RANSOMWARE “NOT GONE BUT MORE TARGETED”

On 21st May, Infosecurity Magazine cites a Fortinet report which highlights criminal’s adaptation of ransomware, with targeted attacks, being customised for high-value targets and to give the attacker privileged access to the network.  The report also mentioned dual-use tools, preinstalled on targeted systems to carry out cyber-attacks, and shared infrastructure and communication between malware and botnets.

https://www.infosecurity-magazine.com/news/ransomware-not-gone-but-more-1/

The report is at –

https://www.fortinet.com/fortiguard/threat-intelligence/threat-research.html

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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