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Malware
Sophos develops detection capabilities to thwart in-memory cyber threats
Fileless malware is a type of covert threat that injects code directly into the memory of a compromised machine, often to avoid detection.
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Encryption
Surge in encrypted malware prompts warning about detection strategies
“If you are not decrypting and scanning your secure web connections, you are likely missing a large majority of malware,” the report states.
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Cybersecurity
Fileless attacks surge as attackers look to boost ROI
Fileless attacks have skyrocketed 265% this year compared to the first half of 2018, and there’s no sign that they will slow down.
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Carbon Black
Carbon Black releases 2019 global threat report
The report found that a new breed of cyberattacks (seemingly fuelled by geopolitical tension) is emerging.
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Encryption
UK security startup Barac sets sights on America
“Malware hidden in encrypted traffic is one of the biggest threats organisations are facing today,” says new EVP global sales.
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Cybersecurity
WatchGuard’s eight (terrifying) 2019 security predictions
The next evolution of ransomware, escalating nation-state attacks, biometric hacking, Wi-Fi protocol security, and Die Hard fiction becomes reality.
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Malware
Exclusive: Fileless malware driving uptake of behavioural analytics
Fileless malware often finds its way into organisations via web browsers (or in combination with other vectors such as infected USB drives).
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Cyber Threats
Fileless malware: Today's unseen threat to businesses
Fileless malware attacks tend to rely as little as possible on executables during infection and compromise.
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Cloud
CrowdStrike compiles 'casebook' of cybersecurity's important lessons
The casebook found that attack trends towards fileless malware, such as those that execute code from memory, made up 66% of all attacks.
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Trend Micro
Fileless malware sneaks into Windows machines via USB flash drives
A malicious backdoor called BKDR-ANDROM.ETIN is using fileless malware to infect systems through USB flash drives.
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Malware
Living off the land: How malware is on the verge of becoming fileless
‘Living off the land’ may at first sound like farms and vegetable patches, but it is quickly gaining a new meaning for cyber attackers and threats.
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Malware
How to detect and stop a non-malware (or fileless) attack
This year might just be "the year of non-malware attacks". Let’s take a step back and understand what we're up against and what can be done.