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When It Comes to Ransomware Pay Now

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: July 31, 2017 in Industry News
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By Carolyn Crandall, CMO Attivo NetworksRansomware continues to dominate the security news cycle and the minds of most enterprise organizations. Whether this is driven by the recent flood of Petya attacks, the previous global WannaCry attacks or validation by recent studies such as the one by Trend...

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...

Use Cases: Securing Applications and Data

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: May 22, 2017 in Attivo News
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We asked 25 security professionals to provide us with some examples of use cases where they are helping clients secure applications and data. Here's what they told us:Securing Apps/Devices/APIs/IoT1) We ensure apps that manage valuable data (personally identifiable information, healthcare data) are secure. We see...

Hackers Hit Dozens of Countries With a Stolen N.S.A. Tool

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: May 12, 2017 in Industry News
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LONDON — Hackers using a tool stolen from the United States government conducted extensive cyberattacks on Friday that hit dozens of countries around the world, severely disrupting Britain’s public health system and wreaking havoc on computers elsewhere, including Russia.Hospitals in Britain appeared to be the...

Ransomware attacks around the world grow by 50%

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: April 27, 2017 in Industry News
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Ransomware attacks on businesses around the world rose 50% last year, research into successful cyber-breaches shows.Its popularity means malware is now responsible for 51% of all the incidents analysed in the annual Verizon data breach report.This analyses almost 2,000 breaches to find out how firms...