Category: Reports & Threat Intel

Cert Safari: Leveraging TLS Certificates to Hunt Evil

  Proactively hunting for malicious infrastructure is a persistent puzzle for threat researchers to work and solve.  It is a complex and evolving problem, made more complex (though not unmanageable) by Domain Privacy and GDPR, which obscure WHOIS information that Analysts and Researchers would otherwise use to identify trends and corroborate other observations to increase confidence […]

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Lower the Price Tag of a Data Breach with Threat Intelligence

Detecting and containing a data breach takes the better part of a year, approximately 280 days, for the average organization, according to IBM’s 15th annual Cost of a Data Breach Report, Unfortunately, the longer it takes to identify a breach, the bigger the price tag of the overall breach lifecycle.  This year’s report found that […]

The Gh0st Remains the Same

Prevailion’s Tailored Intelligence Team has detected a new advanced campaign dubbed – “The Gh0st Remains the Same.” This first campaign likely commenced between May 11th and 12th, 2020. In this engagement, the victims received a compressed RAR folder that contained trojanized files.

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How Effective Are Your Security Investments?

According to the annual ESG survey, 60% of companies said they were targeted with a ransomware attack in 2019. Not surprisingly, those organizations are looking to augment their cybersecurity tools and processes. Defense in depth has long been touted as a reliable approach to securing the enterprise, and the strategy of adding layers has led […]

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The Q1 2020 APEX™ Report

How did a group of criminals come to be responsible for such a costly enterprise? Threat actors are distributed, and they don’t form one cohesive group,  but the holes they’ve punched in organizations and governments through infiltration, compromises, and breaches have collectively amounted to this staggering estimate.

Phantom in the Command Shell

Prevailion’s Tailored Intelligence Team has detected two new criminal campaigns targeting the global financial industry with the EVILNUM malware, one of which became active on May 3rd 2020. We have dubbed these new operations “Phantom in the [Command] Shell”.

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