If you read our earlier post you are already familiar with Emotet. Recently Minerva prevented a new wave of Emotet attacks, a special Christmas-themed Emotet campaign - “Emotet Grinch”.
End of the year is a great opportunity to reflect upon the key trends that have shaped 2017 and set the direction for the upcoming year. Minerva Labs undertook extensive research into malware . . .
Emotet is a banking Trojan, designed for stealing banking information, email accounts and automatically siphoning money from victims’ bank accounts. It is known to be leveraging victims’ contact . . .
An increasing number of attacks take advantage of the capabilities of modern document formats to get past baseline anti-malware solutions. Such evasive measures involve initiating malicious . . .
I’ve been pondering the use of deception and variability to defend IT assets. Honeypots have been discussed in this context for quite a while, yet their initial implementation failed to take off . . .
Minerva Labs has recently discovered a new cryptocurrency mining campaign that uses evasion techniques to avoid being detected. In the campaign dubbed “WaterMiner”, malicious code was delivered to . . .
Minerva Labs has uncovered malicious software that implements a new evasive cryptocurrency mining campaign.
In our recent paper, “Making sense of the endpoint security” we compared and contrasted different types of endpoint security tools, from endpoint control, to anti-malware, to endpoint detection . . .
Despite worldwide spending reaching billions of dollars on endpoint security, in too many organizations endpoints are still the most vulnerable part of an organization’s technology infrastructure.
On September 18, Cisco’s Talos team published that Avast’s recently acquired subsidiary Piriform was leveraged to deliver malware to unsuspecting victims via its IT utility tool, CCleaner. For . . .
Minerva is proud to officially release Mystique – a free, open-source tool for automatically extracting mutex infection markers from malware for vaccination. You can download the tool from . . .
We can immunize computer systems against some infections by deploying vaccines that fool malware into believing the endpoint is already infected. This premise has been lingering in my mind . . .
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