Report: Second quarter dominated by ransomware outbreaks

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Thu, 06 Jul 2017 19:06:53 +0000

The second quarter of 2017 left the security world wondering, “What the hell happened?” With leaks of government-created exploits being deployed against users in the wild, a continued sea of ransomware constantly threatening our ability to work online, and the lines between malware and potentially unwanted programs continuing to blur, every new incident was a wakeup call.In this report, we are going to discuss some of the most important trends, tactics, and attacks of Q2 2017, including an update on ransomware, what is going on with all these exploits, and a special look at all the breaches that happened this quarter.

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All this EternalPetya stuff makes me WannaCry

Credit to Author: Adam McNeil| Date: Thu, 06 Jul 2017 18:15:09 +0000

Get more background on the EternalPetya ransomware. Learn about its origin, attribution, decryption, and the methods of infection and propagation.

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How did the WannaCry Ransomworm spread?

Credit to Author: Adam McNeil| Date: Fri, 19 May 2017 14:00:45 +0000

Security researchers have had a busy week since the WannaCry ransomware outbreak that wreaked havoc on computers worldwide. How did it all happen?

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