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Google Flags Rkill download as infected


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#1 Goin2Dover

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Posted 10 July 2015 - 04:10 PM

What gives? New here so hi to all. I will try not to be a stranger..

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What is the current listing status for bleepingcomputer.com/download/rkill?
Site is listed as suspicious - visiting this web site may harm your computer.
 
What happened when Google visited this site?
Of the 5 pages we tested on the site over the past 90 days, 4 page(s) resulted in malicious software being downloaded and installed without user consent. The last time Google visited this site was on 2015-07-10, and the last time suspicious content was found on this site was on 2015-07-10.
This site was hosted on 2 network(s) including AS13335 (CLOUDFLARENET), AS15169 (GOOGLE).
 
Thanks for all you do.

Edited by Chris Cosgrove, 10 July 2015 - 05:47 PM.
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Posted 10 July 2015 - 04:11 PM

Hi Goin2Dover :)

This is a false positive coming from Google. I think that Grinler have to contact them and ask them to remove the warning, but other than that, every downloads hosted on BleepingComputer are completely safe.

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Posted 10 July 2015 - 04:15 PM

They flag everything malicious, even SumatraPDF . It's a false positive,that tool is clean and do not contain any malware



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Posted 11 July 2015 - 09:52 PM

Bleeping Computer's hosted programs for download are trustworthy, safe and malware-free. Most of the well known specialized tools we use as malware fighters are written by experts/Security Colleagues at various security forums like Bleeping Computer, TechSupport, GeeksToGo, SypwareInfo and other similar sites so they can be trusted...this includes any program hosted by BC for download. RKill itself was created by Grinler, the site owner of BC. Unfortunately, many of these tools (or their embedded files) are repeatedly falsely detected by various anti-virus programs from time to time. This sometimes results in an inaccurate site rating/warning of potentially dangerous software when that is not the case.

Rest assured our Security Colleagues are trustworthy and all the programs hosted for downloading here at BleepingComputer are malware-free and perfectly safe to use.
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