New in 2023.2: Improved ransomware protection

  • February 2, 2023
  • 1 min read

This month’s update includes improvements to our Behavior Blocker. We’ve fine-tuned its detection patterns so that you will continue to have the best possible protection against today’s #1 cybersecurity threat: ransomware. Ransomware is a complex and continuously evolving threat and, as such, we need to continuously update our detection methods in order to ensure that any attack is blocked before encryption can start.

Blocked Ransomware Alert

Blocked Ransomware Alert

All 2023.2 improvements in a nutshell:

Device protection (desktop)

Management console (web app)

How to obtain the new version

So long as you have auto-updates enabled, you will receive the latest version automatically during your regularly scheduled updates.

Note to Enterprise users: If you have chosen to receive “Delayed” updates, client systems will receive the new version no earlier than 30 days after the regular “Stable” availability.

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Emsisoft founder and managing director. In 1998 when I was 16, a so called 'friend' sent me a file via ICQ that unexpectedly opened my CD-ROM drive, which gave me a big scare. It marked the start of my journey to fight trojans and other malware. My story

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