Endpoint Protection, Hardening and Containment
Ransomware is a common method of cyber extortion or disruption for financial gain. This type of attack can instantly disrupt access to files, applications or systems until the victim pays the ransom (and the attacker restores access with a decryption key) or the organization restores and reconstitutes from backups. Once ransomware is invoked within an organization, most variants utilize privileged accounts and trust relationships between systems for lateral dispersion.
Ransomware is commonly deployed across an environment in two ways:
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