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BloodGDX being detected as malware by Windows Defender

User is offline   Sgt Nate V 

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When I open BloodGDX, I get a message that says its malware. It can still run and this only applies to the latest version. I get an option to review what files were detected but when I click it, nothing happens because somehow, Windows Defender broke a few months ago.

EDIT: Here's the logfile, if that helps.
https://pastebin.com/5h0HD5x2

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This post has been edited by Sgt Nate V: 31 May 2018 - 03:45 AM

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User is online   M210 

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Windows Defender was broken, but continue be paranoid?
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View PostM210, on 31 May 2018 - 04:30 AM, said:

Windows Defender was broken, but continue be paranoid?

I'm not being paranoid, but I was just noting that BloodGDX is being detected as malware.

EDIT: Based on TerminX's reply below, what I mean by Defender being broken is that the window for Defender won't open.


This post has been edited by Sgt Nate V: 31 May 2018 - 10:02 AM

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I think he's saying Defender is paranoid, not you.

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I wonder if the obfuscated code has anything to do with it?
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View PostPhredreeke, on 31 May 2018 - 09:30 AM, said:

I wonder if the obfuscated code has anything to do with it?

I'm exactly don't know, but I think it can.
BloodGDX can send only logfile to ftp after crash, but I don't know, can firewalls see this feature as virus :)

Anyway I'm interested too, which part of the app can be a malware :blink:o_O


This post has been edited by M210: 31 May 2018 - 11:54 AM

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View PostM210, on 31 May 2018 - 11:51 AM, said:

I'm exactly don't know, but I think it can.
BloodGDX can send only logfile to ftp after crash, but I don't know, can firewalls see this feature as virus :)

Anyway I'm interested too, which part of the app can be a malware :blink:o_O

That might be it... try using a different library to handle the ftp connections.

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 TerminX, on 31 May 2018 - 11:57 AM, said:

That might be it... try using a different library to handle the ftp connections.

I'm using Java.net for handle ftp connections. Not sure that I can find better :)
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Sgt Nate V , BTW, try to disable "new version check". Then BloodGDX will not connect to ftp at start, maybe it helps
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User is offline   Sgt Nate V 

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I was really just noting that. It didn't prevent me from playing.
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