A worthy upgrade: Next-gen security on Windows 10 proves resilient against ransomware outbreaks in 2017

Credit to Author: Windows Defender ATP| Date: Wed, 10 Jan 2018 14:00:31 +0000

Adopting reliable attack methods and techniques borrowed from more evolved threat types, ransomware attained new levels of reach and damage in 2017. The following trends characterize the ransomware narrative in the past year: Three global outbreaks showed the force of ransomware in making real-world impact, affecting corporate networks and bringing down critical services like hospitals,

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Detonating a bad rabbit: Windows Defender Antivirus and layered machine learning defenses

Credit to Author: Windows Defender ATP| Date: Mon, 11 Dec 2017 13:58:06 +0000

Windows Defender Antivirus uses a layered approach to protection: tiers of advanced automation and machine learning models evaluate files in order to reach a verdict on suspected malware. While Windows Defender AV detects a vast majority of new malware files at first sight, we always strive to further close the gap between malware release and

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BadRabbit ransomware strikes Eastern Europe

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Tue, 24 Oct 2017 21:53:05 +0000

A new strain of malware by the authors of NotPetya called the BadRabbit ransomware is spreading through Eastern Europe, offering a fake Flash update to drop the infection.



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