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Exposing Houdini

Posted by Greg Maudsley on Aug 22, 2017

Lately, instances of malware with built-in worm functionality have been on the rise. The WannaCry cyberattack is a perfect example. Although the malware was classified as ransomware, to increase the number of infections, the attackers used an SMB exploit to propagate it laterally within enterprises.

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Tags: malware, isolation, ransomware, cyber threats, cyber attacks, wannacry, web isolation, worm, Houdini, remote access trojan

The Web Browser Risk Landscape

Posted by Jason Steer on Jul 27, 2017

Whilst working with a customer on a web isolation project over the past two weeks, I was passed on a query based on a report published by Recorded Future in December 2016. The report was a summary of what were the popular vulnerabilities used in exploit kits by attackers in 2016 (source: RecordedFuture).

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Tags: ransomware, malware vulnerabilities, web-based vulnerabilities, web isolation, malvertising

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