I just purchased, and installed Ashampoo Driver Updater. Defender popped up with warnings, so I sent it to Virus Total. Results are below. With all the Red Flags I'm wondering - Is this safe?
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I ddg'd "ashampoo driver updater warnings" and found it triggers eset, and others. That could be a true positive or false positive depending where you obtained the software, and whether it came bundled or not.
ashampoo support answered this issue in the past:
Ashampoo also might put you on automatic billing for renewals without asking nor sending a warning:
If you dl'd the software from SD or Ashampoo, I think you're dealing with a "whitelisting" issue with Windows Defender, etc.
If you dl'd from a different source, on the other hand...well...
I never understood SD partnering with Spamshampoo nevertheless.
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