Q3 Malware Review: Evolution of Locky and Quiet Malware

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Brendan Griffin, Threat Intelligence Manager, PhishMe

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During the third quarter of 2016, the PhishMe Intelligence team generated 689 active threat reports that highlighted indicators of compromise, tactics, and techniques that serve as the hallmarks of phishing attacks. Two key stories stood out this quarter. Locky continued to steal headlines as the dominant ransomware by continuing to innovate and avoid detection by experts. Meanwhile, other, quieter malware remained an ever-present threat to companies of all sizes. Join Brendan Griffin, Threat Intelligence Manager, PhishMe to learn about: •Evolution of Locky Ransomware •Challenges faced by malware researchers against the constantly evolving ransomware •Quiet malware and their proliferation •Ransomware versus Quiet Malware business models

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