How Symantec Detected and Prevented the WastedLocker Ransomware Attack

Presented by

Kevin Haley, Director of Security Response, Eric Chien,Technical Director, Broadcom, Symantec Enterprise Division

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Evil Corp is not just a fictional company from “Mr. Robot”. It's a real-world sophisticated cyber crime gang of the same name that has continued on undeterred by FBI indictments of its leaders. Evil Corp recently launched a new targeted ransomware attack called WastedLocker against some of the largest U.S. companies and could have easily knocked them all out. Symantec threat hunters discovered and identified a breach inside dozens of corporate networks and were able to protect these companies before ransomware was deployed and caused damage. Want to hear more about how the attack worked, how Symantec discovered it and what to expect next from WastedLocker? Join us for a conversation between Eric Chien, Symantec Technical Director, and Kevin Haley, Director of Security Response on July 16th at 10am PT/1pm ET You will learn: - The details of these attacks - How Symantec discovered them - What you can do to protect your organization going forward

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