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PyLocky Ransomware Source Code Leaked Online

by Verint CTI (powered by SenseCy)

posted at October 9, 2018

Threat Summary PyLocky represents a new ransomware strain that was detected in the wild in late July 2018, and whose volume of infections increased throughout the month of August. The malware is usually distributed through malspam emails claiming to link to a fake payment invoice, and it features advanced anti-detection and anti-sandbox capabilities. Notably, infection

Source Code of Ratopak/ Pegasus Spyware Targeting the Financial Sector Recently Leaked

by Verint CTI (powered by SenseCy)

posted at August 28, 2018

On July 6, 2018, a post claiming to contain the source code of Carbanak group malware was published on a Russian-speaking underground forum. Soon after the sharing of the code on the Russian underground, it was uploaded by an unknown actor to the text-sharing platform Pastebin, making it accessible to all. At the same time,

The Ultimate Data Scientist’s Playground: Building a Multipetabyte Analytic Infrastructure for Cyber Defense

by lee_blum

posted at August 27, 2018

Thousands of Big Data professionals gathered in the ExCel Conference Centre in London for the annual Strata Data Conference, organized by O’Reilly Media and Cloudera. This conference is a major platform for leading Data professionals to share their experience, case studies, proven best practices and new analytic approaches to a global audience of data scientists

Update – FastDataX Campaign is Now Even Stronger and a Whole Lot More Malicious!

by Verint Research Lab

posted at July 23, 2018

Back in our July blog, FastDataX campaign, we shared some very compelling research with our readers – we were excited by the amount of interest it created.  Fast forward a few more months of research and we have more to share with you, including multiple accounts of infection observed throughout our Threat Protection System.  We