EXPERT COMMENTS: SNAKE Ransomware Targets Organizations’ Entire Corporate Networks

In response to the news that SNAKE ransomware is targeting entire corporate networks, expert offers perspective.


EXPERTS COMMENTS
Tarik Saleh, Senior Security Engineer and Malware Researcher,  DomainTools
January 10, 2020
It then proceeds to encrypt the machine’s files while skipping over important Windows folders and system files.
Security researchers have observed samples of the new SNAKE ransomware family targeting organizations’ entire corporate networks. Discovered by MalwareHunterTeam and analyzed by Vitali Kremez, SNAKE is written in Golang and contains a high level of obfuscation. Upon successful infection, the ransomware deletes the machine’s Shadow Volume Copies before terminating various processes associated ....
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Javvad Malik, Security Awareness Advocate,  KnowBe4
January 09, 2020
Organisations should focus on the root cause on how ransomware enters the network.
Ransomware has proven to be very lucrative for cybercriminals and it appears some of their ill-gotten gains have funded advancements in ransomware tools. The Snake ransomware is one such example where criminals are trying to cause extra disruption by attempting to encrypt the entire network. Organisations should focus on the root cause on how ransomware enters the network. This is primarily throu ....
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