Tag: Malware

Thwarting Zeus Gameover’s Extra Life with SLIC

A new variant of the Zeus Gameover malware has been discovered, which we are calling "Extra Life." Earlier this morning, we began to include the domains from Extra Life’s DGA in our StealthWatch Labs Intelligence Center (SLIC) Threat Feed. READ MORE

Upcoming Webinar: A Look Inside CryptoLocker and Operation Tovar

Next Thursday, July 17, Lancope will present a complimentary webinar on Operation Tovar, which is the takedown of CryptoLocker and Zeus Gameover led by the U.S. Department of Justice. READ MORE

Lancope Survey: Organizations Are Becoming More Aware of Online Threats

This year at Infosecurity Europe, Lancope surveyed conference participants on the state of cyber security. The survey demonstrated that organizations are slowly becoming more aware of attacks within their networks. Amongst the respondents, top security concerns included insider threats, mobile devices, APTs, cloud security and reputational damage from cyber-attacks. READ MORE

Zeus Gameover, the Department of Justice, and the SLIC Threat Feed

Earlier this month, the U.S. Department of Justice announced actions taken to disrupt both the Zeus Gameover botnet and CryptoLocker ransomware infrastructure. This has provided a short window during which organizations can seek out these attacks within their environments and get rid of them. Lancope's SLIC Threat Feed has provided coverage for CryptoLocker since earlier this year, and coverage for Zeus Gameover has just been added as well. READ MORE

School of NBAD Series: NBAD Signature Detection

While NBAD is most noted for it’s behavioral and anomaly detection capabilities, it’s pervasive visibility into the network via NetFlow processing allows for signature based monitoring in areas of the networks that probe based solutions are blind. READ MORE