Crypsis In the News
Axios - Global Hack Appears Aimed at Damage, Not Money
As Bret Padres, a former intel official and CEO of The Crypsis Group tells Axios, “a just as plausible explanation is that this is a coding error” that makes it look like a wiper and not a simple ransomware hack.
Published: 06/30/17View Article
Axios - The Growing Threat of Ransomware Attacks
The ransom requested for access to an infected computer is $300 in bitcoin, and “doesn’t seem consistent with state-sponsored attackers,” Bret Padres, a former intel official and CEO of The Crypsis Group, tells Axios, although he would not rule out a state-sponsored attack.
Published: 06/28/17View Article
CBS Evening News - Putin insists Russian government not involved in U.S. election hacking
“He’s trying to create some plausible deniability,” Padres said. “I think he might be concerned about some evidence that will be disclosed and he sort of wants to distance himself from those that might have been involved.”
Published: 06/01/17View Article
The New York Times - How to Protect Yourself From Ransomware Attacks
Information technology professionals should also regularly educate and test employees on spotting suspicious emails, said Matt Ahrens, vice president of Crypsis, a cybersecurity firm.
Published: 05/15/17View Article