1. Network Visibility in Cybersecurity
    Thursday, May 25, 2017
    Hacking, theft and compromise often rely on stealth. Exploits can masquerade as part of legitimate-looking emails. Innocuous attachments can contain malicious code. Systems may remain unpatched or still have back doors that become entry points for stealthy intrusions. All of these factors make disti... READ MORE
  2. WannaCry
    Monday, May 15, 2017
    Early on Friday, May 12, reports began circulating about WannaCry ransomware outbreaks in the United Kingdom affecting numerous sites at the National Health Service (NHS). Soon after, it became apparent that the impact was global, affecting a large number of victims across Europe, Middle East and As... READ MORE
  3. Blackmoon malware framework blog
    Thursday, May 4, 2017
    Banking trojans – true to their name – typically steal web credentials from users of financial services websites. Targeted services can include banks, wealth management firms, investment banks, retirement investment services companies and others – essentially any website where money can be accessed... READ MORE
  4. Detecting Threats with “Whole-Brain” Cybersecurity Technology
    Tuesday, April 25, 2017
    I’ve been designing and programming computer systems for a long time (longer than I’m willing to admit in a public blog post). On many occasions throughout my career I’ve come across problems that were proving to be very difficult (if not impossible) to solve using pure combinatorial logic – meaning... READ MORE
  5. Thursday, April 20, 2017
    Welcome back to our blog series on reducing detection time from months to minutes. In our first and second posts, we showed how you can use metadata to quickly resolve phishing attacks and investigate threats retroactively. While those two scenarios are pretty common, here’s one that may be new to y... READ MORE
  6. Wednesday, April 5, 2017
    In late February, Fidelis Cybersecurity observed a strategic web compromise on a prominent U.S. lobbying group that served up malware to a very specific set of targets. The malware we observed has been used exclusively by Chinese nation-state threat actors in our observation and according to previou... READ MORE
  7. Thursday, March 30, 2017
    Welcome back to reducing detection time from months to minutes. In the first post in this series, we showed how metadata holds the power to quickly disarm one of the most effective cyberattack methods in the attackers’ arsenal – phishing . But what about detecting threats in the past? You’ve read th... READ MORE
  8. Tuesday, March 28, 2017
    Interesting changes are happening in the world of cybersecurity legislation. Notably, these changes are impacting the role of the chief information security officer (CISO). No longer are CISOs just the sacrificial lamb (read: scapegoat) when a company suffers a data breach. The changes revolve aroun... READ MORE
  9. Friday, March 24, 2017
    Nviso Labs recently published a fascinating blog post illustrating the use of the Lua programming language over the Suricata DPI engine to detect obfuscations in PDF files. Deep analysis of content seen on networks is a topic close to our heart at Fidelis Cybersecurity. After reading that post, we d... READ MORE