Opened 7 years ago

Closed 7 years ago

#11042 closed Bug report (rejected)

Malware Flagged when I Tried to Download the Installer

Reported by: lightbecorp Owned by:
Priority: normal Component: FileZilla Client
Keywords: malware Cc:
Component version: Operating system type: OS X
Operating system version:


I just attempted to download the Mac version of FileZilla from the link below.

When I clicked the large green button to download the installer Avast blocked it showing the window below.


Attachments (1)

FileZillaMalwareWarning.jpg (32.9 KB ) - added by lightbecorp 7 years ago.
Avast Warning Window

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Change History (3)

by lightbecorp, 7 years ago

Attachment: FileZillaMalwareWarning.jpg added

Avast Warning Window

comment:1 by gh0st, 7 years ago

That´s because the installer is bundled...

The Windows version has it since years now! Did also get it, and now I need to wipe the computer from it.


comment:2 by Tim Kosse, 7 years ago

Resolution: rejected
Status: newclosed

There is no malware in the official downloads. All malware warnings you might see when downloading from are false positives from badly written AV products.

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