Opened 4 years ago

Closed 4 years ago

#11029 closed Bug report (worksforme)

Filezilla is a Virus? Malware? Spybot....

Reported by: Meee Owned by:
Priority: high Component: FileZilla Client
Keywords: virus, malware, spybot Cc:
Component version: 3.22.1 macosx-x86 Operating system type: OS X
Operating system version: MAC OSX 10.12 Sierra

Description

Hi,

I detect a problem with my macintosh, why your software posses a Spybot virus ?...
after download software in your webside, the "FileZilla_3.22.1_macosx-x86_setup_bundled.zip"
my Intego antivirus find a Spybot virus...
Why insert this virus in your software, after 10 years of use? x.x
Is not cool x.x

Regards, Boris

Change History (2)

comment:1 by Meee, 4 years ago

I check virus total and Intego is not alone...
https://www.virustotal.com/fr/file/01482ad50b5e176e214cd8013aa1b82d939f245d9708157ef4cd0d3cc7efec3c/analysis/1476311448/
I have downloaded the file in the link:
https://filezilla-project.org/download.php?type=client
and after click the big green button "Download Filezilla Client" the link send me at the file:
https://download.filezilla-project.org/client/FileZilla_3.22.1_macosx-x86_setup_bundled.zip

comment:2 by Tim Kosse, 4 years ago

Resolution: worksforme
Status: newclosed

There's no malware in the FileZilla installer. It's a false-positive where bad scanners are flagging installer technology instead of flagging the installed content.

Note: See TracTickets for help on using tickets.