Malspam

The Malaise of Malicious Spam – Malspam

The daily deluge of malicious spam or Malspam and how to stop it Earlier this week Morphisec Cyber Lab identified a wide-spread Malspam campaign. The Malspam attack was targeted against individuals, not...
WannaCry

WannaCry ransomware devours PCs across the globe

WannaCry wreaks havoc; Britain’s NHS is still in the ER Unless you have been hiding under a rock the past few days or on the manned mission to Mars, you have heard...
Symantec

Symantec claims attackers frequently used very simple tools and tactics to make a big...

Symantec points out that Zero-day vulnerabilities and sophisticated malware now tend to be used sparingly and attackers are increasingly attempting to hide in plain sight According to the Symantec ISTR April 2017,...
brickerbot

A new threat called BrickerBot is targeting insecure IoT devices

BrickerBot malware forms a Permanent Denial-of-Service (PDoS) botnet BrickerBot malware forms a Permanent Denial-of-Service (PDoS) botnet. The BrickerBot malware has been detected on honeypot servers maintained by DDoS protection company Radware. It...
malvertising

The Growing Threat of Malvertising

Malvertising Campaign Targets Adult Websites to Distribute Ramnit Worm A new malvertising campaign has been discovered using popular adult websites (each with several million visits per month) to target primarily Canadian and...
Mirai

Mirai Malware Suspect in Custody

UK Police Arrest Suspect Behind Mirai Malware Deutsche Telekom Attack British man has been arrested over the mirai malware attack on Deutsche Telekom late year .  Suspect accused of trying to hijack...
endpoint security

Endpoint Security is Sizzling, However…..

Endpoint Security or EDR as the analyst like to call it will take center stage at next week's RSA Conference Gartner analyst Avivah Litan said a recent blog post on the $500...
rsa2017

RSA2017 – Cyber Security Takes Center Stage

RSA2017 will converge on San Francisco next week with the who's who of Cyber First of all, anybody wanting to catch up at RSA2017 with EMI Analysts, please reach out!  What to expect...
floki bot

Floki Bot – Another Use Case in Agile Malware?

Floki Bot claims to feature several new capabilities making it an attractive tool for criminals Malware coders seem to be experts in the concept of Agile development.  They so often build on...
deutsche telekom

Mirai Knocks 1M Deutsche Telekom Customers Offline

Almost 1M home internet routers of Deutsche Telekom customers attacked by Mirai variant German telco giant Deutsche Telekom was the victim of a cyber-attack over the weekend, which left some 900,000 users...
Cyber Security Predictions

Top Cyber Security Predictions for 2017

Cyber security predictions are already coming in hard and fast for 2017 This seems to happen earlier and earlier each year.  We thought we'd bring you the best of the best Cyber Security...