Ransomware and other malware can easily identify and spread to the computers that have shared folders with write permission to a compromised computer. To prevent this, folder shares with write permission must be disabled.
Share Permission Management
Follow the below steps to resolve the misconfiguration.
Step 1:Navigate to windows explorer.
Step 2:In the address bar, type in "\". The folders you have shared will be listed here.
Step 3: Right click on a shared folder and click on properties.
Step 4: Navigate to sharing> advanced sharing> permissions. Here, the users for whom the folder is shared and their permissions will be listed.
Step 5: Disable write permissions for the users or remove the users to restrict them from accessing the folder.
Does remediation require reboot?
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