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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 turn when researcher XPN shared working...

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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
How to

How to Respond to Incident Alerts in the New Barkly

In the old days of endpoint security, when you were using signature-based AV, incident alerts were clear cut. If your AV quarantined a file, you...

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Apr 2018
Threats 101

Bad Education: As Cyber Attacks Against Schools Ramp Up, 5 Ways Districts Can Fight Back

Cyber criminals are rarely the evil geniuses pop culture makes them out to be. Mostly, they are opportunists who take advantage of vulnerabilities...

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Apr 2018
Stats & Trends

6 Big Data Breaches in 5 Weeks, 4 Critical Security Lessons Learned

No organization wants to find itself in the tough position of disclosing a data breach. The consequences can be both immediate and long term, for...

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Apr 2018
Stats & Trends

New Survey Reveals Endpoint Security Priorities

With the majority of today’s attacks actively evolving to become more evasive, security priorities are shifting. Advanced attack tools and...

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Apr 2018
Barkly vs Malware

Multi-Stage Microsoft Word Attack Drops Trojan Without Using Macros 

Attackers are constantly experimenting with new ways to deploy malware without triggering detection. An increasingly common tactic is to conduct...

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Apr 2018
Barkly vs Malware

New AVCrypt Ransomware Attempts to Uninstall Antivirus Software

Seemingly still under development, analysis from researchers MalwareHunterTeam, Michael Gillespie, and Lawrence Abrams suggests "AVCrypt" has been...

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Mar 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