Stats & Trends

New Report Highlights Biggest Risks to Endpoint Security

With cyber attacks continuing to pose an increasingly frequent and costly threat to organizations worldwide, Barkly has once again teamed up with the Ponemon Institute to evaluate the current...

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Featured
Security Alert

Sextortion Email Scam Nets Criminals $4 Million, Continues to Evolve

Not all attacks need cutting-edge malware or zero-day exploits to be successful. Often, a dead simple scam can be just as effective. 

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Oct 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
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
Security Alert

Massive RAT Campaign Uses Brand-New Trick to Weaponize PDFs

Last week, researchers at Proofpoint observed a massive new malspam campaign consisting of hundreds of thousands of emails distributed by the...

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Jul 2018
Security Alert

New Sextortion Scam Flaunts Real Passwords, Rakes in $250,000 in Two Weeks

In a new twist to an old scam, criminals are sending out emails claiming they've infected the recipients’ computers with malware and have used...

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Jul 2018
Security Alert

Windows .SettingContent-ms Files Weaponized to Bypass Security, Deliver Malware

Legitimate file type offers attackers code execution Attackers are always on the lookout for legitimate programs or file types that can be abused...

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Jul 2018
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...

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Jun 2018
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