Ticket #9377 (closed Bug report: rejected)

Opened 9 months ago

Last modified 9 months ago

AVG AntiVirus 2014 recognizes FileZilla_3.7.4.1_win32-setup.exe as virus

Reported by: grigspace Owned by:
Priority: normal Component: FileZilla Client
Keywords: Cc:
Operating system type: Windows Operating system version: XP SP3


Dear Colleagues,

In attempt to install FileZilla_3.7.4.1_win32-setup.exe the anti-virus program: AVG AntiVirus 2014 reports that the mentioned file - FileZilla_3.7.4.1_win32-setup.exe - is a virus, called:


Please, let me know if this is really virus or not?


FileZilla AVG Virus.JPG Download (36.7 KB) - added by grigspace 9 months ago.
AVG AntiVirus Response to attempt to install FileZilla Client

Change History

Changed 9 months ago by grigspace

AVG AntiVirus Response to attempt to install FileZilla Client

Changed 9 months ago by codesquid

  • status changed from new to closed
  • resolution set to rejected

This is a false positive, there is no malware in the SourceForge downloader.

During the installation, the installer may present third-party offers. These offers are clearly labeled as such and can be declined without affecting installation of FileZilla.

In other words, nothing unwanted is being installed without your prior,
explicit consent.

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