Virus detected VLC - 2.1.2


While upgrading VLC from 2.1.1 to → 2.1.2 comodo antivirus detected vlc-2.1.2-win32.exe | vlc-cache-gen.exe
when installed file vlc-cache-gen.exe was also detected as a virus.

C:\Program Files(x86)\VideoLAN\VLC\vlc-cache-gen.exe Detect MalCrypt.Indus@105441913

File would not submit.

What is MalCrypt.Indus@105441913


Safe to ignore?

This is a False Positive detection not a trojan. The FP in question has already been reported to Comodo, we are waiting for them to release a fix.

Hello elortim,

Can you confirm that the SHA1 of the detected file is: 71fb8e0be60e8d17268508b28a0a35b9d92e8524 ? A fix for this False Positive will be available soon. Just in case the detected sample on your side has a different SHA1 please try sending it to us using the following link:

Thank you!

Best regards,