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Offline ampai

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CCleaner.exe is win32:Malware-gen ?
« on: February 05, 2012, 11:20:17 AM »
Virus definition 120205-0 indicated the above is malware while 42 out of 43 of the scanner on virustotal.com say no. Is it another false alarm ?

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Re: CCleaner.exe is win32:Malware-gen ?
« Reply #1 on: February 05, 2012, 11:24:45 AM »
Virus definition 120205-0 indicated the above is malware while 42 out of 43 of the scanner on virustotal.com say no. Is it another false alarm ?

please submit it through Avast chest (that's the second FP now in 24h (following Facebook Messenger for Windows)
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Re: CCleaner.exe is win32:Malware-gen ?
« Reply #2 on: February 05, 2012, 11:25:12 AM »
Virus definition 120205-0 indicated the above is malware...

No alert here on CCleaner.exe..! *
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« Last Edit: February 05, 2012, 11:40:29 AM by Asyn »
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Re: CCleaner.exe is win32:Malware-gen ?
« Reply #3 on: February 05, 2012, 11:31:22 AM »
Same Here, was installing ccleaner's latest version 3.15.1643 today and avast reported that there is malware in it, had to add ccleaner to exceptions to make it work.

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Re: CCleaner.exe is win32:Malware-gen ?
« Reply #4 on: February 05, 2012, 11:37:17 AM »
Confirm! There is a false alarm on Ccleaner.

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Re: CCleaner.exe is win32:Malware-gen ?
« Reply #5 on: February 05, 2012, 11:41:18 AM »
I was just launching ccleaner...and this thing came out!

it scared the s**t out of me!  :'(

i cannot run ccleaner even after disabling file shield why?
« Last Edit: February 05, 2012, 11:52:50 AM by true indian »

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Re: CCleaner.exe is win32:Malware-gen ?
« Reply #6 on: February 05, 2012, 11:50:09 AM »
Same here my laptop  :(

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Re: CCleaner.exe is win32:Malware-gen ?
« Reply #7 on: February 05, 2012, 11:51:03 AM »
Mbamservice.exe from Malwarebytes is also detected as Win32:Trojan-Gen, file is submited as fb to Avast!
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Re: CCleaner.exe is win32:Malware-gen ?
« Reply #8 on: February 05, 2012, 11:53:54 AM »
i cannot run ccleaner even after disabling file shield why?

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Re: CCleaner.exe is win32:Malware-gen ?
« Reply #9 on: February 05, 2012, 12:00:54 PM »
i cannot run ccleaner even after disabling file shield why?

Try disable all shields ;)

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Re: CCleaner.exe is win32:Malware-gen ?
« Reply #10 on: February 05, 2012, 12:13:30 PM »
wont do it..same problem..

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Re: CCleaner.exe is win32:Malware-gen ?
« Reply #11 on: February 05, 2012, 12:23:37 PM »
i cannot run ccleaner even after disabling file shield why?
I restore it from virus chest, delete it from virus chest and include it in the exclusions. It will work as usual.

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Re: CCleaner.exe is win32:Malware-gen ?
« Reply #12 on: February 05, 2012, 12:24:47 PM »
i cannot run ccleaner even after disabling file shield why?
I restore it from virus chest, delete it from virus chest and include it in the exclusions. It will work as usually.

i uninstalled ccleaner..will install it again once its fixed..

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Re: CCleaner.exe is win32:Malware-gen ?
« Reply #13 on: February 05, 2012, 12:41:27 PM »
Same here.

Sent the report as requested.

Edit: For a temporary solution
Did a Restore from Virus Chest and did an Exclusion.
CCleaner works now (so far)

« Last Edit: February 05, 2012, 01:00:26 PM by jl747 »
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Re: CCleaner.exe is win32:Malware-gen ?
« Reply #14 on: February 05, 2012, 01:09:39 PM »
WOW! just updated... just now its fixed! ;D

U guys are fast! ;D

thanks a lot!!!! avast team  ;D
« Last Edit: February 05, 2012, 01:20:59 PM by true indian »