Malwarebytes flags Brave when searching in URL bar (Google default search engine)

This started at the beginning of May and it does it every time I search in URL bar.

-Log Details-
Protection Event Date: 5/31/20
Protection Event Time: 5:51 PM
Log File: ab134046-a399-11ea-b4e3-7085c2764543.json

-Software Information-
Components Version: 1.0.920
Update Package Version: 1.0.24758
License: Premium

-System Information-
OS: Windows 10 (Build 18362.836)
CPU: x64
File System: NTFS
User: System

-Blocked Website Details-
Malicious Website: 1
, C:\Program Files (x86)\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\Application\brave.exe, Blocked, -1, -1, 0.0.0

-Website Data-
Category: Trojan
IP Address:
Port: 443
Type: Outbound
File: C:\Program Files (x86)\BraveSoftware\Brave-Browser\Application\brave.exe


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Can you tell me if you have any extensions installed in the browser at this time? Also, if you launch Brave and create a new profile (Menu --> Create new profile), does MWB still flag the searches in the same way when using the new profile?

Yes, 6 Extensions installed, 3 active.
I will test w/ a new profile and see what happens.

What site is ? Could be a popup being generated by a dodgy site.

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Good question, I tried to navigate there directly, but of course Malwarebytes IDs it as a trojan and won’t load the site.

Anyone link it to VirusTotal yet and map it?

comes back clean now but doesn’t mean it was before. It’s a cloud flare hosted domain.

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