Ransomware: Are You Paying Attention?

If the news about ransomware in recent weeks hasn’t gotten your attention, then maybe the fact that its threat magnitude has grown 35X over the past year will jolt you into a state of awareness. Further, ransomware isn’t a threat confined to just a few industries or geographical regions; it Continue Reading

We Have Seen the Enemy, and It Is Us

The job of the CSO and staff never stops. The security lifecycle requires constant attention through monitoring and analysis, responding to threats, and improving policies and protocols. Activities like patch and replace are Security 101. The trick is to always stay one step ahead of cybercriminals who are relentlessly targeting Continue Reading

Report: Low Latency Streaming Media Impacts UX

July 5, 2017 by Holly Regan Today’s consumer has a shorter average attention span than a goldfish. When you also consider the increasing oversaturation of the app market, that means streaming media content providers have to work harder than ever to win customers. In this competitive landscape, one factor most Continue Reading

LinkedIn and Baidu Redirecting to Fat-Loss and Brain Improvement Scam

We recently received a URL through Skype that caught our attention. It was a link belonging to LinkedIn, with our Skype ID as a parameter at the end of the URL. hxxps://www.linkedin.com/slink?code=e2nsPHa#jpulusiv=victimskypeid Usually, people would be wary when they receive links that look somewhat suspicious. But this link is from Continue Reading

6 Outdated Designs You Need to Remove At Once from your Website

Back in the day, websites captured users’ attention by using cool animation and effects. It’s 2017, and these tricks don’t work anymore. The users of today are web-savvy and have a short attention span due to their fast-paced lives. So, you’ve got a mere 15 seconds to grab their interest Continue Reading

Bayrob – An Ancient Evil Awakens

While ransomware has attracted much attention from security researchers lately, other malware hasn’t stopped. They are quietly seizing their own place in the attack market.  This article analyses one of them – “Bayrob”.  Our analysis is based on a new variant of Bayrob. We will discuss its background and describe Continue Reading

Nemucod Adds Ransomware Routine

It came to our attention that a new, rather peculiar version of Nemucod has been recently landing on users. Nemucod is a well-known JavaScript malware family that arrives via spam email and downloads additional malware to PCs. Most recently, Nemucod has been known to download TeslaCrypt ransomware variants. However, the Continue Reading