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SamSam ransomware, also known as MSIL/SAMAS.A and SamsamCrypt is associated with a bad actor named GOLD LOWELL, or group named Ransom.SamSam. This particular group prides itself on targeting organizations and infecting machines, making SamSam appear like a legitimate process, allowing it to hide in plain sight and avoid alarm triggering.
With advancements in technology comes more cyber risks that impact an organization in multiple ways including their data and intellectual property, legal liability, and brand and reputation, to just name a few. Luckily, there are enhanced solutions to manage these cyber risks and we outline the difference of two important cyber security tools in this article, that prevents malicious software from infecting an organization’s environment: anti-virus and end-point detection and response.
Shadow IT – information technology projects that are managed outside of, and without the knowledge of, the IT department – is becoming a rising problem. As SMBs and enterprises continue to grow at a rapid pace, the convenience, flexibility, and quick-deployment of purchasing, downloading, and using software-as-a-service (SaaS), infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS), and platform-as-a-service (PaaS) applications poses as a significant cyber risk for organizations.