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Possible false positive for a Microsoft PC game

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After my weekly custom scan (scanning everything) this morning it flagged a file on my D: drive. The scan result and screen shot are attached.
It was named 'PSYCHONAUTS.EXE'  and was flagged "Malware.Heuristic.1001"

Please note this was downloaded directly from the Games Pass store. I do not pirate anything unless it was directly purchased from a publisher/developer (Microsoft, Steam, etc).

Please also note I do daily threat scans as well.



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Do you have "Use expert system algorithms to identify malicious files" enabled? It is located in Settings > Security> Scan option.

This is normally disabled by default.

In either way, Staff will investigate this and get this fixed.

Thanks for reporting!

FYI. This setting is in the experimental stage.

That setting is to detect malformed files, but sometimes legit files use protection that make them malformed. Malwarebytes is still tweaking the algorithms that is why it’s off by default. If you switch it on it is assumed, you can tell the difference between a FP and a legit detection. 

And if you keep it on, I suggest also turn off auto quarantine. Gives you the time to report FP's and not go thru the extra step to have to restore from quarantine.

Please turn off "Use expert system algorithms to identify malicious files” It is located in Settings > Security> Scan option to avoid these detection's

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