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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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March Cyberattacks Wrap-up
Eyal Aharoni, April 4, 2019
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March's Cyberattacks In our monthly wrap-up, we cover the latest cyberattacks highlighting the attack methods and payloads used by malicious hackers and cybercriminals. Cybercrooks were very active in March 2019 successfully attacking Asus, Toyota, Jackson County, Earl Enterprise restaurants (e.g., Planet Hollywood), and various other industries.   If we look at the Asus breach, attackers used the Asus’ software update system to distribute their malware to about 1 million Windows computers. It.
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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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The Most Malicious Threat Actors Using Email
Eyal Aharoni, December 13, 2018
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Cyberattacks using the email vector has been the most widely used attack vector for the past few years, including this year. Threat actors are spreading ransomwares, trojans, malwares, and more with a simple email. In this blog, we will review the breakdown and the average penetration ratio per category of threats.   During 2018, 858 worldwide organizations from various sectors mainly financial ones, including banks and insurance companies, turned to Cymulate to have their “cyberdefences”.
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November Cyberattacks Wrap-up
Eyal Aharoni, December 4, 2018
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November's Cyberattacks In our monthly wrap-up, we cover the latest cyberattacks highlighting the attack methods and payloads used by malicious hackers and cybercriminals. The month ended with Marriott disclosing that it had been the victim of a large-scale data breach. The data of around 500 million customers who stayed at Starwood hotels (part of the Marriot group) for the last four years had been compromised. The breached data included some combination of name, mailing address, phone number,.
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A Guide to Stay Cybersafe This Holiday Season
Eyal Aharoni, November 22, 2018
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Cymulate wishes you a cybersafe Holiday Season! The holiday season is a time of joy and celebration, and as we all know, lots of shopping. With Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and Christmas shopping, the amount of shopping drastically increases, specifically online shopping. In a report released by Deloitte, analysts predict that in 2018, 60% of consumers will make their purchases online and over half of holiday spending is anticipated to take place online. It’s a great season for online retailers,.
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Another Fake Invoice Phishing Scam to the Bin
Eyal Aharoni, February 8, 2018
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The fake invoice phishing scam has been around for quite some time and it pops in the wild every once in a while, in a different form. Overall, the nature of all those scams are in the end the same - a clever con to defraud victims. In January 2018, we saw a new version of fake invoice phishing scam wreaking havoc; this time targeting a large number of Italian organizations. In itself, the modus operandi of this attack was quite simple and did not require much sophistication from the.
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Cryptojacking - The Latest Cybercrime Play
Eyal Aharoni, December 28, 2017
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Following the news, you are quite likely awed by the boost in cryptocurrency, especially Bitcoin has made the (financial) headlines. Founded in 2009, it has risen to levels we have seldom seen before. Needless to say, many other cryptocurrencies jumped on the bandwagon and are now catching up with Bitcoin. As detailed in the Global Cryptocurrency Benchmarking Study 2017 of the University of Cambridge, other cryptocurrencies have gained many followers and are traded much higher than ever before.
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