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Immediate Threat Analysis – New Dharma Ransomware Strain Found in the Wild
Cymulate Research Lab, August 12, 2019
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Originally an offshoot of CrySiS, the Dharma ransomware family has brought forth a new variant, as part of its ongoing creation of new strains. In this blog post, we analyze the latest variant found in the wild by malware researcher Jakub Kroustek. Cymulate customers can check if they are vulnerable to this threat by running an Immediate Threat Intelligence simulation of this variant, uploaded to the dashboard on 28th July 2019. (Login to the dashboard here.) Overview Dharma has been operating.
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Red Teaming on Steroids - How to Optimize Security Controls Faster
Mor Ahuvia, July 19, 2019
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In the beginning there was pen testing. Then, developers accelerated pen testing with automated pentesting tools. Next, came the realization that instead of just one pen tester, a full team of pen testers could be deployed. Instead of seeking and exploiting security gaps opportunistically, they would perform reconnaissance work ahead of time, then plan and carry out a multi-step, multi-vector attack across the cyber kill chain, mimicking today’s sophisticated cyber heists and advanced.
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Threats that made Fireworks in the Headlines
Eyal Aharoni, July 4, 2019
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The lead up to this year’s 4th of July has been chockful of cyber events, from cities getting extorted, through triple-threat ransomware, to state-sponsored APT activity. Here’s a recap of last month’s cyber threat highlights. The month started with AMCA (an American billing collections service provider) announcing on June 3 that an unauthorized user had accessed its system containing personal information that AMCA had received from various entities. The personal data of 11.9 million customers,.
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Seeing the Unseen: Detecting and Preventing the Advanced Persistent Threat
Eyal Aharoni, January 31, 2019
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In the last few years, APT attacks conducted by individual cybercriminals, organized crime and state-sponsored groups have become prevalent and sophisticated, bypassing standard security controls such as APT, or Advanced Persistent Threat, is a sophisticated attack in which a person or group attains access to a network and remains undetected for an extended period of time.   The DarkHydrus APT Attack Let’s have a closer look at how APT threat actors operate by looking at a recent APT attack,.
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How Will You Focus Your Security Spending in 2019?
Eyal Aharoni, November 20, 2018
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As the person in charge of your organization's security, you are having sleepless nights troubled by visions of becoming a victim of a destructive cyberattack or being trashed in the media after a breach. You worry about strengthening the security posture of your organization which requires implementing the right security solutions.  The solutions are your only offense to protect the organization’s valuable assets, and it all rests on your shoulders.The fact that you have to work with a.
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SMBs - The Cybercrook’s Favorite Snack
Eyal Aharoni, April 30, 2018
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Cybercrooks just love going after small and medium-sized businesses since they are more vulnerable to cyberattacks than large organizations that have cybersecurity teams and top-notch security solutions in place. This makes those smaller organizations not only more vulnerable, but attacking them also does not require sophisticated tactics or tools, a simple bot botnet, RaaS toolkit (Ransomware as a Service) or phishing kits can already do the trick. Let’s have a closer look at the three main.
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Cyber Security Professionals In High Demand
Eyal Aharoni, January 18, 2018
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Professional cybersecurity staff are hard to find - and it only gets worse! For more than a decade, I have been working as a security professional at several companies of various sizes and in different industries. Over the years, I have noticed a worrying trend - lack of skilled security professionals to keep the hackers at bay. As a result, organizations kept being exposed to cyberattacks. In their desperation, organization scramble to hire staff as quickly as possible, often compromising on.
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