There were over 187 million ransomware attacks in 2019. That’s over 500,000 attacks on businesses every single day. If you have not yet been a victim of a ransomware attack, the odds are that it is just a matter of time. And if you have already been breached, you’re not immune. When that day comes, it is essential that you know what to do to minimize the impact to you, your team, and your business.
Here is a quick overview of the steps your organization will need to take to deal with an active ransomware attack:
Even after an attack is over, it is more than likely that your attackers still have a foothold in your network. It is critical that you identify any active malware, or persistent leftovers that are still communicating to the command-and-control (C2) server. Common persistence techniques include:
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