A file owned or developed by the customer causes a false positive detection by F-Secure products

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Customers own (developed) file causes a false positive detection by the F-Secure products. 


To solve the issue, first sign the file with the digital signature certificate and then submit the file to F-Secure:

  1. Open the Submit A Sample portal.
  2. Click Choose File and select the file to be submitted.
  3. Select I want to give more details about this sample and to be notified of the analysis result.
  4. Fill in the required details.
    Note: Select "False Positive" as the Sample Type and write "File whitelisting request" in the Subject field.
  5. Click Submit sample file.
The submitted file will be subjected to a verification process. Once verified clean, the file will be added to the list and the database will be updated accordingly to prevent the file from causing new false positive detections. 


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