Opened 3 months ago

Closed 3 months ago

#12488 closed Bug report (rejected)

Malware in installer

Reported by: pengc99 Owned by:
Priority: critical Component: FileZilla Client
Keywords: malware Cc:
Component version: Operating system type: Windows
Operating system version:

Description

The download of FileZilla for Windows in the front page is infected with malware:

https://download.filezilla-project.org/client/FileZilla_3.54.1_win64_sponsored-setup.exe

Windows Defender has removed the file on download.

Virustotal shows a number of detections, from adware to trojan:
https://www.virustotal.com/gui/file/9c7d724fa2f7bed9f1967fae78eba83ad027c6b3431ac064fd56c91a2f179e42/detection

Change History (1)

comment:1 by Tim Kosse, 3 months ago

Resolution: rejected
Status: newclosed

There is no virus in the installer. You must contact your AV vendor to report this false-positive.

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