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Possible false positive with FastStone Image Viewer


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MWB is reporting that FSViewer.exe is malware.  This is the program file for FastStone Image Viewer, which I have used for several years without incident, and I have not updated it recently.  I believe this may be a false positive, but will leave it in quarantine until I hear from you that it's OK.

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Just wanted to report another instance of this. I've had FastStone Image Viewer installed on my PC for years without issue until Malwarebytes flagged it today. I'm guessing there was a definition update that might have caused this? I haven't updated FastStone recently either.

I also am not sure whether it's necessary to attach a file considering FastStone Image Viewer is a legit program that, to the best of my knowledge, isn't known for carrying malware in all the years it's been available. This is most likely an issue on Malwarebytes' end.

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You have to zip the file to attach it here. We need the file to add it to our whitelist system. I have no idea which version of the file is being detected without it. Also without a scan log i have no idea what is hitting it in our multilayered engine. I downloaded the latest version from the website and there are 0 hits here. So file and scan log would be the only way for me to figure it out and fix it as the latest version isnt detected on this end. 

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