*Fix* Windows Defender from mistakenly identifying files as Trojan Horse

*Fix* Windows Defender from mistakenly identifying files as Trojan Horses-

Windows end-users are reporting Windows Defender occasionally detected authentic Windows files for Trojan: Win32/Bluteal.B!rfn. Below is a solution to fix a problem.
An issue within Windows Defender is causing many end-users to detect Windows files a trojan.

Lots of people posted online to the forums and proceeded to report the issue. It has begun detecting Trojan: Win32/Bluteal.B!rfn after May 18, according to a post on the Windows Defender Security Intelligence site.

Your business can avoid false detections with our Managed Services Endpoint Security Suite:


Microsoft has confirmed it is a false positive and that they have released a fix. To install the fix make sure you have the latest Windows Defender definition updates installed. Our managed services clients avoid these issues with preventive and proactive system maintenance. To find out more about our Managed Services please visit Managed IT Services; a Low-cost alternative to in-house IT.

This issue is a reminder to business owners and managers why it is important to keep your systems up to date with all the latest definitions available.

Key Points:

  • Many Windows end-users have been claimed that Windows Defender is identifying authentic Windows files as viruses.
  •  Resolve the issue by checking for new Windows updates for Windows Defender and running the updates.