How to Build an Economically-Driven Cyber Defense Strategy

Posted by Ronen Yehoshua on Jan 27, 2017 1:07:55 AM

Today, a few hackers may be ideologically motivated, but the majority of attacks are financially-driven crimes. This is seen most clearly in the rise of ransomware; no mystery, just pure and simple extortion. And consider the latest victim of choice, the healthcare industry, sacrosanct in most people’s eyes but merely a lucrative, vulnerable target to cybercriminals. As such, cybercrime follows the economic rules of any business – reward must outweigh costs – and should be confronted on those terms.

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Topics: Endpoint Security, CISO, cybersecurity, cyberattacks

Our Top 10 Blog Posts of 2016

Posted by Morphisec Team on Jan 20, 2017 7:28:50 PM

Cybersecurity had a turbulent 2016, to say the least. We saw the rise of ransomware, the emergence of IoT botnets, landmark security legislation and Yahoo’s disclosure about its 1-billion-record-hack, the largest in history.

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Topics: Exploits, ASLR, Angler Kit, APT, Ransomware, Attack Analysis

Windows, Drivers and Digital Signatures

Posted by Itai Sanders on Jan 12, 2017 9:08:39 PM

 

How to Make Your Driver Digitally Signed to Work Across Multiple Windows OS Versions Upon the Latest Changes in Certificate Standards

Software compatibility is a core value and a major concern here at Morphisec. Deploying for multiple clients with various environments requires us to maintain our product compatibility on all levels with operation systems as old as Windows 7 all the way to the newest Windows 10

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Topics: Product

Cybersecurity Predictions for  2017 - Round 4

Posted by Morphisec Team on Jan 2, 2017 7:47:41 AM

Welcome to 2017!  What should we expect in cybersecurity in 2017? Our final post of cybersecurity predictions is from Adrian Asher, CISO for the London Stock Exchange Group and Morphisec Advisory Board member. He looks at upcoming developments in several key cybersecurity areas and offers some suggestions for moving forward.

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Topics: Endpoint Security, cybersecurity, cyberattacks, Cybersecurity Predictions 2017

Happy 2017!

Posted by Morphisec Team on Dec 30, 2016 9:01:39 AM

Morphisec wishes you a joyful holiday season and a happy (and secure) 2017!  

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Topics: Company

Cybersecurity Predictions for  2017 - Round 3

Posted by Morphisec Team on Dec 28, 2016 7:51:29 PM

As an eventful 2016 draws to a close, what should we expect in cybersecurity for 2017? In this blog series, Morphisec’s security experts predict trends and technologies in 2017.

Today’s post is from Morphisec’s Chief Business Officer, Omri Dotan. He analyzes key emerging trends to understand what they mean for the future of security technology.

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Topics: cybersecurity, cyberattacks, Cybersecurity Predictions 2017

Evasive Malware Campaign with Faked HM Revenue and Customs Attachment

Posted by Roy Moshailov on Dec 27, 2016 1:32:32 PM

 The full report is also available as PDF. 

On December 12, 2016 Morphisec identified and monitored a new wave of sophisticated malware delivered via targeted phishing emails with malicious macro-based documents attached. The malicious documents themselves use a clever, new social engineering technique to convince the target to enable macros. Once enabled, the document calls an unknown downloader that resembles the Cerber downloader, but employs new obfuscation techniques.

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Topics: Sandbox evasion, Attack Analysis

Cybersecurity Predictions for  2017 - Round 2

Posted by Morphisec Team on Dec 22, 2016 9:10:30 PM

As an eventful 2016 draws to a close, what should we expect in cybersecurity for 2017? In this blog series, Morphisec’s security experts predict trends and technologies in 2017.

Today’s post is from Michael Gorelik, Morphisec VP R&D. He takes a look at the future in endpoint technology developments, both from a security and attack point of view.

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Topics: Zero-day, cybersecurity, VDI, cyberattacks, Cybersecurity Predictions 2017

Cybersecurity Predictions for  2017

Posted by Morphisec Team on Dec 14, 2016 8:02:26 AM

As an eventful 2016 draws to a close, what should we expect in cybersecurity for 2017? In this blog series, Morphisec’s security experts predict trends and technologies in 2017. Today’s post is from Netta Schmeidler, Morphisec VP Product.

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Topics: Ransomware, cybersecurity, cyberattacks, Cybersecurity Predictions 2017

Attack Alert: Another Month, Another Hancitor Variant

Posted by Ursula Ron on Dec 8, 2016 11:23:02 AM

They’re starting to be as reliable as clockwork. Every 3-4 weeks a new wave of Hancitor campaigns hits, with improved targeting and new tricks to evade detection. The latest variant comes via a malicious MS Word attachment to a fairly convincing email. How do we know? Our own CEO, Ronen Yehoshua, was one of the latest targets.  Maybe the folks behind Hancitor liked our technical analysis (or get the original Hancitor report in PDF format) of the last attack so much that they wanted to deliver a new version for analysis personally.

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Topics: Attack Analysis, Hancitor

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