VirusTotal Verdict Change Request for False Positive


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VirusTotal Verdict Change Request for False Positive

Sticky post for VirusTotal Discussion Forum.


This forum is here to enable those who are not Palo Alto Networks customers to submit a false positive verdict change request for a Palo Alto Networks verdict on VirusTotal. (i.e. malware or malicious verdict for a file that is demonstrably benign).


Please submit the following information in the order listed below so that our team can investigate your claim and change verdicts when warranted.


File Hash: <SHA256 hash>

Link to Virustotal report for the file: <link>

Current VirustTotal Verdict: <verdict>

Description: <description>


Our team will update each submission to this discussion forum at the conclusion of their research into your claim.


Current Palo Alto Networks customers should open a support case and select a "Product/Problem Area" of 'Threat'. For information on contacting Palo Alto Networks support, click here.

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