Microsoft Defender for Endpoint doesn't detect renamed virus file

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Microsoft Defender for Endpoint successfully detects eicar.com test virus file, however when i rename it to 123.jpg it's not detected as a virus. Is there an option in Microsoft Defender for Endpoint  which would allow recognition of renmed virus file?

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Hey,

Can you please mention the platform that you have such issue on?

Thanks