The advent of the Internet and Internet-enabled technologies not only ushered in the era of cyberattacks, but it also influenced the development of complex systems that are frustratingly and increasingly difficult to secure and protect against these attacks. Recent sobering statistics from hashedout attest to this trend: security breaches have increased by 67% in the past five years, cybercrime damages are predicted to reach $6 … Continue reading Threat Intelligence – A Unifying Force of the Future.
Reason Labs Recently, the cryptoblackmail scam, “ScamYourself”, has returned to the market – many users worldwide have been complaining about receiving emails from sender “SaveYourself@856.com”, who claims he hacked their computer and caught them in some awkward situations and will share them publicly unless they pay him in Bitcoin.In fact, the users receiving these emails have not been infected and there is no RAT controlling … Continue reading Threat Analysis Report: Save Yourself Malware
Remember ransomware? That’s sooo 2017. Here in 2018, there is a new big cybercrime baddie in town: Cryptomining malware, also referred to as Cryptojacking, and it’s quickly deposing ransomware of its “king of malware” status. So What do They Want From You??? Before we jump into some of the many reasons behind this increasingly popular and dangerous exploit’s explosive growth, let’s get down to brass … Continue reading Cryptomining Malware: What You Need to Know