Bitdefender is proud to announce PwnThyBytes Capture The Flag – our competitive ethical hacking contest

Bitdefender is proud to announce PwnThyBytes Capture The Flag – our competitive ethical hacking contest

We hope you’ve all enjoyed your summer holidays, chilling out on the beach, seeing new places and recharging your batteries. Because this autumn we’ve prepared the first edition of PwnThyBytes CTF, a ...
New Homograph Phishing Attack Impersonates Bank of Valletta, Leverages Valid TLS Certificate

New Homograph Phishing Attack Impersonates Bank of Valletta, Leverages Valid TLS Certificate

Bitdefender researchers recently uncovered a new IDN (internationalized domain name) homograph phishing attack in which attackers impersonate the Bank of Valletta, Malta. Bitdefender’s Deep Learning technologies, trained specifically to spot this type ...
Protecting against SWAPGS Attack via Hypervisor Introspection

Bypassing KPTI Using the Speculative Behavior of the SWAPGS Instruction

Bitdefender senior researchers Dan Horea Luțaș and Andrei Vlad Luțaș recently uncovered a new speculative-execution vulnerability and demonstrated how it can be exploited via a side-channel style attack, dubbed SWAPGS Attack. The ...
GandCrab: The most popular Multi-Million Dollar Ransomware of the Year

GandCrab: The most popular Multi-Million Dollar Ransomware of the Year

Ransomware has been around for years and has inflicted financial losses estimated in the billions of dollars. As one of the most lucrative types of malware, from a financial perspective, ransomware developers ...