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The Gootkit Information Stealer

By Carl Keyser on Mar 4, 2021 1:17:02 PM

Ignore the adorable tree baby. This isn't about Groot. It's about Gootkit, a particularly nasty information stealer that's currently being distributed to people via hacked WordPress sites and malicious SEO techniques.

Topics: Ransomware Goot Gootkit Gootloader
5 min read

Sprite Spider: What You Need to Know

By Carl Keyser on Feb 1, 2021 4:05:17 PM

A ransomware team first detected in 2015 is poised to become one of the biggest threat actors of 2021, according to CrowdStrike.

Topics: Ransomware
2 min read

RagnarLocker Group Takes Out Ad on Facebook to Shame Victim

By Carl Keyser on Nov 10, 2020 3:54:59 PM

Ransomware is a huge threat right now. It's everywhere you look. Business after business is falling to the plight. We've been covering this for years. If you're expecting that to change for the better anytime soon, I've got some bad news for you...

Topics: Ransomware Facebook Ragnar Locker
4 min read

Ransomware: How to Protect Yourself

By Carl Keyser on Oct 21, 2020 8:00:00 AM

Securty7 Networks has PERSONALLY seen an uptick in ransomware attacks, and we're not alone. Security professionals around the globe are facing the same issues.

Topics: Lists Ransomware
4 min read

Paying a Ransomware Ransom Might Lead to Big Fines...

By Carl Keyser on Oct 9, 2020 8:00:00 AM

Your day couldn't be going worse. Someone in the office clicked on a link they shouldn't have. Now the entire network is compromised with Ransomware. Your cybersecurity hygiene practices weren't the best, to begin with. You haven't been doing what you should be doing. Your data wasn't backed up, and you can't restore your end-points. The only option left is to pay the attacker's ransom and unlock your data. Things couldn't get worse, right?

Topics: Ransomware
4 min read

Ragnar Locker: What to Look Out For

By Carl Keyser on Jul 1, 2020 2:03:25 PM

It would seem the people who create and name malware/ransomware/etc. have the same affinity for pop culture references that I do. I predict that one day I'll wake up to the news that a particularly dangerous piece of software called "The Parrot Sketch" is tearing up enterprises left and right the world over.

Topics: Ransomware Windows Remote Desktop Protocols RDP Group Policy Objects Ragnar Locker GPO
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The State of K-12 Cybersecurity: 2019 Year in Review...

By Carl Keyser on Apr 2, 2020 8:00:00 AM

The world's upside down right now, and people are really at their wits end. It's hard to find any normalcy in our day to day lives. Especially if you're working from home AND you have your kids there with you.

Topics: Ransomware Schools Breached

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