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How do I find out what malware Artemis!88A2FC519005 is?

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I have had an alert for Artemis!88A2FC519005, how do I find out what type of malware it is?

Also how does McAfee suspect that it is malware, what is that detection based on?

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Dave

 

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Re: How do I find out what malware Artemis!88A2FC519005 is?

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In case it is a false detection you can How to submit samples to McAfee Labs for suspected malware detection failure (Virus not found) or Cl... 

The artemis detection is a generic detection

"Artemis is the "Active Protection" component of McAfee's Security Center which uses a combination of signature and behavior analysis to check with McAfee servers in real-time to identify possible new malware threats. This is accomplished by adding heuristics to the virus database. McAfee then uses this heuristic detection to analyze the cataloged behaviors and assess the likelihood of possible new variants of malware before the vendor can get samples and update the program's definitions for detection.."

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In case it is a false detection you can How to submit samples to McAfee Labs for suspected malware detection failure (Virus not found) or Cl... 

The artemis detection is a generic detection

"Artemis is the "Active Protection" component of McAfee's Security Center which uses a combination of signature and behavior analysis to check with McAfee servers in real-time to identify possible new malware threats. This is accomplished by adding heuristics to the virus database. McAfee then uses this heuristic detection to analyze the cataloged behaviors and assess the likelihood of possible new variants of malware before the vendor can get samples and update the program's definitions for detection.."

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