Self-propagating threats such as WannaCry and Petya were only the tips of the iceberg. The success hackers enjoyed with WannaCry and Petya makes it quite likely others will try to replicate the tactics used by deploying ransomware as a worm. The propagation mechanisms employed by both ransomware families enabled the threats to spread quickly across an entire computer network. In this article, we will see how do they work and what are organizations doing to prepare themselves for the likelihood of the more pronounced threat.
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