How to submit suspicious potential Fake Alert samples

Version 2

    Please submit potential Fake Alert samples directly to McAfee Labs by attaching the file(s) in an email to


    When submitting samples via email, you must archive them in a password-protected Zip file with the password “infected” (all lowercase).


    For instructions on how to create a Zip file and password protect it, see these articles:


    Using WinZip

    Using Windows File Compression


    Once you have submitted the file(s) please post on the Top Threats community with details of the submission ID you receive and one of our team will respond.