Question Does Kaspersky protect against Malicious Minecraft Mods

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Xeno1234

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Does Kaspersky protect against Malicious Minecraft Mods, and will it protect your minecraft account from being taken by stealers?
Yeah pretty much what the title says.
 

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Yes, Kaspersky can protect against Malicious Minecraft Mods by detecting and blocking any malicious files or code that could harm your computer. However, it's important to keep in mind that no antivirus can provide 100% protection against all threats.

As for your Minecraft account, Kaspersky can help protect it indirectly by preventing malware or keyloggers from stealing your login credentials. Additionally, it can provide general security measures such as blocking phishing attempts or suspicious websites that could target your account.

But remember, it's always important to use strong, unique passwords and enable two-factor authentication for your Minecraft account to add an extra layer of security.
 

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The Bot has said it all, but I'd like to add a few details.

If the malicious Mod is detected in the Kaspersky database, it will be detected and quarantined directly.
If it's not recognized, Kaspersky will monitor it, and if it attempts any malicious action, System Watcher will alert with a "PDM:Trojan.Win32.Generic" or "PDM:Trojan.Win32.Bazon.a" type detection.
It will then propose to treat the infection and a possible rollback once disinfection is complete.

To protect yourself, all you need is strong passwords, double authentication, don't download from just anywhere, and ESPECIALLY keep your PC (Windows, software, etc.) up to date!
 

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Does Kaspersky protect against Malicious Minecraft Mods, and will it protect your minecraft account from being taken by stealers?
Yeah pretty much what the title says.
No, it only protects against Fortnite cheats and other mods from various games. Minecraft is on the exclusion list of Kaspersky... 😌

Dude, what is this question?
 

Xeno1234

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Just to be safe, download mods only from curseforge.
Curseforge isnt really safe, Fractueiser happened there, but then again Kaspersky detected it day zero with Heuristics.

No, it only protects against Fortnite cheats and other mods from various games. Minecraft is on the exclusion list of Kaspersky... 😌

Dude, what is this question?
Im asking cause I've seen alot of people on minecraft forums complain that Kaspersky didnt detect a RAT which took their MC account but like Malwarebytes did or something.
 
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Im asking cause I've seen alot of people on minecraft forums complain that Kaspersky didnt detect a RAT which took their MC account but like Malwarebytes did or something.
But that has absolutely nothing to do with Minecraft. Every AV misses malware and it doesn't differentiate between malicious mods from games or other types of malware. Just because you read that Kaspersky missed a specific malware sample that doesn't mean that you should switch to Malwarebytes, cause then Malwarebytes will miss another malicious sample that Kaspersky will detect. No AV will provide 100% protection.
 

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They do, but it appears malware takes them or scams do which revolves in resetting your password.
If there is2FA, RAT is powerless and can’t help the attackers at all. They will have to use RAT+ phishing and phishing is usually not on the list of skills rat users have (majority of them are teenagers). If your account has been taken over, you should receive an email that someone has changed details on file. Click on “it wasn’t me” and that’s all.

It’s not Kaspersky’s fault. Mods, cracks, patches, keygens and others for years are deemed unsafe. Most likely you guys are configuring exclusions.
 

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If there is2FA, RAT is powerless and can’t help the attackers at all. They will have to use RAT+ phishing and phishing is usually not on the list of skills rat users have (majority of them are teenagers). If your account has been taken over, you should receive an email that someone has changed details on file. Click on “it wasn’t me” and that’s all.

It’s not Kaspersky’s fault. Mods, cracks, patches, keygens and others for years are deemed unsafe. Most likely you guys are configuring exclusions.
Your saying that RATS, like malware RATS cant take account tokens and use that to bypass 2fa?
 

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Your saying that RATS, like malware RATS cant take account tokens and use that to bypass 2fa?
They can steal your session cookies but it’s not guaranteed that the website will reinitiate a session with them. Account token, I am sorry, no idea what’s that. I like different sort of games, not games that make you sit and stare at the screen.
Account token should not be helpful if you got 2FA.
 
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They can steal your session cookies but it’s not guaranteed that the website will be reinitiate a session with them. Account token, I am sorry, no idea what’s that. I like different sort of games, not games that make you sit and stare at the screen.
You know the "remember me" type things on websites. Those use a token, if the attack takes it then they're in your account, bypassing 2fa.
 

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You know the "remember me" type things on websites. Those use a token, if the attack takes it then they're in your account, bypassing 2fa.
They use cookies. And again, you can steal these but there is no guarantee that they will help you, not all websites respect these at all cost.
 

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No, they use cookies. And again, you can steal these but there is no guarantee that they will help you, not all websites respect these at all cost.
Ahh. Some websites use Tokens like Discord and those are kinda like perminant cookies.

But that has absolutely nothing to do with Minecraft. Every AV misses malware and it doesn't differentiate between malicious mods from games or other types of malware. Just because you read that Kaspersky missed a specific malware sample that doesn't mean that you should switch to Malwarebytes, cause then Malwarebytes will miss another malicious sample that Kaspersky will detect. No AV will provide 100% protection.
I find it weird that its consistently Malwarebytes finding out these rats, and not any other AV"s. And it gets it with its scanner, not even behavioral detection. I mean these are from a year ago, Kaspersky could have improved a lot.
 

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Ahh. Some websites use Tokens like Discord and those are kinda like perminant cookies.
Discord should place a wrapper around the changes. E.g. before allowing you to change email, phone number or anything on file, it should ask for the proper authentication. If Discord did not implement proper security, that’s again not Kaspersky’s fault or responsibility. Kaspersky is not the police of the internet, it is merely an antivirus provider.

Kaspersky has a much better detection that Malwarebytes and I am not even talking about the preventive capabilities.
 
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Discord should place a wrapper around the changes. E.g. before allowing you to change email, phone number or anything on file, it should ask for the proper authentication. If Discord did not implement proper security, that’s again not Kaspersky’s fault or responsibility. Kaspersky is not the police of the internet, it is merely an antivirus provider.

Kaspersky has a much better detection that Malwarebytes and I am not even talking about the preventive capabilities.
Agreed. I dont understand how Malwarebytes excells at detecting these RATS but Kaspersky doesnt. Talking about Discord though, Kaspersky flags apps as malware if they try to take your discord token, so it protects against that extremely well.
 

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Kaspersky is one of the best when it comes to Trojans, Stealers, RATs and other keyloaggers. Having tested it several times, it has always finished on my podium.

As we've already told you, one AV can miss a sample that will be detected by another, and vis-versa....
I saw 1 month ago that Kaspersky had missed a sample of PrivateLoader, a very powerful stealer just like Redline.
Everyone detected it (Avast, Avira, Bitdefender, Eset etc) except Kaspersky.
But if it was executed, Kaspersky quarantined it!
(As I speak, it has been detected).

You should trust your protection and stop wondering if your antivirus can stop this or that attack. Billions of pieces of malware are born every day, and it's impossible to see them all.
But your antivirus will try to defend you.

NB : MBAM is NOT a antivirus :)
 

Xeno1234

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Kaspersky is one of the best when it comes to Trojans, Stealers, RATs and other keyloaggers. Having tested it several times, it has always finished on my podium.

As we've already told you, one AV can miss a sample that will be detected by another, and vis-versa....
I saw 1 month ago that Kaspersky had missed a sample of PrivateLoader, a very powerful stealer just like Redline.
Everyone detected it (Avast, Avira, Bitdefender, Eset etc) except Kaspersky.
But if it was executed, Kaspersky quarantined it!
(As I speak, it has been detected).

You should trust your protection and stop wondering if your antivirus can stop this or that attack. Billions of pieces of malware are born every day, and it's impossible to see them all.
But your antivirus will try to defend you.

NB : MBAM is NOT a antivirus :)
So the private loader kaspersky got with behavioral blocking?
Also yeah, I understand that no AV can get everything. I just find Kaspersky to be far ahead of other AV's and detect pretty much everything.
 
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