Brave installer triggers Kaspersky Free

Description of the issue:
When attempting to install the new Brave on a system with Kaspersky security software, the installer will download setup.exe from Brave servers. The setup.exe will then be picked up by Kaspersky as PDM:Trojan.Win32.Generic
Steps to Reproduce (add as many as necessary): 1. 2. 3.

  1. Install Kaspersky antivirus on a system that doesn’t have Brave installed
  2. Download and run the Brave installer
  3. After the installer downloads setup.exe and tries to install it, it will hang and error out
  4. After that Kaspersky will prompt the user to disinfect the system and reboot
    Actual Result (gifs and screenshots are welcome!):


    Expected result:
    Kaspersky will delete and restore the system to before Brave was installed
    Reproduces how often:
    Reproduced twice a system running Windows 10 Pro (64 Bit) Version 1803
    Also reproduced on system running Windows 10 Home (32 Bit) Version 1803
    Both have Kaspersky Free installed
    Brave Version(about:brave):
    Version 0.58.18 Chromium: 71.0.3578.98 (Official Build) (64-bit)
    Reproducible on current live release (yes/no):
    yes
    Additional Information:
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Hello, please use the search function.
The problem is already known, here is my solution:


However, this can no longer lead to the desired success. The installation works for me, but after a PC restart the whole browser is deleted.

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