CANaptcp.dll Is Blocked by G DATA Antivirus Software

Issue:

The CANape API DLL CANaptcp.dll is erroneously identified as virus-infected and is blocked by G DATA antivirus software. The following window will be displayed:

Virus definition:

Solution:

Please contact your IT department to find a solution (e. g. changing the configuration of the antivirus software).

Background:

The issue occurs after getting the virus definitions shown above.

The DLL contains a TCP/IP stack which fits a pattern the virus scanner identifies as dangerous.

The DLL is used in automation use-cases only (where CANape is remotely operated by a client-tool).



Article ID: 1382
Last updated: 2019-07-04
Revision: 6
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