Threat Research

WannaCry Ransomware

WannaCry: What We Know It is worth noting that the first WannaCry infection was reported on February 10th then again on the 25th. We will refer to this as “version 1.” This did not have a widespread impact. On the…

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Analysis of Shamoon 2 Disk-Wiping Malware

Shamoon 2 Malware Background On August 15, 2012, a Saudi Arabian energy company was infected with disk-wiping malware in a targeted attack. The malware, known as either “Shamoon” or “DistTrack,” reportedly infected nearly 30,000 machines at the company in this…

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