What is Ransomware?

What is Ransomware?

 Malware Patrol’s CEO Andre Correa was recently interviewed by Dana Mantilia from Identity Protection Planning. They discussed the basics – and more – about ransomware:What is Ransomware?What should a company do in the case of an attack?Why is paying...
InfoSec Articles (9/28/21 – 10/11/21)

InfoSec Articles (9/28/21 – 10/11/21)

Malware patrol selected some relevant cybersecurity news over the past 2 weeks. A survey of cyber investigators and antiabuse service providers to understand how ICANN’s application of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has impacted the...
InfoSec Articles (09/13/21 – 9/27/21)

InfoSec Articles (09/13/21 – 9/27/21)

In the past 2 weeks, CISA, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the National Security Agency (NSA) have released a joint Cybersecurity Advisory (CSA) alerting organizations of increased Conti ransomware attacks. Also, following a recent Incident Response,...
InfoSec Articles (08/16/21 – 08/30/21)

InfoSec Articles (08/16/21 – 08/30/21)

In the last 2 weeks of August, we saw campaigns use a multitude of infection components to deliver two widely popular commodity malware and remote access trojans (RATs): njRAT and AsyncRAT. Also, campaigns use a multitude of infection components to deliver two widely...
Best Practices to Protect Against Ransomware

Best Practices to Protect Against Ransomware

Everyone wants to know how to protect against ransomware – 2021 is the year of ransomware! The Colonial Pipeline attack shutdown a major oil distribution line and held it for ransom. Kaseya, a software vendor, was targeted with a $70 million ransom in bitcoin on...
InfoSec Articles (08/02/21 – 08/16/21)

InfoSec Articles (08/02/21 – 08/16/21)

In this first half of August, we saw that during Cyble’s routine Open-Source Intelligence (OSINT) research, we came across a malware posted by a researcher on Twitter. Also, a new Android trojan, dubbed FlyTrap, that’s spread to more than 10,000 victims via rigged...