High Levels of Locky Ransomware in 7-Zip Archives during Q4 2017

It was once only a pipedream that a security product would be able to detect unknown, new malware. But as highlighted by ICSA Labs’ quarterly-recurring advanced threat defense (ATD) security certification testing, there is in fact a short list of security vendors that not only detect new threats, but do ... Read More

Ransomware Higher During Q3 Advanced Threat Defense Testing

ICSA Labs encourages enterprises to consider the results of its quarterly advanced threat defense (ATD) security testing and to demand only ICSA Labs certified ATD solutions. In ATD and the related ATD-Email testing, ICSA Labs tests to see how well security vendor solutions detect new and little-known malicious threats. Testing ... Read More

Smart door locks, fitness bands, home security cameras, oh my! 5 tips for consumers to protect themselves

Because of technology and the Internet of Things (IoT), our lives are different today and better in so many ways. However, the IoT also comes with security and privacy-related imperfections. ICSA Labs offers five practical security and privacy tips for consumers of IoT technology including fitness bands, smart home door ... Read More

Exposing IoT Weaknesses – Before your consumer products unwittingly join a malicious DDoS Botnet

The Mirai botnet was used to carry out a DDoS attack in late October against one of the Internet’s domain name service (DNS) providers, Dyn, resulting in an Internet disruption for many. It wasn’t the first time this botnet, comprised of Internet of Things (IoT) devices, was used in a ... Read More

Why is Advanced Threat Defense Important? Q&A with Jack Walsh of ICSA Labs

Jack Walsh, new initiatives & mobility programs manager at ICSA Labs discusses the latest rounds of Advanced Threat Defense (ATD) certification testing, and the security products being created to help protect end users against previously unknown threats.(...) ... Read More

Seeing ransomware before it strikes

At ICSA Labs, we’ve seen a tremendous spike in ransomware during the 2nd quarter of 2016.(...) ... Read More