Microsoft security researchers analyze suspicious files to determine if they are threats, unwanted applications, or normal files. Submit files you think are malware or files that you believe have been incorrectly classified as malware. For more information, read the submission guidelines.
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Internal AV submission portal
Microsoft employee portal for reporting malware and incorrect detections and escalating cases to AVCoord
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Submit files so our analysts can check them for malicious characteristics. Provide the specific files that need to be analyzed and as much background information as possible.SUBMIT FILE
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Track the results of your submissions. You can view detailed detection information of all the files you have submitted as well as the determination provided by our analysts.SUBMISSION HISTORY
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Go to Researcher Studio to check the results of all submissions, including internal submissions and customer submissions.RESEARCHER STUDIO
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AV response coordinators (AVCoord) serve as the primary contact point to our malware analysts. Submit your files through regular channels before contacting AVCoord for special requests or submission follow-ups.CONTACT AVCOORD
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