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McAfee Labs Threats Report: June 2017

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Verizon 2017 Data Breach Investigations Report

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What You Need to Know About WannaCry Ransomware

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What is Threat Center?

Threat Center is McAfee’s cyberthreat information hub. From here, you can learn about top threats in our continuously curated Threat Landscape Dashboard, search our McAfee GTI database of known threats, read in-depth threat research reports that detail significant attacks and how to protect against them, access a variety of free security tools, and provide threat feedback.

Top threats

The ransomware encrypts the master boot record as well as files on the infected system.

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RIG is spread via suspicious advertisements that have been inserted into legitimate websites.

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The ransomware uses exploits leaked by the Shadow Brokers and has infected many computers, including those in the government, telecom, and educational sectors.

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The SMBv1 server in some versions of Microsoft Windows allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via crafted packets.

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The attack focused on targets in Saudi Arabia and the malware used was programmed to wipe the hard disk of the infected computer.

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