Sonar-go-to-slang as virus by Cylance

Please provide

  • Operating system: Windows 11
  • SonarLint plugin version: v4.5.1
  • Programming language you’re coding in:
  • Is connected mode used:
    • Connected to SonarCloud or SonarQube (and which version): -

And a thorough description of the problem / question:

The SonarLint sonar-go-to-slang module is being detected as a virus by the Cylance Protect antivirus, specifically the sonar-go-to-slang-windows-amd64.exe executable, details of the threat report in the image below.

Hey there.

We have no reason to believe this file represents any threat. The source code is available here.

It looks like it’s just crossing the threshold for Cylance.

Ideally, this file would be added to a safe list.