ransomware

May 13, 2019

SECURITY

Practical Ways to Reduce Ransomware Impact: Actions You Can Take Today

During the past year, Cisco Security Incident Response Services has provided emergency incident response services for many customers dealing with incidents that sometimes become a ransomware event. In...

April 30, 2019

THREAT RESEARCH

Sodinokibi Ransomware Exploits WebLogic Server Vulnerability

Attackers are actively exploiting a recently disclosed vulnerability in Oracle WebLogic to install a new variant of ransomware called "Sodinokibi," which attempts to encrypt user data and then deletes shadow copy backups to make data recovery more difficult.

March 20, 2019

THREAT RESEARCH

Ransomware or Wiper? LockerGoga Straddles the Line

LockerGoga is a ransomware variant that, while lacking sophistication, can still cause extensive damage to organizations or individuals. Talos has also seen wiper malware impersonate ransomware, such as NotPetya.

February 14, 2019

SECURITY

Today’s critical threats: A Cisco Security threat report

Download a copy of our first 2019 Threat Report, Defending against today’s critical threats today and start prepping for the things that are likely to come.

December 12, 2018

SECURITY

Nearly every threat is either on an endpoint, or it’s headed there

This is because the endpoint is, well, the end. That is where data resides; where individuals organize, communicate, and conduct nearly all activities of their lives; and is often considered...

July 27, 2018

SECURITY

The Ransomware Evolution: What is Happening in Europe?

According to the 2018 Security Capabilities Benchmark Study, 72% of European organisations rely on machine learning to reduce the effort needed to secure their environments.

July 23, 2018

SECURITY

Ransomware: Are you ready?

While there is no silver bullet for fighting ransomware, there are many things that an organization can do to avoid falling victim to this type of attack.

June 26, 2018

THREAT RESEARCH

Files Cannot Be Decrypted? Challenge Accepted. Talos Releases ThanatosDecryptor

Talos is releasing ThanatosDecryptor, a free decryption tool that exploits weaknesses in the design of the file encryption methodology used by Thanatos. This utility can be used to regain access to data.