|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2016-0776|
|Date Published:||30 Aug 2016|
|Last Updated:||24 Sep 2017|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?||Microsoft Networks|
|Vulnerability Description||Ransomwares access shared folder in order to encrypt files. Successful exploitation might lead to loss of sensitive data.|
This protection detects attempts to access a shared folder made by ransomware such as Locky, Cerber and others.
In order for the protection to be activated, update your Security Gateway product to the latest IPS update.For information on how to update IPS, go to SBP-2006-05, click on Protection tab and select the version of your choice.
This protection's log will contain the following information:
Attack Name: Windows SMB Protection Violation.
Attack Information: Ransomware Shared Folder Access