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Stop DearCry Ransomware Exploits of Hafnium

Reading Time: 2 minutes  |  Published: March 16, 2021 in Blogs, Ransomware
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Author: Venu Vissamsetty, V.P Security Research, Attivo Networks -The recent Hafnium attacks drew attention to several Microsoft Exchange Server vulnerabilities, but other groups are taking advantage of these to launch ransomware attacks. Attackers are targeting enterprises exploiting the four recent Microsoft Exchange Server vulnerabilities (CVE-2021-26855,...

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Tips small businesses can use to strengthen their cyber health

Reading Time: 4 minutes  |  Published: March 15, 2021 in Industry News
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While cyberattacks targeting large corporations or government agencies tend to make splashy headlines, the truth is that many attackers are shifting their priorities to focus on small businesses. Unfortunately, these smaller businesses generally lack the resources and security capabilities of larger organizations. In fact, 83%...

Secure Your Shared Resources from Adversaries Exploiting SMB and Windows Admin Shares

Reading Time: 3 minutes  |  Published: January 29, 2021 in Blogs, Ransomware
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Vikram Navali, Senior Technical Product Manager  - The tactics employed by adversaries are as varied as their motives. Some prefer spear-phishing, while others make use of malware, executing targeted attacks. However, the result is inevitably the same: getting unprivileged access to shared resources like files, folders,...

Microsoft Active Directory as a Prime Target for Ransomware Operators

Reading Time: 4 minutes  |  Published: December 9, 2020 in Active Directory, Ransomware
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Written by: Joseph Salazar, Technical Marketing Manager & Juan Carlos Vázquez, Sales Manager -The Active Directory (AD) infrastructure remains critical in so-called “human-operated” ransomware campaigns and post-compromise extortion, which represents a significant threat to businesses and a detection challenge in the short time they have...

Cyber Deception Can Help Boost Cyber Security

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: November 25, 2020 in Attivo News
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What sort of threat landscape, both current and emerging trends, have you seen in the region and how are they evolving? The continuing digitization efforts in the Middle East, along with the increased demand and emphasis on remote learning, have added to the growing risk...

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...