XDR Linux agent - what is the dypd process?

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XDR Linux agent - what is the dypd process?

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What is the purpose of the dypd process?


sudo /opt/traps/bin/cytool runtime query
 Name PID User Status Command
pmd 32757 root Running /opt/traps/bin/pmd
analyzerd 534 474 Running /opt/traps/analyzerd/analyzerd 71 73 75
dypd 517 root Running /opt/traps/bin/dypd -s -- 66
lted 32112 474 Running /opt/traps/ltee/lted -type 2 -config ltee_decryptor.json


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Hello @KarenW ,

"dypd" is the injection service used by the Cortex XDR agent. Documentation on the file is here while the description of how injection protects an endpoint from malware is here.

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