A Cerdant engineer discovered a new variant of Locky Ransomware, Diablo6, and then tested it against Cylance and SonicWall Capture ATP.
The Development of Today's Malware A major challenge of network security is that it's easier now more than ever to create malware that has never been seen before, thus bypassing traditional signature-based detection. Hackers can easily repackage their threats and launch them again once they have been detected and signatures created. The rapid increase in … Continue reading Preventing Today’s Malware
Dominating the news once again are reports of a new and far reaching ransomware attack, Petya. Petya as a malware is not new, but this “Petya-like” threat is using the NSA’s EternalBlue exploit involved in last month’s WannaCry Ransomware outbreak.
Advanced threats such as zero-day exploits and custom malware are on the rise. Today, cyber criminals exploit holes in vulnerable software affecting organizations of every size.
Encryption is a powerful tool for keeping communications private, but it can also put your data at risk. It creates a blind spot in the defenses of a firewall which reduces the effectiveness of malware detection.
SonicWALL Capture Service extends firewall threat protection to detect and prevent zero-day attacks.