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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

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Infosec Professionals Reveal the Top Information Security Concerns for 2018 & Beyond

February 06, 2018

30 infosec pros discuss the top information security concerns for 2018 and beyond.

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We May Soon See Malware Leveraging the Meltdown and Spectre Vulnerabilities

February 01, 2018

According to experts at AV-TEST, Fortinet, and Minerva Labs, we may soon see an increasing number of malware samples that are experimenting with the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities.

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Zyklon Password Stealer Exploits Microsoft Vulnerabilities via Spam Campaign

January 18, 2018

Cybercriminals are exploiting Microsoft Office Vulnerabilities to distribute Zyklon Malware in a recent spam campaign targeting telecommunication, insurance, and financial services.

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The BIG List of 2018 Cyber Security Predictions From Experts Around the Globe

January 07, 2018

Every day there’s a new breach, technology or announcement in the world of cyber security. This leads us to believe 2018 is going to be a critical time for security, so we wanted to hear what experts around the globe had to say.

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2018 Security Predictions (Part 7)

December 22, 2017

Criminals will become increasingly more sophisticated. Will companies be able to automate security to keep or continue to lose valuable data?

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2017 - the year malware became evasive

December 14, 2017

Anti-evasion software specialist Minerva Labs has released its Year in Review report, which takes an in-depth look at the approaches used by common malware families to bypass anti-malware tools, including antivirus and analysis sandboxes.

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Minerva Labs Releases Evasive Malware 2017 Year in Review

13 December, 2017

2017 demonstrated significant advancements in defensive measures, such as artificial intelligence being incorporated into traditional and "next-gen" endpoint security solutions, yet it also confirmed that adversaries continue to find ways around such defensive measures.

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InfoSec Professionals Reveal the Top Information Security Concerns for 2018 and Beyond

December 12, 2017

30 infosec pros discuss the top information security concerns for 2018 and beyond.

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Major Investment Scams Every Investors Must Know How to Spot

December 09, 2017

Fraudsters are rampant during the holiday season and are typically one step ahead of investors, luring unsuspecting people with their scams to generate more income.

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Minerva Labs Continues Growth in Endpoint Security Market in 2017

07 December , 2017

Company continues to excel in US market by doubling customer base in the past twelve months. In addition, in 2017 Minerva Labs released several, significant updates to their Anti-Evasion Platform in enhancing endpoint defense from evasive threats.

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How to Protect Against Malware Infections: The Top Experts Speak

November 27, 2017

To help with useful advice, we’ve reached out to top cyber security experts in the field to share their tips. We asked them to share two important tips on protecting against malware infections.

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Top Security Software, 2017: How Cutting-Edge Products Fare Against The Latest Threats

November 17, 2017

Our goal is to discover how cutting-edge cybersecurity software fares against the latest threats, hopefully helping you to make good technology purchasing decisions.

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Group Launches Secure DNS Service Powered by IBM Threat Intelligence

Novermber 17, 2017

A newly announced free Domain Name System (DNS) service promises automated immunity from known Internet threats by blocking access to websites flagged as malicious.

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11 Israeli Cybersecurity firms that left their mark on 2017

November 16, 2017

We compiled a list of the hottest Israeli cybersecurity companies that gained major traction this year — and millions in funding.

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How to stop Emotet malware from infecting your computer

November 15, 2017

The Emotet banking Trojan has been around since 2014. It continues to evolve, and has even been spotted acting like a distribution method for other banking malware.

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Thinking Outside the Suite: Adding Anti-Evasive Strategies to Endpoint Security

November 03, 2017

In a 2016 report with Rapid7, IDC estimates that 70% of attacks start from the endpoint. Sophisticated ransomware exploded into a global epidemic this year, and other forms of malware exploits, including mobile malware and malvertising are also on the rise.

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Top Security Tools, 2017: How Cutting-Edge Products Fare Against The Latest Threats

October 20, 2017

We wanted to dive into the newest cybersecurity products and services from those hot categories that Gartner identified, reviewing some of the most innovative and useful from each group.

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What is WaterMiner? New stealth cryptominer found hidden in GTA mod on Russian-speaking forum

October 18, 2017

Security researchers have uncovered a new evasive cryptominer dubbed "WaterMiner" hidden in modified video games, including a Grand Theft Auto (GTA) mod, available for download on a Russian-speaking forum.

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WaterMiner Malware Author Can't Keep His Mouth Shut on Social Media

October 17, 2017

A Russian-speaking malware author is currently busy spreading a Monero miner hidden inside gaming mods

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Minerva Releases First Enterprise-Grade Malware Vaccination Solution for Endpoint Security

September 12, 2017

Building upon its core capability to deceive malware into inaction, Minerva has taken the concept of vaccination beyond simply a “cool idea” for lab environments and allowed this technique to be deployed at an enterprise level to expand the endpoint defender’s arsenal.

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Minerva Introduces First Enterprise-Grade Malware Vaccination Solution for Endpoint Security

September 12, 2017

Minerva today announced the release of the industry's first Endpoint Malware Vaccination module for enterprises, that helps simulate infection markers across enterprise endpoints to deceive malware into believing it has already infected the system.

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Modified video games on Russian forum tainted with WaterMiner cryptominer

October 17, 2017

The malware, known as WaterMiner, is also a mod – in this case, an altered version of a legit open-source miner known as XMRig, according to a Tuesday blog post from Minerva researchers, who shared their findings in advance with SC Media.

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Alive and Kickin'

October 02, 2017

No look into future ransomware threats is complete without at least a peek at the past. Companies will continue to see old ransomware evolve into new attacks, so unbutton your collars and take off your Sunday best, we won't be attending ransomware's funeral any time soon.

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Surviving Ransomware by Keeping Things Simple

September 23 , 2017<br>

This year has seen ransomware take the top spot when it comes to attention in the security world. A soon to be released study from Holger Schulze, founder of the 370,000-member Information Security Community on LinkedIn, shows that Ransomware has become a serious focal point.

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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

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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

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Minerva Labs Releases Evasive Malware 2017 Year in Review

13 December, 2017

2017 demonstrated significant advancements in defensive measures, such as artificial intelligence being incorporated into traditional and "next-gen" endpoint security solutions, yet it also confirmed that adversaries continue to find ways around such defensive measures.

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Minerva Labs Continues Growth in Endpoint Security Market in 2017

07 December , 2017

Company continues to excel in US market by doubling customer base in the past twelve months. In addition, in 2017 Minerva Labs released several, significant updates to their Anti-Evasion Platform in enhancing endpoint defense from evasive threats.

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Minerva Launches Enterprise-Grade Malware Vaccination Solution to Immunize Endpoints and Rapidly Contain Attacks

12 September, 2017

The industry's first Endpoint Malware Vaccination tool for enterprises helps simulate infection markers across enterprise endpoints, to deceive malware into believing it has already infected the system, enabling enterprises to reduce detection time and contain attacks.

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