Malware Analysis

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....

How OPSWAT Can Help Detect and Prevent the VMware WorkSpace ONE Access exploit (CVE-2020-4006)

January 14, 2021
Background In November, VMware disclosed a flaw in VMWare WorkSpace ONE Access (formerly known as VMware Identity Manger). The vulnerability is tracked as CVE-2020-4006. The NSA has warned that Russian state-sponsored hackers have been...

Protecting Critical Infrastructure from Advanced Cyberattacks

December 30, 2020 by Hai Ho
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...

Use Next Gen 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 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...

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