New Ransomware URL Filtering Category (BPA Version 7.3.0)

Showing results for 
Show  only  | Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
L4 Transporter
No ratings

New Ransomware URL Filtering Category


Starting September 27, 2022, Palo Alto Networks started to publish URLs into the newly introduced category “Ransomware” available with content release version 8592 and above.


Action: (If the content release version is 8592 and above)

  1. Ransomware category “Site Access” action set to “block” only for the default profile.

  2. If customer has multiple URL Filtering security profiles, they will need to update “Site Access” action to “BLOCK” for each profiles. This applies to all versions of PAN-OS software.


More information can be found at 


This new category was added in BPA version 7.3.0

Rate this article:
Register or Sign-in
Article Dashboard
Version history
Last Updated:
‎11-08-2022 11:10 AM
Updated by: