Windows Defender flags qBittorrent as PUA

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fishnet37222
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Windows Defender flags qBittorrent as PUA

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As of today, Windows Defender is flagging qBittorrent as a PUA as seen in the screenshot below.
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The "Actions" drop-down only shows "Remove" and "Quarantine" as options. To get it to run, I had to uninstall the application, download the installer, scan the installer with Windows Defender, and specifically allow the application to run on my device.
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Re: Windows Defender flags qBittorrent as PUA

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Known issue sadly. Didn't happen on any computer I manage/use but a friend had this on his PC. He simply downloaded it today again - and Defender no longer flagged it PUA. Probably there was a silent update or something.
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