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Security Essentials detects mIRC as Adware:Win32/OpenCandy

Today as soon as I downloaded mIRC, Security Essentials popped up alerting me of  . I thought it might have been scanning in the background and detected something coincidently, but looks like it detected mIRC as Adware:Win32/OpenCandy! I am a long time mIRC user and am very much aware about the script support by the software and how else the IRC chat client can be used for malicious purposes. I trust mIRC ...