ORX Locker

September 10, 2015By Tyler Moffitt

Only a month has gone by since the last RaaS (Ransomware as a Service) came to light. It looks this new business model that was first introduced by TOX a few months ago…read more

Compromising Windows via Windows Update Drivers

August 24, 2015By Tyler Moffitt

  While at Blackhat 2015, I saw a very interesting presentation on compromising the Windows Update service (“WSUSpect – Compromising The Windows Enterprise Via Windows Update” – Paul Stone & Alex Chapman). The…read more

Encryptor RaaS (Ransomware as a Service)

July 28, 2015By Tyler Moffitt

A new ransomware has emerged and its very similar to tox as it is created for hackers to easily design encrypting ransomware payloads to distrube from their botnets. Since the creator of Tox was selling…read more

A Brief History of Malware

July 15, 2015By Tyler Moffitt

Malware has come a long way in 30 years. Back in the 70s, the idea of malicious software was an interesting thought experiment. What if computer programs could take control of a computer?…read more


May 6, 2015By Tyler Moffitt

Yesterday in the news we saw a huge spike in the interest of the Rombertik malware. Rombertik infiltrates the computer through email phishing attacks that drop as a .scr screen saver executable that contains the malware that…read more


May 4, 2015By Tyler Moffitt

We’ve encountered yet another encrypting ransomware variant and at this point it’s expected since the scam has exploaded in popularity since it’s inception in late 2013. This one has a GUI that is almost…read more

The Threat Landscape is Expanding. Are You Ready for it?

March 3, 2015By Tyler Moffitt

This blog is syndicated from the LabTech Software Blog: http://www.labtechsoftware.com/blog/antivirus-and-anti-malware-tips/ Think your clients are covered? Think again. This year’s epic flu season isn’t relegated to humans alone. The burgeoning threat landscape is better equipped…read more