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Cheat Engine

6.8.1

Cheat Engine has tested clean of viruses and malware.

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**The catch: we did find this program to contain adware which may present problems.

We last tested the this file on Aug 2, 2018 with 27 different anti-virus and anti-malware programs and services. Out of these tests, the Cheat Engine download tested clean 100% of the time.

According to the antivirus software we tested the file with, Cheat Engine does not contain any malware, spyware, trojans or viruses and appears to be safe. It is important to note that these virus and malware test results only apply to this version of the program.

Anvivirus software test results:

Result:
avast Antivirusavast! Antivirus No virus detected. File contains no malware.
Clean
AVG AntivirusAVG Antivirus No virus detected. File contains no malware.
Clean
BitDefenderBitDefender No virus detected. File contains no malware.
Clean
Dr.Web AntivirusDr.Web 1 warning detected (Trojan.InstallCore.3435)
Warning
EmsisoftEmsisoft Anti-Malware No virus detected. File contains no malware.
Clean
Kaspersky AntivirusKaspersky No virus detected. File contains no malware.
Clean
MalwarebytesMalwarebytes 1 warning detected (PUP.Optional.InstallCore)
Warning
McAfeeMcAfee No virus detected. File contains no malware.
Clean
Microsoft AntivirusMicrosoft Security Essentials 1 warning detected (PUA:Win32/InstallCore)
Warning
NortonNorton No virus detected. File contains no malware.
Clean
PandaPanda No virus detected. File contains no malware.
Clean
sophosSophos No virus detected. File contains no malware.
Clean
SUPERAntiSpywareSUPERAntiSpyware No virus detected. File contains no malware.
Clean
TrendMicroTrendMicro No virus detected. File contains no malware.
Clean
WebrootWebroot SecureAnywhere No virus detected. File contains no malware.
Clean
ZoneAlarm Antivirus + FirewallZoneAlarm Antivirus No virus detected. File contains no malware.
Clean
Apart from antivirus software, this download has also been tested with several popular anti-malware and anti-spam services. Below are some services we have tested this program with:

Malware and spam test results:

Result:
Comodo Site Inspector
Clean
G-Data
Clean
Google Safebrowsing
Clean
Malware Domainlist
Clean
Phishtank
Clean
URL Query
Clean
VX Vault
Clean
Yandex
Clean
ZDB Zeus
Clean
Zeus Tracker
Clean
Zvelo
Clean
Disclosure: Please be aware that while we do attempt to test programs with the latest version of virus and malware software, we would to point out that Cheat Engine was tested with avast Antivirus 18.4, AVG Antivirus 18.4, BitDefender 7.2, Dr.Web 7, Emsisoft 2018.4, Kaspersky 15, Malwarebytes 2.1, McAfee 6, Microsoft Security Essentials 1.1, Panda 4.6, Sophos 4.98, SUPERANTISPYWARE 5.6, Norton 1.7, TrendMicro 10, Webroot SecureAnywhere < and ZoneAlarm Antivirus 10.2.

The file that was tested for Cheat Engine was CheatEngine681.exe. The remote web server hosting CheatEngine681.exe produced a redirect which was followed to a final destination and tested for viruses and submitted for spam and malware tests. These tests apply to Cheat Engine 6.8.1 which is the latest version last time we checked. Cheat Engine contains adware which was bundled with this software by the developer and not by LO4D.com.

All tests were carried out on systems running both Windows 7 (64-bit version) and Windows XP (32-bit version). These tests are only valid for the file corresponding with the md5 filehash specified.
The virus and malware tests for Cheat Engine are maintained by Felix Cheng
The file tested:
Filename:
CheatEngine681.exe
MD5 filehash:
20d5dc4fc873276826dc0ce29b6f626c
Status:
adware :(