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poclbm False Positive as a trojan


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The program poclbm.exe is incorrectly labeled as a trojan. Poclbm.exe is a program that must be manually downloaded and started to compute SHA-256 hashes based off of work packets from a manually specified server via the command prompt or a pre-configured batch/bash file. To call it a trojan would be to insinuate that it is malware disguised as another program which simply isn't the case. The program is opensource, so I invite you to analyze it yourself. It does allow for the insertion of python scripts by dropping them into the working directory, however this does not make the program itself malware as it only executes code. To do so would be like placing Windows, Linux or Java into the same category.

If you would be ever so kind as to remove it and similar programs from your malware list, it would be appreciated.

Attached, you will find your requested log file of the scan run with the /developer flag added.

If you're looking to filter malware, I recommend scanning the python add-ins to ensure that they aren't malicious since poclbm does as it is known and intended to do by the user and nothing more.

mbam-log-2011-06-22 (04-48-11).txt

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