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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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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
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
Threats 101

5 Ransomware Attack Postmortems (new eBook)

These days it's unfortunately all too common to see ransomware attacks in the headlines, but typically when you dig into the articles details...

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Aug 2017
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Petya, NotPetya? A Definitive FAQ

There's been no lack of twists and turns in the still-developing story of this week's global malware outbreak. In the rush to provide new...

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Jun 2017
Threats 101

Polymorphic Malware: How to Spot and Stop this Shapeshifting Menace

Traditional endpoint security has been a high-stakes game of whack-a-mole: attackers create new malware, anti-virus vendors create new signatures...

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May 2017
Threats 101

Macro Malware that Bypasses AV: What You Need to Know

Unless you’re a newbie to the IT security business, you probably remember when Microsoft Office macros became one of the most popular means of...

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May 2017
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Beyond the Hype of Fileless Malware: A Barkly Malware Research Chat

 In this week’s chat, the malware research team looks at the recent spikes in fileless malware attacks and answers questions from IT pros who want...

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Mar 2017
Threats 101

Cerber Ransomware: Everything You Need to Know

Of all the new ransomware strains that burst onto the scene in 2016, Cerber stands out in several notable ways...  

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Mar 2017
Threats 101

The Psychology of Ransomware: 5 Mind Games Criminals Play

Ransomware reached a new high in 2016 and continues to grow. But it’s not just a surge in attack volume that organizations are struggling with,...

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Feb 2017
Threats 101

Are Your Employees’ Holiday Plans Putting Your Business at Risk for Phishing Scams?

Today, ransomware is delivered by 97% of phishing emails. Combine that with our recent survey findings that 1 in 5 organizations have suffered a...

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Dec 2016