During the period of March to May 2019, Morphisec Labs observed a new, highly sophisticated variant of the ShellTea / PunchBuggy backdoor malware that attempted to infiltrate a number of machines within the network of a customer in the hotel-entertainment industry. It is believed that the malware was deployed as a result of several phishing attempts.Read More
This article is the first in a three-part series looking at version 3.5 of Morphisec Unified Threat Prevention platform. Next week we take a deep dive into the new Attack Trajectory and the ways that this powerful tool can be used. Subscribe to this blog to receive notifications when the rest of the series goes live!
Organizations struggling to balance the necessity for protection from advanced cyberthreats against the very real requirements to simplify their security operations and stay within budget, just got handed a sizable new weapon.Read More
Hworm/njRAT is a Remote Access Tool (RAT) that first appeared in 2013 in targeted attacks against the international energy industry, primarily in the Middle East. It was soon commoditized and is now part of a constantly evolving family of RATs that pop-up in various new formats. Today we see this attack employed on a regular basis as part of widespread spam phishing campaigns - if successful, Hworm gives the attacker complete control of the victim’s system. Morphisec Labs recently observed a new version with a minor modification to its obfuscation technique.Read More
Enterprises migrating to or already on Windows 10 have the perfect opportunity to greatly improve their security profile and simplify operations at the same time – without incurring more costs. The key is fully leveraging the integrated Windows 10 security tools while adding innovative technology purpose built to provide a critical protection layer against advanced memory attacks, exploits, fileless attacks, zero-days and evasive malware. Those integrated security tools include Microsoft Defender antivirus and that disruptive technology is Morphisec’s Moving Target Defense.Read More
When looking at cyber defense best practices and models, one driving question, which also keeps CISOs up at night, is this:
What's the best way to orchestrate security telemetry and processes so that SOC operators and security teams can prevent more threats and scale threat response as a formidable force multiplier against the onslaught of unknown attacks and exploits?Read More
Americans Fear of an Imminent or Elevated Cyber Threat Against the Nation Drops to 51%; But 27% of Citizens Believe There Are Lingering Effects on Cyber Defenses from the Government ShutdownRead More
It seems that the only thing constant about cybersecurity (besides change) is our love of acronyms. We get it, time is too short for wasted words. But this can make it even more difficult to wade through the varied, often overlapping claims, of an already confusing space.Read More
If it’s April, it’s award season, and Morphisec just took home several official, plus some unofficial, awards. At the MIDMRKT CIO Forum, Morphisec won the top Vendor Excellence award for Best Software Solution. These awards recognize leading solution providers for their collaboration, strategic influence, and technical innovation across the midmarket.Read More
Despite HIPAA regulations designed to keep them informed on the security of their personal health data, patients still seem to be in the dark. That was just one of the findings of Morphisec's new 2019 Consumer Healthcare Cybersecurity Threat Index.Read More
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