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Windows Defender thinks paket 5.151.3 is a trojan #3121
I started having issues fetching paket.exe through paket.bootstrapper.exe.
Please provide the steps required to reproduce the problem
If possible then please create a git repository with a repro sample or attach a zip to the issue.
No virus alert - paket.exe is downloaded.
Virus alert - paket.exe is deleted
Other people have started seeing this issue: https://forum.kerbalspaceprogram.com/index.php?/topic/172357-trojanwin32critetbs/
Probably need to contact the vendor and tell them it's a false positive. They're probably using some strings search or a yara rule to match on some bytes that some malware uses but clearly it's too broad of a match.
so the "fun" thing is: even I can't download it. I mean that file was created on my machine and defender didn't complain. Now it's complaing on the download.
Anyway: I uploaded the latest alpha to virustotal and they say it's clean
added a commit
Mar 15, 2018
Had some contacts get in touch. This was their response.