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Deception Technology: Worth the Investment?

Reading Time: 2 minutes  |  Published: August 14, 2019 in Attivo News
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The buffet of IT security solutions is maddening - so many products, so many promises - but what will protect your organization? Deception technology is less of a fringe player these days. Although it has been on the radar of well-heeled organizations for some time,...

CISO Magazine – Interview of Carolyn Crandall

Reading Time: 9 minutes  |  Published: April 26, 2019 in Attivo News
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You have helmed several leadership roles in several companies. Tell us a bit about your journey from the marketing space to starting Marticulate and then becoming a Chief Deception Officer at Attivo. What was the transition like? From core marketing to core technology? I didn’t...

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Advanced Deception: How It Works & Why Attackers Hate It

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: December 20, 2017 in Attivo News
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While cyberattacks continue to grow, deception-based technology is providing accurate and scalable detection and response to in-network threats. Distributed deception platforms have grown well beyond basic DecoyDoc trapping techniques and are designed for high-interaction deceptions, early detection, and analysis of attackers' lateral movement. Additionally, deception platforms...

Hackers Target Nation’s Schools

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: October 24, 2017 in Industry News
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Criminals make student data public in escalating demands for ransom; some districts pay up Hackers looking to exploit sensitive information for profit are increasingly targeting the nation’s schools, where they are finding a relatively weak system to protect a valuable asset: student data. Cyberthieves have struck more...

Hackers using NSA malware DoublePulsar to infect Windows PCs with Monero mining Trojan

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: June 21, 2017 in Industry News
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DoublePulsar is estimated to have previously infected nearly 100,000 Windows PCs. Hackers are reportedly using the NSA's leaked DoublePulsar malware to infect vulnerable Windows PCs with a new cryptocurrency miner identified as "Trojan.BtcMine.1259". The Trojan reportedly leverages DoublePulsar, an NSA hacking tool leaked by the Shadow...