Nov 2016

  1. The Best of Both Worlds: A New Approach to Endpoint Security

    Wednesday, November 30, 2016
      There are two types of runners: long-distance runners and sprinters. Everything about them is different. Sprinters are built for power while marathoners are built for endurance. But what if you could break the mold and find all of those capabilities in a single athlete? Endpoint detection and... READ MORE
  2. Did You Hire Your IPS for a Job of the Past?

    Tuesday, November 15, 2016
      In Part 1 of this series we asked the question: Would you re-hire your IPS if you interviewed it today? But it’s not a totally fair question. Because, before you hire someone (or in this case buy something) it’s pretty obvious that you need a deep and thorough understanding of what the job... READ MORE
  3. Vawtrak DGA Round 2

    Saturday, November 12, 2016
    Vawtrak, a.k.a. Neverquest, has been a prominent trojan in the banking world and numerous researchers have reported their findings about this malware. In August 2016, we blogged about the addition of a DGA to the banking trojan known as Vawtrak. The actors behind Vawtrak reacted to this attention... READ MORE
  4. Down the H-W0rm Hole with Houdini's RAT

    Wednesday, November 9, 2016
    Commodity Remote Access Trojans (RATs) -- which are designed, productized and sold to the casual and experienced hacker alike -- put powerful remote access capabilities into the hands of criminals. RATs, such as H-W0rm, njRAT, KilerRAT, DarkComet, Netwire, XtremeRAT, JSocket/AlienSpy/Adwind and... READ MORE