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The Attack on the DNC - How APT's can be prevented

Six weeks ago both Palo Alto Networks and CrowdStrike released reports regarding a highly advanced attack on US governmental and political targets. The group behind the attack, dubbed APT28, Sofacy . . .

 

Ransomware Mania

Fifty new ransomware families have appeared in less than six months, according to a recent TrendMicro  report.
 
Prior to 2016 there were about a dozen major ransomware families and very . . .
 

Ransomware Pizza(Crypts) a creative strain of malware

It seems that malware authors imagination works extra-hours when it comes to creating new ransomware strains. In the saturated underground market of this specific malware type they constantly try to . . .

 

Minerva Labs Ransomware protection for the healthcare industry

Two weeks ago Minerva Labs introduced its innovative Minerva Anti-Evasion Platform to the healthcare industry at the Health IT Summit, Boston 2016. During the last couple of decades, the healthcare . . .

 

Detection and Response or Prevention through Deception?

The California Data Breach Report for 2016 identifies malware and hacking as the greatest threat both in the number of breaches and the number of records being breached. This is a growing . . .

 

Keys to The Kingdom: Endpoint Hygiene addressed

http://www.securityweek.com/what-keeps-security-professionals-night-their-users

I find this article touches on many reoccurring issues in the cyber security industry. End users actions are hard to . . .

 

IronGate Malware: 'New Stuxnet', PREVENTED by Minerva Labs

FireEye Labs published yesterday (2/6/2016) a report about a new strain of malware, targeting industrial control systems (ICS) and supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA).

 

Cybercriminals Adopt the Mossad Emblem

A week ago the Israel's well known Mossad posted a recruitment ad challenging security experts to solve multiple puzzles if they wish to apply an "operational cyber security expert" position. . . .

 

Bedep – Preventing Fileless Malware

As discussed in our previous blog posts, an exploit kit (EK) is a software product sold on the underground market, designed to run on top of web servers in order to spread malware to victims browsing . . .

 

Malware Exploit Kits? PREVENTED by Minerva Labs

An exploit kit (EK) is a software product sold on the underground market, designed to run on top of web servers in order to spread malware to victims browsing to infected websites.

 

Mysterious Ohagi Malware

Minerva's Research team have been on the hunt for emerging threats. In recent months we have observed the use of new reconnaissance and cookie stealer malware. This type of activity might suggest an . . .

 

TeslaCrypt 3.1? New Ransomware Strain Removes ShadowCopies via WMI

At the moment, Ransomware is the hot button issue for information security professionals world wide.

Malware authors are aware of this, and know that each minute their ransomware remains undetected . . .

 

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