Hexistor attended RSA Conference, USA 2017

Hexistor attended RSA Conference USA 2017. The event took place in San Francisco, California from February 13 to 17, 2017. RSA Conference is a cryptography and information security-related conference. Its flagship event is held annually in the USA, Amsterdam, and Singapore. We took advantage of this opportunity to learn about new approaches to info security, discover Read more about Hexistor attended RSA Conference, USA 2017[…]

GoldenEye Petya variant spreading via spam emails

The ransomware is currently distributed via spam campaigns that at the moment seem to be targeting German-speaking users. The spam emails use the classic resume theme and come with two files attachments and have a subject starting with the word Bewerbung as shown below. GoldenEye spam email The first attachment is a fake resume that is Read more about GoldenEye Petya variant spreading via spam emails[…]

Top Five Benefits of Image-Based Backup

Data is the new currency, and in order to stay competitive businesses must protect it. However, data size and volume are increasing at an unprecedented rate, spawning stricter IT regulations and greater downtime costs for businesses. Outdated backup methods simply can’t keep up with today’s business requirements. Image-based backup is the most innovative, reliable method Read more about Top Five Benefits of Image-Based Backup[…]

SUCCESS STORY – Trinity Networx Defeats Ransomware with Datto

Trinity Networx, LLC Is a managed service provide located in Chino, CA. Trinity is a lean operation with only five employees, but despite their small staff size, they deliver top-notch managed services to their clients. “We want to make it as simple as possible for our clients. We want our managed services to feel as Read more about SUCCESS STORY – Trinity Networx Defeats Ransomware with Datto[…]

Ransomware Roundup: Bart, Cerber, And CryptXXX

Not one, but three new forms of ransomware are making headlines this week. Bart, Cerber, and CryptXXX are three of the latest names to wreak havoc on files. Let’s look into each of these strains and how they are unique. Bart Bart uses a simple yet effective technique by locking files in a password-protected ZIP Read more about Ransomware Roundup: Bart, Cerber, And CryptXXX[…]

Anime site redirects to Neutrino exploit kit, CryptXXX ransomware

Attackers injected a popular anime site with malicious code that redirected visitors to the Neutrino exploit kit and CryptXXX ransomware. According to Nicholas Griffin, a senior security researcher at Forcepoint, the infection occurred on June 20th and affected Jkanime, an anime streaming site that typically receives 33 million visitors a month. At this time, the Read more about Anime site redirects to Neutrino exploit kit, CryptXXX ransomware[…]

ZCryptor: The Self-Propagating Ransomware You Need To Know About

As if ransomware wasn’t already bad enough, Microsoft is warning users of a self-propagating malware strain known as ZCryptor. ZCryptor can replicate itself and infect additional computers via USB drives (haven’t we already convinced you those are bad?) and network drives. According to an alert from Microsoft, the strain exhibits worm-like behavior and replicates from Read more about ZCryptor: The Self-Propagating Ransomware You Need To Know About[…]