Threat Research

Securonix Threat Research: Equifax Cyber Security Data Breach Exposes 145.5 Million Personal Records

On September 7, 2017, we learned of a massive cyber attack/data breach targeting Equifax. Securonix Threat Research Team has been actively investigating the details of the attack to help our customers detect/mitigate/respond to such attacks. Here is a summary of...
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Securonix Threat Research: Carbanak/FIN7/Anunak Reappears, Causes Losses

In August 2017, we learned of new attacks by a persistent malicious cyber threat actor known by the name of Carbanak aka FIN7 [1]. The most recent attack variants have been targeting mainly chain restaurants, hospitality, and casino industry in...
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Securonix Threat Research: New Ransomware PetrWrap/GoldenEye/Nyetya Sweeping Across The Globe

On June 27, 2017, The Securonix Threat Research team learned of a new large-scale ransomware cyber attack involving the PetrWrap aka GoldenEye aka Nyetya malicious implant (MI) instance. We have been actively investigating and closely monitoring this high-profile attack since...
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Securonix Highlights and Insights From the Trenches

The best way to stay ahead of online cyber-security threats is to stay informed. The Securonix Threat Research Labs team continuously performs deep analysis into the most pertinent cyber-security attacks and activities. Securonix brings you this analysis as the SHIFT...
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Securonix Threat Research: What We Know About the WannaCry Ransomware Attack and What You Should Do To Protect Yourself

By now, anyone in cybersecurity and many who are not, know that on Friday, May 12, 2017, a large-scale ransomware cyberattack involving the #WannaCry aka WannaCrypt aka WannaCrypt0r 2.0 aka Wanna Decryptor was launched, infecting over 230k systems in 150+...
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