PoeBot.d, Backdoor.Win32.PoeBot.d


F-Secure Anti-Virus had a false alarm on certain UNINSTALL.EXE files that are included into certain WinRAR software packages. The update that caused the problem was 2005-07-18_01.

The false alarm is fixed in the 2005-07-18_02 update. We are sorry for any inconvenience that this false alarm caused to you.

Database Update

The false alarm is fixed in the update 2005-07-18_02

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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