N-able N-central includes a vaccine tool, an Anti-ransomware vaccine that protects against known and possible future versions of crypto-ransomware families such as CTB-Locker, Locky, and TeslaCrypt. The vaccine tool works by exploiting flaws in how the ransomware spreads.
The anti-ransomware feature is not enabled by default.
To enable Scan Vaccine, the Behavioral Analysis Module in the Settings list page must be enabled.
- Click Configuration > Security Manager > Profiles.
- Click Add and click a profile type, or click on an existing profile to edit.
- In the General Settings area, click View Settings beside the Settings module.
- Click the Advanced tab.
- Click the check box for Enable Scan Vaccine.
- Click Save.
Security Manager monitors for crypto-ransomware families on all devices using the configured security profile.