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Ransomware Characteristics and Attack Chains – What you Need to Know about Recent Campaigns

Ransomware has been around for decades going back all the way to 1989. Since then it has only magnified in scope and complexity. Now at a time when working remotely is becoming more universal and the world is trying to overcome the Covid-19 pandemic, ransomware has never been more prominent. Ransomware is a type of malware that prevents users from accessing
Publish At:2020-07-07 23:14 | Read:104 | Comments:0 | Tags:Featured Articles malware Maze NetWalker PonyFinal ransomwar

Inside a ransomware gang’s attack toolbox

byPaul DucklinIf you’re a Naked Security Podcast listener, you’ll have heard Sophos’s own Peter Mackenzie telling some fairly wild ransomware stories.Peter works in the Managed Threat Response (MTR) part of our business – in his own words, if you’re network’s on fire, he’s one of the people who will rush in to try to
Publish At:2020-05-28 15:14 | Read:158 | Comments:0 | Tags:Ransomware SophosLabs Netwalker ransomware sophoslabs

NetWalker Ransomware – What You Need to Know

What is NetWalker?NetWalker (also known as Mailto) is the name given to a sophisticated family of Windows ransomware that has targeted corporate computer networks, encrypting the files it finds, and demanding that a cryptocurrency payment is made for the safe recovery of the encrypted data.Ransomware is nothing new. Why should I particularly care about NetWa
Publish At:2020-05-28 14:12 | Read:215 | Comments:0 | Tags:Featured Articles IT Security and Data Protection NetWalker

Netwalker Fileless Ransomware Injected via Reflective Loading

By Karen Victor Threat actors are continuously creating more sophisticated ways for malware to evade defenses. We have observed Netwalker ransomware attacks that involve malware that is not compiled, but written in PowerShell and executed directly in memory and without storing the actual ransomware binary into the disk. This makes this ransomware variant a f
Publish At:2020-05-24 07:47 | Read:146 | Comments:0 | Tags:Malware Ransomware fileless Netwalker ransomware


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