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This article describes the methods that Microsoft Forefront Security, Microsoft Forefront Protection and Sybari Antigen customers can use to submit malicious software files to Microsoft for analysis. This article also describes how to prepare these files for submission.
You can use one of the following methods to submit malicious software files to Microsoft for analysis:
Malware Protection Center portal submissionTo submit files that are suspected of containing malware or potentially unwanted software to Microsoft for analysis, visit the following Web site:
Microsoft Malware Protection CenterAt the submission portal, choose Microsoft Forefront Server Security as your product. Enter your Microsoft Software Assurance ID when you are prompted. This will make sure that your virus submission is given a higher priority assignment in our submission queue as compared to those anonymously submitted.
For more information on software assurance, visit the Microsoft Web site:
Software assurance information
Note In the Forefront Protection user interface, there is the “Submit Malware Sample” option under the Actions drop-down box. This option directly links you to the Malware Protection Center portal.
Submission by Microsoft Customer Support ServicesMicrosoft Customer Support Services can submit files on your behalf. If you have an urgent malicious software situation that Forefront Server Security or Antigen does not address, we recommend that you contact Customer Support Services for help. To do this, use the support information that was provided to you when you purchased Forefront Server Security. Or, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
Article ID: 952163 - Last Review: January 16, 2015 - Revision: 4.0