Security Alert

IQY Files Used to Evade AV, Download Malware via Excel

IQY files: Attackers have a new trick up their sleeves Researchers have spotted a fresh series of spam email campaigns taking an interesting new approach to infecting victims. Rather than using...

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Featured
How to

5 Simple Ways to Block Most Malware, Even if You Don't Have a SOC

If you’re in charge of protecting a small or mid-size business from malware attacks, we have good news and bad news. First, the bad news: Malware...

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Jun 2018
Barkly vs Malware

Double Kill Exploit May Be Heading for Widespread Abuse

Among the 67 vulnerabilities that Microsoft released patches for this month, two garner special attention for being leveraged in active attack...

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May 2018
Threats 101

What Makes SamSam, the Ransomware that Crippled Atlanta, So Different

When news broke on March 22 that the City of Atlanta was grappling with a ransomware infection, it understandably made national headlines. Here...

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May 2018
Security Alert

Alert: Working Exploit Released for "Total Meltdown" Bug Introduced by Microsoft

Remember the simpler days? Before Meltdown and Spectre turned patching Windows systems into a complete mess?  This week the saga took yet another...

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Apr 2018
Stats & Trends

5-Minute Highlights from Verizon's 2018 Data Breach Investigations Report

Every year, the incident response team at Verizon Enterprise Solutions releases their highly-anticipated Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR),...

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Apr 2018
Barkly vs Malware

City of Atlanta Hit with SamSam Ransomware: 5 Key Things to Know

Atlanta city officials held a press conference on Thursday to confirm the city is actively grappling with a ransomware infection, resulting in...

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Mar 2018
How to

Malware Prevention: 3 Big, Risky Gambles SMBs Inadvertently Make

Counting on luck is something you do at the craps table or when you play the lottery. It obviously isn't a position you want to be in with your...

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Mar 2018
Barkly vs Malware

Barkly vs. Backup-Deleting Zenis Ransomware

Researchers have spotted a new ransomware variant making the rounds. Dubbed "Zenis," this new ransomware is still being actively researched and...

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Mar 2018
Threats 101

March Malware Madness: Pit Your Security vs. 4 Types of Attacks

It's that time of year again. If your office is like most, for the next two weeks it's likely getting swept up in March Madness. But while...

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Mar 2018