Cyber-Security in 120 Secs: October Opens with Mega Breaches

Weekly Security News, enSilo Corporate and Product

Since last week, the industry witnessed significant breaches involving a potential 21 million individuals, new unknown APT, and the Dyreza malware moving to industries beyond banking.

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

 

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Moker, Part 2: Capabilities

Windows, Web Malware, Malware, APT, Moker, RAT, enSilo Breaking Malware

A few days ago, we published a blog entry on an advanced malware called Moker, and discussed the different challenges that Moker placed to avoid detection and anti-dissection, as part of enSilo’s continuing improvement of our endpoint security software.

Now that we have the stripped down malware sample, it’s time to analyze the actual malware.

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Moker: A new APT discovered within a sensitive network

Research, Windows, Malware, APT, Moker, RAT, enSilo Corporate and Product

Recently, enSilo found an Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) residing in a sensitive network of a customer. This APT appears to be a Remote Access Trojan (RAT) that is capable of taking complete control of the victim’s computer. To date, this APT is unknown and does not appear in VirusTotal. Moker was the file description that the malware author

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Moker, Part 1: Dissecting a New APT Under the Microscope

Windows, Web Malware, Malware, APT, Moker, RAT, enSilo Breaking Malware

Recently, we came across Moker, an advanced malware residing in a sensitive network of a customer. Since the malware did not try to access an external server, but rather tamper with the system inner workings, we decided to give this malware a second look. (This kind of work is part of developing complete endpoint security software.)

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Cyber-Security in 120 Secs: PoS Breaches, Ransomware Arrest and More

Weekly Security News, enSilo Corporate and Product

Highlighting the most significant cyber-security news of the past week in just 120 secs.

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Cyber-Security in 120 Secs: Fake Certificates, Privacy vs Security, and More

Weekly Security News, enSilo Corporate and Product

Get the most from all the cyber-security news of the past week in just 120 secs.

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AVG: the Clash of Security vs Privacy

Industry, enSilo Corporate and Product

User privacy and the role of providers holding user information has become a daily discussion. It seems as if this debate has currently reached an all-time high with AVG’s latest announcement on changing their Privacy Policy. To recall, AVG is a free anti-virus software, boasting to protect more than 200M users worldwide. Now, AVG has announced

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CyberSecurity in 120 Secs: Ransomware, CVS, and More

Weekly Security News, enSilo Corporate and Product, Ransomware, PCI DSS, Android, Lockerpin.A, CVS

We're excited to kickstart our weekly roundup of security news from the past week. In these weekly summaries we'll highlight significant points, so you get the most from all the news in just 120 seconds.

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The Top 10 BlackHat 2015 Talks for the Security Researcher

Research, enSilo Corporate and Product

BlackHat talks come in all shapes and sizes – from the philosophical keynotes and high-level to the ultra techie. Narrowing down the list of talks isn’t easy so I chose mine based on their technology flare. If you’re more of the techie sort, I hope this list helps you out as well. The only thing to note is that some unfortunately overlap so

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MS Patch Tuesday: A Look into 4 Vulnerabilities in the Windows Kernel

Research, enSilo Corporate and Product

Today’s Microsoft Patch Tuesday includes a patch for CVE-2015-2363, an IMPORTANT-rated exploitable privilege escalation vulnerability which we have responsibly disclosed to Microsoft. CVE-2015-2363 is a nearly 20 year-old vulnerability, located in most Windows systems since Windows NT 4.0 and up to Windows 8.

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