I SophosLabs svelano i dati del Malware Forecast 2018

Credit to Author: Tiziana Carboni| Date: Tue, 07 Nov 2017 14:15:42 +0000

Se Windows è stato il sistema operativo più attaccato dal ransomware nel 2017, nemmeno Android, Linux e MacOS sono stati risparmiati. Sono due le famiglie di ransomware responsabili dell’89,5% di tutti gli attacchi intercettati sui computer dei clienti Sophos in tutto il mondo.<img alt=”” border=”0″ src=”https://pixel.wp.com/b.gif?host=news.sophos.com&#038;blog=834173&#038;post=43983&#038;subd=sophos&#038;ref=&#038;feed=1″ width=”1″ height=”1″ /><img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/vGmiyRZG0fI” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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2018 Malware Forecast: ransomware hits hard, continues to evolve

Credit to Author: Bill Brenner| Date: Thu, 02 Nov 2017 10:00:31 +0000

SophosLabs looked at the most prolific ransomware variants. And, we offer you the tools to better defend against them.<img alt=”” border=”0″ src=”https://pixel.wp.com/b.gif?host=news.sophos.com&#038;blog=834173&#038;post=43824&#038;subd=sophos&#038;ref=&#038;feed=1″ width=”1″ height=”1″ /><img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/KUjPWMy0Kt8″ height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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2018 Malware Forecast: ransomware hits hard, crosses platforms

Credit to Author: Bill Brenner| Date: Thu, 02 Nov 2017 10:00:31 +0000

SophosLabs looked at the most prolific ransomware variants. And, we offer you the tools to better defend against them.<img alt=”” border=”0″ src=”https://pixel.wp.com/b.gif?host=news.sophos.com&#038;blog=834173&#038;post=43824&#038;subd=sophos&#038;ref=&#038;feed=1″ width=”1″ height=”1″ /><img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/KUjPWMy0Kt8″ height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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2018 Malware Forecast: questions and answers

Credit to Author: Bill Brenner| Date: Thu, 02 Nov 2017 10:00:02 +0000

Sophos principal research scientist Chester Wisniewski talks about trends covered in the 2018 Malware Forecast.<img alt=”” border=”0″ src=”https://pixel.wp.com/b.gif?host=news.sophos.com&#038;blog=834173&#038;post=43841&#038;subd=sophos&#038;ref=&#038;feed=1″ width=”1″ height=”1″ /><img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/VDR2U1iuXl0″ height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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BadRabbit: a closer look at the new version of Petya/NotPetya

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Tue, 24 Oct 2017 23:08:18 +0000

BadRabbit, a new version of NotPetya, also has an infector allowing for lateral movements. However, unlike NotPetya, it does not use EternalBlue and uses a website to drop its payload. We take a closer look at this new ransomware variant.

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Keeping up with the Petyas: Demystifying the malware family

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Fri, 14 Jul 2017 16:29:04 +0000

Last June 27, there was a huge outbreak of a Petya-esque malware with WannaCry-style infector in the Ukraine. Since there is still confusion about how exactly this malware is linked to the original Petya, we have prepared this small guide on the background of the Petya family.

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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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