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WannaCry Ransomware Analysis: Lateral Movement Propagation

Acalvio Threat Research Labs The WannaCry ransomware attack has made front page news around the world, with at least 150 countries and 200,000 customers affected [2]. Because WannaCry makes use of a largely unpatched Windows exploit for lateral movement, it is able to...

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How to outfox Shamoon? Put Deception to work!

Acalvio Threat Labs Shamoon is one of the critical threats that has been able to penetrate traditional defenses successfully not once, twice, but thrice - in 2012, 2016 and 2017.  The main purpose of Shamoon Threat Actor was the destruction of the endpoint computers...

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2017 Predictions AND “wants”

Going to do this one a little differently, part of it is going to be the typical “throw the crystal ball over the shoulder” stuff that we all do…although honestly JUST going to 2017 is not far enough for some of the stuff we are working on…and the other part of this...

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Looking Deeper into a Multi Stage Attack

The majority of today’s breaches are comprised of sophisticated multi-stage attacks.  The stages of such attacks can best be described by a “Cyber Kill Chain”, which breaks down cyber intrusions into the following steps:  Recon  → Weaponize → Deliver → Exploit →...

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