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  • Threat Types

    A term of classification used by F-Secure to indicate a program's general security profile. The Threat Type gives the user some useful indications about a program's potential effects on a computer system.

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  • Threat Categories

    A classification term used by F-Secure to indicate the potential severity of threat a program may pose to the user's computer system and/or confidential information.

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  • Threat Platforms

    A term used to refer to the operating system or application on which a malicious program operates.

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About Detection Names

A quick guide to Detections - why they are important, how they work and how to read them. Also includes Generic Detections and how they differ from traditional Detections.