• WannaCry over WannaCrypt? PacketViper Blocks New Ransomware Threat

    Written by: Francesco Trama | Published on: August 18th, 2017

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    Francesco Trama
    Francesco Trama As Chief Executive Officer and Founder, Frank is responsible for the overall operating performance, leading the strategic direction of the company’s products and solutions internally while building technical and business credibility externally as a market-facing thought leader.

    The ransomware that brought hospitals throughout England and Scotland to an operational standstill is a strain of WannaCry/WannaCrypt ransomware which contains a potent and dangerous payload called ExtendBlue. What if you could block the ransomware? ExtendBlue exploits Microsoft’s SMB protocol and gives it legs. ExtendBlue allows the attacker to discover new exploitable systems within the … Continue reading >>>