VirusTotal.com has ClamAV reporting Win.Trojan.Ramnit-6818 infections
Mark Stinson last edited by
I went and grabbed the latest copy (6.8.3) of Notepad++Portable, checked it against VirusTotal.com (Google has owned it for a while now) which has ClamAV reporting a
Win.Trojan.Ramnit-6818infection, while other scanners don’t. So I grab their last minor release package & checked it – same infection. Hrm? Okay.
So I went to the NPP homesite proper, got a current copy and tested it on VirusTotal.com – same infection of
So, either ClamAV has a false positive which you might want to share on your site’s FAQ, PortableApps, etc . OR NPP caught a little something from someone and has been redistributed to everyone everywhere with malware.
I thought I would share so it could be remediated be it documentation on the site or anti-malware cleaning of the code/distributables.
Thanks. Cheers, Mark S.
palswim last edited by
I have seen the same thing.