Dear Locky: You have shown that signature-based detection is fundamentally impossible, but we still caught you!

Reading Time: 4 minutes  |  Published: March 17, 2016 in Blogs, Cyber Breach, Threat Detection, Uncategorized
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By: Carolyn Crandall CMO The Dridex Locky ransomware strain by design isn’t any more sophisticated than its fellow ransomware Cryptowall, TeslaCrypt and others. However, it is said to be backed by the Russian Dridex criminal group, a known leader in banking malware and it has quickly...

Report: Healthcare cyberattacks occur almost monthly

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: March 10, 2016 in Industry News
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Healthcare organizations face about one cyberattack per month and are still struggling to find effective strategies to keep systems secure, according to new research from the Ponemon Institute. In a poll of 535 healthcare IT and IT security practitioners, 48 percent said their organization had a...

Dell: Malware attacks double in just 12 months

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: March 8, 2016 in Industry News
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Companies are being left exposed to malware by increasingly sophisticated techniques, such as using SSL/TSL to bypass firewalls and ever evolving exploit kits, according to a new report by Dell Security. In its Annual Threat Report (registration required), Dell reported that the number of malware attacks...

Cyber criminals turn to ransomware as victims pay out

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: February 16, 2016 in Industry News
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Foursys today shared the results of its IT security survey, conducted last month. The results, displayed here as an infographic, show that ransomware was behind 42 per cent of security breaches. More than 400 UK-based IT managers took part in the Foursys survey, revealing insights into...