Bitdefender detecting a file from cygwin as a trojan

Csaba Raduly
Thu Nov 25 20:08:07 GMT 2021


On Thu, 25 Nov 2021 at 20:33, Tyme LaDow via Cygwin  wrote:
> Hey,
> I'm running Windows 10 Pro v. 10.0.19042 build 19042 and I installed cygwin
> at least a year ago and haven't touched it since June 2020.  Today,
> November 25th, 2021, I got a notification from Bitdefender that it had
> detected a trojan and quarantined it.  The threat notification says "Item
> was blocked. Threat name: Trojan.GenericKDZ.80660. Path:
> C:\cygwin64\bin\dumper.exe."

That is almost certainly a false positive. Restore the file, and
submit it to
if you want to be safe.

Perhaps you could try upgrading too.

You can get very substantial performance improvements
by not doing the right thing. - Scott Meyers, An Effective C++11/14 Sampler
So if you're looking for a completely portable, 100% standards-conformant way
to get the wrong information: this is what you want. - Scott Meyers (C++TDaWYK)

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