A legitimate file was inadvertently detected as 'infected', 'malicious' or 'suspicious' (also known as a False Positive or a False Alarm).
False Positive Fix
In most cases, a False Positive issue is fixed in a subsequent database update; updating your F-Secure security program to use the latest database is enough to resolve the issue. Details of the update containing fixes for the latest known False Positives are listed below.
Instructions on how to check if your F-Secure security program is using the latest database update are available in Community: How do I know that I have the latest updates?
If you are certain that the file detected is a legitimate application file, you may alternatively choose to exclude it from future scans by the F-Secure security product.
More scanning & removal options
More information on scanning or removal options is available in the documentation for your F-Secure security product on the Downloads section of our Home - Global site.
You may also refer to the Knowledge Base on the F-Secure Community site for further assistance.
False Positives sometimes occur if a program contains code or behavioral routines sufficiently similar to known malware to be deemed a security risk, particularly if the program uses file compression or protection utilities known to be associated with malware, or is spread through a site or distribution mechanism known to be associated with malware.
Latest False Positive Notices
- Js:trojan.script.coa: (28 April 2015): This detection unintentionally triggered on a script file. This issue was resolved with the 2015-04-28_06 database update released at 1441hrs UTC on 28th April 2015.
- Script.swf.gen.c139 (4 Mar 2015): This detection unintentionally triggered on Flash-based advertisement contents; the issue was resolved with a reputation service update, no user action is required.
- Script.swf.c104 (4 Mar 2015): This detection unintentionally triggered on Flash-based advertisement contents; the issue was resolved with a reputation service update, no user action is required.
- Trojan.script.622895: This detection unintentionally triggered on script files used during login to the Finnish news site Kaleva (www.kaleva.fi). This issue was resolved with the 2015-01-24_02 database update released at 0913hrs UTC on 24th January 2015.
- Exploit:JS/HuanJuanEK.A: This exploit detection unintentionally triggered on content downloaded from websites and scanned by the Web Traffic Scanning (WTS) feature. This issue was resolved with the 2015-01-01_01 database update released at 2227hrs UTC on 31st December 2014.
- Win95.cih.299: This file signature was unintentionally triggered during download of the 2014-07-18_06 database update. This issue was resolved with the 2014-07-19_02 database update released at 1550hrs UTC on 19th July 2014.