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How the CIA Turns Routers into Surveillance Devices

Wikileaks released information about a tool the CIA developed to spy on targets via routers. Called "Cherry Blossom," the tool infects router firmware.

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No Macros Needed: Zusy Malware Spreads Via Legitimate PowerPoint Feature

A new variant of Zusy spreads via PowerPoint presentations but does not use macros. Find out how data sanitization stops this document-borne malware.

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Fireball Malware Infects 250 Million Devices

Fireball, a newly discovered and remarkably rampant strain of malware, has already infected up to 250 million devices. How did it spread to so many?

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How to Prevent 'WannaCry' Ransomware and Similar Attacks

Beginning on Friday, May 12, a ransomware attack of unprecedented scale has spread around the globe. OPSWAT technology can help block this "WannaCry" ransomware.

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IoT Devices with Unpatched Vulnerabilities Are a Growing Danger

Attackers may exploit IoT vulnerabilities even if the vulnerabilities are known. Our Vulnerability Engine identifies unpatched vulnerabilities to prevent this.

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Beware of Email Attachments That Seem Harmless

Malware often enters networks through email attachments, including SVG and LNK files. Content Disarm and Reconstruction (data sanitization) can prevent this.

How Shamoon Malware Infected Saudi Organizations Again

In a repeat of similar attacks in 2012, Shamoon malware attacks have recently been carried out against a number of Saudi organizations and companies.

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Image-Borne Malware: How Viewing an Image Can Infect a Device

It's possible for malware to be hidden in an image through a 'hacking with pictures' technique called Stegosploit. Learn more about this cyber security threat.

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OPSWAT Report Reveals Majority of Mac Devices Still Left Unprotected

OPSWAT releases its quarterly market share report with new comparisons between Mac and Windows users along with statistics on public file sharing products.

OPSWAT Report Finds at Least 15% of Devices at RiskFuture post

OPSWAT today announced the release of their latest market share report, which includes detailed analysis of the market share of antivirus vendors and products. The report also takes a look at the use of real time protection (RTP) by users of top antivirus products and the number of devices with persisting threats or potentially unwanted applications (PUAs).