App Control: Will a Linux Agent Report on EICAR Malware if Dropped on a Linux Endpoint?
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App Control: Will a Linux Agent Report on EICAR Malware if Dropped on a Linux Endpoint?

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Article ID: 287305

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Products

Carbon Black App Control (formerly Cb Protection)

Issue/Introduction

Will a Linux agent report on EICAR malware if dropped on a Linux endpoint?

Environment

  • App Control Agent: All Supported Versions
  • Linux OS: All Supported Versions

Resolution

No, EICAR malware can only be detected by Windows agents, as it is a DOS (Windows) process.