Deeper Down the Rabbit Hole: Second-Stage Attack and a Fileless Finale

2018-11-05T12:45:54+00:00November 5th, 2018|Threats|

­­In our last blog, “Following a Trail of Confusion: PowerShell in Malicious Office Documents”, we systematically unraveled multiple layers of obfuscation initiated by a weaponized first-stage Microsoft Word document to reveal a surreptitious download script and a malicious second-stage binary file dropped onto the victim PC. For those who wish to follow the analysis through [...]

Bromium Announces Capture the Flag BYOM Challenge

2018-10-29T17:37:36+00:00October 29th, 2018|BYOM|

Bromium is announcing a Capture the Flag Bring Your Own Malware (BYOM) competition To win a $30,000 cash prize, you have to submit a sample of malware that successfully breaks out from our hardware-enforced containment and gains access to the flag file For details, rules, and submission instructions, visit www.bromium.com/byom This week, Bromium announced a [...]

Following a Trail of Confusion: PowerShell in Malicious Office Documents

2018-10-02T11:44:52+00:00October 2nd, 2018|Threats|

While the threat landscape continues to evolve, Microsoft Office documents continue to see steady usage by malicious actors. These documents, often times equipped with nothing more than the built-in capability offered by the macros, are continuously leveraged to gain a foothold into the enterprise. And why shouldn’t they? Macros provide a broad range of powerful [...]

Data Talks: Download Attacks Ignite While Attachments Cool Their Heels

2018-08-30T07:38:33+00:00August 30th, 2018|Threats|

Bromium customers see a significant increase in attacks via downloads as compared to email attachments "Compound attacks" are increasingly common, with cybercriminals employing multiple attack vectors in tandem No matter how the threats arrive, it’s critical to secure their ultimate targets, the vulnerable applications Welcome to the third edition of the Bromium Threat Labs Data [...]

Data Talks: The Big Shift to File-Based Attacks Scrambles the Security Industry

2018-08-22T09:27:13+00:00August 22nd, 2018|Threats|

Bromium sees a dramatic drop in the percentage of browser-based attacks in 2018 compared to file-based attacks Microsoft’s legacy Internet Explorer is now the only major web browser with serious remaining security concerns The clear majority of threats reaching endpoints today arrive via email attachments and browser file downloads Welcome to the second installment of [...]

Data Talks: Bromium Analyzes Live Running Malware from a Unique Threat Vantage Point

2018-08-01T19:12:37+00:00August 2nd, 2018|Threats|

Bromium Threat Labs debuts a new multi-part blog series called Data Talks The series features highlights of “live capture” threat research using aggregated data voluntarily reported by Bromium customers Look for deep-dives, trends, and predictions to guide you when you know that detection isn’t enough to keep you safe Today we’re kicking off a new [...]

Protection First Strategy: Application Isolation as the Last Line of Defense

2018-07-24T09:13:17+00:00July 24th, 2018|Threats|

Endpoint security is a top priority for enterprise organizations and government agencies, but despite gains in detection-based tools, cybercriminals continue to find ways to bypass layered defenses Relying on detection-based solutions alone will not protect your systems and infrastructure from attacks New approaches, such as virtualization, can provide the desperately needed last line of defense [...]

Malware & Fileless Malware: How It’s Created, How It Spreads, and What To Do About It [On-Demand Webinar]

2018-07-20T17:47:52+00:00July 19th, 2018|Threats|

In this Dark Reading webinar, experts in cybersecurity share their views on what’s going on with malware, and how it evolves to outsmart even your most elaborate defenses Hear about the growing proliferation of “fileless malware” — malware that uses trusted programs in sinister ways, instead of delivering the usual malicious payloads — and find [...]

Five Reasons Why Marketing Needs to Care About Cybersecurity

2018-02-20T06:04:50+00:00February 20th, 2018|End Users|

Marketing moves fast and worrying about cybersecurity is often the least of our worries. Cybercriminals understand we're working fast and target our computers because we are likely to do what comes naturally: click, download, forward, open. Alas, organizational security teams struggle to keep us safe and often put limits on our ability to get stuff [...]

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