ransomware

August 14, 2017

MANUFACTURING

Manufacturers, Here’s What You Need to Know from the 2017 Midyear Cybersecurity Report

It’s no secret that manufacturers are concerned about security. Recently, Cisco published the 2017 Midyear Cybersecurity Report (MCR), which reflects the changing security landscape for manufacturers and many industries.

July 28, 2017

GOVERNMENT

You Thought Ransomware Was Bad

Attacks that lock systems and encrypt data are just the beginning.

July 26, 2017

SECURITY

How Adversaries Are Refining and Improving Ransomware in 2017

Once adversaries have found a method for breaching network defenses, stealing data, or otherwise generating revenue, they’ll continue to refine these tactics to avoid detection and improve effectiveness. Ransomware, one of the more high-profile tools leveraged by adversaries, has undergone this same evolution, as we explain in the Cisco 2017 Midyear Cybersecurity Report. Delivery, obfuscation, […]

July 5, 2017

THREAT RESEARCH

The MeDoc Connection

Summary The Nyetya attack was a destructive ransomware variant that affected many organizations inside of Ukraine and multinational corporations with operations in Ukraine. In cooperation with Cisco Advanced Services Incident Response, Talos identified several key aspects of the attack. The investigation found a supply chain-focused attack at M.E.Doc software that delivered a destructive payload disguised […]

July 1, 2017

FINANCIAL SERVICES

What the Nyetya Ransomware Attack Means for Banks

Today, the world is still reeling from another ransomware attack, referred to as Petya, NotPetya, Petrwrap, and GoldenEye. Cisco’s Talos Threat Intelligence Team identified this variant of malware as Nyetya.

June 30, 2017

EDUCATION

Déjà vu: Cyber Criminals Launch New Ransomware Attack

Cyber criminals are making headlines again with a new ransomware exploit called Nyetya. Is your school, college, or university protected?

June 30, 2017

HEALTHCARE

Healthcare hit by global ransomware attack – again

Like a nasty strain of antibiotic-resistant bacteria, ransomware reared its ugly head again this week. This attack is called Nyetya, as named by Cisco’s Talos threat intelligence team. (You may have heard it referred to in the press as Petya, but we believe this variant is different enough to warrant its own moniker.) Nyetya is […]

Ransomware Attackers Strike Again

After last month’s WannaCry cyberattack, a new ransomware attack shut down systems across Europe this week. Get the latest on the attack and steps you can take to strengthen your security.

June 28, 2017

MANUFACTURING

Ransomware: First WannaCry, now Nyetya

[Editor’s note] Join us for a webinar hosted by Martin Lee, technical lead on Cisco’s Talos threat research team, to understand the latest in the new malware variant, Nyetya.  Webinar will be on Friday, June 30, 2017 at 7 am PDT / 3 pm BST / 4 pm CEST.  Hear the latest on the attack […]