- Prevent the command from execution (Preserving your Shadow Copies)
- Terminate the application that initiated the command (This would be the potential ransomware.)
ShadowGuard works by attaching itself as a debugger to certain processes, filtering out destructive commands before the process is even created. ShadowGuard can currently attach to:
ShadowGuard also maintains an allowed programs list which will prevent those programs from being terminated by ShadowGuard. This is extremely useful for some backup applications which may use vssadmin.exe in order to manage volume shadow copies.
- Windows 10. Although officially unsupported, it will work on older versions of Windows back to Windows XP.
- ShadowGuard is also compatible for use with either CryptoPrevent or Lockdown.
How to use it:
- Download/Install/Run the program.
- Put a check in the box for each file you wish to guard to enable that feature. Remove the check to disable.
- Close the program, it does not need to be running to operate.
If you need to script this, then you need a version we’ve yet to release, but it will be a paid app. Contact us to express your interest, and that might speed things up a bit.
ShadowGuard is free for all personal and commercial usage. See included EULA for more details.
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