A week in security (April 09 – April 15)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 16 Apr 2018 15:05:00 +0000

A roundup of the security news from April 09 – April 16, including fake updates, safe messaging, and Facebook spammers. And our quarterly CTNT report is out.

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Week in security (April 09 – April 15)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 16 Apr 2018 15:05:00 +0000

A roundup of the security news from April 09 – April 16, including fake updates, safe messaging, and Facebook spammers. And our quarterly CTNT report is out.

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A week in security (March 26 – April 01)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 02 Apr 2018 16:03:51 +0000

A roundup of notable security news from March 26 to April 1, including data breaches, encryption, exploit kits, and more.

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Encryption 101: Decryptor’s thought process

Credit to Author: Vasilios Hioureas| Date: Tue, 27 Mar 2018 15:00:00 +0000

In the previous parts 1, 2 and 3 of this series, we covered the basics of encryption, walked through a live example of a ransomware in detail, and talked about encryption weaknesses. In this part of the encryption 101 series, we will begin wrapping it up by going into detail on a ransomware with weak…

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A week in security (March 05 – March 11)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 12 Mar 2018 17:36:16 +0000

A roundup of notable security news from March 5 to 11, including another takedown of GeekHelp tech support scammers, a lame Android app, AI and ML in cybersecurity, Mac malware, and more.

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Encryption 101: How to break encryption

Credit to Author: Vasilios Hioureas| Date: Tue, 06 Mar 2018 19:10:34 +0000

Continuing on in our Encryption 101 series, we now look at what it takes to break encryption. In order for something as powerful as encryption to break, there needs to be some kind of weakness to exploit. That weakness is often a result of an error in implementation.

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Encryption 101: ShiOne ransomware case study

Credit to Author: Vasilios Hioureas| Date: Wed, 28 Feb 2018 16:00:00 +0000

In this case study on ShiOne ransomware, part of our Encryption 101 series, we will be reviewing the encryption process line by line and showing the different methods ransomware can use to encrypt files.

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Encryption 101: a malware analyst’s primer

Credit to Author: Vasilios Hioureas| Date: Tue, 20 Feb 2018 21:53:13 +0000

A primer on encryption mechanisms and how they are exploited by malware authors, including an introduction to encryption and the main methods used to encrypt ransomware.

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