867
Update Package Version: 1.0.22236
License: Premium

-System Information-
OS: Windows 10 (Build 18362.720)
CPU: x64
File System: NTFS
User: System

-Blocked Malware Details-
File: 1
Malware.Generic.2923108282, C:\Users\<USER>\AppData\Local\atom\app-1.45.0\resources\app.asar.unpacked\node_modules\dugite\git\mingw64\bin\git.exe, Quarantined, 1000000, 0, 1.0.22236, 551C0B04547B2483AE3B17BA, dds, 00670249


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