Fileless PowerShell attacks are now the preferred weapon of choice for cyberattacks because they provide a number of techniques around existing security. Not least of all, the ability to run directly in memory and remotely download payloads.
Unlike antivirus software which uses signature based techniques, BlackFog Enterprise uses next generation multivariant behavioral analysis to prevent attacks and reduce the total surface area exposed to cyber criminals. This includes blocks based on geography, DNS and network anomalies.
On the heels of the recent WannaCry attack, Europe has been hit with a new ransomware variant known as Petya. Ukraine reported ransom demands targeting the government and key infrastructure, and the Danish Maersk conglomerate said many of its systems were down. This ransomware used a software update and social engineering to download the malicious file, [...]
Ransomware continues to escalate globally and targets more and more essential services. This particular attack has been devastating for the UK, knocking out patient records and rendering hospitals completely at its mercy. With no ability to access patient records and essential data patients are being turned away on a large scale.