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A kernel process keeps getting temporarily made on my computer and I'm wanting it permanently gone in case it's spyware or something like that (such as a business's data collection), but Malwarebytes keeps reporting it as a safe file. Is there any way I can make Malwarebytes treat it as malicious, such as a user-made false positive? I know there's the Allow List to counteract false positives, but I'm wanting to make a false positive.

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3 minutes ago, NexusTheBrony said:

A kernel process keeps getting temporarily made on my computer and I'm wanting it permanently gone in case it's spyware or something like that (such as a business's data collection), but Malwarebytes keeps reporting it as a safe file.

Can not block at user level.

But if we have more info on the file and process, researchers can look into its validity.

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5 minutes ago, Porthos said:

Can not block at user level.

But if we have more info on the file and process, researchers can look into its validity.

I'm sure it's valid, because it's actually a game's anti-cheat. I'm wanting it gone in case it's secretly more than just an anti-cheat (data collection, spyware, etc).

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Find the IP it reports to and block in the hosts file.

If you actually block will the game work? Is it required to use the game? if not uninstall it.

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After reading more into the program, it looks like it's not any form of spyware, and appears to even be essential to many in-game functions outside anti-cheat (at least I was right it was more than just that), so I won't be continuing to attempt to block it.

It'd still be nice to know for the general case of some program Malwarebytes reports as safe if it is possible to still quarantine it.

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