Riskware:W32/DameWareMiniRemoteControl

Classification

Riskware

Riskware

W32

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Summary

Useful, legitimate software which could possibly be misused for malicious purposes.

Automatic action

Based on the settings of your F-Secure security product, it may block the file from running, move it to the quarantine where it cannot spread or cause harm, or ask you to select an action.

Suspect a file is incorrectly detected (a False Positive)?

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 detection database 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.

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Submit a sample

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Technical Details

Riskware:W32/DameWareMiniRemoteControl is the detection for an application, DameWare Mini Remote Control, that enables access to remote machines. The application can be installed remotely on intended machines, and uses Microsoft Windows API to establish interaction between local and remote machines.

If user is aware of, and accepts, the potential security risks that may arise from using a program classed as Riskware, the user can configure the antivirus program to exclude it from being scanned.

DameWare Mini Remote Control is a product of DameWare Development LLC.