Analysis: Lessons Learned From Emotet Takedown

Also: Update on Microsoft Exchange Flaw Exploits; Tips on Updating Business Continuity Plans
Analysis: Lessons Learned From Emotet Takedown
Ransom note for Ryuk ransomware, which was previously distributed by Emotet (Source: McAfee)

The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report features cybercrime deterrence lessons learned from the disruption of the Emotet botnet operation.

In this report, you'll hear (click on player beneath image to listen):

  • ISMG’s Mathew Schwartz offers insights on the recent law enforcement disruption of the Emotet botnet operation;
  • ISMG’s Jeremy Kirk discusses the latest developments in cyberattacks tied to exploits of unpatched Microsoft Exchange flaws;
  • Pandemic expert Regina Phelps discusses the need to update and amend business continuity plans in the age of “work from anywhere.”

The ISMG Security Report appears on this and other ISMG websites on Fridays. Don't miss the Feb. 26 and March 5 editions, which respectively discuss the crackdown on cryptocurrency scams and the Accellion Appliance zero-day attack breaches.

Theme music for the ISMG Security Report is by Ithaca Audio under a Creative Commons license.

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