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Phishing Email to Company Devastating Ransomware in 5 Hours

How hackers manually escalated from a malicious email to a devastating, company-wide ransomware takeover in under 5 hours.

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(This article aims to contextualize an excellent incident report by Thedfirreport.com. I’ve used my own experience to fill in the gaps to demonstrate how these attacks affect real people in real companies.)

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Craig Hays

Aspiring writer, Cybersecurity Architect, Bug Bounty Hunter, Musician, Movie Producer, Failed Skydiver. https://craighays.com