SamSam Ransomware – Recent Alert, Summary and Recommendations

Yesterday, December 3, The United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS), National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC), and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) issued an activity alert to inform computer network defenders about SamSam ransomware, also known as MSIL/Samas.A.  This blog shares summary of the above analysis including vulnerabilities that bad-actors are using…