Different Ways to be a Ransomware Victim, and How to Avoid Them
“Ransomware is once again in the news. Attackers are reportedly targeting health care providers and are using targeted phishing campaigns disguised as meeting invites or invoices that contain links to Google documents, which then lead to PDFs with links to signed executables that have names with distinctive words like “preview” and “test”.
Once the ransomware enters a system, attackers go after low-hanging fruit left behind on our networks to move laterally and do more damage. Such easy access is preventable and might be the result of an old and forgotten setting or an outdated policy…”.