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Cobalt Group 2.0

Posted by Michael Gorelik on October 8, 2018 at 2:46 PM

 

Over the past year, Morphisec and several other endpoint protection companies have been tracking a resurgence in activity from the Cobalt Group. Cobalt, also known as Carbanak and Anunak, is one of the most notorious cybercrime operations, with attacks against more than 100 banks across 40 countries attributed to the group. The most recent attacks can be grouped

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Topics: Threat Alerts, Fileless Attacks, Attack Analysis, APT, Moving Target Defense

Ransomware Attacks: A Quantum Leap from Quantity to Quality

Posted by Tom Bain on September 7, 2018 at 12:41 PM

The cybersecurity attack landscape moves fast, really fast. Last year, not a week passed that didn’t bring about news on a new ransomware incident. Of course ransomware’s very nature lends itself to newsworthy headlines based on how incredibly damaging to businesses this class of attacks can be.

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Topics: Fileless Attacks, Ransomware, Cyber Security, Moving Target Defense

SharpShooter Pen Testing Framework Used by Attackers

Posted by Roy Moshailov on August 12, 2018 at 1:39 PM

Fileless malware is a type of a malicious code execution technique that operates completely within process memory; no files are dropped onto the disk. Without any artifacts on the hard drive to detect, these attacks easily evade most security solutions.

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Topics: Threat Alerts, Endpoint Security, Cyber Attacks, Sandbox evasion, Fileless Attacks

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

Watering Hole Attack on Leading Hong Kong Telecom Site Exploiting Flash Flaw (CVE-2018-4878)

Posted by Michael Gorelik on March 23, 2018 at 7:01 AM

On March 21,2018, Morphisec Labs began investigating the compromised website of a leading Hong Kong Telecommunications company after being alerted to it by malware hunter @PhysicalDrive0. The investigation, conducted by Morphisec researchers Michael Gorelik and Assaf Kachlon, determined that the Telecom group's corporate site had indeed been hacked. Attackers added an embedded Adobe Flash file that exploits the Flash vulnerability CVE-2018-4878 on the main home.php page.

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Topics: Threat Alerts, Fileless Attacks, Attack Analysis, Exploits, Cyber Attacks

Top Seven Cybersecurity Predictions for 2018

Posted by Morphisec Team on January 11, 2018 at 3:16 PM

With a turbulent 2017 finally behind us, what’s the cybersecurity forecast for 2018? Some predictions need no crystal ball – the cyber labor shortage will continue, spending on security solutions will go up, the breaches that do occur will be bigger and messier. But what else is in store for 2018? Morphisec’s VP Sales Arthur Braunstein, VP Product Netta Schmeidler and our co-founder Dudu Mimram weigh in.

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Topics: Cyber Security, Endpoint Security, Fileless Attacks, Cyber Attacks

Best of 2017: Our Top 5 Posts of the Year

Posted by Morphisec Team on December 28, 2017 at 5:52 PM

 

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Topics: Cyber Security, Fileless Attacks, Attack Analysis, Moving Target Defense

Fileless Malware: Attack Trend Exposed

Posted by Michael Gorelik on November 29, 2017 at 6:22 PM

A report co-authored by Michael Gorelik, CTO and VP R&D, and Roy Moshailov, Malware Research Expert at Morphisec.

Fileless malware is a type of a malicious code execution technique that operates completely within process memory; no files are dropped onto the disk. Without any artifacts on the hard drive to detect, these attacks easily evade current detection solutions.

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Topics: Attack Analysis, Fileless Attacks, Cyber Attacks, Research

The Question of Advanced Attack Protection - Reframed

Posted by Arthur Braunstein on October 5, 2017 at 1:49 AM

 

In about two weeks, I’ll be participating in the Mid Market CIO Forum in Austin, Texas. Events such as these are vital as they bring IT professionals together in a setting that is intimate enough to get real answers to their unique set of challenges. For cybersecurity practitioners in particular, the market is incredibly confusing. On top of a profusion of various technologies you have a rapidly changing threat landscape where the threat of the day seems to dictate the conversation.

The article below was sent to attendees of the Mid Market Forum, but is relevant to many of us in the security field. Only when asking different questions, moving beyond the standard security discussion, will security practitioners find the set of solutions that meets the specific needs of their business.

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Topics: Cyber Security, Endpoint Security, Fileless Attacks, Events

Version 2.0 is Here!

Posted by Morphisec Team on August 2, 2017 at 3:41 PM

 

In the first half of 2017 alone, organizations have had to cope with a slew of new tactics: a surge in evasive, fileless attacks, record breaking attack propagation speeds and the rise of 64-bit attacks. The latest version of Morphisec Endpoint Threat Prevention gives security teams the answer to tackle these trends plus unknown threats to come.

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Topics: Company News, Product, Endpoint Security, Cyber Security, Fileless Attacks

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