McAfee, LLC - 0.085% Detection Rate *

Did you just stumble upon a download or a file on your computer that is digitally signed by McAfee, LLC? If so, please read on.

You will probably see McAfee, LLC when double-clicking to run the file. The publisher name shows up as the "Verified publisher" in the UAC dialog as the screenshot shows:

Screenshot where McAfee, LLC appears as the verified publisher in the UAC dialog

You can view additional details from the McAfee, LLC certificate with the following procedure:

  1. Open up Windows Explorer and locate the McAfee, LLC file
  2. Right-click on the file and select Properties
  3. Click the Digital Signatures tab
  4. Click on the View Certificate button

Here's a screenshot of a file that has been digitally signed by McAfee, LLC:

Screenshot of the McAfee, LLC certificate

As you can see in the screencap above, Windows reports that "This digital signature is OK". This means that the file has been published by McAfee, LLC and that the file has not been tampered with.

If you click the View Certificate button shown in the screengrab above, you can examine all the details of the certificate, such as when it was issued, who issued the certificate, how long it is valid, and so on. You can also see the address for McAfee, LLC, such as the street name, city and country.

GlobalSign CodeSigning CA - G3 has issued the McAfee, LLC certificates. You can also see the details of the issuer by clicking the View Certificate button shown in the screenshot above.

McAfee, LLC Files

The following are the McAfee, LLC files I have collected, thanks to the FreeFixer users.

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Scanner and Detection Names

Here is the detection names for the McAfee, LLC files. I've grouped the detection names by each scanner engine. Thanks to VirusTotal for the scan results.

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* How the Detection Percentage is Calculated

The detection percentage is based on that I have gathered 2366 scan reports for the McAfee, LLC files. 2 of these scan reports came up with some sort of detection. If you like, you can review the full details of the scan results by examining the files listed above.

Analysis Details

The analysis has been done on certificates with the following serial numbers:


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