CounterTack, a Watham, Mass-based endpoint security startup that provides real-time, cyber threat detection and forensics to the enterprise, announced on Wednesday that it has closed a $12 million Series B round of funding.
One of the challenges with deploying a sandbox-only solution to deal with malware is that attackers are making it their job to understand security technologies, how they work, where they are deployed and how to exploit their weaknesses.
Ryan Naraine talks to Dr. Boldizar Bencsath of CrySyS Lab and Costin Raiu of Kaspersky Lab about Symantec's recent Stuxnet 0.5 discovery and the connections to the other cyber-surveillance operations like Duqu and Flame.
Ryan Naraine and Securosis CEO Rich Mogull discuss the Mandiant APT1 report and all the surrounding noise around advanced threat actors, the U.S. government's response and the disruptive change affecting the IT security industry.
Chances are you’ve never heard of Dr. John Snow. But the methods he used more than 150 years ago to solve the mystery of a cholera outbreak in London can be applied today to help you get to the heart of a malware outbreak in your enterprise.
Most of the time, attacks considered APTs use 0-Day exploits, or malware that slips past poorly updated AV software, or phishing to compromise a host or organization. There is nothing advanced about attacks like these.