Location-aware malware targets Japanese and Korean endpoints Bromium

Location-Aware Malware Targets Japanese and Korean Endpoints

New malware samples use location awareness to specifically target Japanese and Korean endpoints. The malware uses two techniques to determine the location in which it is being executed and ensures that the ...
PowerShell is executing inside the Explorer Preview pane

Preview Pain: Malware Triggers in Outlook Preview Without User Opening Word Document

A recent malware sample forwarded to our Threat Intelligence service had some very interesting properties which we think would be useful to share. The sample itself is a Word document which is ...
Super Mario Oddity

Super Mario Oddity

A few days ago, I was investigating a sample piece of malware where our static analysis flagged a spreadsheet as containing a Trojan but the behavioural trace showed very little happening. This ...
SaaS Companies Are Breaking Up with Excel for Managing Cybersecurity - Here’s Why

SaaS Companies Are Breaking Up with Excel for Managing Cybersecurity – Here’s Why

Excel is great for pivot tables and financial modeling, but one of its greatest weakness is that it's one-dimensional, not collaborative, static, and frustrating for generating on-demand reports. And who really likes ...

Excel pivot table data leak leads to £120,000 fine for London council

A London council has been fined £120,000 for accidentally revealing the names of people who owned empty properties. An error that could have been avoided with a simple double-click. The post Excel ...
ISO 27001 risk assessments: The problem with using spreadsheets

ISO 27001 risk assessments: The problem with using spreadsheets

An ISO 27001 risk assessment is at the core of your organisation’s information security management system (ISMS). Those new to tackling this complex step may rely on using a manual, inexpensive solution ...

The Analytic Staircase for Auditors

Building a successful audit analytics program is like climbing a staircase. The staircase is a set of steps that consist of several items having increasing levels of maturity. The staircase steps not ...