Traps “Can Can” Prevent RanRan Ransomware

Traps “Can Can” Prevent RanRan Ransomware

A recent Unit 42 blog post breaks down the newly identified ransomware “RanRan,” targeting multiple Middle Eastern government organizations. Driven by what appear to be political motives, the RanRan attacker encrypts data until victims make a negative public statement against a particular political leader. Prevention against ransomware, like RanRan, is possible with Palo Alto Networks [...]

Palo Alto Networks Unit 42 Vulnerability Research March 2017 Disclosures

Palo Alto Networks Unit 42 Vulnerability Research March 2017 Disclosures

As part of Unit 42’s ongoing threat research, we can now disclose that Palo Alto Networks Unit 42 researchers have discovered three code execution vulnerabilities affecting Adobe Flash (APSB17-07) that were addressed in Adobe’s monthly security update release: CVE-2017-2997: Tao Yan CVE-2017-2998: Tao Yan CVE-2017-2999: Tao Yan For current customers with a Threat Prevention subscription, [...]