I write this message because Sphos Antivirus detect agent.exe as PUA
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The file(s) submitted were identified as a potentially unwanted application and detection is now available on the Sophos Databank.
• agent.exe -- identity created/updated
• agent.exe.zip -- archive file
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False positives generated by antivirus software are pretty common for the type of our program. In most cases it's not a virus alert but rather a "potentially dangerous program" (sometimes also "not-a-virus" or "potentially unwanted application (PUA)").
To explain further, Potentially Unwanted Application (PUA) is a term used to describe applications that, while not malicious, are generally considered unsuitable for business networks. The major PUA classifications are: