This Article Applies to:
- Business Hub
- Avast Business On-Premise Console
Behavior Shield is an additional layer of active protection in Avast Business Antivirus. It monitors all processes on devices in real-time for suspicious behavior that may indicate the presence of malicious code. Behavior Shield works by detecting and blocking suspicious files based on their similarity to other known threats, even if the files are not yet added to the virus definitions database.
Behavior Shield is not available for MacOS X.
Business Hub and Avast Business Cloud Console
Avast Business On-Premise Console
Main Settings: define what action your Antivirus takes when suspicious programs are detected between Always ask, Automatically move detected threats to the Chest, or Automatically move known threats to the Chest.
Behavior Shield does not support wildcards within the file path (for example,
C:\users\*\application.exe). You can still use a wildcard at the end of the file path, such as
For more information on configuring exclusions for Behavior Shield, see Behavior Shield Exclusions.
Exclusions that you specify on this screen only apply to
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