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Trojan:W97M/Streedom.A has an embedded file that downloads and installs other malware to the system.


Based on the settings of your F-Secure security product, it will either move the file to the quarantine where it cannot spread or cause harm, or remove it.

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.

Technical Details

Trojan:W97M/Streedom.A is an Rich Text Format file containing an embedded binary executable malware detected as Trojan-Downloader:W32/Streedom.A.Here is a sample screen shot of the .RTF file:

Below is the embedded file:

Upon opening the RTF file, it will not trigger automatic execution of the embedded binary malware as it requires user intervention for Trojan-Downloader:W32/Streedom.A to run. This might be done by exporting the file, then executing it or by simply double clicking on the icon and allowing it to execute.

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