Author: Bert Rankin

Today, Lastline is proud to announce that Best in Biz Awards 2016 has named Lastline as one of the Most Innovative Companies in its category. The sixth annual program garnered more than 600 entries from an impressive array of North American companies and...

If the past is any predictor of the future, we can expect a dramatic surge of malware infections during the next several weeks. Historically, the number of malware infections has increased significantly during November and December. This annual spike is primarily driven...

Most malware detection systems identify malicious code by monitoring its execution in a sandbox environment to detect anomalous behavior. As the malware runs, the sandbox searches for signs of odd or unauthorized actions like: Elevating privileges to "administrator" or...

Advanced malware solutions ("sandboxes") traditionally use virtual machines (VM) to analyze suspicious objects to find out if they are malicious. However, advanced malware is capable of detecting the presence of the virtual machine technology used by conventional sandboxes and leveraging this weakness to...