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By Nyotron Security Research Team A new fileless ransomware named “SOREBRECT” has been discovered in the wild. It is categorized as a fileless ransomware. However, as we’ll dig into understanding what these terms actually mean, we’ll see that it isn’t quite true. First, a quick overview of the SOREBRECT and its actions: SOREBRECT starts off […]

By Nyotron Security Research Team Inception is another tool in the toolbox for the advanced hacker. This tool, however, allows you to gain incredible capabilities. Computers are made of various components. A motherboard is used to connect most of them to one another. There exist a few standards to transfer data between these components (component-communication). […]

By Nyotron Security Research Team Lazarus group (aka “Hidden Cobra”), a group that is believed to be backed by North Korea which were linked to several cyber attacks in recent years including the Sony pictures leaks back in 2014. “Ten Days of Rain,” a DDoS (Distributed denial-of-service) attack against South Korea is linked yet to […]

By Nyotron Security Research Team It is no secret that Russia breached the Electoral Systems in order to manipulate the votes for the US presidency back in 2016, but it appears to be a lot wider spread than previously thought. A total of 39 states appears to be the victims of this attack with the […]

By Nyotron Security Research Team Leaving footprints on a victim’s machine is something most malware writers wish to avoid for various reasons such as making the victim aware of the malicious activities, making it harder for security researchers to analyze the attack and bypassing AV Software. The most obvious footprint is placing the executable on […]

By Nyotron Security Research Team Industroyer Attacks on city’s infrastructures are not common, but an attack with the magnitude of Stuxnet was recently discovered. It took place on December 17, 2016 and shut down electrical power distribution to a large area of Kiev, affecting around 250,000 households. This particular variant installs a backdoor on the […]

By Donna St. John, Vice President of Marketing Nyotron confirms PARANOID Endpoint Protection solution stops this cyberattack from inflicting any damage The WannaCry cyberattack is one of the largest on record, where organizations in more than 99 countries have been infected with a ransomware variant that is spreading via the EternalBlue exploit that was patched […]

By Nir Shafrir, Senior Director of Field Engineering at Nyotron RSAC 2017 will definitely be remembered as a semi endpoint, anti-APT conference. Wandering around the north, south and west halls was a very confusing experience for those who were searching for the right endpoint solution for their organization. Recently, many organizations have been hit by […]

Increase in attacks’ complexity and methodologies: Creativity and evolvement on the offensive side has proved to be much faster (than defense). In fact, we learn that any progress made by cyber security solutions, has direct significant “positive” effect on attack techniques and offensive methods. We can say that appx. any 10% progress on the defensive side, at the same […]