NEW: Incorrect detection of our Social Media Bot application v5

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NEW: Incorrect detection of our Social Media Bot application v5

L1 Bithead

Best Palo Alto Networks Support, @mivaldi 


This post contains a new whitelisting request for  for the Social Media Bot and Comment Bot, We have updated our new exe application and now causing again some false/positive detections on our software trough


Our file is incorrectly detected by your antivirus software as malware on We assume that this is because we used a obfuscator to obfuscate the code, we hope you guys can investigate our software and concludes that it doesn't meet the virus classification.

Below a documented brief explanation about our software application.


Social Media Bot & Comment Bot Info:  
1. Main Program Language: Java
2. Executable Language:  C#
3. Executable Name: SocialMediaBot.exe
4. Executable Name: CommentBot.exe
5. Source website:
Download Link Includes SocialMediaBot.exe & CommentBot.exe:


Password Zipped File: infected

File Functionality:
Dimension Bots software helps other people to perform automated actions on Social media, you can think of getting points on Social Exchange Sites where alot people are active to interact with each other, or creating automatic Comments on the most popular users post to attract real people.


Explanation of the code of SocialMediaBot.exe & CommentBot.exe:
We are using the .exe as an updater and runner of our Java code, which is delivered together with the .exe.( We cant provide more info here, as this community is public.)

(Note that all this code is just added to make it difficult for people to reverse engineer and steal our code.)

If you need any more information, feel free to contact us.

Best Regards
1 accepted solution

Accepted Solutions

Sample no longer marked malicious.

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L7 Applicator

Submitted for analysis.

Sample no longer marked malicious.

Thank you, @mivaldi great support as it should be..

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