Advanced Threat Prevention

Security Methods that Detect, Analyze, and Prevent Threats from Malware

MetaDefender Prevents Emotet - The World’s Most Dangerous Malware

February 24, 2021 by Ngoc Nguyen
What is Emotet? Why is it dangerous? Emotet is an extraordinarily advanced and destructive family of malware, with the capability of escaping detection, dropping malware onto victims’ computer, and spreading to other connected devices....

Protecting Critical Infrastructure from Advanced Cyberattacks

December 30, 2020
The frequency and severity of targeted cyberattacks from organizations around the world continue to increase. The latest example is the SolarWinds hack which targeted multiple government and private organizations. While experts are still...

Emotet – From Banking Trojan to the Largest Botnet

November 19, 2020
Author: Itay Bochner Summary Emotet’s name has appeared in the news quite often recently after a long period under the radar, especially in the context of widespread ransomware attacks and advanced phishing campaigns. It is an advanced...

Best Practices for Protecting Networks Against Ransomware

October 16, 2020
Published by Itay Bochner According to the 2020 Verizon Data Breach Report, ransomware is the 3rd most frequent malware attack. Recent evidence for that happened on October 4th, where Universal Health Services (UHS), a Fortune 500...

Can A Video File Contain A Virus?

September 17, 2020 by Yiyi Miao
Video files are not typically thought of as potentially malicious or infected file types, but it is possible for malware to be embedded in or disguised as a video file. Due to this common misconception, audio and video files are incredibly...

File Upload Protection – 10 Best Practices for Preventing Cyber Attacks

September 16, 2020 by George Prichici
Originally published on June 20th, 2018. File uploads are essential for user productivity and many business services and applications. For instance, file uploads are an important function for content management systems, healthcare...

Forming a Double Line of Defense Against a RAT: Remote Access Trojan ‘Taidoor’

August 18, 2020
A 12-year old Remote Access Trojan (RAT) that first emerged from the depths in 2008 has now scurried out of its hiding place to spread a new strain of virus in 2020.About the Malware During its history, various strains of this...

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