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FormBook Is the Latest Example of Malware-as-a-Service

FormBook malware is targeting South Korea and the U.S. and spreads via malicious email attachments, including malicious PDF, Word, and archive files.

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A Message About the Kaspersky Ban and How It Affects OPSWAT Metadefender

Recently there was a presidential order to remove any deployment of Kaspersky Lab from any federal department and agency. Here is my response.

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Improved Malware Detection or Data Privacy? How to Have BothFuture post

A cyber security firm made some serious allegations about Carbon Black's Cb Response product leaking data. But the issue was with VirusTotal, not Carbon Black.

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Recent Nuclear Breaches Make the Case for Data Sanitization/CDR Threat Prevention

Attackers have breached U.S. nuclear plants, using malicious email attachments to gain employee credentials. Data sanitization can block attacks like these.

Massive Ransomware Attack Hits Critical Infrastructure Plants and Organizations Worldwide

Yet another large-scale ransomware attack broke out this week. Possibly a variant of Petya ransomware, the malware infected organizations around the world.

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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