Can You Detect and Stop Lateral Movement?

Simulate a ransomware attack on your network to identify propagation paths and test your organization’s response.

Key Benefits

Visualize attack surface

See just how far a breach can spread in your network if you were targeted today.

Evaluate your response

Discover how long it takes your security tools and teams to detect and remediate the attack.

Improve defenses

Take action to improve your ransomware protection strategy based on the new insights.


How it works

The Infection Monkey encrypts user-specified files using a fully reversible algorithm, leaving a ransom note behind.

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Use Cases

To match the pace of change in dynamic environments, you need a readily available tool that automates your security testing. By deploying the Infection Monkey as an ongoing testing solution, you can verify the security baseline of your network and achieve full network coverage.

Application Updates

Run the Infection Monkey after every update to an application in your environment. This allows you to ensure you did not leave any windows open for attackers and to validate security controls

Continuous Security Validation

Using the Infection Monkey continuously, and between normally scheduled pentests, helps ensure your security controls are in place, configured properly and able to detect and block a real-world attack.

Download the Infection Monkey

To download the Infection Monkey, please submit the form below and we will e-mail you the link.

About Guardicore Labs

The Infection Monkey is developed and maintained by Guardicore Labs, the Guardicore global research team, consisting of hackers, cybersecurity researchers and industry experts. Our mission is to deliver cutting-edge cyber security research and provide analysis, insights and response methodologies to latest cyber threats. We help Guardicore customers and the security community to continually enhance their security posture and protect critical business applications and infrastructure.