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anti encryption filter

Dor2003gerDor2003ger Member Posts: 21
edited January 27 in NTFSD
Hey, I’m working on an anti encryption filter driver - my detection logic is run at cleanup so as long as the handle is still open no encryption will be identified , as a result I’m trying to deal with the following scenario
1.Process encrypts files
2. Process copies the encrypted files
3. Process closes the handle

- since taking a copy is just a few reads and writes at the end of the day, what would be an approach to prevent ‘2’ ? (Prevent the presence of those “encrypted files” upon detection )
I thought of the following options
1. Move some detection logic to post write , save the potentially encrypted content , and check if it’s ever written to another file, if so mark the target file as encrypted too
2. Somehow detect copy operations , and whenever a file marked as encrypted is copied mark the copy as encrypted too(that would require again to be able to identify a file as encrypted within the write filter

Would appreciate if anyone is willing to share his throughout regarding approaching this problem


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