Press Releases

Survey: Endpoints Still Vulnerable to Breaches Despite Advancements in Antivirus Technologies

April 25, 2018

Minerva Labs announced the results of a survey of 600 IT security professionals which found endpoint security solutions are failing to provide adequate protections to address today’s security threats, specifically malware.

Endpoints Still Vulnerable to Breaches Despite Advancements in Antivirus Technologies

April 25, 2018

Minerva Labs, a leading provider of anti-evasion technology for enterprise endpoints, today announced the results of a survey of 600 IT security professionals which found endpoint security solutions are failing to provide adequate protections to address today's security threats, specifically malware. A majority of the respondents surveyed indicated a heightened concern of a major malware breach in the coming year and acknowledged that they require more than an antivirus (AV) solution on the endpoint to combat the rising threat.

Survey: Endpoints Still Vulnerable to Breaches Despite Advancements in Antivirus Technologies

April 25, 2018

Almost 70 percent of Minerva Labs Survey Respondents Are Concerned Existing Security Controls Will Not Prevent a Significant Attack

Endpoints Still Vulnerable Despite Advances In Protection Technology

April 25, 2018

Although endpoint security solutions have improved, a new survey of IT security professionals finds that three quarters believe their existing anti-malware solutions would be able to prevent no more than 70 percent of infections.

Survey: IT professionals believe endpoint security solutions are failing

April 25, 2018

A new survey out today from Minerva Labs Ltd. has found that a majority of information technology security professionals believe that endpoint security solutions are failing to provide adequate protection against modern security threats.

Evasive malware: A growing threat to state and local governments

April 17. 2018

Protecting municipalities against cyberattacks is a major challenge. Overall, municipal technology tends to be characterized by legacy infrastructure, diverse requirements and a complex network topology. State and local government IT professionals are often charged with overseeing loosely associated, disparate networks, each servicing different needs and constituents.

State and local governments face a disturbing cybersecurity threat

April 17, 2018

It’s not only the White House, the NSA, and the Senate Intelligence Committee that should be alarmed. State and local government organizations face a growing cybercrime threat. Hackers are targeting municipalities and state agencies in part because they are often easier to breach than better-defended enterprise networks.

How to Avoid Cyber Alert Fatigue: Tips from Infosec Pros

April 17, 2018

Security professionals constantly get alerts, warning them of anomalies. These early warnings are imperative for effectively mitigating damages from a cyber attack – sometimes allowing infosec pros to halt attacks before they can breach sensitive data. False alarms do happen though, and over time, infosec pros become desensitized to the these alerts.

Fileless Crypto-Mining Malware Discovered

March 28, 2018

A recent attack discovered by security researchers from Minerva Lab used malware dubbed GhostMiner, which has adopted the most effective techniques used by other malware families, including fileless infection attacks.

GhostMiner uses fileless technique to mine coins

March 26, 2018

According to a blog post by security researchers Asaf Aprozper and Gal Bitensky at Minerva Labs, the malware will also remove other miners on a system if discovered.

GhostMiner Uses Fileless Techniques, Removes Other Miners, But Makes Only $200

March 23, 2018

Security researchers from Minerva Labs have discovered a new strain of cryptocurrency-mining malware that uses PowerShell code to obtain fileless execution, and scans and stops the process of other miners that might be running on the same infected host.

Hacker vs Hacker: This Cryptojacking Malware Kills Off Its Rivals to Ensure Maximum Profit

March 23, 2018

The cryptocurrency-mining malware uses highly aggressive tactics -- which researchers have reverse engineered to help provide protection.

New infosec products of the week​: March 23, 2018

March 23, 2018

These security features are available as additional options in the Gemalto Color Laser Shield secure identity solutions range. The new enhancements are simple to adopt by the government agents in the field. They are designed to counter forgery while remaining easy for officials to verify their authenticity, thereby providing convenience for legitimate holders.

GhostMiner Fileless Cryptomining Malware Has Code That Kills Itself And Other Strains

March 23, 2018

Monero-mining malware GhostMiner is fileless, nearly undetectable, removes competing cryptominers, and may have provided experts with a way to eliminate cryptomining infections.

Minerva Labs Launches Install-Free Remote User Protection to Safeguard Enterprises from Unmanaged Endpoints

March 22, 2018

Minerva Labs announced the release of the industry’s first, installation-free Remote User Protection solution for Mac and Windows systems that are not under the organization’s direct control. These new capabilities allow enterprises to automatically activate malware protection throughout the entire remote session when connecting to corporate assets, without relying on the user’s own security measures or requiring user interaction.

Minerva Labs Launches Install-Free Remote User Protection to Safeguard Enterprises from Unmanaged Endpoints

March 21, 2018

Industry First Offering Enables Security Administrators to Automatically Protect Remote Devices to Safeguard Enterprise Assets and extends Anti-Evasion Platform to protect Macs

Beat Them at Their Own Game: Understanding and Neutralizing Evasive Malware Tactics in the Face of Rising Attacks

March 16, 2018

Baseline AV products, be they traditional or next gen, play an important role in safeguarding the endpoint, but attackers will always find ways around their detection-based approaches. That’s why such technologies aren’t sufficient by themselves to secure laptops, workstations, servers or other devices in the modern enterprise. To block attacks, security teams need to better understand the mechanics of evasion and the limits of signature, pattern, and behavior-based security solutions.

8 hot cyber security trends (and 4 going cold)

March 15, 2018

What trends do security pros have their eyes on? Their answers run the gamut from tools and technologies to threats, tactics, and training.

Playing Defense

March 05, 2018

Most cybersecurity executives believe Graves' methodology to tackle the problem is mistaken and a focus on counterattacking would be using our resources incorrectly and instead believe the best defense is to actually have strong defense. Omri Moyal, co-Founder, vice president of research at Minerva Labs says that making it difficult and costly for attacker to get into sensitive systems is the best road to take, especially at the state level.

From IDF to Inc: The Israeli Cybersecurity Startup Conveyor Belt

28 February, 2018

Understanding Why Israel Produces Many Cybersecurity Firms Starts With Understanding the Talent That Israeli Defense Force (IDF) Unit 8200 Produces.

Do Business Leaders Listen to Their Own Security Professionals?

22 February, 2018

A new research report published this week claims, "A disconnect about cybersecurity is causing tension among leaders in the C-suite -- and may be leaving companies vulnerable to breaches as a result."

Understanding and Neutralizing Evasive Malware Tactics

22 February, 2018

Incidents that have involved evasive malware, and in particular fileless techniques for bypassing endpoint security measures, were prevalent in 2017. They are set to be even more damaging, costly, and exasperating in 2018.

Malware is Pervasive Across Cloud Platforms: Report

February 08, 2018

Leading Cloud Service Providers and Majority of AV Engines Failed to Detect New Ransomware Variant

Shurl0ckr Ransomware Targets Cloud Apps, Evades AV Detection

February 08, 2018

A new strain of Godjue ransomware, dubbed ShurL0ckr, eludes the built-in malware protection of cloud platforms Google Drive and Microsoft Office 365, researchers at Bitglass found.

Windows 10 Ransomware Protection Easily Bypassed, Researcher Says

February 06, 2018

When announcing the feature, Microsoft described it as a layer of real-time protection that would allow users to prevent ransomware from accessing their data by defining what programs have access to certain folders. Thus, malware and other unauthorized apps would not be able to touch the files in those directories. According to Yago Jesus, however, this added protection can be easily bypassed by using an authorized application such as Office to access the data

Solarwinds Breach Related Events Prevented By Minerva

December 18, 2020

While security vendors published their mitigation recommendations in the past few days, Minerva reports that the company successfully prevented related attempts since August 2020.

Minerva Labs Recognized as a Gartner Cool Vendor in the September 2020 Cool Vendors in Network and Endpoint Security

October 13, 2020

Gartner's Cool Vendor research is designed to recognize interesting, new and innovative vendors, products and services

Minerva Labs protects every home computer that connects to the organization

March 19, 2020

Minerva Labs' unique solution for protecting home-office users' endpoints, integrates with any VPN provider. The solution provides full endpoint protection against known and unknown threats such as file-less attacks, PowerShell scripts, ransomware, malicious documents (macro), and other evasive malware. It also provides browser isolation and full integration with built-in Microsoft Windows Defender.

Minerva joins the fight against coronavirus by protecting remote home computers at no cost for 30 days

March 19, 2020

Minerva Labs, a leader in cyber protection for edge devices and servers, which protects more than one million end-users worldwide, offers a unique home computer security (BYOD) solution while working remotely on the corporate network.

Minerva Labs’ New Critical Asset Protection, Visibility and AV Orchestration Capabilities Provides Comprehensive Endpoint Security

April 16, 2019

Minerva Labs, announced today that it has released version 3.0 of its Endpoint Threat Prevention Platform. The new version includes the ability to make critical assets become invisible and unreachable for malware and adversaries. in addition, the new version enables capture endpoint activities for investigations and threat hunting, seamless integration with baseline anti-malware tools, such as Microsoft® Windows® Defender, so customers can use the Minerva Management Console to centrally orchestrate multiple security layers.

Solarwinds Breach Related Events Prevented By Minerva

December 18, 2020

While security vendors published their mitigation recommendations in the past few days, Minerva reports that the company successfully prevented related attempts since August 2020.

Minerva Labs Recognized as a Gartner Cool Vendor in the September 2020 Cool Vendors in Network and Endpoint Security

October 13, 2020

Gartner's Cool Vendor research is designed to recognize interesting, new and innovative vendors, products and services

Minerva Labs protects every home computer that connects to the organization

March 19, 2020

Minerva Labs' unique solution for protecting home-office users' endpoints, integrates with any VPN provider. The solution provides full endpoint protection against known and unknown threats such as file-less attacks, PowerShell scripts, ransomware, malicious documents (macro), and other evasive malware. It also provides browser isolation and full integration with built-in Microsoft Windows Defender.

Minerva joins the fight against coronavirus by protecting remote home computers at no cost for 30 days

March 19, 2020

Minerva Labs, a leader in cyber protection for edge devices and servers, which protects more than one million end-users worldwide, offers a unique home computer security (BYOD) solution while working remotely on the corporate network.

Minerva Labs’ New Critical Asset Protection, Visibility and AV Orchestration Capabilities Provides Comprehensive Endpoint Security

April 16, 2019

Minerva Labs, announced today that it has released version 3.0 of its Endpoint Threat Prevention Platform. The new version includes the ability to make critical assets become invisible and unreachable for malware and adversaries. in addition, the new version enables capture endpoint activities for investigations and threat hunting, seamless integration with baseline anti-malware tools, such as Microsoft® Windows® Defender, so customers can use the Minerva Management Console to centrally orchestrate multiple security layers.

Minerva Labs Anti-Evasion Platform Achieves VMware Ready Status

December 10, 2018

Minerva Labs today announced that it has joined the VMware Technology Alliance Partner (TAP) program and has achieved VMware Ready status for its Anti-Evasion Platform. This designation indicates that after a detailed validation process Minerva's solution has achieved VMware’s highest level of endorsement and is supported on VMware Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) for production environments

Minerva Labs Achieves Certified Integration with McAfee ePO™ Through the McAfee Security Innovation Alliance

August 27, 2018

Minerva Labs, announced today that it has achieved technical integration of its Anti-Evasion Platform with McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator™(ePO), enabling common customers to gain improved endpoint protection against both evasive and non-evasive malware from ever-evolving cyber threats.

Minerva Labs Recognized on CRN 2018 Emerging Vendors List

July 23, 2018

Minerva Labs, a leading provider of anti-evasion technology for enterprise endpoints, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Minerva Labs to its 2018 Emerging Vendors List in the Security category.

Minerva Labs chosen as a 2018 Red Herring Top 100 North America Winner

June 28, 2018

Minerva Labs, a leading provider of anti-evasion technology for enterprise endpoints, today announced that the company has won the prestigious Red Herring Top 100 North America award, recognizing the continent’s most exciting and innovative private technology companies. This follows recent recognition as a Red Herring Top 100 Europe winner as well.

Minerva Labs and BlueVoyant Team Up To Contain Evasive Cyberattack

May 15, 2018

Minerva Labs, a leading provider of anti-evasion technology for enterprise endpoints, and BlueVoyant, a provider of Advanced Threat Intelligence, Managed Security, and Incident Response today disclosed a successful joint defense against a highly evasive banking Trojan called Emotet.

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