MTR in Real Time: Pirates pave way for Ryuk ransomware

Credit to Author: Tilly Travers| Date: Thu, 06 May 2021 13:00:21 +0000

Sophos’ Rapid Response team was recently brought in to contain and neutralize an attack involving Ryuk ransomware. The target was a European biomolecular research institute involved in COVID-19 related research as well as other activities related to the life sciences. The institute has close partnerships with local universities and works with students on various programs. [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/6pSQ_YkCBSQ” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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Clean Sweep! Sophos Intercept X ranks first in three new SE Labs reports

Credit to Author: Seth Geftic| Date: Wed, 28 Apr 2021 08:53:05 +0000

Intercept X ranked #1 with a 100% total accuracy rating for enterprise, SMB, and consumer protection in three recent SE Labs tests.<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/xSbeYY3TUXY” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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HAFNIUM: Advice about the new nation-state attack

Credit to Author: Seth Geftic| Date: Fri, 05 Mar 2021 23:37:38 +0000

On March 2nd, zero-day vulnerabilities affecting Microsoft Exchange were publicly disclosed. These vulnerabilities are being actively exploited in the wild by HAFNIUM, a threat actor believed to be a nation state. What is HAFNIUM? According to a CISA alert: Microsoft has released out-of-band security updates to address vulnerabilities affecting Microsoft Exchange Server 2013, 2016, and [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/RZOgaCbnoZ8″ height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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Understanding XDR, the latest evolution in threat detection and response

Credit to Author: Maxim Weinstein| Date: Wed, 03 Mar 2021 15:07:49 +0000

A few weeks ago, we published a brief overview of XDR. To summarize, XDR—short for extended detection and response (or sometimes x-product detection and response)—can be defined as: An approach that unifies information from multiple security products to automate and accelerate threat detection, investigation, and response in ways that isolated point solutions cannot. With the [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/08fmKT3NQd0″ height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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What to expect when you’ve been hit with Conti ransomware

Credit to Author: Tilly Travers| Date: Tue, 16 Feb 2021 13:30:01 +0000

Conti ransomware appeared on the threat landscape in May 2020. It shares some similarities with other families of ransomware, but Sophos believes at this time that it is not related to them. Conti has undergone rapid development since its discovery and is known for the speed at which it encrypts and deploys across a target [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/I_S3VWfj-Ko” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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451 Research Impact Report on Sophos Rapid Response service

Credit to Author: Doug Aamoth| Date: Tue, 19 Jan 2021 15:42:34 +0000

Global research and advisory firm 451 Research (part of S&#38;P Global Market Intelligence) has published a comprehensive evaluation of Sophos Rapid Response, our cyber incident emergency response service. 451 Research calls out Sophos Rapid Response as an attractive emergency response service not just for small and midsized businesses, but also larger organizations, and highlights the [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/TGyDqzuZuLY” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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Under attack? Sophos Rapid Response is here to help 

Credit to Author: Seth Geftic| Date: Wed, 28 Oct 2020 13:01:23 +0000

Experiencing an active cyberattack and defending against a potential breach can be an incredibly stressful time for an organization. However, many internal IT security teams lack the experience necessary to successfully respond to potential breaches, and getting immediate help from an outside resource can be next to impossible… until today.    We&#8217;re thrilled to announce the availability of Sophos Rapid [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/QsZVm9ly4ks” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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