A Closer Look at Locky Ransomware

A new ransomware named “Locky” is currently circulating in the wild and making the headlines. There are some good reports regarding Locky ransomware already available over the Internet. This blog intends to focus on some technical areas that (we believe) have not been covered yet, namely, its domain generation algorithm, command and control communication, and […]

Security is at the Top of Healthcare Providers’ “Must-Do” Lists—Or It Should Be

“Houston, we have a problem.” This is not news to healthcare organizations, whether they are in Houston, Boston, St. Louis or San Francisco. 2015 was a banner year in healthcare, for all the wrong reasons. The increasing number of attacks on healthcare systems exposed security shortcomings: many unsecured attack vectors, compromised sensitive data and the […]

BadMirror: New Android Malware Family Spotted by SherlockDroid

Our automated crawling and analysis system, SherlockDroid / Alligator, has just discovered a new Android malware family, on a third party marketplace. Figure 1: Part of SherlockDroid report. Android/BadMirror sample found as suspicious The malware is an application whose name translated to “Phone Mirror”. Because it is malicious, we have dubbed it ‘BadMirror‘.  Click here […]