Discussion in 'other software & services' started by Brian K, Oct 18, 2017.
Maybe it was deliberate to make it harder for malware to access the data.
I wonder if anyone at M$ bothered to test it against real life ransomware. Normally, it will hijack trusted processes to do the encrypting, so there is a big chance Protected Folders won't help. But it might protect against data stealers.
So this whole thing is a pita then? I am on the the Fall Creators Update, but I am using ESET Internet Security. Guess I won't have to mess around with this then.
Why is MS making it so cumbersome? Kind of a turn off for the average user no?
I haven't had the chance to upgrade to the fall creators update. But is it true this feature isn't enable by default?
Then Microsoft is still working to make it more user-friendly.
You have to enable it.
Trying Controlled Folder Access again.
This time I have only seen CCleaner and Enpass blocked, so added them to exclusions. I've also added PrivaZer and REVO Uninstaller Pro as they would most likely trigger a block. Other than that I can't see any problems with Controlled Folder Access.
I apologize if this has been mentioned previously, but there is a nice Controlled Folder Access Demo Tool available with a simple UI.
There is also a nice demo tool for testing ASR functionality, also with a nice and simple UI.
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