Source Code for Mirai IoT Malware Released

October 10, 2016By Tyler Moffitt

  Recently, source code for the Internet of Things (IoT) botnet malware, Mirai, was released on hack forums. This type of malware was used last month in an historic distributed-denial-of-service (DDoS) attack against…read more

Threat Recap: Week of October 3rd

October 7, 2016By Connor Madsen

  Alright, everyone, this week has been a whopper. I didn’t foresee Facebook Messenger adopting full user encryption, but it’s definitely time. And Apple’s move to auto-updating macOS? We can only wait and…read more

Threat Recap: Week of September 26th

September 30, 2016By Connor Madsen

  Another week, another threat recap. And this week wasn’t without its fair share of cyber incidents. Voter registration misstep? Check. New ransomware? Check. KrebsOnSecurity attack? Check! Here are five of the major security…read more

Protecting Against Emerging Ransomware

September 21, 2016By LeVar Battle

  While ransomware has become a buzzword for some, cyber criminals have made it a lucrative business and one which they are constantly evolving. Each day, the Webroot BrightCloud® Threat Intelligence Platform monitors,…read more

Threat Recap: Week of September 12th

September 16, 2016By Connor Madsen

  There’s a lot that happens in the cybersecurity world, with many stories getting lost in the mix. In an effort to keep our readers informed and updated, we present the Webroot Threat Recap, highlighting…read more