Researchers from AVAST are warning users to beware of modified and malicious versions of the popular open source FileZilla FTP client that captures login details and sends them to a server hosted in Germany.
According to a new report released by the World Economic Forum, failure to improve cyber security could cost the world economy trillions of dollars in economic value and lead to more frequent cyber attacks.
To detect, understand and stop advanced threats you need new tools and techniques that enable you to always watch, never forget and take action should a file be determined to be malicious at a later time. In effect, you need to be able to turn back time.
Defenders need a new threat-centric approach to security to address the full attack continuum – before, during and after an attack – with continuous visibility into indicators of compromise and retrospective security to quickly contain and stop the damage.
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.