***UPDATE*** In the past 24 hours we have seen over 23 million messages sent in this attack, making it one of the largest malware campaigns that we have seen in the latter half of 2017. Malicious email campaign As many US workers were arriving to their offices, a massive malicious email campaign began attempting to […]

Attack Overview and Statistics SANS Institute conducted a survey on how attackers were able to compromise user devices.  They found 74 percent entered via an email attachment or email links, 48 percent from web based drive-by or download, and 30 percent through application vulnerabilities.  Phishing (72 percent), spyware (50 percent), ransomware (49 percent) and Trojans (47 […]

Last week researcher Nitay Artenstein of Exodus Intelligence published a proof of concept for a self-replicating worm that could spread autonomously between mobile devices, needing only the device’s WiFi network address to infect the device. If infected, the device’s WiFi chip would be completely under the attacker’s control, allowing them to propagate the malware to […]