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September 19, 2016 by Colleen Weller

Cyber-Security in 120 Secs: Targeted Ransomware

In this week’s news, we recognize that funding stemming from malware is allowing threat actors to fine-tune malware, and be more targeted.  In this case, ransomware distributors are increasing monetary demands that are a reflection of the value of the data they are holding hostage; GovRat a malware that is being sold on the darknet for US $1600 and the latest breach of thousands of logins for...

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September 13, 2016 by Udi Yavo

FindADetour: The Tool that Tests for Vulnerable Microsoft's Detours

Today’s Microsoft September Patch Tuesday includes a patch to what they had tagged as a fix for Microsoft Office. Behind the scenes, however, that fix extends beyond Microsoft Office to hundreds of applications developed by Microsoft as well as hundreds of other software vendors. Accordingly, this fix affects millions of users – from those running Office to virtualization programs and security...

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Topics: Research

September 11, 2016 by Colleen Weller

Cyber-Security in 120 Secs: The OPM Breach Report

This week, the U.S. House Oversight & Government Reform Committee concluded in a report based on the timeline of the events that led to the OPM breach - “OPM jeopardized U.S. national security for more than a generation”, the White House appointed the first Federal CISO and Acting Deputy CISO to increase cybersecurity within the government and it’s reported that TPG acquired 51% of McAfee from...

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September 4, 2016 by Colleen Weller

Cyber-Security in 120 Secs: Voting Databases Get Targeted

This week we saw activity that may concern voters in the upcoming presidential election with 3 different voter databases reported being compromised; Dropbox and Last.fm were both breached in 2012 and decided to publish the number of users affected 4 years later; there is a new ransomware out that looks like a Windows update.

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September 1, 2016 by Colleen Weller

How is enSilo Taking on the Global Market? Read Our Fortune Article

enSilo is growing! ...and having an international cyber-security team is critical to our success.

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Topics: Business

August 30, 2016 by Colleen Weller

Everything You Always Wanted to Know about Ransomware but Were Afraid to Ask

BadBlock, Cerber, Chimera, CoinVault, Crypt0L0cker, CryptoJoker, CTB-Locker, Jigsaw, KeRanger, Locky, NanoLocker, Petya, Samas, TeslaCrypt, zCrypt… these are just a few out of the hundreds of ransomware cropping up in the past year.

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Topics: Industry

August 22, 2016 by Colleen Weller

Cyber-Security in 120 Secs: The Shadow Brokers Release NSA Tools

This week an apparent hacking group released NSA tools that prove that the agency hoarded 0-days in security products, 20 HEI Hotel properties were hacked, and WikiLeaks has reportedly been hosting malware in some of their files that have been overlooked prior to publishing. 

Highlighting the cyber-security news from the past week in a 120 sec. read. Starting now.

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August 18, 2016 by Yotam Gottesman

Adding UAC Bypass to the Attacker’s Tool Set

 

Recently our researchers revealed a new way that attackers can bypass Microsoft’s User Access Control (UAC) mechanisms.

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Topics: Research

August 15, 2016 by Colleen Weller

Cyber-Security in 120 Secs: Project Sauron

This week’s events were led by a state-sponsored malware dubbed "Project Sauron" AKA "Strider, that was successfully hiding out for at least 5 years prior to being discovered, Oracle-owned MICROS experienced a PoS attack that is still under investigation, we are also seeing the effects of ransomware on healthcare with "DarkOverLord". 

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August 7, 2016 by Colleen Weller

Cyber-Security in 120 Secs: The Comeback of Gozi Malware

This week we saw Gozi malware making a comeback, a huge increase in C & C servers using SSL cloaking malware, and Banner Health was compromised with 3.7M patients being affected.

Highlighting the cyber-security news from the past week in a 120 sec. read. Starting now.

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