Cyber Security

Revealing the Long-Term Costs of Building an Advanced Cyber SOC

by Ben Kapon

posted at November 22, 2016

Aware of the dangers and probability of suffering a data breach, organizations are rethinking their security posture. They realize that the traditional prevention-based security model, based on signature-based perimeter tools, is no longer effective against advanced cyber threats. To avoid being the next victim of a high-profile data breach, organizations are seeking advanced and post-breach

SpamTorte Version 2: Discovery of an Advanced, Multilayered Spambot Campaign that is Back with a Vengeance

by Verint Research Lab

posted at November 8, 2016

Verint’s research team has recently discovered a new and unknown version of the Torte botnet malware. Christened SpamTorte 2.0, it is a powerful, multi-layered Spambot (Spam Botnet) that is capable of running large scale, efficient spam campaigns while cleverly masking itself to avoid detection. It’s worth noting that the initial detection was exclusively detected by the

Discovery of a New Nymaim Malware Variant Employing Advanced Delivery, Obfuscation and Blacklisting methods

by Verint Research Lab

posted at October 27, 2016

Verint’s Cyber Research team has discovered an unknown variant of the Nymaim malware family, a group of threats that are also capable of downloading various malicious payloads onto the affected device, ranging from Ransomware to Banking Trojans. Background Nymaim is a malware family that was prevalent in 2013 but has recently reemerged on the threat landscape.

Finding an Effective Threat Detection and Response Solution – A Buyer’s Guide

by Ben Kapon

posted at October 13, 2016

It is extremely difficult to choose a threat detection and response solution today, given the many products in the marketplace. The more security software you install, the more your analysts chase false positives and an endless number of security alerts. And worse – attacks continue as invaders manage to infiltrate every small crack between siloed