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 program or file indicates that it has code similar to trojans - harmful programs that are deliberately designed to appear authentic (e.g., games, app updates, image packs, etc). Once installed however, the program silently performs unauthorized actions, such as monitoring text or online messages, installing other programs or stealing data.
After a scan is completed, the security program will display details of the flagged program or file and prompt you for a desired action. The recommended action for trojans is to Uninstall them.
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