Malware Detection

Malware detection comprises strategies and tools to detect malware threats. The Wazuh SIEM and XDR platform uses several advanced malware detection techniques for a wide range of malware, including ransomware, rootkits, spyware, adware, trojans, viruses, and worms. Leverage the following Wazuh malware detection capabilities to secure your IT assets.

Realtime cross-platform protection

Detect malware across your on-premise endpoints and cloud workloads with Wazuh. The platform monitors various operating systems, network devices, and cloud services, providing full coverage for your enterprise assets. Additionally, Wazuh protects a wide range of operating systems, such as Windows, Linux, macOS, Solaris, AIX, and HP-UX.

Ransomware protection

Automatically identify and respond to ransomware activities on your endpoints. Wazuh effectively prevents ransomware attacks on protected endpoints by utilizing advanced detection techniques. This approach enables the identification of both existing and emerging threats.

Rootkit detection

The Wazuh rootcheck and file integrity monitoring (FIM) modules scan software applications and file systems in real-time to detect anomalies. Wazuh examines monitored endpoints for inconsistencies like hidden ports, unusual files and permissions, covert processes, and software malfunctions.

Extensible integrations

Enhance your malware threat detection capabilities with Wazuh's seamless integration of leading third-party solutions. By incorporating tools like VirusTotal, YARA, ClamAV, and Windows Defender, Wazuh offers an extensive range of malware detection options. Additionally, Wazuh leverages a robust threat intelligence feed and CDB list to swiftly identify indicators of compromise, including file hashes, IP addresses, and URLs.

Advanced rulesets and decoders

Detect cyberattacks, malware, software misuse, application errors, system anomalies, and security policy violations with Wazuh out-of-the-box ruleset. Every product release maintains and updates the Wazuh ruleset to improve its detection capability. Furthermore, you can easily add custom rules and decoders that detect new malware signatures and behavior.

Centralized threat visualization

Correlate events from multiple log sources to detect malware and malicious activities across your enterprise. Wazuh architecture supports agent-based and agentless log collection, ensuring that different devices can forward events to the Wazuh server. The centralized dashboard allows you to visualize and analyze correlated events.

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