When downloaded, your iConsumer software will "phone home" to the iConsumer database for up-to-date store lists and rebate information. Some protection and antivirus programs (like AVG, Kaspersky, McAfee, Avast!,. Bitdefender, Norton Security, F-Secure, Avira, Panda, BullGard, eScan, Trend) can misidentify this behavior as virus, or spyware activity with an ALERT! threat. It is not.
Please check "allow" or 'okay", there should be a setting to white-list/adjust your settings in the protection software to stop notifications. Alas, due to the variety of providers we do not have specific instructions. Our apologies for any inconvenience.
Additionally, Norton and Symantec have recommended that users of their products review the following article for details on configuring local exceptions: