Stats & Trends

From PoC to Pwned: New Exploits Appear in Attacks Just Days After Disclosure

Recently, I  identified five Microsoft Office vulnerabilities from 2017 and 2018 that helped fuel an ongoing wave of attack campaigns. The security weaknesses were zero-days at the time of their...

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Cyber Attacks Against Manufactures on the Rise

Attacks on other industries may make more headlines (take finance, retail, healthcare, or local government, for example), but the truth is...

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Sep 2018
Barkly vs Malware

New Necurs Spam Campaign Targets Banks with Malicious .Wiz Files

It's been a summer of experimentation for attackers leveraging the Necurs botnet. In late May and early June, large waves of Necurs-distributed...

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Sep 2018
Security Alert

Windows Task Scheduler ALPC Zero-Day Exploited in the Wild: What You Need to Know

Windows zero-day vulnerabilities are always big news, but the latest flaw has generated even more attention due to the way it was disclosed. On...

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Sep 2018
Stats & Trends

5 of the Most Notable Phishing Attacks of 2018... So Far

In today’s threat landscape, technology-driven exploits remain a source of inspiration for malicious activity on the web. I just recently...

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Aug 2018
Barkly vs Malware

Necurs Botnet Takes Aim at Banks with Targeted, Iterative Campaigns

After staying relatively quiet for the large part of the year, Necurs, the world's largest spam botnet, has sprung back to life this summer. Most...

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Aug 2018
Barkly vs Malware

Attackers Use DOSfuscation to Sneak Downloaders Past AV

In the escalating cat-and-mouse game between attackers and security vendors one of the fundamental levers on the attackers' side is the use of...

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Aug 2018
Security Alert

A Clear Guide to L1TF and Foreshadow, the Latest Intel CPU Flaws

Security websites and news feeds are being overrun with headlines like "Son of Spectre" and "Move Over Meltdown," announcing the disclosure of L1...

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Aug 2018
Stats & Trends

The 5 Microsoft Office Zero-Days Behind a Surge in Recent Attacks

Exploits are valuable commodities among bad actors. Unlike social engineering, exploits don’t require human interaction, though malefactors do...

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Aug 2018
Stats & Trends

Must-Know Phishing Statistics 2018

Phishing continues to be a major concern, not only because the rate of incidents is increasing, but also because attack methods are becoming more...

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Aug 2018