Files That Contain Malware
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If the portal is using antivirus software to check for viruses and malware, if an infected file is detected, the file is moved to quarantine and the portal administrator can decide what to do. The file is replaced by a text file called file_name-infected.txt, where file_name is the original name of your file.

Note

If a file called file_name-infected.txt already exists, the new infected file is call file_name-infectedn.txt, where n is a 1, 2, 3, etc, denoting the additional number of times an infected file with this name has been quarantined.

The text file contains information, including how the infected file was uploaded to the portal:

A file was moved to quarantine
File name: *file_name*
Uploaded from device: *device_name*
Detected threat: *detected_threat*

Or:

A file was moved to quarantine
File name: *file_name*
Uploaded via portal's UI
Detected threat: *detected_threat*

For example, detected_threat could be File is infected with Trojan32


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