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14 06, 2017

Beware ErraticGopher

By | June 14th, 2017|Patch Tuesday|Comments Off on Beware ErraticGopher on Beware ErraticGopher

Another Microsoft Patch Tuesday party yesterday, fixing lots of vulnerabilities that have been exploited in the wild — with some really stellar exploit names
24 05, 2017

Why We’re Still Talking About WannaCry and You Should Too

By | May 24th, 2017|Cybercrime|Comments Off on Why We’re Still Talking About WannaCry and You Should Too on Why We’re Still Talking About WannaCry and You Should Too

It’s been two weeks since the WannaCry ransomware attack — ages in cyber time — and new threats seem to be brewing. But there’s still lessons to be learned and action to be taken against this type of threat.
15 05, 2017

Does WannaCry Mark a New Era of Global, Distributed Cybercrime?

By | May 15th, 2017|Threat Intelligence|Comments Off on Does WannaCry Mark a New Era of Global, Distributed Cybercrime? on Does WannaCry Mark a New Era of Global, Distributed Cybercrime?

In 2017, the Skybox Security Research Lab predicted a new business model, distributed cybercrime, which it predicted would result in a global malware outbreak. WannaCry was an example of such an outbreak.
9 05, 2017

Windows “Crazy–Bad” Zero–Day

By | May 9th, 2017|Vulnerability & Threat Management|Comments Off on Windows “Crazy–Bad” Zero–Day on Windows “Crazy–Bad” Zero–Day

A zero–day RCE vulnerability affecting many Windows OS products has been referred to as “the worst Windows remote code exec in recent memory.”
6 03, 2017

A Brief History of Distributed Cybercrime

By | March 6th, 2017|Cybercrime|Comments Off on A Brief History of Distributed Cybercrime on A Brief History of Distributed Cybercrime

How did we get to a point where ransomware could force a major hospital to operate entirely on paper or a major city to provide public transit rides for free? The answer: lots and lots of easy money.
22 02, 2017

LogicLocker Brings Ransomware to SCADA Networks

By | February 22nd, 2017|Critical Infrastructure|Comments Off on LogicLocker Brings Ransomware to SCADA Networks on LogicLocker Brings Ransomware to SCADA Networks

It may only be a POC, but LogicLocker is teaching a valuable lesson on the risks distributed cybercrime pose to critical infrastructure
25 01, 2017

Shamoon 2 Distributing DistTrack Wiper in Saudi Arabia

By | January 25th, 2017|Energy, Oil & Gas|Comments Off on Shamoon 2 Distributing DistTrack Wiper in Saudi Arabia on Shamoon 2 Distributing DistTrack Wiper in Saudi Arabia

Petrochemical Company Sadara has reportedly already been affected by the advanced, multi-step attack. Learn how Skybox can help.