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    Default Re: Ccĺeaner 4.03 identified as Trojan by ZA 11.0.768.000 <= False Positive

    Quote Originally Posted by samlar View Post
    Just did a windows update this morning and now zonealarm does not show ccleaner as a trojan. Microsoft must have fixed there problem with an update.

    I would think the update
    Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool? (KB890830)

    was the one that was fixed but not sure.
    Thank you for your inquiry,

    1.) Apparently Microsoft quickly released a bug fix to it's Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool, check listing in "Update History"

    Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool x64 - July 2013 (KB890830)
    Installation date: ‎7/‎9/‎2013 6:39 PM
    Installation status: Successful
    Update type: Important

    After the download, this tool runs one time to check your computer for infection by specific, prevalent malicious software (including Blaster, Sasser, and Mydoom) and helps remove any infection that is found. If an infection is found, the tool will display a status report the next time that you start your computer. A new version of the tool will be offered every month. If you want to manually run the tool on your computer, you can download a copy from the Microsoft Download Center, or you can run an online version from This tool is not a replacement for an antivirus product. To help protect your computer, you should use an antivirus product.
    More information:
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    2.) Kaspersky has been notified of a possible false positive and has released several AV Definition Updates that fixed the False Positive alert..
    Last edited by GeorgeV; July 10th, 2013 at 07:41 AM. Reason: updated info
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