Category: Endpoint Protection

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Kaseya VSA Breach – Consequences of Security Failures

The world has witnessed another large-scale cyber-attack. On July 2, 2021, Kaseya, an IT Systems Management software firm, disclosed a security incident impacting their on-premises version of Kaseya’s Virtual System Administrator (VSA) software. The result was up to 1500 companies being held hostage to a significant ransom demand. Incidents such as these are becoming more commonplace. We are seeing…
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SunBurst : APT against Solarwinds , mapped to Kill Chain

Following the attack on FireEye, the details are revealed and the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has issued an Emergency Directive (ED) regarding a backdoor being exploited in SolarWinds Orion products. Several victims have been identified that has been infected using the same attack. Fireeye initiated first analysis upon the findings on their network…
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Applying Attack Surface Reduction on top of Attack Surface Reduction : ASR2

First some definitions/terminologies so that we all know what we are talking about Threat Actor: A threat actor or malicious actor is a person, entity or an object responsible for an event or incident that impacts, or has the potential to impact, the safety or security of another entity. In Cybersecurity this can only be…
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Comodo MITRE Kill Chain

Cyber Intrusion Kill Chain aka Kill Chain, has been adapted from military concepts. Locked Martin’s engineers was the first to adapt it to cyber security area. The core of framework has been arisen from the structure of attack. It describes an end-to-end process , or the entire chain of events, that is required to perform…
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Comodo’s patented “Kernel API Virtualization” – Under the Hood

When it comes to securing your enterprise endpoints, it’s important to have a foundational understanding that there are three types of files: the good, the bad and the unknown. Approaches such as Antivirus (both vendor-branded “next gen” and legacy detection-based), Blacklisting and Whitelisting handle the known good and the bad files – but what about…
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