How to block .vbox files for protect ransomware?

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How to block .vbox files for protect ransomware?

L0 Member

The ransomware is update again.

Now include virus in windows 7 virtual machine and attack host via share folder to host.

Palo alto NGFW not have .vbox file type (have vmdk only).

How to custom .vbox file type blocking or please update .vbox file type for blocking.

 

Ref :   https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/maze-ransomware-now-encrypts-via-virtual-machines-to-...

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L7 Applicator

Place a Feature Request with your Palo Alto Networks SE.

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nice

L0 Member

Run it, yes, of course. Give the sudo password, no. The sudo password is needed in order to modify system files or settings. However, ransomware encrypts the user's personal files, which are fully accessible by the user without a password. The sudo password would be needed to encrypt files of other users, however.

 

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