Author: Bert Rankin

With cryptomining taking the spotlight in recent months, ransomware has been out of the news. That doesn't mean ransomware has gone away, however; it just means that crypto-based threats are a hot topic. Ransomware is still one of the largest methods of cybercrime and one...

Cybercriminals use many techniques to compromise systems and networks. Some use phishing emails that contain malicious attachments. Others abuse protocols like RDP to access vulnerable systems. And then there are those who leverage online banner ads to prey upon unsuspecting users. How does this last...

Your organization's biggest security threat is a tool your employees use every day. Even now, with advances in the Internet of Things (IoT) and personal devices, email remains the most common vector of cyberattack. Approximately 76% of organizations in 2017 experienced phishing attacks – and this...

In 2014, Lastline published a blog titled “Web Security for Advanced Malware and Persistent Threats”. Four years later it remains a very popular post—describing how Lastline compliments Secure Web Gateways (SWGs) to dramatically bolster web security—particularly against Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs). A lot has changed since...