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Carbon Black Cloud: Can a User Access a File That has not been Scanned by Background Scan?

Carbon Black Cloud: Can a User Access a File That has not been Scanned by Background Scan?

Environment

  • Endpoint Standard: All Versions
  • Microsoft Windows: All Supported Versions
  • Apple macOS: All Supported Versions

Question

On the device, can a user access a file that has not yet been scanned when Background Scan is currently running?

Answer

Yes. When a file is accessed, the Sensor hashes the file and sends a request to the Predictive Security Cloud (PSC) to obtain its reputation.

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