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Imagine the panic and concern that hits as you look at a screen that says: “All files on your computer have been locked. Please pay the ransom within 24 hours to get the key … or else.” From the days of ransomware being distributed on floppy disks to modern-day attacks like WannaCry and Petya spreading […]

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The Process Doppelgänging technique was first presented in December 2017 at the BlackHat conference. Since the presentation several threat actors have started using this sophisticated technique in an attempt to bypass modern security solutions. In April 2018, we spotted the first ransomware employing this bypass technique – SynAck ransomware. It should be noted that SynAck […]

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Cryptominer-based attacks, not ransomware-based attacks, have been the top threat so far this year, according to Comodo Cybersecurity Threat Research Labs’ Q1 Global Malware Report. In the first three months of 2018, Comodo said it “detected 28.9 million cryptominer incidents out of a total of 300 million malware incidents, amounting to a 10 percent share. […]

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