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Ransomware Shield

Ransomware Shield is a behavior-based detection technique that monitors behavior of applications and processes that try to modify files in the way common for ransomware/filecoders. If an application´s behavior is considered malicious, or the reputation-based scanning shows an application to be suspicious, the application is blocked and 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 to ensure that ESET LiveGrid® is enabled and working in your ESET product.