Cybercriminals Use Bitcoin as One Method of Laundering Money | Part 1

2018-03-19T15:24:23+00:00March 19th, 2018|Breaking News, Research|

We are following the money to see what happens to the proceeds from cybercrime. This research shows cybercriminals are money laundering through both familiar and unfamiliar channels. Reserve your copy of the full report: Into the Web of Profit In April of 2017, we started an independent, academic study into the macro economics of cybercrime [...]

Anatomy of Meltdown – A Technical Journey

2018-01-15T17:56:09+00:00January 15th, 2018|Breaking News, Threats|

This blog reviews the details of Meltdown and discusses the inherent immunity for end users provided by Bromium's architecture. Meltdown is an Intel CPU vulnerability leveraging speculative execution which gives an attacker-controlled process the ability to read arbitrary memory belonging to the kernel. Although it doesn't allow for an attacker to directly take control of the kernel, there [...]

Ian Pratt, Bromium Co-Founder, Speaks on Spectre and Meltdown [Video, Part 1]

2018-01-08T19:04:43+00:00January 8th, 2018|Breaking News|

The Intel chip vulnerability triggered Spectre and Meltdown - information leakage vulnerabilities. Both let attackers that have execution in some unprivileged user space to read data belonging to other processes, even more privileged ones including the kernel itself. Meltdown only effects Intel CPUs, whereas the Spectre vulnerability is present on pretty much all modern CPUs [...]

Ian Pratt, Bromium Co-Founder, Discusses an Enterprise Response to Spectre and Meltdown [Video, Part 2]

2018-01-08T19:02:10+00:00January 8th, 2018|Breaking News|

The Intel chip vulnerability triggered Spectre and Meltdown - information leakage vulnerabilities. Spectre and Meltdown require an attacker to run code on the target system. Micro-virtualization can really help mitigate the effects; even when dealing with kernel vulnerabilities. We asked our founder, Ian Pratt, to talk to us about Spectre, Meltdown and what this means [...]

Ian Pratt, Bromium Co-Founder, Why Bromium is Releasing an Upgrade [Video, Part 3]

2018-01-08T12:07:14+00:00January 8th, 2018|Breaking News|

The Intel chip vulnerability triggered Spectre and Meltdown - information leakage vulnerabilities. With the advent of the Microsoft Windows patch, it’s important to upgrade Bromium first to keep your security intact. Micro-virtualization can really help mitigate the effects; even when dealing with kernel vulnerabilities. We asked our founder, Ian Pratt, to talk to us about [...]

Bromium Response: Intel CPU Design Flaw Creates Work for Everyone

2018-01-04T06:35:46+00:00January 4th, 2018|Breaking News, Threats|

The design flaw has been in existence for the last decade. Operating system vendors are the only ones who can remediate the vulnerability. The Microsoft patch – out today - requires Bromium customers to upgrade before patching Windows. Spectre or Meltdown cannot be directly used to steal information from an unpatched machine with Bromium because [...]

Phishing Trojan Campaign Picks Up Pace, Morphing at Scale to Defeat Legacy Detection

2017-11-13T14:48:25+00:00November 13th, 2017|Breaking News, Threats|

Phishing attacks are nothing new, but we are noticing a new trend for polymorphism. Bad guys are wrapping both the document and the dropped executable. In samples that are literally minutes old, we see the control server is re-obfuscating and updating the malware faster than anti-virus programs are updating their awareness. The changes made to [...]

See Our Threat Analysis of University College London Ransomware Attack

2017-06-16T11:19:28+00:00June 16th, 2017|Breaking News, Threats|

Ransomware has hit the news again in the UK today only a few short weeks since the WannaCry outbreak crippled the National Health Service. This time University College London (UCL) was hit by a ransomware strain which has resulted in them having to take down parts of their network to stop infected machines harming key university [...]

Cybersecurity Virtualization Expert Ian Pratt Explains WannaCry Exploit

2017-05-14T15:52:21+00:00May 14th, 2017|Breaking News|

Ian Pratt, co-founder of Bromium and a virtualization expert was interviewed by Sky News. The video clip below shows how the malware arrived and how it deployed. This is the first of what will be many likely exploits in the months to come. WannaCry is likely the first of many global cybersecurity events that will [...]

Signatures Not the Root of Prevention

2017-05-11T05:26:22+00:00May 11th, 2017|Breaking News|

Faulty file definitions strike once again! On April 24, anti-virus provider Webroot issued an automated update to its signature definitions. This inadvertently quarantined hundreds of critical customer files and applications that it erroneously flagged as malicious. At one time or another, it seems that every anti-malware endpoint security provider has fallen victim to the same [...]

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