By Eric Talmadge, Associated Press With the dust now settling after “WannaCry”, the biggest ransomware attack in history, cybersecurity experts are taking a deep dive into how it was carried out, what can be done to protect computers from future breaches and, trickiest of all, who is really to blame. For many, it seems that last question has already been solved: It was North Korea. But beyond the frequently used shorthand that North Korea was likely behind the attack lies a more complicated — and enlightening — story: the rise of an infamous group of workaholic hackers, collectively known as…
On-Demand Webinar | July, 13, 2015
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This webcast is a high level summary of the Elastic Botnet Report released by Novetta June 11, 2015. The report details exploits of an ElasticSearch vulnerability to create distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) botnet infrastructures using the Elknot and BillGates DDoS malware families, and includes:
* An overview of the vulnerability
* Specifics about the threat actors
* Analysis of the malware functionality
* Remediation steps to help detect and remove infections.