Visual Studio created directory reported as malicious

Thomas Archibold 6 Reputation points
2021-10-10T12:39:35.573+00:00

Hi,

Someone reported to me that when visiting my site it was blocked by Norton LifeLock as a "known malicious site". As the sole developer, I know this false.

I ran ImunifyAV on the server to investigate. The result showed files that were installed by VS Code were detected as malicious. See attached screen capture.

Visual Studio creates a directory on the server /.vscode-server. In this directory are the "malicious" files. 139224-av-screen-capture.png

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