IDC Market Note: Sophos Plays a Quartet of Aces

Credit to Author: Sally Adam| Date: Wed, 15 Sep 2021 07:42:25 +0000

IDC’s point of view on recent expansions to Sophos’ security portfolio<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/PsONXKCr1wA” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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Big Office bug squashed for September 2021’s Patch Tuesday

Credit to Author: Andrew Brandt| Date: Tue, 14 Sep 2021 17:09:15 +0000

Install this month’s update to get some relief from the CVE-2021-40444 Office vulnerability<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/hQvnwac59x4″ height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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The State of Ransomware in Financial Services 2021

Credit to Author: Sally Adam| Date: Tue, 14 Sep 2021 13:30:55 +0000

Ransomware is very much a reality for the finance industry, as revealed in Sophos’ State of Ransomware in Financial Services 2021 report. Based on an independent survey of 550 IT decision makers, it explores the extent and impact of ransomware attacks on mid-sized finance organization worldwide during 2020. Overall, 34% of the financial services organizations [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/rSnKuE6mFpI” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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Conti affiliates use ProxyShell Exchange exploit in ransomware attacks

Credit to Author: gallagherseanm| Date: Fri, 03 Sep 2021 12:30:24 +0000

An investigation into recent attacks by a Conti affiliate reveals that that the attackers initially accessed targeted organizations&#8217; networks with ProxyShell, an exploit of vulnerabilities in Microsoft Exchange that have been the subject of multiple critical updates over the past several months. The attacker otherwise closely followed the game plan laid out in a recently [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/23kYmmJZRVQ” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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