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Posted by Michael Gorelik on October 10, 2019

In August of 2019, just a month after our publication on a targeted BitPaymer/IEncrypt campaign, Morphisec identified a new and alarming evasion technique that the same adversaries adopted while targeting yet another enterprise in the automotive industry.

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Posted by Shelley Leveson on August 29, 2019

With summer waning, kids back in school, and year-end quotas looming, we’re coming up to the busiest business travel season of the year. From September through November, business travelers log more trips than any other period. Most organizations take pains to keep their road warriors comfortable and protected from travel hazards, but what about the many lurking cyber risks?

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Posted by Morphisec Labs on August 16, 2019

This week, headlines blew up with warnings of a design flaw in the CTF subsystem (msctf) of the Windows Text Services Framework that affects all current Windows systems and those going back as far as twenty years.

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Posted by Netta Schmeidler on August 7, 2019

For the second year in a row, Morphisec has awarded three scholarships to top female students pursuing cybersecurity degrees around the world. The latest numbers still place women’s employment in the cybersecurity industry at only 24%, but the dedication and talent of the more than 400 applications that poured in from the United States, Europe and Israel are a testament to womens’ determination to change this statistic.

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Posted by Arnold Osipov on August 6, 2019

Last week, a new strain of ransomware hit dozens of targets across Germany. The categorization as ransomware is really a misnomer as, while the attackers do demand a ransom, by that time the victim’s data has already been irreversibly wiped, even if the ransom is paid.

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Posted by Shelley Leveson on July 30, 2019

With their highly valuable payment card and personal sensitive information, Point-of-Sale (POS) systems present a ripe target for cybercrime groups. A successful breach can have enormous consequences for the attacked organization, from detecting and responding, to notifying victims, post-response support, lost business and potentially hefty government fines. Modern POS environments are complicated systems with multiple entry points for attack, from phishing emails or drive-by-download exploits on employee computers to vulnerable third-party suppliers. And while payment card security standards have introduced a basic protection framework, POS-attacks have not abated under the regulations — some of the largest breaches of the past several years are due to POS attacks.

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Posted by Arnold Osipov on July 18, 2019

Morphisec Labs recently investigated an ongoing BitPaymer ransomware campaign that has been attacking companies across the U.S., both public and private, over the last 3 months.

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Posted by Shelley Leveson on July 15, 2019

Cybercrime has turned its attention toward city and regional governments and the scale and scope of the problem will continue to grow. That was one of the main threads at the recent U.S. House of Representatives hearing on Cybersecurity Challenges for State and Local Governments

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Posted by Shelley Leveson on June 18, 2019

Despite enormous investments in cybersecurity by their financial service providers, customers still feel that they are not doing enough to protect their financial assets and data. That was just one of the findings of Morphisec's new 2019 Consumer Finance Cybersecurity Threat Index.

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Posted by Michael Gorelik on June 10, 2019

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.

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