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Morphisec Opens New Corporate Offices

Posted by Shelley Leveson on July 17, 2018 at 2:43 PM

Morphisec officially opened its new corporate headquarters in the Gav-Yam Negev Advanced Technologies Park in Beer Sheva, Israel. Known as Israel’s leading cybersecurity technology center of innovation, the park is a collaborative endeavor of Ben Gurion University, the city of Beer-Sheva, and real estate developer KUD International. It brings together academia, advanced research, local government, business entrepreneurship and the global technology industry.

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Topics: Company News, Cyber Security

Meet the 2018 Women in Cybersecurity Scholarship Winners

Posted by Netta Schmeidler on June 28, 2018 at 1:03 AM

Morphisec is pleased to announce the 2018 winners of the Morphisec Women in Cybersecurity Scholarship. The program offers three scholarships for female students enrolled in cybersecurity-related studies to support and encourage young women exploring a career in this field. In addition to the cash awards, the first place winner receives a personal mentoring session.

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Topics: Company News, Cyber Security

Threat Alert: MyloBot  - New Highly Sophisticated Botnet

Posted by Roy Moshailov on June 27, 2018 at 10:54 AM

A new highly sophisticated botnet incorporating numerous malicious, evasive techniques is quickly spreading its tentacles. Dubbed MyloBot, the botnet uses an usually complex chain attack and combines multiple anti-analysis techniques to make it more difficult to detect the payload and harder to analyze by security researchers. Initial research published by Deep Instinct points out that everything on the victim’s end takes place in memory, while the main business logic of the botnet is executed in an external process using code injection. This makes it even harder to detect and trace.

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Topics: Advanced Persistent Threats, Cyber Security, Fileless Attacks, Threat Alerts

Threat Alert: Flash Vulnerability CVE-2018-5002

Posted by Morphisec Team on June 22, 2018 at 4:33 PM

Adobe disclosed that a Flash zero-day was being exploited in targeted attacks against Windows users. The critical vulnerability was discovered and independently reported by several security firms. Successful exploitation of the vulnerability allows arbitrary code execution which can ultimately lead to an attacker assuming full system control.

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Topics: Zero-day, Cyber Security, Threat Alerts

Introducing the First-ever Morphisec Labs Threat Report

Posted by Michael Gorelik on June 20, 2018 at 9:58 AM

So far, 2018 has turned out to be anything but business as usual, at least on the cybersecurity front. The revelation about CPU vulnerabilities Meltdown and Spectre (and all the offshoots); the explosion in cryptojacking – which is likely even more widespread than current estimates; the lightning speed at which the newest sophisticated attack technology is adopted by mass market criminals.

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Topics: Research, Endpoint Security, Mordechai Guri, CISO, Cyber Security, Threat Report, MLTR

[CRITICAL ALERT] CVE-2018-4990 Acrobat Reader DC Double-Free Vulnerability

Posted by Michael Gorelik on June 18, 2018 at 6:20 PM

 

After more than four years with no weaponized exploits for Adobe Acrobat Reader, researchers at ESET identified a weaponized PDF that allows attackers to execute arbitrary code on the targeted machine and eventually assume full system control. The PDF exploits two previously unknown vulnerabilities, Acrobat Reader vulnerability CVE-2018-4990 and a privilege escalation vulnerability in Microsoft Windows, CVE-2018-8120.

Adobe Reader has a built-in sandbox feature that usually makes exploitation difficult. By combining vulnerabilities, this attack achieves code execution and then bypasses the sandbox protection to fully compromise the targeted system.

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Topics: Zero-day, Research, Endpoint Security, Attack Analysis, Threat Alerts

AI Security – Who is it Really Outsmarting?

Posted by Tom Bain on June 14, 2018 at 1:18 PM

We all wish we were smarter. And I believe that the vast majority of people, in some way, strive to GET smarter.

As someone who has been involved in the cybersecurity industry for years, and watched it evolve, I see countless companies in this market using the aspect of intelligence to position themselves as being smarter than others. But if you have to proclaim your intelligence, are you actually smart? Or even smarter than me? Or than the next company?

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Topics: Moving Target Defense, Endpoint Security, CISO, Cyber Security

Morphisec Hits One Million Endpoint Milestone

Posted by Tom Bain on June 11, 2018 at 9:50 AM

After less than two years in the market, Morphisec has deployed its Endpoint Threat Prevention platform to over one million endpoints worldwide, making it the fastest subscription-based B2B cybersecurity company to reach this milestone.

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Topics: Company News, Moving Target Defense, Endpoint Security

CVE-2018-8174 Blows the VBScript Attack Door Wide Open

Posted by Michael Gorelik on May 25, 2018 at 5:42 PM

 

In April, researchers at Qihoo 360 Core Security Division discovered a VBScript vulnerability actively exploited in targeted attacks. Since then, it has appeared in additional attack campaigns. The vulnerability, CVE-2018-8174, dubbed "Double Kill",  is significant on several counts.

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Topics: Exploits, Cyber Security, Threat Profile, Threat Alerts

Case Study: Dan Hotel Group Stays Off the Breach List

Posted by Shelley Leveson on May 17, 2018 at 11:50 PM

 

If you’ve stayed at any large hotel chain in the past year, there’s a good chance your personal details have been compromised. According to Verizon’s 2018 Data Breach Investigations Report, the accommodation industry had one of the highest number of breaches, second only to healthcare. 

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Topics: Endpoint Security, CISO, Cyber Security, Case Study

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Morphisec Named a Cool Vendor 2016

Morphisec is a Gartner Cool Vendor 2016

Each year Gartner identifies new Cool Vendors it considers innovative or transformative. Morphisec is honored be to named a Cool Vendor 2016. Here's more....

 

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