javapacker's iconswap flagged as malware

Chris Bensen chris.bensen at
Tue Oct 18 22:47:37 UTC 2016

Hi Scott,

I’m not actively running Windows 10 and last time I did run the Java Packager under Windows 10 it worked just fine so this is new behavior within I’d say the last 6 months. Feel free to file a bug, but I’m not sure there’s anything that can be done from the JDK side.


> On Oct 18, 2016, at 1:16 PM, Scott Palmer <swpalmer at> wrote:
> Just tried to run a build on Windows 10 with 8u112 and got this:
> Exception: Cannot run program
> "C:\Users\spalmer\AppData\Local\Temp\iconswap2930071229376508731.exe":
> CreateProcess error=225, Operation did not complete successfully because
> the file contains a virus or potentially unwanted software
> Windows Defender quarantined the file. It listed it and the launcher .exe
> for my application as threats:
> Trojan:Win32/Detplock
> Trojan:Win32/Repjexi
> I had to explicitly go into Windows Defender and pick "Allow Item" to get
> the build to succeed.
> After that subsequent scans of the created launcher .exe with Windows
> Defender came back clean.
> Are you aware of this issue?  I didn't see anything in Jira but I can't
> recall if I ever needed to bypass this check before.
> Regards,
> Scott

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