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    Default Avidemux: Malware?

    I just ran Avidemux 2.6.5 trough* and got the following hit:
    TrendMicro-HouseCall TROJ_GEN.F47V0312
    Itís the only hit, none of the other AV engines found anything. What should I do?

    * I sent the URLs for the direct download link at and both 32bit and 64bit downloads at sourceforge.
    Last edited by Bunny Jane; 23-09-2013 at 09:34 PM.

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    You've answered your own question. Only one web scanner found an issue with - it's okay. I also have AVIDemux.
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    You’re probably right, but I’m pretty paranoid about malware. I’ve sent an email, hopefully they can straighten things out.
    It could just be that the installation software was used for a Trojan in the past.

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    One hit usually is just a false positive.

    It's not VirusTotal who must "straighten it out" they just use the anti-virus engines, if you want to complain, complain to TrendMicro.

    If you want to scan for malware in the future you should grab the following:

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