Browser-side security — the blindspot you need to prioritize

| | threats, web skimming
An unfortunate truth of doing business online today — attackers will try to break into your web apps. It’s only a matter of time. In fact, according to research, a new online ...
Securing Your Network in Preparation for the Holidays

Securing Your Network in Preparation for the Holidays

The holiday shopping season is upon us. Kicking off with Small Business Saturday – a chance for customers to explore local or regional small businesses, and continuing throughout the month of December ...

Don’t suffer from a data breach over the holidays: Protect your website at no cost for 30 days

| | Products, threats, web skimming
Protect your website at no cost for 30 days during the most active attack period with Instart Web Skimming Protection ...

Protect your private data this holiday season: Announcing Privacy Alert by Instart — a new Chrome plugin for better browser security

Ever wonder who can see the information you enter on a website? Is it just the website or can other companies see it, such as the provider of the live chat on ...
bots

Why Organizations are Failing to Deal With Rising Bot Attacks

The need for bot management is fueled by the rise in automated attacks. In the early days, the use of bots was limited to small scraping attempts or spamming. Today, things are ...
Security Boulevard

5 of the Spookiest Threats Entering Your Security Operations Center

Halloween is Thursday, but if you work in a security operations center, you might feel like every day is All... The post 5 of the Spookiest Threats Entering Your Security Operations Center ...
Ransomware Goes Fileless, Uses Malicious Documents and PowerShell to Encrypt Files

Ransomware Goes Fileless, Uses Malicious Documents and PowerShell to Encrypt Files

In October 2019, we encountered a phishing campaign delivering a malicious Microsoft Word document that distributed ransomware with a twist. Unlike most ransomware families, such as GandCrab, WannaCry and RobinHood, the malware ...
Buran Ransomware Targets German Organisations through Malicious Spam Campaign

Buran Ransomware Targets German Organisations through Malicious Spam Campaign

Introduction As of October 2019, commodity ransomware campaigns conducted by financially motivated threat actors pose a significant threat to organisations. The three distinguishing characteristics of such campaigns are: first, they are usually ...
Reawakening of Emotet: An Analysis of its JavaScript Downloader

Reawakening of Emotet: An Analysis of its JavaScript Downloader

In mid-September 2019, Emotet resumed its activity and we evaluated changes to its operation in a previous blog post by Alex Holland. One of the noticeable changes is that some of the ...
Changes to Emotet in September 2019

Changes to Emotet in September 2019

Thank you to Ratnesh Pandey who also contributed to this research. On 16 September 2019, Bromium Labs observed the resumption of Emotet malicous spam (malspam) campaign activity following a hiatus since the ...
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