We keep abreast of the latest cyber attacks and here’s one that we’re seeing a lot of coverage on we think you should know about – SamSam.
From the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) Report:
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) are issuing this activity alert to inform computer network defenders about SamSam ransomware, also known as MSIL/Samas.A.
Specifically, this product shares analysis of vulnerabilities that cyber actors exploited to deploy this ransomware. In addition, this report provides recommendations for prevention and mitigation.