DoH! Not so great to the Enterprise

DoH! Not so great to the Enterprise

DoH, or DNS over HTTPS (RFC 8484), is  a relatively new protocol that provides increased privacy and security. It does this by encrypting DNS queries and responses, which prevents eavesdropping and man-in-the-middle attacks. Instead of using a regular DNS resolver,...
Why Commercial Threat Intelligence Beats OSINT

Why Commercial Threat Intelligence Beats OSINT

Picture this: you’re in need of a new suit. You see that your favorite store is giving away designer suits for free and the pictures look fantastic. But digging into the details reveals that they’re only available in sizes too large for you and with an awkward cut.Do...
Threat Intelligence: Essential For Your Cyber Defenses

Threat Intelligence: Essential For Your Cyber Defenses

Cyber risk is growing while confidence in internal defense resilience declining. According to Microsoft’s 2019 Global Cyber Risk Perception Survey, cyber security is a top 5 business concern for 79% of companies globally (and the top risk for 22% surveyed). Threat...
Whitelisting for Block Lists

Whitelisting for Block Lists

Malware Patrol’s #1 goal is to protect customers from malware and ransomware infections. These days, this can mean blocking mainstream domains. Consequently, our customers report potential false positives for sites like docs(.)google(.)com, drive(.)google(.)com,...
Phishing: The Tide Is Still Coming In

Phishing: The Tide Is Still Coming In

In cybersecurity the familiar is dangerous. Because of this, we must qualify what we “already know” and refresh our knowledge. Without this attention, cracks in the system grow until huge threats can fit through and shatter that complacency, along with business...