Monthly Archives: March 2016

Samas ransomware enters hospitals through vulnerable servers

There’s hardly a day anymore that we don’t hear about a hospital being hit with ransomware. But while most have been infected via phishing emails carrying or linking to the malware, the latest incidents show a new modus operandi when it comes to malware delivery: compromising servers by leveraging vulnerabilities and spreading the ransomware to Windows machines from there. Latest (public) victim An example of this attack is that which hit US-based not-for-profit healthcare organization … More

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