Anti-Malware events

For general best practices related to events, see Events in Workload Security.

To see the Anti-Malware events captured by Workload Security, go to Events & Reports > Events > Anti-Malware Events.

What information is displayed for Anti-Malware events?

These columns can be displayed on the Anti-Malware Events page. You can click Columns to select which columns are displayed in the table.

  • Time: Time the event took place on the computer.
  • Computer: The computer on which this event was logged. (If the computer has been removed, this entry will read "Unknown Computer".)
  • Infected File(s): The location and name of the infected file.
  • Tag(s): Event tags associated with this event.
  • Malware: The name of the malware that was found.
  • Action Taken: Displays the results of the actions specified in the malware scan configuration associated with the event.
    • Cleaned:Workload Security successfully terminated processes or deleted registries, files, cookies, or shortcuts, depending on the type of malware.
    • Clean Failed: Malware could not be cleaned for a variety of possible reasons.
    • Deleted: An infected file was deleted.
    • Delete Failed: An infected file could not be deleted for a variety of possible reasons. For example, the file may be locked by another application, is on a CD, or is in use. If possible, Workload Security will delete the infected file once it is released.
    • Quarantined: An infected file was moved to the identified files folder.
    • Quarantine Failed: An infected file could not be quarantined for a variety of possible reasons. For example, the file may be locked by another application, is on a CD, or is in use. If possible, Workload Security will quarantine the infected file once it is released. It is also possible that the "Maximum disk space used to store identified files" (specified on the Policy/Computer Editor > Anti-Malware > Advanced tab) has been exceeded.
    • Access Denied: Workload Security has prevented the infected file from being accessed without removing the file from the system.
    • Passed: Workload Security did not take any action but logged the detection of the malware.
  • Scan Type: The type of scan that found the malware (Real-Time, Scheduled, or Manual).
  • Event Origin: Indicates from which part of the Workload Security system the event originated.
  • Reason: The malware scan configuration that was in effect when the malware was detected.
  • Major Virus Type: The type of malware detected. Possible values are: Joke, Trojan, Virus, Test, Spyware, Packer, Generic, or Other. For information on these types of malware, see the Anti-Malware event details or see What types of malware does Workload Security protect against?
  • Target(s): The file, process, or registry key (if any) that the malware was trying to affect. If the malware was trying to affect more than one, this field will contain the value "Multiple."
  • Target Type: The type of system resource that this malware was trying to affect, such as the file system, a process, or Windows registry.
  • Container ID: ID of the Docker container where the malware was found.
  • Container Image Name: Image name of the Docker container where the malware was found.
  • Container Name: Name of the Docker container where the malware was found.
  • File MD5: The MD5 hash of the file.

List of all Anti-Malware events

ID Severity Event
9001 Info Anti-Malware Scan Started
9002 Info Anti-Malware Scan Completed
9003 Info Anti-Malware Scan Terminated Abnormally
9004 Info Anti-Malware Scan Paused
9005 Info Anti-Malware Scan Resumed
9006 Info Anti-Malware Scan Cancelled
9007 Warning Anti-Malware Scan Cancel Failed
9008 Warning Anti-Malware Scan Start Failed
9009 Warning Anti-Malware Scan Stalled
9010 Error File cannot be analyzed or quarantined (VM maximum disk space used to store identified files exceeded)
9011 Error File cannot be analyzed or quarantined (maximum disk space used to store identified files exceeded)
9012 Warning Smart Protection Server Disconnected for Smart Scan
9013 Info Smart Protection Server Connected for Smart Scan
9014 Warning Computer reboot is required for Anti-Malware protection
9016 Info Anti-Malware Component Update Successful
9017 Error Anti-Malware Component Update Failed
9018 Error Files could not be scanned for malware
9019 Error Directory could not be scanned for malware