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  3. PUA.Suspicious.B.UMH


Risk Level 1: Very Low

January 20, 2014
June 29, 2015 10:20:18 AM
Potentially Unwanted App
The Sea App
Systems Affected:
Symantec’s antivirus products contain a highly sensitive detection technology designed to detect entirely new malware threats without traditional signatures. This technology is aimed at detecting malicious software that has been intentionally mutated or morphed by attackers.

If one or more files on your computer have been classified as having a PUA.Suspicious.B.UMH threat, this indicates that the files have suspicious characteristics and therefore might contain a new or unknown threat. However, given the sensitive nature of this detection technology, it may occasionally identify non-malicious, legitimate software programs that also share these behavioral characteristics. Therefore, it is recommended that users manually check all files detected as PUA.Suspicious.B.UMH by Symantec antivirus products for potential misidentification, and submit any suspect files to Symantec Security Response for further analysis. For instructions on how to do this, read Submit Virus Samples.

In rare cases where a legitimate file has been misidentified and subsequently quarantined, your computer may behave abnormally or you may find that one or more applications no longer function as expected. In such rare situations, you should open the Quarantine in your Symantec antivirus product. From here, you may review the list of all files detected as PUA.Suspicious.B.UMH and, if you identify a potential misidentification, restore the file from quarantine and allow it to run normally.
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