False Positives from Anti Virus Software

Regularly, mainly right after a new release, some Anti Virus scanners detect Virus or Malware signatures in Gpg4win.

If your Anti Virus 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 2015-09-21 14:24:35 by AndreHeinecke)