Tag: Targeted Attacks

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

Two Lancope Security Presentations This Week

This week, Lancope will present at two security industry events: the “Security: Understanding and Preventing Today’s Targeted Threats” event being held by InformationWeek and Dark Reading magazines, as well as the ISSA Delaware Valley meeting. READ MORE

Operation SnowMan Currently Targeting US Military Personnel

A waterhole campaign is currently targeting US military personnel. The campaign was launched this week from the U.S. Veterans of Foreign Wars’ website and is associated with two previous APT campaigns. If your organization employs current or former US military personnel, you should check to see their systems have been compromised. READ MORE

Trouble At The Watering Hole

Now that education campaigns and digital Darwinism have reduced the number of people who fall for phishing attacks, attackers are increasingly co-opting legitimate sites and using them to spread their malware. READ MORE

Lancope Shares Top 5 Tips for Network Protection During NCSAM

In the spirit of National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), Lancope’s director of security research, Tom Cross, offers tips for effectively securing enterprise networks. READ MORE