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MKVEXTRACTGUI-2.3.0.0.ZIP falsely detected as alware


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I have Malwarebytes Premium set up to do a complete scan every day at 05:00.

 

Today, for the first time, it flagged a file named MKVEXTRACTGUI-2.3.0.0.ZIP as malware.  It is an installer for MKVEXTRACTGUI.  I have had that file on my computer (in 3 different locations) for several years now, unmodified I think, and it has never been flagged before.

 

I attached both my MBAM scan logs as a file, as well as the file MKVEXTRACTGUI-2.3.0.0.ZIP, to this post.

 

I also uploaded MKVEXTRACTGUI-2.3.0.0.ZIP to virustotal just now, and nothing detected it as malware.

 

My guess is that MBAM's AI just got fooled.

 

Details from virustotal:

 

Names

 
  • MKVExtractGUI-2.3.0.0.zip
  • MKVExtractGUI-2.3.0.0(2016.10.22).zip
  • MKVExtractGUI 2 v2.3.0.0.zip
  • MKVExtractGUI-2.3.0.0 -PORTABLE.zip
  • MKVExtractGUI-2.3.0.0 (1).zip
  • Prog2 - MKVExtractGUI-2.3.0.0.zip
  • MKVExtractGUI-2.3.0.0提取 MKV 字幕、音軌工具.zip

Bundle Info

 

Warnings

  •  
     Contains one or more Windows executables.

Contents Metadata

Contained Files By Type

Contained Files By Extension

 

mbam.txt MKVExtractGUI-2.3.0.0.zip

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