Just saw this article:
Ranscam latest ransomware.
How is the payload being delivered (a) drive by download (i.e. then we should have countermeasure with Download Insight+Protection), (b) e-mail attachment (i.e. then several SEP 12.1 technologies come into play – including those with Symantec Messaging Gateway). Symantec is already on record for CryptoLocker a/k/a Ransomware nefariousness. See Ransomware Do's and Don'ts: Protecting Critical Data and Ransomware: How to stay safe. Behind the con of the SEPM’s I administer we are FULL THROTTLE with all protection SEP 12.1 (RU6, MP5) technologies and remain in proactive, not reactive mode 24/7/365.
I wish Symantec would include web filtering (safe sites) as part of the SEP package to prevent users from accessing sites to click.....