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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...

Cyber Security Is The Necessity Of The Future

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: June 16, 2017 in Industry News
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Why Cyber Security? The WannaCry virus which crippled over 300,000 computers globally reminded the world how fragile computer systems are. As IT systems are playing a larger role in all of our lives, how to shield the system against malicious attacks is one of the most...

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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...