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Search And Block Software - Generic

This Playbook is part of the Common Playbooks Pack.#

Supported versions

Supported Cortex XSOAR versions: 6.9.0 and later.

This playbook will search a file or process activity of a software by a given image file name. The analyst can then choose the files to block. The following integrations are supported:

  • Cortex XDR XQL Engine
  • Microsoft Defender For Endpoint


This playbook uses the following sub-playbooks, integrations, and scripts.


  • MDE - Search And Block Software
  • Cortex XDR - Search And Block Software - XQL Engine


This playbook does not use any integrations.


  • DeleteContext


This playbook does not use any commands.

Playbook Inputs#

NameDescriptionDefault ValueRequired
FileNameFile name to searchOptional
TimeFrameTime in relative date or range format (for example: "1 day", "3 weeks ago", "between 2021-01-01 12:34:56 +02:00 and 2021-02-01 12:34:56 +02:00"). The default is the last 24 hours.Optional
Indicator ExpirationDateTime string indicating when the indicator expires. Format: (<number> <time unit>, e.g., 12 hours, 7 days).Optional

Playbook Outputs#

There are no outputs for this playbook.

Playbook Image#

Search And Block Software - Generic