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Performanta Advisory: Petya Ransomware

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Published by Elad Sharf and Nick Griffin, Cyber Defence Team, Performanta (27 June, 2017: 22:00)

Performanta has closely monitored the outbreak of a new variant of the Petya ransomware, known as ‘Petrwrap’. Many large organisations have been affected, mainly in Ukraine, although the malware has rapidly spread across the UK, Europe and the US.

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Security Advisory: EternalRocks and other Malware Variants Utilising The Shadow Brokers Leaked NSA Exploits

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Published by Elad Sharf, Nick Griffin (May 24, 2017)

Performanta is aware of additional malware variants, like ‘EternalRocks’, exploiting the same vulnerabilities as WannaCry and additional attack vectors leaked by The Shadow Brokers group.

If you’ve followed our previous advisory and protected yourself against WannaCry, you should be protected against the exploitation mechanism of new variants.

  1. Ensure the MS17-010 security
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Can North Korea be Linked to WannaCry? A Timestamp Analysis

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Published by Nick Griffin (May 19, 2017)

Performanta have analysed three earlier variants of the WannaCry ransomware from April and May 2017 which attempt to guess and brute-force passwords used for SMB in order to copy themselves to network shares. These samples are evidence that the WannaCry malware author(s) have long intended to launch a widespread ransomware epidemic. We also … Read the rest

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WannaCry: What’s Real and What’s Not?

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Published by Nick Griffin, Elad Sharf (May 17, 2017)

Over the last few days the WannaCry epidemic has sparked a media frenzy, with many jumping on the publicity bandwagon. There is a lot of information out there, but how do we separate the truth from the fiction? In this blog we will document the known facts and provide evidence for … Read the rest

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Five Security Predictions for 2015: Bolder Threats Leading to Bolder Security Teams

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No one is safe from getting hacked. This has been no more evident than in 2014 where we have seen some of the biggest high-end data breaches of large companies ever seen to date. Data, personal records and financial information has been stolen and sold on the black market in a matter of days. eBay, Target and more recently Sony … Read the rest

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Securing Our World, Together

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The Infosec community has been battling threats for a long time now; you’ve probably witnessed the world has been going through tremendous security technology developments in the last two decades — harnessing invention power to build a plethora of offerings available to protect against cyber security threats — yet, the truth of the matter is that the world consistently fails … Read the rest

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Performanta extends their Microsoft Security Practice to the UK and Europe

PRESS RELEASE:      6 June 2017

 

Performanta extends their Microsoft Security Practice to the UK and Europe

 

Performanta adds Microsoft Security portfolio to their robust offerings to help UK and European clients overcome the wide-ranging IT security challenges that impact organisations today.

 

London, Johannesburg, Sydney, Dallas – 6 June 2017 – Performanta, a leading global IT security firm, today … Read the rest

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Infosecurity 2017

From 6th – 8th June 2017, Performanta took over stand P120, at Olympia, London, where we showcased our company and the value that we bring to our customers.

We were delighted to meet so many people and to have some great conversations with those of you that joined us on our stand.

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