Ransomware: Locky, TeslaCrypt, Other Malware Families Use New Tool To Evade Detection

Ransomware: Locky, TeslaCrypt, Other Malware Families Use New Tool To Evade Detection

Today we identified a new tool actively being used by the Locky ransomware family to evade detection and potentially infect endpoints. Unit 42 identified slight changes in Locky detonations through the AutoFocus threat intelligence service, correlating global data to discover a new tool being used to pack multiple ransomware families. Adversaries are constantly seeking new [...]

Top 5 New Features of PAN-OS 7.1 That Benefit Healthcare Organizations

Top 5 New Features of PAN-OS 7.1 That Benefit Healthcare Organizations

With the announcement of PAN-OS 7.1 this week, we are providing a variety of new features and improvements to make the Palo Alto Networks Next-Generation Security Platform even more effective at stopping cyberattacks and protecting data in healthcare IT environments. In this blog post, I’ll highlight five updates to PAN-OS that will be particularly useful [...]

Four PAN-OS 7.1 Capabilities That Offer New Opportunities for MSSPs

Four PAN-OS 7.1 Capabilities That Offer New Opportunities for MSSPs

PAN-OS 7.1, which we officially announced this week, offers new ways for Managed Security Service Providers (MSSPs) to differentiate and strengthen their offerings without adding complexity or new resources. Below are a few highlights that Palo Alto Networks MSSP customers will be particularly interested in: 1. Identifying and neutralizing zero-day threats in five minutes or less [...]