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Preventing SCCM Compromise and Deployment of Ransomware

Reading Time: 3 minutes  |  Published: November 9, 2020 in Active Directory, Blogs, Ransomware
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Author: Biju Varghese, Technical Product Manager  - Adversaries are adopting creative methods in these COVID-19 epidemic conditions to gain access to company assets. Ransomware is one such creative digital form of extortion that affects companies of all sizes. One prevalent method adversaries use to compromise and...

Combatting Triton Malware with Advanced Threat Detection

Reading Time: 2 minutes  |  Published: May 10, 2019 in Blogs, Ransomware
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Written by: Mike Parkin, Technical Marketing Engineer - Malware targeting IoT devices is nothing new.  There have been some reasonably famous, or infamous, depending on your perspective, IoT targeted malware incidents.  An April article on ZDNetby Danny Palmer, on the Triton malware attack in late...

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What Could be Coming to Haunt Your Organization this Halloween

Reading Time: 5 minutes  |  Published: October 31, 2018 in Blogs, Deception, Energy, Event, Government, Healthcare, High Tech, IoT, Ransomware, Threat Detection, ThreatDefend
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Written by: Carolyn Crandall, Attivo Networks CMO - Halloween may be the only time of the year when monsters, vampires and ghosts parade the streets at night spooking the public. However, in the dark online world of sophisticated adversaries and expanding attack surfaces, threats continue to...

Petya… Echoes of WannaCry

Reading Time: 2 minutes  |  Published: June 28, 2017 in Blogs, Ransomware, ThreatDefend
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Does this sound familiar?  On June 27, news outlets began reporting on a ransomware attack that was spreading like wildfire, hitting over 300,000 devices across over 150 countries and counting.  The attack utilized the EternalBlue exploit that was stolen from the NSA and released by...

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New Entries Into The Ransomware Worm Family Detected That Could Prove More Dangerous Than WannaCry

Reading Time: 4 minutes  |  Published: May 31, 2017 in Blogs, Ransomware
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Immediately following the WannaCry attack, CISOs started to examine ways they could improve their ransomware defenses (we described the deception solution in our recent blog Deception Derails Ransomware: WannaCry Analyzed by Attivo Labs.) Following the initial attacks, TrendMicro has seen three new entries, UIWIX, Adylkuzz and...