back to article Warehouse management software biz SnapFulfil hit by ransomware: It's not just the big dogs getting KO'd

A UK cloud-based warehouse management software provider was struck by ransomware earlier this week. Emails from SnapFulfil, a trading name of Synergy Logistics, sent to its customers late last week and shown to The Register, revealed how a ransomware attack targeted the company's services, disrupting warehouse operations for …

  1. Paul Herber Silver badge

    I get knocked down, but I get up again

    Not one of Yes's more successful songs.

    1. IGotOut Silver badge

      Re: I get knocked down, but I get up again

      More likely to be Cumbawumba reference.

  2. Doctor Syntax Silver badge

    How about, if you're selling ?aaS, you keep the production network well isolated from the office network?

    It wouldn't be a cure-all but it least protects the punters from an office junior or CEO who hasn't got to grips with the notion there might be something nasty in emails.

  3. JCitizen

    I get so tired of reading about these attacks..

    Especially when I see it as a simple proposition to prevent it. Any good MCSE could set up Active Directory and use all the MMC settings, snap-ins, and permissions to prevent such attacks, and when I tested these settings against malware in my honeypot lab, I never had a variant that could penetrate these settings to encrypt critical files on the target machine.

    There was also a free batch file that was available at bleepingcomputer called CryptoPrevent that was easy to setup, and much cheaper for the paid version, than hiring a Microsoft Certified Software Engineer to do the same thing; maybe even better. It always came with some code that Bitdefender made resident; but I never bothered to find out what exact product that was. Foolish-IT has been bought out since then, so I have no idea if the new company can be trusted now or not.

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