September 28, 2018

The Securonix Customer Excellence Awards     The Securonix Customer Excellence Awards recognize forward thinking security leaders who are demonstrating a long-term vision to elevate the role and impact of security in their organizations, and have implemented cutting edge cybersecurity solutions to realize this vision. The Securonix Cybersecurity Excellence Awards... Read More

September 11, 2018

By Oleg Kolesnikov and Harshvardhan Parashar, Securonix Threat Research Team Figure 1: Document with Malicious VBA Macro used in Osiris Germany Campaign   Introduction The KRONOS malware was first discovered in June 2014 as a Banker Trojan available for purchase in a Russian underground forum for $7,000 [1]. After staying... Read More

August 30, 2018

By Igor Baikalov, Chief Scientist, Securonix In his January 31 article in Dark Reading titled “5 Questions to Ask about Machine Learning” Anup Gosh proposes 5 questions consumers should ask in order to separate marketing hyperbole from technical reality. The questions Gosh proposes are all good points that you should... Read More

August 07, 2018

By Sachin Nayyar, Chief Executive Officer, Securonix The internet has changed the lives of millions – billions of people around the world. It is how we connect, interact with one another, run our daily lives in both personal and professional situations. And with this drastic change, there is a new... Read More

August 02, 2018

The cybersecurity industry faces a tremendous challenge in the form of a massive skills shortage. According to Forbes magazine over 40,000 security jobs are currently unfulfilled and organizations are struggling to fill another 200,000 positions. It is imperative for organizations to rapidly adopt artificial intelligence (AI) and automation technologies if... Read More

July 18, 2018

By Oleg Kolesnikov and Harshvardhan Parashar, Securonix Threat Research Team     Figure 1: GandCrab Phishing Email   Introduction The GandCrab ransomware attacks are some of the most prevalent ransomware threats of 2018. In recent months, the GandCrab attackers were able to infect more than 50,000 victims and generate more... Read More

June 19, 2018

By Oleg Kolesnikov and Harshvardhan Parashar, Securonix Threat Research Team   Figure 1: Persistent Cryptomining Jex Boss Initial Foothold Payload - Repeated Payload Execution Attempts   Introduction Cryptojacking is the unauthorized use of someone else’s computer to secretly mine cryptocurrency (also known as virtual or digital currency). According to a... Read More