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The Impact of Modern Ransomware on Manufacturing Networks
Ransomware

The Impact of Modern Ransomware on Manufacturing Networks

Ransomware threats have disrupted the manufacturing industry significantly in 2020. In a disturbing trend during the third quarter of the year, attackers appeared to be singling out manufacturing organizations as a victim of choice in their ransomware operations.

Articles, News, Reports December 01, 2020
Phishing

Scammers Use Home Addresses of Targets in France

A recent phishing scam uses the name of a retail company to target users from France. The scheme employs a more targeted social engineering technique as it features each target's actual home address and phone number.

Research Dec 03, 2020

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Research Dec 03, 2020

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Malware

From Geost to Locker: Monitoring the Evolution of Android Malware Obfuscation

We looked into the evolution of an Android malware's obfuscation methods through samples nearly a year apart, Geost and Locker. Adding context to this discussion is the discovery that the authors of the malware used an external obfuscation service.

Research Dec 03, 2020

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Research Dec 03, 2020

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Cyber Threats

The 2020 Cyber Risk Index Goes Global

I’m excited this year to share the most recent version of the Trend Micro Cyber Risk Index (CRI), which we started 3 years ago.

Expert Perspective Dec 02, 2020

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Expert Perspective Dec 02, 2020

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Cyber Threats

How To Secure Slack for Remote Teams and Work from Home Employees

Cloud-based Slack has become an integral part of many teams’ daily functions and interactions. But with all the corporate data and potentially confidential information being shared via Slack, have you stopped to think about its security?

Research Dec 02, 2020

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Research Dec 02, 2020

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Ransomware

The Impact of Modern Ransomware on Manufacturing Networks

Ransomware threats have disrupted the manufacturing industry significantly in 2020. In a disturbing trend during the third quarter of the year, attackers appeared to be singling out manufacturing organizations as a victim of choice in their ransomware operations.

Expert Perspective Dec 01, 2020

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Expert Perspective Dec 01, 2020

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New MacOS Backdoor Connected to OceanLotus Surfaces

We recently discovered a new backdoor we believe to be related to the OceanLotus group. Some of the updates of this new variant include new behavior and domain names.

Research Nov 27, 2020

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Research Nov 27, 2020

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Ransomware

How a ransomware attack could affect retailers

Cybercriminals have recently been focusing their efforts on the retail industry, launching ransomware-based attacks that could prove disastrous for businesses if it disrupts their operations during important shopping seasons.

Security Strategies Nov 25, 2020

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Security Strategies Nov 25, 2020

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Malware

Analysis of Kinsing Malware's Use of Rootkit

Several shell scripts accompany Kinsing. These shell scripts are responsible for downloading and installing, removing, and uninstalling various resource-intensive services and processes. This blog post focuses on the role of the rootkit component.

Research Nov 24, 2020

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Research Nov 24, 2020

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Cyber Threats

Weaponizing Open Source Software for Targeted Attacks

How are open-source software trojanized? How can we detect them? To answer these questions, let us walk through a recent investigation we conducted that involved this file type.

Research Nov 20, 2020

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Research Nov 20, 2020

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