Is WS reputation1 harmful?

Is WS reputation1 harmful?

Is WS reputation1 harmful?

WS. Reputation. 1 is a detection for files that have a low reputation score based on analyzing data from Symantec’s community of users and therefore are likely to be security risks.

What does WS reputation mean?

WS. Reputation. 1 is a generic detection used by Norton Antivirus, Norton Internet Security and other antivirus products from Symantec for a file that appears to have trojan-like features or behavior. Because this detection is generic, it means that the malicious behavior exhibited by files detected as WS. Reputation.

What is file reputation?

File reputation is a form of external threat intelligence that can help organizations eliminate files that have been part of cyber attacks. Simply put, the reputation of a file helps security teams understand whether or not the file is good or bad.

What is Symantec file reputation?

The file reputation indicates how potentially harmful or not harmful a file might be. Symantec determines a file’s reputation by collecting information about the file’s characteristics.

How do you get rid of Heur AdvML B virus?

To remove the Heur. AdvML. B virus, follow these steps:

  1. STEP 1: Use Zemana AntiMalware Free to remove the Heur. AdvML. B.
  2. STEP 2: Use Malwarebytes to scan for Malware and Unwanted Programs.
  3. STEP 3: Double-check for malicious programs with HitmanPro.
  4. (OPTIONAL) STEP 4: Reset your browser to default settings.

What is Heur virus?

What may be referred to as a “heuristic virus” is the detection of possible malware, adware, trojans, or other threats. This preliminary warning may appear in a scan as “HEUR” and should be considered suspect code to further inspect.

How do I whitelist EXE in Symantec Endpoint Protection?

Creating an Exception for an Application

  1. Login to the Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager (SEPM) and go to the Policies page.
  2. On the Exceptions Policy page, click Exceptions.
  3. Click Add > Windows Exceptions > Application.
  4. In the View drop-down list, select All, Watched Applications, or User-allowed Applications.