As you may have noticed, we have posted a lot on LinkedIn recently about new cyber attacks. The biggest link between these is that those attacks are commonly caused by not following best practices, or relying only on “legacy” security tools and/or the use of weak passwords.
“Threat hunting,” or “cyber threat hunting” is the process of proactively and iteratively searching through networks and datasets to detect threats that evade existing automated tools and is done by a threat hunter or security analyst.
GREYCORTEX is happy to report that it is able to detect the BadRabbit ransomware. This ransomware appeared in Eastern Europe (Russia, Ukraine) but has begun to spread across several countries including South Korea, Poland, the Baltic, and regions.
Today, September 8, 2017, Equifax, one of the largest credit reporting agencies in the United States, has disclosed that they suffered a massive data breach because their network was compromised by unknown hackers.
Following the success of our video describing the WannaCry ransomware, we are happy to announce an ongoing series of YouTube videos: “Tales from the Malware Lab - Powered by GREYCORTEX.” In it, we will leverage our in-house malware lab, complete with the latest version of GREYCORTEX MEN
GREYCORTEX is happy to report that MENDEL, our network traffic analysis solution, affirmatively detects infection by the WannaCry ransomware, its possible variants/clones, and protects users more effectively than rule-based detection tools alone.