FakePatch.A sends SMS messages to premium rate numbers, and terminates anti-virus processes.
F-Secure's Mobile Security product blocks installation of this program with default settings.
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
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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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FakePatch.A profits by sending SMS messages to premium rate numbers, leaving the user to pay for the incurring charges. It also terminates any anti-virus related processes to avoid detection.