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About Victoria Schmidt

Victoria Schmidt is a seasoned content expert with years of experience in content creation for government, SMB and enterprises. Originally from the Washington, DC area, she started her career writing for the U.S. Department of the Treasury and Federal Employees Health Benefits Program. As Skybox’s communication program manager, she leads the global social media and analyst relations program. She holds an MBA and a bachelor’s degree in English.
26 07, 2018

Cryptominers Surpass Ransomware as Most Widespread Cybercrime Malware

By |2018-07-26T14:31:09-07:00July 26th, 2018|Vulnerability & Threat Management|

Cryptominers have surpassed ransomware as the cybercriminal’s tool-of-choice in the first half of 2018. That’s according to the mid-year update to the Vulnerability and Threat Trends Report. The report is compiled by the Skybox Research Lab and includes security analyst research of the vulnerabilities, exploits and threats that are shaping the threat landscape. It explores trends observed [...]

9 05, 2018

Ransomware Packs a Punch but Malicious Cryptomining Spikes

By |2018-05-10T15:24:25-07:00May 9th, 2018|Vulnerability & Threat Management|

The last few years have seen ransomware attacks capture global headlines for the widespread and brazen tactics used to install and hold victim's data hostage. As recently as March of 2018, WannaCry reared its head again at a US-based Boeing manufacturing plant, and SamSam striking the city of Atlanta, one of the country’s largest municipalities. [...]

14 02, 2018

Top Malware in 2018: What to watch for

By |2018-02-14T14:41:58-08:00February 14th, 2018|Threat Intelligence|

The new Vulnerability and Threat Trends Report released by Skybox includes security analyst research of the vulnerabilities, exploits and threats that in play today. The report includes the a list of the top malware in 2018 that businesses and critical infrastructure organizations should watch out for, including ransomware, OT malware and banking Trojans. To read [...]

7 02, 2018

6 Vulnerabilities to Follow in 2018, According to Skybox Research Lab

By |2018-02-14T13:48:11-08:00February 7th, 2018|Vulnerability & Threat Management|

The new Vulnerability and Threat Trends Report released today by the Skybox Research Lab includes security analyst research of the vulnerabilities, exploits and threats that are shaping the threat landscape. The report outlines the top six vulnerabilities to follow in 2018 amid the 14,000 new vulnerabilities catalogued by MITRE’s National Vulnerability Database the previous year. [...]