Threat spotlight: RobbinHood ransomware takes the driver’s seat

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Thu, 20 Feb 2020 18:09:03 +0000

RobbinHood a is a ransomware family that specifically targets organizations using a vulnerable kernel driver to prepare systems for encryption. Learn how to protect against it.

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Business in the front, party in the back: backdoors in elastic servers expose private data

Credit to Author: Vasilios Hioureas| Date: Fri, 17 Jan 2020 18:58:47 +0000

It’s all too easy to discover data leaks online, especially in cloud services. We take a look at misconfigurations in elastic servers that lead to exposed data on the Internet.

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Threat spotlight: Phobos ransomware lives up to its name

Credit to Author: Jovi Umawing| Date: Fri, 10 Jan 2020 18:04:44 +0000

Phobos, which many believe was named after the Greek god of fear, isn’t as widespread as it was before nor is it more novel than your average ransomware. Yet, it remains a threat to consumers and businesses alike. We dive into Phobos ransomware and show users how to face their fears and protect against it.

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Threat spotlight: The curious case of Ryuk ransomware

Credit to Author: Jovi Umawing| Date: Thu, 12 Dec 2019 22:33:53 +0000

From comic book death god to ransomware baddie, Ryuk ransomware remains a mainstay when organizations find themselves in a crippling malware pinch. We look at Ryuk’s origins, attack methods, and how to protect against this ever-present threat.

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Threat Spotlight: Sodinokibi ransomware attempts to fill GandCrab void

Credit to Author: Jovi Umawing| Date: Thu, 18 Jul 2019 17:58:26 +0000

There’s a new ransomware-as-a-service (RaaS) in town, and it can twist tongues for giggles as much as twist organizations’ arms for cash. Get to know the Sodinokibi ransomware, including how to protect against this fledgling threat.

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MegaCortex continues trend of targeted ransomware attacks

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Wed, 12 Jun 2019 16:03:25 +0000

In this threat spotlight, we feature MegaCortex, another custom ransomware designed for targeted attacks on enterprises. Will this Matrix-inspired malware strike again?

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Spotlight on Troldesh ransomware, aka ‘Shade’

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Wed, 06 Mar 2019 16:00:00 +0000

Troldesh is ransomware that relies heavily on user interaction. Nevertheless, a recent spike in detections shows it’s been successful against businesses in the first few months of 2019.

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