Security

SynAck Ransomware Sees Huge Spike in Activity

Over the past two days, there was an increase in activity from a relatively unknown ransomware strain named SynAck, according to victims who sought assistance in the Bleeping Computer ransomware support forums and from submissions…


Expired domain names and malvertising

In Q1 and Q2 of 2017, we noticed a sharp decline in drive-by downloads coming from compromised websites. The campaigns of the past are either gone (Pseudo Darkleech) or have changed focus (EITest using social…



Advanced Approaches to ATM Network Protection

End-to-end automated teller machine (ATM) network protection encompasses multiple security layers. Is it not enough to simply protect ATM endpoints to ensure the security of a bank’s finances. Instead, security teams at financial institutions must…





Amazon Pulls Blu Smartphones Over Spyware Concerns

The selection of low-cost Android phones on Amazon just got a little smaller. Amazon has suspended Miami-based budget smartphone maker Blu—a former partner in Amazon’s Prime Exclusive Phones program—over spyware concerns. SecurityWatch”We recently learned of…