Understanding modern cybersecurity anatomy

The threat landscape we see today is vastly different and infinitely more sophisticated. The days of protecting yourself from bad actors using a single antivirus solution are now behind us. Fileless network protection is a key element to device security and an important part of the layered security strategy.

2019-01-18T10:53:52+00:00January 18th, 2019|Privacy, Technology|

Cryptocurrency Mining Protection

Cryptocurrency mining is the latest trend in hacking (also called Cryptojacking) where code is injected into web sites and is used to hijack the users’ CPU to mine cryptocurrency. This has been driven by a boom in the value of cryptocoins in general and is a way for hackers to make money.

2019-01-18T15:09:38+00:00March 7th, 2018|Network Protection, Online Safety, Privacy|

Fileless PowerShell Protection

Fileless PowerShell attacks are now the preferred weapon of choice for cyberattacks because they provide a number of techniques around existing security. Not least of all, the ability to run directly in memory and remotely download payloads.

2019-01-18T15:17:22+00:00February 20th, 2018|Network Protection, Online Safety, Privacy, Ransomware|

Dark Web Protection

BlackFog recently introduced Dark Web protection to prevent data loss, activation and transfer of malware over the Dark Web. With an exponential increase in activity over the Dark Web over the last 12 months it is crucial that your devices are protected from this new threat. The Dark Web ransomware economy alone is growing by 2,500% annually.

2019-01-09T18:00:50+00:00November 6th, 2017|Dark Web, Network Protection, Online Safety, Privacy|

BlackFog Privacy Enterprise now available with Identity Theft and Dark Web protection

Unlike antivirus software which uses signature based techniques, BlackFog Enterprise uses next generation multivariant behavioral analysis to prevent attacks and reduce the total surface area exposed to cyber criminals. This includes blocks based on geography, DNS and network anomalies.

2019-01-10T13:29:00+00:00October 16th, 2017|Press Release, Privacy, Ransomware|

How to protect yourself from the Equifax data breach

Equifax has reported that hackers compromised data for up to 143 million US consumers and 400,00 UK customers, including Social Security numbers and driver’s license numbers. We explain what you can do to protect your devices as a result of the Equifax data breach.

2019-01-23T23:45:25+00:00September 8th, 2017|Breach, Privacy|

Petya cyberattack hits Europe and is quickly spreading

On the heels of the recent WannaCry attack, Europe has been hit with a new ransomware variant known as Petya. Ukraine reported ransom demands targeting the government and key infrastructure, and the Danish Maersk conglomerate said many of its systems were down. This ransomware used a software update and social engineering to download the malicious file, [...]

2019-01-23T23:33:23+00:00June 27th, 2017|Privacy, Ransomware|

WannaCry Ransomware and the NHS attack

Ransomware continues to escalate globally and targets more and more essential services. This particular attack has been devastating for the UK, knocking out patient records and rendering hospitals completely at its mercy. With no ability to access patient records and essential data patients are being turned away on a large scale.

2019-01-23T23:58:04+00:00May 12th, 2017|Breach, Medical, Privacy, Ransomware|