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ImageMagick for Windows - mogrify.exe - blocked as ransomware - really?


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This is the software installer I used, and it's the mogrify.exe file within that is being flagged as ransomware.


mogrify.exe worked just fine yesterday, and today it just gets deleted by MWB.

Even reinstalling ImageMagic doesn't help. MWB immediately deletes it.

Is it a common thing for other suspect files (which MWB isn't flagging) to infect legit files (like this one should be)?


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@dwilbank - can you please run our support tool and attach the zip file it creates? I'd like to take a look with more detail at this detection event.

  • Download the Malwarebytes Support Tool
  • In your Downloads folder, open the mb-support-x.x.x.xxx.exe file
  • In the User Account Control pop-up window, click Yes to continue the installation
  • Run the MBST Support Tool
  • In the left navigation pane of the Malwarebytes Support Tool, click Advanced
  • In the Advanced Options, click Gather Logs. A status diagram displays the tool is Getting logs from your machine
  • A zip file named mbst-grab-results.zip will be saved to your desktop, please upload that file on your next reply


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