Microsoft Azure unveils automated ransomware detection tool: 5 details

Becker's Health IT

Hannah Mitchell

Microsoft has unveiled a ransomware detection feature for its Azure clients. The tool will send alerts to security analysts when it detects potential ransomware activities, according to an Aug. 9 Microsoft blog post.

Five details:

1. The alerts will explain to security teams what happened and on what devices or host profiles activity was detected. If the security team determines that the activity is unusual, Microsoft recommends treating the machine as potentially compromised and taking immediate actions to evade a ransomware attack.

2. Microsoft recommends...

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