Blog Tag: ransomware

Fighting Ransomware without Borders

December 15, 2021 by Oren T. Dvoskin
In November 2021, the U.S. Department of the Treasury announced a partnership with Israel to combat ransomware. As ransomware attackers build increasingly collaborative global organizations, it is encouraging to see its defenders...

Meet OPSWAT at GISEC 2021 in Dubai

May 24, 2021 by Suzie Brake
The OPSWAT team is coming to Dubai for the Arab world's largest and most impactful cybersecurity event, GISEC 2021. The event takes place on Monday, May 31st through Wednesday, June 2nd.

Critical Infrastructure Protection – Lessons Learned from the Colonial Pipeline Attack

May 14, 2021 by Itay Bochner, Director of Malware Analysis Solutions
Colonial Pipeline AttackRansomware attacks on critical infrastructure have been a major concern for the last decade, and they have significantly increased over the last couple of months raising questions and concerns about how severe...

Best Practices for Protecting Networks Against Ransomware

October 16, 2020
Published by Itay Bochner According to the 2020 Verizon Data Breach Report, ransomware is the 3rd most frequent malware attack. Recent evidence for that happened on October 4th, where Universal Health Services (UHS), a Fortune 500...

Massive Ransomware Attack Hits Critical Infrastructure Plants and Organizations Worldwide

June 29, 2017 by Yiyi Miao
The world can't seem to catch a break — yet another large-scale ransomware attack broke out on June 27th, this time largely affecting critical infrastructure providers including oil and gas, energy, and nuclear plants, in addition...

The Most Destructive Malware of All Time

May 27, 2017
Author: Randy Abrams, Sr. Security Analyst, OPSWAT. The Morris Internet Worm – 1988 Concept Macro Virus - 1995 CIH Virus - 1998 Melissa Macro Virus/Worm - 1999 Code Red Worm - 2001 Slammer Worm - 2003 SoBig.F Worm – 2003...

OPSWAT Enhances Metadefender Cloud Client with Release of Detection for WannaCry Vulnerability

May 20, 2017
OPSWAT today announced the release of MetaDefender Cloud Client 4.0.6. The new release includes support for detection of Microsoft Windows vulnerability MS17-010, the vulnerability exploited by the recent WannaCry ransomware. Adding...

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