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Cyber Shakedowns

Over the last month, some fairly high-profile cyber shakedowns have occurred, recurring incidents with CryptoLocker, and notably the attack on Code Spaces on June 17. The recent outbreak of this type of criminal activity is unfortunate, and what happened is quite alarming. READ MORE

Hunting PUTTER PANDA with Lancope

Security researchers are tracking cyber espionage attacks thought to be stemming from a unit of the Chinese PLA, operating under the codename PUTTER PANDA. As with other prominent attacks, organizations can leverage Lancope’s StealthWatch System to search their networks for IOCs from the PUTTER PANDA attacks to determine if they were a victim. READ MORE

Coaxing Heads from the Security Sand

There are many challenges in moving from “plausible deniability” to full visibility. Spending some time doing honest evaluation and reporting is a good first step. READ MORE

Lancope Presenting at NATO CyCon Conference

On June 5, Lancope Director of Security Research Tom Cross and Technical Director Jochen Belke will present at CyCon, the annual NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence conference on cyber conflict, taking place in Estonia. READ MORE

StealthWatch v6.5 – Data Hoarding

Lancope's StealthWatch System v6.5 has introduced new security algorithms to help detect these types of activities, known as data hoarding. READ MORE