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#1 henrymills

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Posted 13 November 2014 - 05:54 AM

Hello I need help about figuring if its safe to use mirc.Im using a scriptedMIRC client by kickchat and when i run avast it says win32:MIRC-Z(Pup).So I uploaded the kickchat mirc.exe to virustotal and got this.MIRC1st_zpsc1f093e9.jpg.Then I download the old mirc.exe from www.mirc.com thinking its clean cause its from the officialwebsie itself.I replaced the kickchat mirc.exe with the original old mirc.exe.I uploaded the old mirc.exe in virustotal and got this MIRC2nd_zps779b8a04.jpg.I then run rkill.exe and bootscan my computer with avast and got this avast_zps004cb33c.jpg.As you can see there's an mirc635.exe on my temp folder and I deleted it,but I still dont get where that come from.I run malwarebyte  too and this is the log.

Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware 1.51.2.1300
www.malwarebytes.org

Database version: 8298

Windows 6.0.6002 Service Pack 2
Internet Explorer 9.0.8112.16421

11/13/2014 9:09:56 AM
mbam-log-2014-11-13 (09-09-56).txt

Scan type: Full scan (C:\|D:\|)
Objects scanned: 659201
Time elapsed: 5 hour(s), 46 minute(s), 30 second(s)

Memory Processes Infected: 0
Memory Modules Infected: 0
Registry Keys Infected: 0
Registry Values Infected: 0
Registry Data Items Infected: 0
Folders Infected: 0
Files Infected: 4

Memory Processes Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Memory Modules Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Keys Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Values Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Data Items Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Folders Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Files Infected:
c:\windows xp\Appz XP\dvd-cloner iv v4.10\dvd-cloner iv v4.10.exe (Malware.Packer.Gen) -> Quarantined and deleted
successfully.
c:\windows xp\Appz XP\internet download manager v5.08\internet download manager v5.08(Trojan.Downloader) -> Quarantined
and deleted successfully.
c:\psp-games\new folder\video.enhancer.1.9.6-snd\sndloader\video.enhancer.1.9.6.loader-snd\loader.exe
(PUP.Hacktool.Patcher) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
c:\Users\myeminence\downloads\resident_evil_6_1.0.1.130_+_11_trainer\resident evil 6 1.0.1.130 + 11 trainer.exe
(HackTool.GamesCheat) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.

So far I deleted all that was found and deleted,but when I uploaded the old mirc.exe in virustotal,6 antivirus still gives same result on it.Is this false positive or  not?I hope you can help me.



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Posted 13 November 2014 - 03:07 PM

Happened the same to me with mIRC.So I downloaded IceChat and no problems.I think scriptedMIRC is false positive.



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Posted 13 November 2014 - 04:40 PM

Detections on Mirc have been occurring for years:

The file is not-a-virus. However, some programs may at times be detected by anti-virus and anti-malware scanners as a "Risk Tool", "Possible Security Risk", or Potentially Unwanted Program because they can be misused by attackers.


 


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