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Sorebrect - The Fileless, Code Injecting Ransomware

Jordan Kadlec

A new ransomware family has recently been discovered that incorporates a combination of fileless attack and code-injection. Dubbed Sorebrect, the fileless ransomware is targeting enterprises, instead…

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Microsoft & Co Release June Security Updates

Jordan Kadlec

Over the last two weeks, Microsoft, Adobe, Mozilla, Google, and VMWare all released major security updates to their systems. Installing these updates, or ‘patches’ can be a key ingredient to your…

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Bitcoins Are Worth How Much?!

Jordan Kadlec

A lot of people are looking for that next big investment that will make them millions. Well, a headline about Bitcoins caught my attention the other day: If You Invested $100 in Bitcoin in 2010,…

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WannaCry Takeaways

Jordan Kadlec

WannaCry ransomware took the cybersecurity scene by storm last Friday (May 12th), becoming the fastest spreading ransomware to-date. Now that it is nearly a week later, we want to provide some…

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WannaCry- Fastest Spreading Ransomware Ever

Jordan Kadlec

Cyber criminals are using an exploit kit to distribute the fastest spreading ransomware to-date. The ransomware being distributed is WannaCry 2.0 but is also referenced to as WannaCrypt0r, Wanna…

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Security Breach Notification Laws

Jordan Kadlec

As of now, 48 states, the District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands have implemented legislation that requires private or government entities to notify individuals if they have…

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Fileless Malware Demystified

Jordan Kadlec

In a recent webinar hosted by WatchPoint, CEO Greg Edwards and Chief Hacking Officer Nathan Studebaker explained fileless malware. Fileless malware is a tactic that we have seen professional hackers…

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Google Docs Phishing Scheme

Jordan Kadlec

A Google Docs phishing scheme is taking the internet by storm this week. A client of ours received an email from one of their colleagues similar to the screenshot below.

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April Ransomware in Review

Jordan Kadlec

April was an extremely busy month in the world of ransomware. There are several new ransomware variants that look like they are going to stay around for a while. Cerber has taken over the reigns as…

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Ransomware Decryptors Not Available for Most Ransomware Strains

Jordan Kadlec

At WatchPoint, we are proud to have the largest list of ransomware decryptors on the internet. However, it’s important to know that the majority of ransomware variants do not have a decryptor…

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