When searching our Virus Descriptions database for a specific program (e.g., Vulnerability:W32/Example.A), you may be directed to this page if the overview below sufficiently describes the program.
Alternatively, you may be directed to this page if no description matching that specific query is currently available. You can submit a sample of the suspect file to our Response Lab for further analysis via:
A vulnerability is a programming flaw or security loophole that may allow other users, applications or attackers to affect a program or system without the user's authorization or knowledge.
To a limited extent, F-Secure security products can detect vulnerabilities in Windows settings (see Windows).