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Would be block ?

Hi guys i need really help; i have some logs and this log showing me Action Blocked: Read, i can understand mcafee blocking smss.exe am i right?
but i  talk some peoples they told me this log mean would be block not blocking, but this is looking sure blocking. Can you say me what is this log.
 
03.04.2018          12:05:47               Would be blocked by Access Protection rule  (rule is currently not enforced)      NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM      C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\MFEVTPS.EXE              C:\Windows\System32\smss.exe            Anti-virus Standard Protection:Prevent Windows Process spoofing   Action blocked : Read
 
 
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Re: Would be block ?

It would if enforcment was turned on.

So in this case you just get informed and nothing else is done.

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Re: Would be block ?

but why i am seeing action blocked: read , i have to see "allow" or "nonblock"  ?

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The action that would have been blocked is to read the file

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Re: Would be block ?

Thanks daniel, i am understanding i have to look would be block, it is important

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