Meltdown and Spectre: Apply software updates

This week, a set of vulnerabilities were disclosed that document fundamental flaws in most modern computer processors. Meltdown and Spectre flaws rely on an attacker being able to run arbitrary […]

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New Releases: ShadowNet API & RAForce Assets Monitoring Panel

New Releases: ShadowNet API & RAForce Assets Monitoring Panel RiskAnalytics’ primary goal is to protect our customers. We believe that blocking, detection and visibility are key to that mission. This […]

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New router BotNet attempting to exploit Joomla Vulnerabilities

As of Monday September 11, RA Labs is tracking a nascent BotNet that appears to consist mostly of exploited routers. While it bears some similarity to other popular telnet “IoT” […]

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The Human Firewall

Traditionally firewalls have been considered the edge of a network perimeter, and the first line of defense against cyber attacks. Firewalls, however, can only be as effective as the weakest […]

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Andromeda command-and-control on SourceForge

by Seth Elo We are no strangers to online code repositories and social media being abused for malicious intents. Attackers will use services like these in hopes to make their malware harder to detect, […]

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Petya Ransomware

In the last half of 2016, the rise of ransomware became a force to be reckoned with, with several new variants being discovered weekly. That trend has shown no signs […]

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Coming To a Break Room Near You: Point-of-sale malware

Coming To a Break Room Near You: Point-of-sale malware by Noah Dunker At about 6:00 AM on July 4th, 2017 RiskAnalytics’ ThreatSweep platform identified a break room vending kiosk at a customer’s […]

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WannaCry Ransomware Outbreak

by Noah Dunker A new variant of the WannaCry ransomware family, “WanaCrypt0r 2.0,” was discovered in the wild sometime around 8:00 AM GMT, Friday, May 12, 2017. This “worm” variant […]

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