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CB Defense: What Happens when a Background Scan Detects a Hash with a Malicious Reputation?

CB Defense: What Happens when a Background Scan Detects a Hash with a Malicious Reputation?

Environment

  • CB Defense Web Console: All Versions
  • CB Defense Sensor: All Versions

Question

What happens when a background scan detects a hash with a malicious reputation?

Answer

An alert and event will be created within the CB Defense Web Console.

Additional Notes

  • No action is taken against the malware unless it executes.  CB Defense only reacts upon process execution.
  • If an administrator requires the malware to be removed then manual action will need to be taken to remove it via the Investigate page or Malware Removal page.
  • Company-Banned files are treated the same way as Known Malware in this article's context.

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