Cortex XDR ransomware response

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Cortex XDR ransomware response

L1 Bithead

Hi everyone,

I wonder how Cortex XDR would take action if, for some reason, an encription script starts.

Until now i have seen that Cortex kill the script at the start, before the encription take action, but what happen if the malware start to encript something?

Thanks all for responses.


L5 Sessionator

Hi @PierazzoD there are a few ways that XDR can detect it. If Cortex XDR is installed after the malware is already in the process of encrypting files (e.g., ransomware), BTP's will protect against anything deemed suspicious/malicious, including ransomware-related activities.

To ensure complete protection, it is recommended to restart the host after a successful agent installation and ensure the security profiles are configured and applied appropriately.





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