I noticed that On 16 October 2016, Virus total showed 1/68 malicious test: Quttera had at some point found 2 blacklisted links
which quttera, phishtank and succurri say are still /potentially malicious
Submission date: Tue Jun 30 08:00:03 2015
Server IP address: 18.104.22.168
Country: United States
Malicious files: 2
Safety Reputation 0/30
Domain 1st Registered 2005-10-03 (10 years ago)
Server Location Flag (US) United States
Detection ratio: 0 / 63
Analysis date: 2015-06-30 07:56:03 UTC ( 0 minutes ago )
Hi Hotdoge3, thanks for bringing these to my attention. The "malware" that is claimed by Quttera is none. The service found a link to the popular sandboxing program Sandboxie on my website and -- for reasons unknown to me -- flagged Sandboxie's website and thus the link pointing to it as malicious.
This is a false positive and I have contacted the service to resolve the issue.
The second issue that you found, that Scumware flagged a single file on the site as problematic, is another false positive.
The file is clean which you can check on Virustotal for instance (it is flagged by five of the 50 or so antivirus engines, but those are false positives).
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