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CCleaner Identified as Malware


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Since being taken over by Avast some years ago, CCleaner has gone downhill in terms of trust and other factors.  It is generally not recommended much these days.  I moved to an alternate a couple of years ago but didn't find it intuitive and thought I'd give CCleaner another try.  Having just updated Malwarebytes to v4.6.4 and run a full scan, CCleaner is flagged as Malware, or more accurately, the .exe installation file and the directly connected back-up of the same.  What is Malwarebytes determining that the threat actually is?

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@Skier Please post the log of the detection.

You can find Scan and Protection logs within the Malwarebytes 4 program in the following location




RTP stands for Real-Time Protection and is where automatic protection operations would normally be logged




If you click on the View option you should get something similar to the following with other options available.






Thank you

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