ransomware

October 14, 2021

SECURITY

The XDR Solution to the Ransomware Problem

To protect against ransomware, it is important to interrupt the kill chain as early as possible. One way to make it simple and fast is to harness the power of XDR.

October 6, 2021

PARTNER

Battle the Scourge of Ransomware with Cisco and Cohesity

Cisco SecureX and Cohesity Helios have been integrated to automate detection, response, and recovery in the face of ransomware attacks. This is the first data protection solution integrated with SecureX, ensuring data-level security in addition to securing networks, clouds, endpoints, and applications.

August 10, 2021

SECURITY

Healthcare organizations are a focus of ransomware attacks

Cisco Secure protects against ransomware with an integrated platform approach across a breadth of critical control points backed by best-in-class threat intelligence and research from Talos.

August 4, 2021

CLOUD

Security in the Age of Cloud

In this blog, the second in a series of five, we’ll take a look at how companies in the cloud need to think about security differently. We’ll talk about what that looks like, the challenges involved and how Cisco can help.

July 20, 2021

NETWORKING

Trust Analytics and Anti-Spoofing Protection: It’s Already in Your Network

Trust Analytics protects your organization from ransomware with AI/ML-based anti-spoofing technology by lowering a device's Trust Score when it exhibits unusual behavior typical of a rogue device attacking the network.

July 14, 2021

SECURITY

Top Tips for Ransomware Defense

Ransomware is popping up everywhere, including the nightly news. Most people know what it is, but how does it work? What makes it so destructive? And how can we stop it?

July 8, 2021

SECURITY

It was a LONG weekend — Here’s the vital info on REvil and Kaseya VSA

We speak to Cisco Talos’ US Outreach Team lead Nick Biasini about the unfolding events of the REvil ransomware campaign and Kaseya VSA supply chain attack.

January 19, 2021

SECURITY

Out today: Defending against critical threats: A 12 month roundup

Today we launch our brand new publication, Defending Against Critical Threats, in which we take a retrospective look at cyber threats, and how they have evolved in the last 12 months. We’ve designed this in a magazine style format to include both interviews with security experts, and research driven features to help inform strategic decision-making, as organizations prepare for threats they may encounter in the future. 

November 17, 2020

THREAT RESEARCH

Nibiru ransomware variant decryptor

Nikhil Hegde developed this tool. Weak encryption The Nibiru ransomware is a .NET-based malware family. It traverses directories in the local disks, encrypts files with Rijndael-256 and gives them a .Nibiru extension. Rijndael-256 is a secure encryption algorithm. However, Nibiru uses a hard-coded string “Nibiru” to compute the 32-byte key and 16-byte IV values. The […]