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Has anyone seen this alert? "ESET INSPECT uses this file to detect ransomware attacks. Please do not modify or remove it. For more information, visit go,eset,com/canary"


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Canary file

A canary file is a fake computer document placed amongst actual documents to aid in the early detection of unauthorized data access, copying or modification.


Assumed here is these are "bait" files which are commonly used in anti-ransomware apps to detect ransomware encryption activities.

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