Reading Time: 2 minutes One of the interesting new features of Veeam Backup & Replication is the introduction of YARA (Yet Another Recursive Acronym) rules to scan the VM guest files. As explained in this great blog post, YARA is one of the most effective ways to help identify and classify malware like ransomware. YARA is an open sourced resource that enables cybersecurity teams to search for, detect and alert you to the presence of malware before it can do any damage.