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How an MSSP successfully fought off a major cyber attack

This post was last updated on November 19th, 2021 at 03:27 pmHere at Infocyte, we are helping our customers and partners respond to major attacks on almost a weekly basis. When I say attack, I don’t mean an antivirus notification about a bad file that a user inadvertently downloaded. The attacks I am talking about…

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A team of government agents executing ransomware protection methods

How Can State and Local Municipalities Protect Themselves from Ransomware?

This post was last updated on November 3rd, 2021 at 09:54 amThe extent of ransomware attacks among government entities was especially revealed when the world, particularly the US, was countering the pandemic. It’s now clear that cybercriminals might continue halting delivery of essential services unless state and local municipalities do something to end the ransomware…

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Detecting and Responding to Ransomware Attacks

Behind the Scenes: What Happens in a Ransomware Attack? [Video]

This post was last updated on September 27th, 2021 at 12:31 pmThe first step to protecting yourself from a ransomware attack is understanding what it actually is. The behaviors that constitute a threat might individually seem like perfectly normal activity, even to someone who knows what they are looking for. If we put ourselves in…

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New Infocyte Blog: Cobalt Strike

Cobalt Strike: The New Favorite Among Thieves

This post was last updated on August 17th, 2021 at 03:46 pmBy Chris Gerritz Since 2012, Cobalt Strike has been utilized as a proactive way of testing network defenses against advanced threat actor tools, tactics, and procedures (TTPs). The aim, of course, is to mimic the most malicious threat actors and their techniques to test…

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