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What are Script-Based Attacks? And What can be Done to Prevent Them?

July 14, 2020

As originally published in HelpNet Security. Attackers always seek out new ways to evade detection. As most endpoint security products handle file-

Agent Tesla: A Lesson in How Complexity Get’s You Under the Radar

July 2, 2020

Agent Tesla is a prolific strain of spyware, that is being sold online since 2014. It is advertised in dark-web forums as a legitimate monitoring soft

The Snake Attacks Holding the Industrial Sector Ransom

June 29, 2020

For years ransomware attacks are a significant threat to any organization, no matter its size, field of expertise, yearly revenue or geographical loca

New on the scene: DarkVision RAT

June 23, 2020

Recently, Deep Instinct’s Threat Research Team has identified a new and emerging, highly modular,  malicious RAT entitled DarkVision RAT, which during

Dumped by Symantec? You’re Still Beautiful to Us!

June 9, 2020

Being dumped hurts. And switching security solutions sucks. So being dumped and then having to switch security tools is just not right. Switc

Recovering From a Ransomware Attack: The Do's and the Don'ts

June 9, 2020

Ransomware.  Just that one word can strike fear into the hearts of the most hardened security professionals.  The word itself has become scary but bec

Aghast at Aggah: Teasing Security Controls with Advanced Evasion Techniques

May 25, 2020

In the past months since the Covid-19 outbreak, we have seen an enormous rise in mal-spam campaigns where hackers abuse the pandemic to try and claim

Ragnar Locker Ransomware: Unlocked by Deep Instinct

April 27, 2020

On April 14th the news broke that, Portuguese multinational energy giant Energias de Portugal (EDP) was hit by ransomware attacking the network of the

From the Wild West to an Exclusive Club: Google’s Gatekeeping of the Chrome Web Store

April 21, 2020

The Chrome Web store went live in December 2010, and by November 2011, Google was reporting millions of downloads per day, over 200 million active use

The Evolution of Ransomware and its Culmination to the Name&Shame Game

April 20, 2020

There has been a shift in the threat landscape when it comes to ransomware and it’s a very worrying trend!  Before, ransomware was designed to be a qu