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Melicious file, malware detected 
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FlashDevelop-5.3.1.exe is triggering what are hopefully false positives in Windows anti-malware and some anti-virus suites.

In Windows 10 when I launch the installer, I'm alerted with a red pop-up:

Malicious file

This app may cause damage to your device. Sensitive personal data may also be at risk.

Application: FlashDevelop-5.3.1.exe
Publisher: Unknown publisher



Being an unknown publisher, this didn't bother me too much, but I thought I'd use some online scanning tools to double check, using https://virusscan.jotti.org/ and https://www.virustotal.com .

ClamAV detected "PUA.Win.Packer.FreepascalWin-2"
VBA32 detected "Archive.MailBomb"


The remaining came up clean.


Sun Feb 11, 2018 11:10 pm
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We have received few times false positives previously but i tried VirusTotal's online multi scan with no detections.

I would say its false positive but to be sure, please scan locally before install. Make sure you always download from FlashDevelop.org.


Tue Feb 13, 2018 10:16 am
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