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Ransomware Shield

Ransomware Shield is a behavior-based detection technique that monitors the behavior of applications and processes that try to modify files commonly for ransomware/file coders. Suppose an app´s behavior is considered malicious, or the reputation-based scanning shows an app to be suspicious. In that case, the app is blocked, and the process is stopped, or the user will be asked to block or allow it.


ESET LiveGrid® must be enabled for Ransomware Shield to function properly. See our ESET Knowledgebase article article to ensure ESET LiveGrid® is enabled and working in your ESET product.