|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2017-0565|
|Date Published:||13 Jul 2017|
|Last Updated:||27 Nov 2017|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|
|Vulnerability Description||A malicious executable file was observed as part of different ransomware campaigns. A remote attacker could convince users to manually run it. This would allow the malicious code to run and infect the target system.|
This protection detects attempts to exploit this vulnerability.
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: Content Protection Violation.
Attack Information: Suspicious Executable Containing Ransomware