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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...

Protecting against Ransomware

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: October 5, 2020 in Attivo News
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Firewalls and classic solutions for endpoint security are insufficient to defend against increasingly sophisticated and targeted attacks against IT infrastructure and applications, warn the security specialists at Attivo Networks. While this combination would offer some protection against common and simple malware attacks , more sophisticated and...

Targeted ransomware – it’s upon us. Are you ready?

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: October 2, 2020 in Attivo News
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Ransomware is evolving. Threat actors are moving away from indiscriminate attacks, instead choosing their marks very carefully with precisely targeted ransomware to achieve their desired outcome. In addition to targeting specific companies, they are striking at the most important and lucrative parts of the network....

Compromised Devices Await Office Return to Strike

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: October 1, 2020 in Attivo News
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When organizations start transitioning back to the office from the current pandemic-wrought remote work environment, there will likely be some relief for seemingly having made it through lockdown successfully. However, with threat activity reaching record levels in this period, there is every chance employees return to...

Attivo Networks: Deception technology against ransomware

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: September 28, 2020 in Attivo News, Uncategorized
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Firewalls and classic solutions for endpoint security are not enough to defend against increasingly sophisticated and targeted attacks against IT infrastructure and applications, warn the security specialists at Attivo Networks. Although this combination would offer a certain level of protection against common and simple malware...