False positive - Legitmate installer/game launcher "Generic.Ml"

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False positive - Legitmate installer/game launcher "Generic.Ml"

https://www.virustotal.com/gui/file/cb9643dd7796807339ad294842b905b5a7698b67b60ee1ef9d9eda769f2accee...

 

"Generic.Ml"

Distribution URL is http://cloud.quicksnooker.com/qsLaunch3.exe

 

Hi

I am the author of this program - which is the legitimate launcher/installer for Quick Snooker - an on-line Snooker game, running for nearly 20 years and with 100,000+ installs.

The summary on the (VirusTotal) 'behavior' tab is accurate - the program makes no attempt to disguise what is does.
It downloads a location from quicksnooker.com, and then downloads and unzip files from http://cloud.quicksnooker.com (our content delivery network hosted in the 'google cloud'.)
The files containing the main executable QuickSnooker.exe, and a set of resources (images, textures, sound and geometry files).
The program also creates a folder (%LocalAppdata%\qs8) , a desktop shortcut, and the appropriate registry keys to uninstall Quick Snooker program when requested.

Of course it *looks* very Trojan like - but it is harmless and complies with industry standard clean guidelines.

See our terms or help sections at http://quicksnooker.com

 

Please remove ASAP

 

Hopefully your "ML" will be smart about future versions ?

 

thanks in advance

 

Nick Axworthy

 

 

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Re: False positive - Legitmate installer/game launcher "Generic.Ml"

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