Threat Description

VMProtect

Details

Aliases: VMProtect, VM-Protect
Category: Malware
Type: Virus
Platform: W32

Summary


VMProtect is a Russian-made security envelope and file compressor utility that makes reverse engineering of protected software quite difficult. According to reports, VMProtect has been lately used to obfuscate malicious software, so heuristic detection for it was added into F-Secure Anti-Virus.



Removal


Automatic action

Once detected, the F-Secure security product will automatically disinfect the suspect file by either deleting it or renaming it.

More

Detailed instructions for F-Secure security products are available in the documentation found in 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.








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