Protections of NEW Variant of Petya Ransomware Using Hillstone Network’s Layered Security Solution

On Jun. 27th, 2017, The Petya ransomware is receiving worldwide attention by attacking the governments, banks, electrical systems, communication systems, enterprises, and airports in several countries. The attacking virus is the Petya ransomware variant, which spreads through combinations of the email, downloader and the worm. It exploits a vulnerability (CVE-2017-0199) through the RTF attachment in…

Detecting Industroyer with Hillstone Advanced Threat Detection Solution

If the headlines can remind us anything, it’s that hackers are always on the hunt, using the most cutting edge tools to breach and infiltrate networks and assets. This week, reports of a new ICS-specific malware, called CrashOverride or Industroyer , has hit the headlines. Industroyer’s critical differentiator lies in the fact that it uses…