Displaying items by tag: Fileless malware

Malware authors are crafting their wares to bypass scans on Windows systems altogether, using a number of tricks to avoid being put under the microscope by Microsoft's Antimalware Scan Interface, the global security firm Sophos claims.

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Wednesday, 31 March 2021 10:31

WatchGuard reports the ups and downs of malware

Security vendor WatchGuard Technologies' Internet Security Report for Q4 2020 shows fileless malware attack rates grew by nearly 900% while unique ransomware payloads plummeted by 48%.

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Global security vendor Sophos claims to have developed a means of blocking malicious software, that is evading detection by loading fileless executables into temporary memory, from running.

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Australia continues to be a malware target, with 9.2 million malware detections in the first half of 2019 - with malicious URLs also proving a popular form of attack, as the number of times a malicious URL was accessed reached 8.9 million, according to a new global security report.

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Changes in the threat landscape mean organisations should take a fresh look at their endpoint security measures, Trend Micro global vice-president of market strategy Eric Skinner has told iTWire.

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