does your VoodooShield ask you for permission to run MPCMDRUN? My

Discussion in 'other security issues & news' started by lunarlander, Oct 24, 2020.

  1. lunarlander

    lunarlander Registered Member

    Apr 30, 2011
    My VoodooShield is always asking me whether to run C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows Defender\Platform\4.18.2009.7-0\MPCMDRUN. I think it is part of Defender. But why would VoodooShield ask, if it is part of Windows, or is it some hacker who wants to do something ? Another one is c:\windows\temp\xxxxxxx\MPSIGSTUB. When I manually update Windows Defender with mpam-fe, this pops up, so I know it is legit. But sometimes it wants to run without me doing anything. What do you guys think?
    Last edited: Oct 24, 2020
  2. Tarnak

    Tarnak Registered Member

    Feb 5, 2007
    My laptop is running 24/7, and while asleep, I got Microsoft Defender update, and just seeing just the usual:

    VS_Microsoft Defender_update auto allowed_01.JPG

    VS_Microsoft Defender_update auto allowed_02.JPG
  3. Nitty Kutchie

    Nitty Kutchie Registered Member

    Apr 10, 2015
  4. Freki123

    Freki123 Registered Member

    Jan 20, 2015
    If your whitelist cloud scan after a reboot looks safe I would just ignore it. VS sometimes does that for some people sadly (no clue why, could be custom settings)
    Maybe report it to the dev to get it fixed.
    October 7, 2020 at 3:37 pm Post similar problem
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