You can submit malware and suspicious files to Microsoft for analysis

Depending on the malware or spyware behavior, you may experience a variety of symptoms, or no obvious symptoms at all. Some threats have ways to hide themselves in the computer, while others display messages or pictures that may indicate their presence. If you suspect a file contains malware or potentially unwanted software, you can send it to Microsoft for analysis.

You can submit samples detected by the following Microsoft Security products:
Microsoft ForeFront Endpoint Protection 2010
– Microsoft ForeFront Client Security
– Microsoft ForeFront Server Security
Windows Intune
Microsoft Security Essentials
– Windows Defender
Microsoft DaRT

If the file to be submitted is larger than 10MB or you wish to submit multiple files for analysis, it’s recommended that you compress the files into a single zip or rar archive and it must be less than 10MB in size.

Head over to Microsoft Malware Protection Centre (MMPC) to submit file sample.

If you require immediate assistance you can contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support directly using one of the contact methods available: For IT professionals | For Home Users.

For virus-related assistance at no charge, you can also contact Microsoft via the Microsoft Online Safety Portal.

Similarly, you can submit malware and suspicious sample files to AVira | Avast | AVG | NOD32 | Kaspersky | Symantec | McAfee.



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