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Miners on the Rise

Miners on the Rise

Over the last month alone, we have detected several large botnets designed to profit from concealed crypto mining. We have also observed growing numbers of attempts to install miners on servers owned by organizations. When these attempts are successful, the companies’ business processes suffer because data processing speeds fall substantially.  

Spam and phishing in Q2 2017

Spam and phishing in Q2 2017

In Q2 2017, the average share of spam in global email traffic amounted to 56.97%, which was only 1.07 p.p. more than in the previous quarter. One of the most notable events of this quarter – the WannaCry epidemic – did not go unnoticed by spammers: numerous mass mailings contained offers of assistance in combating the ransomware.  

The return of Mamba ransomware

The return of Mamba ransomware

At the end of 2016, there was a major attack against San Francisco’s Municipal Transportation Agency. The attack was done using Mamba ransomware. 

WannaCry Ransomware - Attack Stages and Prevention

WannaCry Ransomware - Attack Stages and Prevention

Juan Andres Guerrero-Saade, Senior Security Researcher, Kaspersky Lab’s Global Research and Matt Suiche, Comae Technologies explains about  the ‘wannacry’ ransomware attack stages and kill switches. 

InfoSec Guide: Mitigating Email Threats

InfoSec Guide: Mitigating Email Threats

Protecting your network from email and web-based threats might be an overlooked responsibility in your current priority list. Here are tips for IT professionals on how to defend company networks against email threats.

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