This detection from the F-Secure Security Cloud identifies a program or file that has behaviors or aspects which are considered undesirable, unwanted or risky, but do not meet the stricter definition of malware.
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 to F-Secure Labs 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.
F-Secure's Security Cloud is an online service that tracks the security reputation of common programs, files and websites. If a questionable program or file is found during a scan, your F-Secure security product will send a query to the Security Cloud to get its most recent reputation rating. The product will then use that information (and if needed, further analysis) to choose whether to block, quarantine or remove the program or file.
The Security Cloud rating for the identified program or file indicates that it is a potentially unwanted application (PUA) - it has behaviors or aspects that can have an undesirable or unwanted impact on your privacy, security or productivity.
A program or file may be detected as a 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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