Fortinet AV reports virus in trust.exe

Adam Dinwoodie
Tue Jul 19 12:40:48 GMT 2022

On Tue, Jul 19, 2022 at 08:40:48AM +0000, Tuomo Takkula via Cygwin wrote:
> Hi,
> Fortinet Antivirus reported W64/Encoder.834E!tr in my local cygwin installation. When I tried to rectify be reinstalling, Fortinet barked on the installation files as well. As this is a company box, I'm somewhat at the end of my tether  - cannot inspect or otherwise investigate the file. 
> That is I cannot check whether it's possibly a false positive or not.
> What's the usual procedure for this?

In short: you'll need to take up the issue with Fortinet and/or your
employer's IT department.  It's very likely a false positive, and we're
not going to be able to help until or unless you can show otherwise.

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