Widespread, Brute-Force, Cloud-to-Cloud Attacks Hit Office 365 Users

An operationalized cloud-to-cloud brute-force attack against Microsoft Office 365 users has hit high-level employees at multiple Fortune 2,000 organizations. According to Skyhigh Networks, which remediated the attack, the perpetrators used popular cloud service platforms to conduct a persistent attack to log into corporate Office 365 accounts. The campaign had a “slow-and-low” pattern of coordinated attacks on high-value targets, including more than 100,000 failed Office 365 […]

Petya Ransomware – Get MIMECAST today!!!

Petya Ransomware Action plan to improve your cyber resilience against the latest mass outbreak What is it? Today a major new ransomware attack has hit businesses globally, but initially in the Ukraine, Russia, and across Europe. This has been identified as an updated strain of the Petya ransomware that was identified back in March. The malware appears to arrive via a Microsoft Word document in […]

Ransomware: The race you don’t want to lose

In the race to detect and contain ransomware on their networks, many organizations fail before they are out of the gate.  The reason has very little to do with technology, and more so a great deal to do with process. “But we bought all the good tools!”, such organizations protest. Good security technologies implemented and optimized properly are certainly one piece of the puzzle, however […]

Global cyber ransom ware attack spreads

The “Petya” ransom ware played havoc with computers at large firms. A global cyber attack‚ which was initiated in the Ukraine‚ spread on Wednesday to other countries in Europe‚ less than two months after the last worldwide ransom ware attack. Reuters reported that the hack had caused major disruptions‚ including downing the network at Russia’s biggest oil company. The “Petya” ransom ware played havoc with […]