Fileless malware: getting the lowdown on this insidious threat

In this series of articles, we provide an in-depth discussion of fileless malware and their related attacks. In part one, we cover a brief overview of the problems with and general features ...
At $17 million, Atlanta network recovery six times more expensive than estimated

At $17 million, Atlanta network recovery six times more expensive than estimated

The SamSam ransomware attack on the city of Atlanta in March is probably one of the most expensive security incidents, with the recovery cost adding up to some $17 million of taxpayers’ ...

A week in security (June 18 – June 24)

A roundup of security news from June 18 – 24 that includes the SamSam ransomware, DNS rebinding, a World Cup phishing campaign, and lots and lots of Android malware. Categories: Security world ...
SamSam ransomware: controlled distribution for an elusive malware

SamSam ransomware: controlled distribution for an elusive malware

SamSam ransomware is a unique malware for its explicit human interaction on selected targets and care to erase most of its tracks. Categories: Malware Threat analysis Tags: ransomwaresamsamsamsam ransomware (Read more...) The ...
SamSam ransomware: what you need to know

SamSam ransomware: what you need to know

We take a look at SamSam ransomware, the malware that messed with Atlanta, and tell you how it works and what you can do to combat it. Categories: Cybercrime Malware Tags: atlanta ...