ModMii shown as a trojan by Malwarebytes.

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Nov 30, 2011
  1. Aijelsop
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    No way. I am using that anti-malware. It not show up when I use Modmii.
     
  3. Wizerzak

    Member Wizerzak Because I'm a potato!

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    I can confirm this, Avira also picks it up as a trojan.
     
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    Well, we know it's not, so...?
     
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    Just put it in the ignore list!
     
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    It's probably some behavior the program does that flags it like constantly pinging to a server between actions.
     
  7. Aijelsop
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    Meh, I removed it, I know it's safe, just wondering why it came up.
     
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    It quite possibly has something to do with the fact it is a batch file converted to an EXE. I don't know for sure, but it is quite possible that "script kiddies" do similar stuff, seeing as that allows them to call other programs (they don't have the skills to write their own, so they use other peoples) easily, and therefore the telltale signs made by the program that converts from batch to EXE causes a false positive in anti-malware programs, due to people having reported the s'kiddies apps. Just a guess.

    EDIT: http://forums.malwarebytes.org/index.php?showtopic=95720
     
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  9. Originality

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    Didn't they also say the same thing about NUS downloader? Because it downloads files off Ninty servers (IIRC, I've not done it in a few years) it gets flagged as a downloader trojan. ModMii does the same IIRC.
     
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    Yeah, this is a standard case of heuristics leading to a false positive.
     

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