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Joe Franscella
Joe Franscella August 16, 2019

Anomali Harris Poll: Ransomware Hits 1 in 5 Americans

Most Voters to Consider Candidates' Cybersecurity Records in Future ElectionsCybercriminals have been using ransomware to profit off of unprepared victims for more than a decade. Ransomware rose to infamy when the WannaCry and NotPetya attacks struck the world. Recently, attackers have collected more than a million dollars…

Anomali Threat Research
Anomali Threat Research August 1, 2019

Threat Actors Utilizing eCh0raix Ransomware Change NAS Targeting

IntroductionOn July 23, 2019, Synology Inc., a Taiwan-based Network Attached Storage (NAS) company, posted an advisory on safeguarding internet-connected Synology NAS devices from Ransomware attacks.[1] The storage devices are encrypted after attackers successfully brute-forcing administrator credentials by using default…

Anomali Threat Research
Anomali Threat Research July 10, 2019

The eCh0raix Ransomware

IntroductionAnomali researchers have observed a new ransomware family, dubbed eCh0raix, targeting QNAP Network Attached Storage (NAS) devices. QNAP devices are created by the Taiwanese company QNAP Systems, Inc., and contain device storage and media player functionality, amongst others. The devices appear to be compromised by…

Anomali Threat Research
Anomali Threat Research April 23, 2019

WorrisomeWiki: Is Collaboration Leaving You Exposed to Cyberattacks?

Weighing the Benefits of Project Management Applications Against the RiskDisclaimer: With the sensitive information possibly being leaked by a number of entities and it being hard to discern those intended to be open as opposed to those intended to be private. Anomali has contacted Atlassian to work with and inform affected…

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