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Threat Recap: Week of January 31st

February 5, 2016By Connor Madsen

A lot happens in the security world, some big and some small, and many stories get lost in the mix. In an effort to keep our readers informed and updated, we present the…read more

Threat Recap: Week of January 24th

January 29, 2016By Connor Madsen

A lot happens in the security world, some big and some small, and many stories get lost in the mix. In an effort to keep our readers informed and updated, we present the…read more

A look at a typical macro infection

January 14, 2016By Dan Para

For over a decade, one of the most common ways to infect a computer with malware has been the implementation of “macros” in Word and Excel documents. Macros are small scripts that automate…read more

Russians are not immune to Encrypting Ransomware

December 22, 2015By Tyler Moffitt

CryptoWall 4.0 users have found that Russian users are spared any encryption when the malware is deployed on their system. That’s because it checks for what keyboard is being used and if Russian…read more

Threat Recap: Week of Dec 7th

December 11, 2015By Connor Madsen

Top 5 Week of Dec. 7 UAE Bank Hack In the last week, a major financial institution in the United Arab Emirates was hacked, with customer information being ransomed for a sum of…read more

Threat Recap: Week of December 4th

December 4, 2015By Connor Madsen

Greek Bank Cyber Attacks Recently, several Greek banks were hit with a cyber attack that brought their systems to a halt for several hours. The hackers, claiming to be a group called the…read more

What’s in a name?

December 2, 2015By Dan Para

Any time a malware variant hits the news we get numerous requests for information. It is typically quite difficult to provide any information based on names that have been given to threats. A…read more

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