False Positives from Anti Virus Software

Usually right after a new release, some anti-virus scanners claim to detect virus or malware signatures in the Gpg4win installers.

If your antivirus software claims that Gpg4win contains a malware signature you should:

Additionally VirusTotal can help to get an overview about the results from other scanners. Usually there is a handful of (often times different) signatures while the overwhelming majority does not find anything. If your scanner is one of the outliers this is a good indicator that it is indeed a false positive.

Gpg4win/AntiVirusSoftware (last edited 2017-05-18 06:26:27 by bernhard)