File path in Endpoint Protection risk detection contains '>>' (double carrots)

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Article ID: 220957

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Endpoint Protection

Issue/Introduction

In Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP) you receive a risk detection where the file path includes '>>' . 

Example;

File or Path: >>example_folder\newfolder\setup.exe

Cause

A ">>" in the file path indicates the detection occurred within a compressed file.

Resolution

This is an as designed behavior for detections within a compressed file and requires no action.