Advanced Malware Tag

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...

In April we launched the first of our Malscape Monitor reports, for the fourth quarter of 2017. The report analyzes data from our Global Threat Intelligence Network (GTIN) to provide several insights and benchmarks on encounter rates with malware that CISOs can use to measure their own...

Imagine going to work, sitting at a desk, and pulling out your toolbox: a rootkit. Though it may seem dystopian, cybercrime has become a business enterprise. Cybercriminals are now modeling themselves based on big businesses, adopting their processes and project management techniques. Professional hacking organizations...

With the significant growth of the Android operating system, cybercriminals are increasingly using the platform for malicious purposes, and organizations can no longer ignore these threats. This post describes the most effective techniques for detecting Android-based malware, and thwarting it.  In 2017, Android overtook Microsoft Windows...

Polymorphic malware has been around since the early 1990s, but it’s still wreaking havoc in our computers and networks. SC Magazine recently reported on a particularly nasty strain of polymorphic malware that, according to the article, “is able to evade over 75 percent of antivirus...