RiskWare.ExtensionMismatch is Malwarebytes’ generic detection name for files that are executable, but have extensions that are not associated with executable files. The reasons for this can be numerous, but users should handle files detected like this with care, unless they are aware of their origin and use.
Malwarebytes blocks RiskWare.ExtensionMismatch from executing malicious files.
Malwarebytes can detect and remove RiskWare.ExtensionMismatch without further user interaction.
Should users wish to keep this program and exclude it from being detected in future scans, they can add the program to the exclusions list. Here’s how to do it.
The Exclusions tab includes a list of items to be excluded from scans. The items may include files, folders, websites, or applications that connect to the Internet, as well as previously detected exploits.
To access the exclusions in Malwarebytes:
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