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"Fractalizing" Security 0

"Fractalizing" Security

Most people are familiar with fractals, if not by name but by appearance. Wikipedia defines a fractal as “…a natural phenomenon or a mathematical set that exhibits a repeating pattern that displays at every scale.” Perhaps the…

Metamorphic Code In Ransomware 0

Metamorphic Code In Ransomware

Ransomware is a category of malware that scrambles your files or lock your computer while asking for ransom.  We have encountered different versions of ransomware, and seen their effects.  We also have seen a different kind of ransomware th…

A Crash Course In DLL Hijacking 0

A Crash Course In DLL Hijacking

Overview This week, we heard a lot about a DLL hijacking vulnerability from the security community. It began with a 0-day DLL hijacking in Microsoft Office which was discovered by an independent security researcher named Parvez Anwar.

Keeping Pace with Cryptowall 0

Keeping Pace with Cryptowall

Overview Cryptowall is a popular ransomware which targets computers running Microsoft Windows, encrypts files, and extorts money to decrypt user files. With its predecessor’s first appearance way back September 2013, cryptowall has become a fi…