• May QBot Persistence and Attack Details

    Introduction In May 2017, ActiveCanopy's Cyber Operations Center was contacted to support and investigate an incident of an enterprise network of over 7,500 hosts at a non-profit organization.  . Subsequent analysis determined that the incident was an ongoing infection affecting over 2000 host, including the discov...Read more Arrow

  • WannaCry Ransomware, the Cry Heard Around the World

    The campaign Wannacry (aka WannaCrypto,WanaCrypt0r, Wanna Decryptor,WCry, Wanna) became a global security threat late last week by reportedly affecting over 200,000 computers spread over 150  countries demanding a $300 to $600 ransom in Bitcoins. WannaCry is a specific ransomware program that locks all the data on a comput...Read more Arrow

  • Darwinism for Ransomware

    Evolution and adaptation is required for persistence in the ransomware industry.  Cerber ransomware has been around for quite a while, and may variants are out in the wild.  It has kept itself alive by constant adaptation and jumping ahead of technology advancements by using old and new techniques and also stayin...Read more Arrow

  • Breaches Affect M&A market

    In a recent NYSE Governance Services report, 85% of surveyed board of directors stated a major vulnerability or cyber breach discovered during due diligence would impact their final decision on a merger or acquisition (M&A). Due diligence is the process of investigating a business and getting a close look at that compa...Read more Arrow

  • Costs Associated with Cybercrimes

    Costs associated with cybercrime is estimate to increase to $6 trillion by 2021 per recent market reports, reinforcing the growing number of cyber threats to business networks worldwide. The expanding attack surface, the cybersecurity workforce shortage, and the lack of cybersecurity awareness training for employees are al...Read more Arrow