FBI warns of increase in PYSA ransomware attacks targeting education

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Wed, 17 Mar 2021 11:39:57 +0000

Big-game ransomware, PYSA (AKA Mespinoza) is targeting educational institutions in the US and UK.

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RDP, the ransomware problem that won’t go away

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Tue, 16 Feb 2021 19:22:39 +0000

A lot of things changed in 2020. The popularity of RDP with criminals wasn’t one of them.

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It’s always DNS, including on July, 2020’s Patch Tuesday

Credit to Author: SophosLabs Offensive Security| Date: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 17:55:40 +0000

For our roundup of July, 2020&#8217;s Patch Tuesday release, Microsoft today published a few patches that need quick attention. Microsoft fixes 123 vulnerabilities across their product lines this month including 20 classified as Critical, and a whopping 103 flagged as Important.  As usual all the additional details can be found in the Security Update Guide Release [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/Bm6G-sYuU1g” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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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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Microsoft pushes patch to prevent ‘WannaCry level’ vulnerability

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Wed, 15 May 2019 16:57:16 +0000

This month marks two years since the infamous WannaCry attack. Now a Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) vulnerability has been discovered that could be used in a similar large-scale attack—though Microsoft has released a patch. Have you updated yet?

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Microsoft pushes patch to prevent ‘WannaCry’ level vulnerability

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Wed, 15 May 2019 16:57:16 +0000

This month marks two years since the infamous WannaCry attack. Now a Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) vulnerability has been discovered that could be used in a similar large-scale attack—though Microsoft has released a patch. Have you updated yet?

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How to protect your RDP access from ransomware attacks

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Fri, 10 Aug 2018 16:13:18 +0000

Ransomware distributors have started using RDP to gain access to business networks. Do you have your remote desktops under control?

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