Threats 101

Understanding Exploit Kits: How They Work and How to Stop Them

What are exploit kits? An exploit kit is a tool criminals use to infect computers with malware by exploiting vulnerabilities in browsers,...

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Aug 2016
Stats & Trends

Ransomware by the Numbers: Must-Know Ransomware Statistics 2016

Note: See our updated list of 2017 ransomware statistics here.  Throughout the first half of 2016, we saw ransomware continue to wreak havoc....

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Aug 2016
Threats 101

How Malware Gets Past Antivirus

Obfuscation and process injection and encryption, oh my!  Note: Keep reading from here for a quick take on why the best way to detect malware is...

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Aug 2016
Stats & Trends

3 Predictions for Ransomware and Healthcare IoT

Industry Perspectives on the Effect of Ransomware on Connected Devices in the Healthcare Space From Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center paying a...

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Jul 2016
Threats 101

5 Ransomware Attacks on Hospitals (And What We Can Learn From Them)

Hollywood Presbyterian, MedStar Health, Methodist Hospital — the list of hospitals affected by ransomware in 2016 just goes on and on. With so...

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Jul 2016
How to

Protecting Hospitals from Ransomware Attacks: 6 Things to Do Now

From a $17,000 ransom payment to hundreds of facilities unable to access patient records, the healthcare industry has taken quite the beating from...

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Jun 2016
How to

Ransomware Protection Toolkit for Healthcare Providers

How would your healthcare organization react if you experienced a ransomware attack? The following resources can help you determine how to react...

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Jun 2016
Threats 101

How Malware Avoids Detection: A Barkly Malware Research Chat

In this week’s chat, the malware research team looks at the lengths malware authors go to in order to evade detection — from employing common...

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Jun 2016
Stats & Trends

The Largest Botnet in the World Suddenly Went Offline and Took Locky & Dridex Down with It

Your weekly dive into malware trends. This week's spotlight: The shutdown of the Necurs botnet and what it means for ransomware distribution.   

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Jun 2016
Stats & Trends

5 Things to Know About the Rise of Ransomware among Healthcare Providers

Ransomware attacks skyrocketed 4x to an average of 4,000 attacks a day in Q1 2016. Earlier this year, high-profile ransomware attacks on Hollywood...

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Jun 2016