Tag

ransomware
Healthcare Entities Must Consider The Consequences Of Not Making Cyber Security A Top Priority Cyberattacks against the healthcare industry are on the rise and barely a week goes by without news of a patient data breach or attack on a hospital or healthcare provider. With healthcare organizations embracing new technologies and digitizing their operations to improve...
Read More
It’s that time of year again when we look back on the year past and contemplate the year ahead. 2017 has been another year of massive data breaches and this trend is not set to slow down in 2018 and beyond.  Looking forward to the year ahead we see a variety of trends and predictions...
Read More
ransomware key
BAD RABBIT, EXPETR MAKE YOU WANNACRY Two large-scale global ransomware attacks this year were the infamous global WannaCry and ExPetr (also known as Petya and NotPetya). The WannaCry or WannaCrypt ransomware attack affected more than 230,000 computers in over 150 countries. And now a third attack, dubbed “Bad Rabbit”, is on the rise. So what exactly...
Read More
A new Petya Ransomware variant hits Russia and Ukraine Please join our webcast for additional details regarding this attack.  Thursday, October 26th, 2017 | Americas – 8:30 AM PDT (4:30 PM UK, 5:30 PM CET) Introduction Almost four months after the last major outbreak, we are seeing a new variant of Petya ransomware dubbed “Bad Rabbit,” impacting multiple...
Read More
FruitFly Surveillance Malware Hits American Macs Law enforcement agents are investigating what appears to be a slice of malicious code, dubbed FruitFly, that’s been hitting Mac users in recent weeks. According to Forbes, Patrick Wardle, an ex-NSA analyst who now does research for cybersecurity firm Synack, says he saw around 400 infections, but there’s likely...
Read More
Executive Summary This technical analysis is a continuation of the previous technical blog (NotPetya Technical Analysis – A Triple Threat: File Encryption, MFT Encryption, Credential Theft) describing the threat of NotPetya, a destructive malware with self-propagation capabilities. After further analysis, CrowdStrike researchers discovered: How the NotPetya DLL loads functions to ensure proper cleanup from the...
Read More
As many companies regained their footing after last month’s devastating WannaCry outbreak, we saw another ransomware attack yesterday, which, has so far, impacted organizations in more than 65 countries. The ThreatLabZ team detects suspicious code and patterns by analyzing 35 billion transactions a day in the Zscaler cloud security platform. We will share what we...
Read More
Analysis of WannaCry variants and propagation vectors seen in the wild. An aggressive ransomware campaign went viral on May 12, 2017, that impacted over 200,000 systems worldwide and the attack remains active. The use of the leaked NSA “ETERNALBLUE” SMB exploit by the dropper payloads, which target a Microsoft Windows vulnerability in the Microsoft Server Message Block (SMB) v1.0...
Read More
1 2