This article documents what is the "Virus ID" field visible in scan results by Scan Engine 5.x
The Virus IDs returned by Scan Engine are generated according to the following conditions:
For a better explanation of non-threat-related results, please refer to the Virus Name text field within the same output returned after the scan.
Virus Name: Malformed container violation
Virus ID: -8
Additional Virus ID values returned on scan errors:
For more information please refer to the Related Articles section below.
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