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What's New, Halcyon? Windows 1.0.3019.0 and Linux Beta 1.0.3016.0 Agent Release Notes

Written by
Halcyon Customer Success
Published on
January 25, 2024

Halcyon is pleased to announce that Windows Agent 1.0.3019.0 and Linux Agent Beta version 1.0.3016.0 were released on 01/24/2024. This release contains several new features as well as a select number of improvements.

What’s New:

The Windows agent release contains the following new features and improvements:

  • Enhanced Analytics: Provides a set of file analysis and scoring capabilities for Halcyon's internal systems. It allows for the automated and on-demand processing of executable files to extract intelligence and to decide on what action to take on devices that find such files.
  • Key Material Encryption in Transit: Provides the flexibility to disable certificate pinning, streamlining deployment in enterprise settings for increased efficiency and ease of use.

The Linux agent release contains the following new features and improvements:

  • Additional Linux Distribution Support: Amazon Linux 2023 and Amazon Linux 2 (limited support without eBPF).
  • Note: The Linux agent is currently only available to customers as part of our Beta program. If you wish to evaluate the Linux agent, please reach out to your account executive and request to join the Halcyon Beta program.

Halcyon.ai is the leading anti-ransomware company. Global 2000 companies rely on the Halcyon platform to fill endpoint protection gaps and defeat ransomware with minimal business disruption through built-in bypass and evasion protection, key material capture, automated decryption, and data exfiltration and extortion prevention – talk to a Halcyon expert today to find out more. Halcyon also publishes a quarterly RaaS and extortion group reference guide, Power Rankings: Ransomware Malicious Quartile, and check out the Recent Ransomware Attacks resource site.

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