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Offline TheOwner

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VLC 3.0.21 marked as malware
« on: June 09, 2024, 04:52:45 PM »
Hi,
official VLC 3.0.21 64bit is marked as malware by Avast. It is FP?

https://www.virustotal.com/gui/file/9742689a50e96ddc04d80ceff046b28da2beefd617be18166f8c5e715ec60c59
« Last Edit: June 09, 2024, 04:54:19 PM by TheOwner »

Offline DavidR

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Re: VLC 3.0.21 marked as malware
« Reply #1 on: June 09, 2024, 05:54:12 PM »
Given the category given by Avast 'FileRepMalware [Misc]' it isn't very clear cut.  I'm not sure if this would be considered malicious or the detection would have been clearer.

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Re: VLC 3.0.21 marked as malware
« Reply #2 on: June 10, 2024, 06:48:04 AM »
It could be the download or an earlier internal malcode.
Re: https://www.virustotal.com/gui/file/9742689a50e96ddc04d80ceff046b28da2beefd617be18166f8c5e715ec60c59/behavior

Importantly, was there abuse from the download IP? Akamai's?
https://www.abuseipdb.com/check/23.216.81.152

Also coming from your internal network is a possibility: https://www.abuseipdb.com/check/192.168.0.30

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« Last Edit: June 10, 2024, 06:51:24 AM by polonus »
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