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SOPHISTICATED RANSOMWARE: NEW TACTICS TO MAXIMIZE PROFIT

July 27, 2016

Organizations are unprepared for future strains of more sophisticated ransomware, according to the Cisco 2016 Midyear Cybersecurity Report. Fragile infrastructure, poor network hygiene, and slow detection rates are providing ample time and air cover for adversaries to operate.

 

So far in 2016, ransomware has become the most profitable malware type in history. Cisco expects to see this trend continue with even more destructive ransomware that can spread by itself and hold entire networks, and therefore companies, hostage. New modular strains of ransomware will be able to quickly switch tactics to maximize efficiency. For example, future ransomware attacks will evade detection by being able to limit CPU usage and refrain from command-and-control actions. These new ransomware strains will spread faster and self-replicate within organizations before coordinating ransom activities.

 

Are you doing all you can to protect your systems?  Do you need to add Operational Cybersecurity to your layers of protection?  Third Wall can help.

 

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