From NSA Exploit to Widespread Ransomware: WannaCry is on the Loose

blog / May 12, 2017 (MODIFIED: Jul 24, 2017)

by Ray Pompon

The new EternalBlue NSA exploit is powering a wave of virulent ransomware sweeping across Europe.

Virtual Kidnapping: The Latest in an Endless Stream of Scams

blog / Mar 30, 2017 (MODIFIED: Jul 24, 2017)

by Mike Levin, Center for Information Security Awareness

The virtual kidnapping scam is on the rise because of the excessive amount of personal information people volunteer on social media.

From DDoS to Server Ransomware: APACHE STRUTS 2 - CVE-2017-5638 Campaign

article / Mar 27, 2017 (MODIFIED: Jul 24, 2017)

by Maxim Zavodchik, Julia Karpin, Ilya Chernyakov, Dylan Syme

A common infection vector used by botnet creators is scanning the Internet for web vulnerabilities to exploit for malware or back doors. The advantage of hitting servers over personal consumer devices is the ability to leverage powerful hardware that is...

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