I am wanting to use application and device control to block dropbox.
How can I achieve this?
You can block it via the executable name or hash file
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Easier to block it via executable name but also easier for the users to work out a workaround to launch it. Also if you use hash tag you have to enter the hash tag every time a new version of dropbox released as the hash will change.
Can also include the default instalation location for the executable as blocked so nothing from that location can launch.
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See this KB article:
How to block the access of Application using Symantec Endpoint Protection's Application and Device Control (ADC) policies
Check these Articles on how to configure SEP to block software.
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Is the dropbox.exe an application malicious in nature?
If yes, then you can also submit these suspicious files to the Symantec Security Response Team on :
We also offer a self-service site to analyze files, at http://www.threatexpert.com, which can give you more information on the files you submit to it.
What to do when you suspect that a Symantec AntiVirus product is not detecting viruses
Check this Article:
Using Symantec Help (SymHelp) Tool, how do we Collect the Suspicious Files and Submit the same to Symantec Security Response Team.
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You can block BropBox.exe via application and device control policy.
Please refer the link below
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