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Adam Brown
Manager of Threat Intelligence

Adam has over 12 years of collective intelligence experience – with 8 years in Cyber Threat Intelligence (CTI) distributed across various disciplines which include: incident response, malware analysis,... Read More

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March 2022 Threat Intelligence Summary

Read the March 2022 Threat Intelligence Summary

The Fidelis Cybersecurity Threat Research Team’s latest report provides continued coverage and vigilance on the most menacing threats and vulnerabilities. This month, you’ll learn details and defense strategies against the destructive DDoS and ransomware attacks targeting Ukrainian public and private networks. You’ll also discover high-severity and trending threats, along with detection and mitigation strategies you can use to protect your organization.

Read the March 2022 Threat Intelligence Summary

Russo-Ukrainian Conflict Cyber Attacks

While the bulk of the offensive cyber actions committed in the Russo-Ukrainian are targeting Ukrainian government agencies, the risk for spill-over effects and misattribution are at an all-time high. In the Threat Intelligence Report, you will see a detailed description of the most prolific attacks and gain insights into how you can defend your organization. Fidelis Cybersecurity has incorporated known network and file-based indicators to provide protection through our network and endpoint product offerings to help clients who might face off against:

17,765: IP addresses and 166 domains that Russia claims are responsible for participating in a series of DDoS attacks

CaddyWiper: the latest iteration in a series of destructive Wiper malware campaigns impacting Ukraine

GhostWriter: and other phishing campaigns

Cyber Threat Analysis Highlights

Each month presents a new set of challenges for cybersecurity defenders, as adversaries adapt existing threats and create new tactics and techniques. In March 2022, Fidelis Cybersecurity enabled clients to defend their networks and clouds from:

186k+: malware threats of high severity (e.g., Ransomware, Trojans, Backdoors, Exploit Kits, Loaders, Droppers)

6K+: critical vulnerability exploitation attempts across 16 distinct vulnerabilities

 

Trending In-the-Wild

The Threat Intelligence Summary contains analysis from multiple feeds, including open-source intelligence sources. In the latest report, you’ll see the latest on trending malware that you need to watch out for, including:

  • Dridex
  • Quakbot
  • AgentTesla
  • TrickBot
  • Emotet
  • LokiBot
  • SoulClose
  • Shodi
  • Urelas

About the Fidelis Cybersecurity Threat Research Team

The Threat Research team (TRT) at Fidelis Cybersecurity researches and analyzes the latest threats and issues. The intelligence we gather from multiple open-source and proprietary sources about our cyber adversaries’ tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs) is fed directly into our platforms, products, and services to help our customers detect, neutralize and eliminate threats before they can harm production systems.

Visit the Fidelis Cybersecurity Threat Research page to read the complete March 2022 Threat Intelligence Summary, along with information on critical threats and resources to help you better prepare for the next attack.

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