Explore the correlation between ransomware and spam and how attackers have sent millions of spam messages laced with ransomware, and how DNS pointer records can help identify spam.
- [Instructor] Ransomware and spam go hand in hand…as email provides a convenient way…to reach victims on a global scale.…Attackers send millions of spam messages…laced with ransomware with the hopes…of multiple victims falling for the bait.…I'm at this website, spamcop.net,…but there are many others that monitor…and give statistics on the amount of spam…that's received over a period.…
I'll go here to statistics…and we'll scroll down.…We can see total spam report volume…over a day, a week, a month, or even a year.…I'll select the year, and we can see the peaks,…and that will correlate to massive spam campaigns.…How much spam is out there?…Well, we'll take a look at this website…that gives statistics.…I'll scroll down here,…and, according to Kaspersky, about 55%…of all emails sent worldwide are spam.…
The United States is the biggest source of spam,…which accounts for 15.2% of global spam traffic.…Spam is dangerous and clogs up your mail servers…and is a serious problem.…If your email servers are hosted internally,…
- How ransomware works
- Types of ransomware
- Safeguarding Windows
- Securing your router
- Updating software and operating systems
- Spam, phishing, and spoofing
- Reporting ransomware
Skill Level Beginner
Ransomware: Practical Reverse Engineeringwith Malcolm Shore1h 22m Intermediate
Malware: Defense and Responsewith Scott M Burrell40m 46s Intermediate
Windows Performance Toolkit: Malware Analysiswith Thomas Pantels1h 4m Intermediate
1. Ransomware Overview
2. Types of Ransomware
3. Safeguarding Windows
4. Good Practice
Next steps1m 25s
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