02-16-2021 06:43 AM
We are seeing this signature in our environment for ms-ds-smbv3 application. PAN is marking the internal traffic as 'virus' before resetting it on both ends.
Any suggestions what would be the investigation process for it. What are we looking for here?
Is it a FP?
02-16-2021 07:45 AM
02-16-2021 02:04 PM
We had five PDFs flagged as Virus/Win32.WGeneric.baxxxx in the last two weeks. Not usually an issue, but they are part of a batch transfer process that fails when it happens.
Odd thing is these files have been around for a while. one from 2020 and one from 2019.
Any idea why now?
02-16-2021 05:09 PM
Have also seen about half a dozen or so false positives over the past week, all Virus/Win32.WGeneric.xxxxxx. Working around them with exceptions, but it is getting a bit tedious. For one of the threat IDs that we saw flagged several times I went ahead and submitted it as a FP and the signature for it was also removed. For all the the triggered threat IDs, they were created within the last day or so of the first FP detection. Does anyone have any insight as to what is going on with the signatures lately?
02-17-2021 05:16 AM
Per TAC, the reason for the sudden increase in FPs is the change described at
Still unsure as to what if any changes they are making to decrease the FP rate.
02-17-2021 06:46 AM
I guess it makes sense now. We are also seeing increase in PDF detections which are regular files and have been there in file share forever.
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