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Ransomware is malicious software, designed to block data access in order to extort money. As a form of malware, ransomware is most often used to infiltrate devices through infected emails or links that, in turn, recognize and take advantage of vulnerabilities in the operating system and installed third-party software.

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Hi guys

We've been patching our servers for the Wanna Cry ransomware issue that occurred. However, I wanted to ask whether SMB also needs to be disabled across VPN links?

The following article …

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Threat Trends for MSPs to Watch
Threat Trends for MSPs to Watch

See the findings.
Despite its humble beginnings, phishing has come a long way since those first crudely constructed emails. Today, phishing sites can appear and disappear in the length of a coffee break, and it takes more than a little know-how to keep your clients secure.

Hi guys

Could you help me with few settings please? how to setup it etc

-      Only computers with the latest updates can login into our network ? via remote access and vpn  ?
-      Should we disable …

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I don't want to load enhancements or improvements.  Just security patches to avoid any malware, etc.
I was told that https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/security/ms17-010.aspx
is the one …

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Hi to All of you,
during the last days, while we were all concentrated on the Wannacry ransomware, Wikileaks released more information/files on the VAult7 arsenal.
 
I've been asked to check and …

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Dear Experts,

According to your personal experience would you suggest Malwarebytes Endpoint Protection or Panda Adaptive Defense 360 in order to add an extra layer of protection for such attacks?

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So with this new ransomware, i want see if the appropriate hotfixes are installed so i have this script to check that I found for PA server monitor...takes too long to setup for just one use.
(CODE)…

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Does anyone know where I can obtain samples of the wannacry ransomware? I want to test in my lab.

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experts,

In regards to the wannacrypt lateral movement, how does it jump from subnet "x" that the victim is on to subnet "y" and subnet "z"?
I read that it enumerates smb connections from the …

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Hello Experts is there any software,
or procedure to prevent or reduce the attack by ransomware?

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i heard this on the news, WannaCry ransomware

how can i check whether myself or anyone in my network domain users are infected with this ransomware?

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Put Machine Learning to Work--Protect Your Clients
Put Machine Learning to Work--Protect Your Clients

Machine learning means Smarter Cybersecurity™ Solutions.
As technology continues to advance, managing and analyzing massive data sets just can’t be accomplished by humans alone. It requires huge amounts of memory and storage, as well as high-speed processing of the cloud.

The user has a HP server running Microsoft Server 2003 that they only use for internal file sharing and running FileMaker Server 6.
They occasionally use Firefox to go to a website.  Office 2007 is …

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I was prompted to write this article after the recent World-Wide Ransomware outbreak. For years now, System Administrators around the world have used the excuse of "Waiting a Bit" before applying Security Patch Updates. This type of reasoning to me is flawed and borders on irresponsible behavior!
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How to recover files from ransomware ?

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How do I check a Windows 7 machine to see if it is patched for WannaCry related vulnerabilities?

Is it possible to disable SMBv1 protocol with a group policy?

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Hi, the client has Windows Server 2003 running on one server, it's the only server left on this old version. Everything else is 2012 R2. I am unable to do anything about it because the garbage ADP …

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https://www.experts-exchange.com/lesson/92/Backup-with-DriveImageXML-on-Windows-8.html

does ransom ware lock only c drive

alot of this course is about backing up

including windows 10 built in…

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Hi Experts
After i lost all data by ransomware attack i need to know that

1- How can i protect my files from this type of virus.
2- How can i protect my Shadow Volume Copies from delete or …

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Typically when Ransomware connects out to a C2 server to obtain the private key to begin encryption, does that private key get downloaded onto the victims computer?

My thoughts are if it does …

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Hi,

Today My exchange server rebooted on it's own and on my desktop was _decrypt_my_files text file

**all your work and personal files have been encrypted**
buy special software <nemesis …

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Put Machine Learning to Work--Protect Your Clients
Put Machine Learning to Work--Protect Your Clients

Machine learning means Smarter Cybersecurity™ Solutions.
As technology continues to advance, managing and analyzing massive data sets just can’t be accomplished by humans alone. It requires huge amounts of memory and storage, as well as the high-speed power of the cloud.

I have a question for about .zepto which I think is a Ransomware virus that change a punch of Pictures on someones computer to .ZEPTO and gives them an IE icon.  I was a bit surprised because I run …

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No single Antivirus application (despite claims by manufacturers) will catch or protect you from all Virus / Malware or Spyware threats. That doesn't stop you from further protecting yourself however - and this article is to show you how.
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Recently one of our sites suffered a ransomware attack. Luckily we had good image backups and were able to roll back to the previous healthy backup so downtime was only a few hours.

We now want to…

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In order to tackle the above issue, I need to write up a report to the management for a short term and long term action plan.

The second thing that comes up in my mind is an intrusion prevention …

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Ransomware is a malware that is again in the list of security concerns. Not only for companies, but also for Government security and even at personal use. IT departments should be aware and have the right knowledge to how to fight it.
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How to Avoid Ransomware Like the Plague it is
Ransomware continues to grow in reach and sophistication, putting data everywhere at risk. Learn how to avoid being caught in its sinister clutches with these 11 key tips.
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RansomwareSponsored by Webroot

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Solutions

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Articles & Videos

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Contributors

Ransomware is malicious software, designed to block data access in order to extort money. As a form of malware, ransomware is most often used to infiltrate devices through infected emails or links that, in turn, recognize and take advantage of vulnerabilities in the operating system and installed third-party software.

Related Topics

  1. Security
  2. Windows OS
  3. Anti-Virus Apps
  4. Cybersecurity
  5. OS Security
  6. Encryption