A program that has behaviors or aspects that can have an undesirable or unwanted impact on your privacy, security or productivity, but does not meet the stricter definition of a harmful program.
The F-Secure security product will block the file from running.
A False Positive is when a file is incorrectly detected as harmful, usually because its code or behavior resembles known harmful programs. A False Positive will usually be fixed in a subsequent database update without any action needed on your part. If you wish, you may also:
Check for the latest database updates
First check if your F-Secure security program is using the latest updates, then try scanning the file again.
Submit a sample
After checking, if you still believe the file is incorrectly detected, you can submit a sample of it for re-analysis.
Note: If the file was moved to quarantine, you need to collect the file from quarantine before you can submit it.
Exclude a file from further scanning
If you are certain that the file is safe and want to continue using it, you can exclude it from further scanning by the F-Secure security product.
Note: You need administrative rights to change the settings.
An application is detected as a Potentially Unwanted Application (PUA) if it exhibits any of the following:
For more about how F-Secure determines if a program is a PUA, see: Classifying Potentially Unwanted Applications.
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