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Minerva Labs Blog

UIWIX – Evasive Ransomware Exploiting ETERNALBLUE

Last week everybody talked about the WannaCry ransomware, a non-evasive ransomware which exploited vulnerable servers to propagate, successfully infecting anything from digital billboards to the

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Reflecting on the Endpoint Security Architecture in the Aftermath of WannaCry

The outbreak of WannaCry ransomware has caused enterprises to examine their approach to safeguarding endpoints. What controls could have dampened the worm’s propagation? What measures could

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Using Vaccination to Stop Malware in Real-Life Scenarios

Caught in the middle of a malware outbreak without sufficient preventative mechanisms, how can the organization contain the malicious program, to give itself the opportunity to remediate the

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Immunize from WannaCry Ransomware with Minerva Labs FREE Vaccinator

The WannaCry/WannaCrypt malware outbreak of May 12th presents a powerful opportunity to reflect upon the endpoint security architecture to understand the role of the various defense layers that

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Minerva’s FREE WannaCry Vaccinator

The WannaCry/WannaCrypt malware outbreak of May 12th presents a powerful opportunity to reflect upon the endpoint security architecture to understand the role of the various defense layers that

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3 Legitimate Looking Techniques Used to Avoid Ransomware Detection

Ransomware comes in many forms. One strategy commonly used in ransomware attacks is to cloak malicious actions within legitimate looking programs. This combination allows the ransomware to

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USB Thief - Trojan Threat Prevented

Last week ESET published a blog post about a new advanced Trojan, capable of accessing sensitive information on air gapped machines. This rare capability enables it to target sensitive networks

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Vaccinating Against Spora Ransomware: A Proof-of-Concept Tool by Minerva Labs

Spora is presently among the most common ransomware families. For instance, it struck countless victims in the fake “Chrome Font Pack Update” campaign, encrypting victims’ files even without

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Lenny Zeltser joins Minerva as VP of Products

We're thrilled to have Lenny Zeltser join the team  and look forward to strengthening Minerva's vision of redefining prevention. Lenny brings invaluable industry expertise and extensive knowledge Read More >>
 

New Malware Phishing Campaign Targets South-East Asia

Last week, Minerva prevented a new malware variant that was distributed via phishing emails in south-east Asia. This threat is not an impressive APT, it dosen’t utilize any 0-day exploits and

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