When I installed Spotify, I checked if it was a virus, and... there are too many posts saying Spotify is a virus, Spotify contains adwares...
So I need to know: is Spotify a virus or no? VirusTotal says that Spotify can be a virus (Trojan-GameThief for example). My antivirus (McAfee) does not detect it as malware.
Here is the VirusTotal report: https://www.virustotal.com/#/file/2053ec0f8748273d8dda2da04b7dfd5ee35e0645821937ec2a131bf55b4adf20/d...
And please, don't say Avast iz de best AV...
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Hey @CreatorMan2006! Thanks for reporting this.
Spotify doesn't contain any malware software, but make sure you only download the app from: spotify.com/download. It sounds like these are false-positives, I've gone ahead and reported this to the right folks. Let me know if there's anything else.
Enjoy and welcome aboard! :)
I understand your concern.
You don't have to worry, Spotify is a clean program. I've had Spotify installed for years and ESET has never said anything about it containing malware.
Just make sure you download the installer from Spotify's webpage. Other pages may offer downloads too, but you can never be sure if the file is clean or has been tampered with.
It is still recommended you have a good antivirus program installed (unless you're on unix/linux...) when you're online. McAfee is a nice program.
Hope that helps!