Use NextGen Patch Management Technology to Enhance Cybersecurity Protection

October 05, 2020
It is common knowledge that more than 60% of all reported breaches in 2019 were due to unpatched vulnerabilities even though fixes were available. The delta between patch availability and deployment remains dangerously high which creates a...

Can A Video File Contain A Virus?

September 16, 2020 by Yiyi Miao
Originally Published February 17, 2014. 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...

Using OPSWAT to Manage Confidentiality for your Zoom Meetings

May 18, 2020
Author: Khanh Nguyen Yen, Software Engineer II, OPSWAT Background There are many organizations and individuals that create their own encryption schemes. While there are security advantages to using a custom scheme, the disadvantages are...

Defending Against COVID-19 Related Cyberattacks

April 02, 2020 by Alin Ghitulan
In difficult times, when the world experiences major disruptions like a pandemic, people become irrational, at many times acting out of fear rather than their true feelings and beliefs. Fear of misinformation, lack of resources, unprepared...

An Overview of OPSWAT File-based Vulnerability Detection

March 18, 2020
Author: Vinh T. Nguyen - Team Leader Introduction A vulnerability in a computer system is a weakness that an attacker can exploit to use that system in an unauthorized way [1]. Software vulnerability, in particular, is a cyber-security...

Privilege Escalation to System User on Windows 10 using CVE-2019-1405 and CVE-2019-1322

February 07, 2020
Author: Vuong Doan Minh, Software Engineer, OPSWAT Introduction Privilege escalation is a type of exploit that provides malicious actors with elevated access rights to protected resources in an application or operating system. Exploit...

BlueKeep: Detecting and Remediating a Critical and Wormable Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

December 26, 2019
Author: Khanh Nguyen Yen, Software Engineer, OPSWAT Introduction What is BlueKeep? BlueKeep is a critical remote code execution vulnerability that exists in Remote Desktop Services (formerly known as Terminal Services), one of...
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