False positive with 7.2.4.0...

Hi guys,

Probably a false positive:

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Re: False Positives

I got the exact same results after downloading version 7.2.2, so it probably is a FP.

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False Positives

No detection with version 7.2.1

All these reg keys are restricted sites in IE11 (SpywareBlaster protection).

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False positive?

Greetings. I have these two detections:

PUP.DownloadProtect.Heuristic   HKLM\Software\Wow6432Node\POLICIES\GOOGLE\Chrome

PUP.DownloadProtect.Heuristic   HKLM\SOFTWARE\POLICIES\GOOGLE\Chrome

Are they false positives or a real threat?

Thanks in advance.

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Re: AdwCleaner & suggests.go.mail.ru

Mail.ru services that added without user permission depends to PUP and this is not false positive. Relatively to FireFox - in new version AdwCleaner this module will be modified.

Does adwcleaner remove PUA's too or only PUP'S?

the question is in the title,does it work for PUA'S too or only PUP'S?

AdwCleaner & suggests.go.mail.ru

AdwCleaner 7.1.1. I think this is a false alarm:

***** [ Firefox URLs ] *****
PUP.Optional.Legacy             suggests.go.mail.ru

"C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\browser\omni.ja"

mailru.xml

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