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U.S. Government Warns Against Paying Ransomware Attackers

Ransomware attacks have become so common, it seems we hear about new and worse ones almost on a daily basis. So much so that the U.S. government is directly addressing the issue with a pair of new . . .

 

Minerva Labs Stops An Attack By Gootkit Banking Trojan

A report by Malwarebytes' research team has unveiled a wave of attacks targeting Germany using a banking trojan named Gootkit.  Gootkit’s initial loader is an obfuscated Javascript with the . . .

 

Egregor Ransomware - An In-Depth Analysis

Minerva Labs undertook a detailed research of the Egregor ransomware, with the goal of providing an in-depth analysis of how it works to infect a target. Better knowledge of threat actor's . . .

 

Stopping BuerLoader With Minerva Lab's Hostile Environment Simulation module

BuerLoader is a stealthy implant, which is frequently used by attackers as an initial foothold in organizations. The malware’s common method of infection is by phishing mails, which contain a . . .

 

Does WFH Mean We Have to Choose Between Privacy and Security?

 

 

Exterminating A Parallax RAT

Over the last couple of years, the use of user mode API hooking by security vendors became highly popular. Most next-gen antiviruses and EDRs use hooking for detecting and preventing malicious . . .

 

Emotet Malspam Blocked Even Before It Was Identified

Emotet, one of the most active recent malspam campaigns has launched a new malicious document which pretends to be a message from windows update, as reported by Bleeping Computer.

 

A New Paradigm in Endpoint Security, Precipitated by COVID-19

Let’s talk endpoint security in the age when the corporate security perimeter not only dissolved into the cloud, but also engulfed employees’ home PCs and networks. Enterprises have been . . .

 

Preventing Fake Software Installers with Minerva Labs

Fake installers are on the rise, and it is not a coincidence. This opportunistic method of infection is getting increasingly popular because of the ease of creating new and obfuscated payloads . . .

 

Sedating The Kraken – Blocking APT32 Fileless Injection

Malwarebytes’s Threat Intelligence team has uncovered a new attack dubbed “Kraken”, which is attributed to APT32.

 

Minerva Vs  Sekhmet Ransomware

Not much is known about Sekhmet ransomware, but reports about this strain of ransomware started surfacing around May of this year. The ransomware follows the recent trend of exposing the stolen . . .

 

Minerva Labs named as a Cool Vendor for 2020 in Network & Endpoint Security

Minerva Labs Named as a Cool Vendor in Network and Endpoint Security 2020

 

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