ransomware

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.

June 21, 2018

SECURITY

Secure your Endpoints Against Ransomware: Introducing Malicious Activity Protection

In 2017, ransomware evolved new ways to attack your endpoints. In 2018, enter a new engine for AMP for Endpoints, Malicious Activity Protection that stops malware from encrypting a host.

May 9, 2018

THREAT RESEARCH

Gandcrab Ransomware Walks its Way onto Compromised Sites

While we've seen cryptocurrency miners overtake ransomware as the most popular malware on the threat landscape, Gandcrab is proof that ransomware can still strike at any time.

March 1, 2018

MANUFACTURING

2018 Cybersecurity Report Spotlights Emerging Threats to OT Environments

Manufacturers saw many interesting developments in the realm of industrial security in 2017. There were tremendous shifts in how to guard against threats with ransomware like WannaCry,...

February 23, 2018

EDUCATION

The Surprisingly High Cost of Malware in Schools — And How to Stop It

Compared to banks and enterprise corporations and government agencies, who would think that schools would be prime targets for cyberattacks? Surprisingly, education is actually the industry most at risk of...

February 15, 2018

PARTNER

Protecting data in the ransomware era

Cisco's Eric Berkman and Logicalis's Ron Temske collaborate to talk about how to protect data in the ransomware era.

January 18, 2018

THREAT RESEARCH

The Many Tentacles of the Necurs Botnet

This post was written by Jaeson Schultz. Introduction Over the past five years the Necurs botnet has established itself as the largest purveyor of spam worldwide. Necurs is responsible for emailing massive amounts of banking malware, ransomware, dating spam, pump-n-dump stock scams, work from home schemes, and even cryptocurrency wallet credential phishing. Necurs sends so much […]

December 19, 2017

GOVERNMENT

Cisco Government Blogs awarded “Must-Read” status: Check out our Top 5 for 2017

Once again, Cisco Government blogs have been named a top “Must-Read” by industry leaders (including StateTech and FedTech magazines). From Smart Cities to Cybersecurity and Digital Transformation to Digital Acceleration, we’re honored to be recognized for our vision and thought leadership in both the State/Local and Federal spaces. So as 2017 comes to a close we […]