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 it well(...)
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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 for Q3 2017 just recently concluded and the results are posted. (...)
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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 locks, and the like...(...)
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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 DDoS attack... (...)
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