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
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
Security Alert

Alert: Malware Being Spread via MailChimp

Criminals are always looking for new opportunities to distribute malware, and now they appear to be abusing MailChimp — one of the most popular...

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Mar 2018