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Minerva in the news - Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Bringing the Offensive Angle to Cybersecurity

October 16, 2021

“We often see that companies choose their security solution with wide capabilities of detection, which a lot of times makes them more complex,” said Bobrtisky. “At the end of the day, you have to remember that the purpose is to secure your organization from threats. It is not that important to analyze and investigate what or who tried to attack you – as long as you are protected. The only effective way is to prevent attacks, not chase them.”

Minerva in the news - Law Enforcement Agencies Seize $375K in Ukraine Ransomware Bust

October 4, 2021

Five law enforcement agencies today announced the arrest of two ransomware operators who, starting on April 20, allegedly conducted a string of targeted attacks against large industrial organizations in Europe and North America

Minerva in the news - Perceptions of Insider Risk 2021

September 20, 2021

The month of September is designated “National Insider Threat Awareness Month,” and based on the number of cybersecurity incidents that involve employees, perhaps every month should be insider threat awareness month.

Minerva in the news - Eddy Bobritsky, CEO at Minerva Labs: using home PC for work? It’s likely already been hacked

September 13, 2021

The pandemic forced companies to move their operations online, opening doors to malicious actors biding for a perfect moment to strike. With prices per data breach increasing exponentially, it’s worrying that organizations allow employees to use home devices for work. Especially considering that these devices have likely already been hacked.

Minerva in the news - CISA’s Joint Cyber Defense Collaborative: Why it just might work

August 24, 2021

New CISA director Jen Easterly is tasked with implementing the JCDC, which promises to make US critical infrastructure more resilient to cyberattacks. Her history makes her the right person for the job

Minerva in the news - T-Mobile breach

August 17, 2021

Over the last few years threat actors become more and more sophisticated, and found new methods to disguise themselves from security tools. Legitimate tools are being used to hide malicious code, and by those tricky methods, security tools are having a hard time detecting them. We can even see malicious ways to hide code in GIF files that are tricking the user to install a malware by itself, masquerading as legitimate software.

Minerva in the news - Recent shadow IT related incidents present lessons to CISOs

August 12, 2021

Employee use of unauthorized applications and services have resulted in high-profile data losses and exposure. CISOs need to understand why shadow IT exists before they can address it.

Minerva in the news - Voice cloning of growing interest to actors and cybercriminals

July 12, 2021

As voice cloning technology has become ever more effective, it is of increasing interest to actors... and cybercriminals.

Minerva In the news - Malware in pirated Windows installation files

July 3, 2021

Guest Tom Roter from Minerva Labs joins Dave to discuss his team research: "Rigging a Windows Installation." It is common knowledge that pirated software might contain malware, yet millions still put themselves and their devices at risk and download from dubious sources.

Minerva in the news - Why T-Mobile’s latest huge data breach could fuel attacks directed at mobile devices

June 1, 2021

Most of the modern attacks use evasive malware that are built to work under the radar. This means that a threat actor can be inside the organization network for months, silently stealing valuable data, until being detected.

Minerva in the news - Suspected Iranian Ransomware Gang N3tw0rm Starts Another Cyber Attack Wave Against Israel

May 28, 2021

Israel media reports that the state is experiencing a new cyber attack wave related to ideological hacktivism motivated by geopolitics.

Minerva Labs Posts Positive Results for Cybersecurity Business Despite COVID-19 Restrictions

May 19, 2021

Internet Security Threats Persist in Pandemic; Minerva Protects Customers Network

Minerva in the news - ROUNDTABLE: Experts react to President Biden’s exec order in the aftermath of Colonial Pipeline hack

May 19, 2021

Colonial pipeline is a really good case study for the whole critical infrastructure industry. A lot of resources have been invested in security, yet the security....

Minerva in the news - Comment on the Broward County school district ransomware incident.

April 7, 2021

Comment on the Broward County school district ransomware incident.

Conti Gang Demands $40M Ransom from Florida School District

April 6, 2021

New details of negotiation between attackers and officials from Broward County Public Schools emerge after a ransomware attack early last month.

Conti Gang Demands $40M Ransom from Florida School District

April 6, 2021

New details of negotiation between attackers and officials from Broward County Public Schools emerge after a ransomware attack early last month.

Minerva in the news - Clop ransomware afflicts Universities of Colorado and Miami.

March 25, 2021

Classic ransomware affected data availability. Over the past year it's now become routine for it to attack data privacy as well. Eddy Bobritsky, CEO, Minerva Labs sent us some comment on how this tendency was on display during the Clop ransomware incidents at Colorado and Miami:

Minerva in the news - FBI alerts of rise in PYSA ransomware targeting schools

March 19, 2021

There has been an significant increase in PYSA ransomware targeting education institutions in 12 U.S. states and the U.K., according to a joint Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) flash industry alert.

Minerva in the news - Security researchers report on the Chinese Flash app including the advertising module

February 28, 2021

A report issued by the Israeli anti-virus company Minerva Labs stated that the Chinese Flash app caused multiple reports of its security products.

Minerva in the news - Flash version distributed in China after EOL is installing adware

February 23, 2021

Although the Flash Player app formally reached its end of life on December 31, 2020, Adobe has allowed a local Chinese company to continue distributing Flash inside China, where the application still remains a large part of the local IT ecosystem and is broadly used across both the public and private sectors.

Minerva in the news - Safety first: Will insurance companies stall or accelerate cybersecurity progress?

February 8, 2021

Every time a driver buckles up or an airbag is deployed we see the powerful influence of the insurance companies who insisted those measures become mandatory. Now, those insurers are poised to drive cybersecurity investment by insisting that organizations meet certain criteria to qualify for coverage.

Minerva in the news - When Job Functions Are Not Cybersecure

February 1, 2021

In today’s connected, cloud-based computing environment, you often hear that security is part of everyone’s job. Unfortunately, not all parts of all jobs can be entirely secure—particularly when operational policy and security solutions are directly at odds.

Minerva in the news- Fourth breach at T-Mobile puts focus on security post mergers

January 5, 2021

T-Mobile reported a breach that compromised customer data – the company’s fourth in three years – raises questions about whether the mobile carrier's massive merger with Sprint left the combined company more vulnerable.

Solarwinds Breach Related Events Prevented By Minerva

December 18, 2020

While security vendors published their mitigation recommendations in the past few days, Minerva reports that the company successfully prevented related attempts since August 2020.

Minerva Labs Recognized as a Gartner Cool Vendor in the September 2020 Cool Vendors in Network and Endpoint Security

October 13, 2020

Gartner's Cool Vendor research is designed to recognize interesting, new and innovative vendors, products and services

Minerva Labs Revolutionizes Endpoint Security Industry by Introducing Newer and More Effective Approaches

May 7, 2020

Minerva Labs launches 'Browser Isolation' -- their newest module in their threat prevention platform.

אלת החוכמה בשירות האבטחה: להתממשק לכל VPN, בלילפגוע בפרטיות

April 2, 2020

מינרווה לאבס (Minerva Labs), המייצרת פתרונות סייבר לתחנות קצה, הפכה עם פרוץ משבר הקורונה והמעבר לעבודה מהבית לכלי האבטחה המרכזי של מאות אלפי יחידות קצה בארץ ובעולם המתממשק לכל VPN

Minerva Labs protects every home computer that connects to the organization

March 19, 2020

Minerva Labs' unique solution for protecting home-office users' endpoints, integrates with any VPN provider. The solution provides full endpoint protection against known and unknown threats such as file-less attacks, PowerShell scripts, ransomware, malicious documents (macro), and other evasive malware. It also provides browser isolation and full integration with built-in Microsoft Windows Defender.

Minerva joins the fight against coronavirus by protecting remote home computers at no cost for 30 days

March 19, 2020

Minerva Labs, a leader in cyber protection for edge devices and servers, which protects more than one million end-users worldwide, offers a unique home computer security (BYOD) solution while working remotely on the corporate network.

New leaks of Iranian cyber-espionage operations hit Telegram and the Dark Web

May 9, 2019

This time no hacking tools were released, but the leakers exposed a previously unknown Iranian APT group. Security researchers from ClearSky Security and Minerva Labs have confirmed this last batch.

Emotet hijacks email conversation threads to insert links to malware

April 11, 2019

Emotet gang takes their operation to a whole new level, showing why they're today's most dangerous malware.

2019 TAG Cyber Security Annual

September 17, 2018

Read Edward Amoroso's interview with Eddy Bobritsky the enterprises' need to account for evasive malware when designing a security strategy.

CRN Emerging Vendors 2018: The Best Endpoint Security Tools

July 30, 2018

CRN names Minerva Labs as one of the best endpoint security solutions.

Identify gaps in cybersecurity processes to reduce organizational risk

June 27, 2018

Organizational risk is a given at modern companies. But as threats persist, identifying preventable cybersecurity gaps presents an opportunity to strengthen enterprise defenses.

Adding Security to Your MSP Business: Opportunities and Challenges

May 11, 2018

Managed service providers (MSPs) have proved invaluable for companies that want to focus on their core business by outsourcing IT and security needs to experts who can keep them protected from everyday threats.

Endpoint security products no match for current malware threats

May 4, 2018

Endpoint security products are failing to provide adequate protection against today’s cyber security threats, specifically malware, according to a new report from security company Minerva Labs.

Two-Thirds of IT Professionals Believe Their Endpoint Security Tools Won’t Prevent a Major Malware Attack

May 2, 2018

Even though vendors are constantly trying to improve their products and services, those defending corporate networks don’t expect the situation to improve anytime soon.

Best Security Software: How Cutting-Edge Tools Tackle Today's Threats

April 27, 2018

We go hands-on with some of the most innovative, useful and, arguably, best security software from today's most important cybersecurity technology categories.

Can existing endpoint security controls prevent a significant attack?

April 26, 2018

Endpoint security solutions are failing to provide adequate protections to address today’s security threats, specifically malware, according to Minerva Labs. A majority of the respondents surveyed indicated a heightened concern of a major malware breach in the coming year and acknowledged that they require more than an AV solution on the endpoint to combat the rising threat.

Key Findings from Minerva Labs’ Antivirus Survey

April 26, 2018

Israeli anti-evasion endpoint security solution provider Minerva Labs yesterday released the results of a new survey which found anti-malware technology is struggling to keep up with modern digital threats.

Minerva in the news - Suspected Iranian Ransomware Gang N3tw0rm Starts Another Cyber Attack Wave Against Israel

May 28, 2021

Israel media reports that the state is experiencing a new cyber attack wave related to ideological hacktivism motivated by geopolitics.

Minerva Labs Posts Positive Results for Cybersecurity Business Despite COVID-19 Restrictions

May 19, 2021

Internet Security Threats Persist in Pandemic; Minerva Protects Customers Network

Minerva in the news - ROUNDTABLE: Experts react to President Biden’s exec order in the aftermath of Colonial Pipeline hack

May 19, 2021

Colonial pipeline is a really good case study for the whole critical infrastructure industry. A lot of resources have been invested in security, yet the security....

Minerva in the news - Comment on the Broward County school district ransomware incident.

April 7, 2021

Comment on the Broward County school district ransomware incident.

Conti Gang Demands $40M Ransom from Florida School District

April 6, 2021

New details of negotiation between attackers and officials from Broward County Public Schools emerge after a ransomware attack early last month.

Minerva in the news - Clop ransomware afflicts Universities of Colorado and Miami.

March 25, 2021

Classic ransomware affected data availability. Over the past year it's now become routine for it to attack data privacy as well. Eddy Bobritsky, CEO, Minerva Labs sent us some comment on how this tendency was on display during the Clop ransomware incidents at Colorado and Miami:

Minerva in the news - FBI alerts of rise in PYSA ransomware targeting schools

March 19, 2021

There has been an significant increase in PYSA ransomware targeting education institutions in 12 U.S. states and the U.K., according to a joint Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) flash industry alert.

Minerva in the news - Security researchers report on the Chinese Flash app including the advertising module

February 28, 2021

A report issued by the Israeli anti-virus company Minerva Labs stated that the Chinese Flash app caused multiple reports of its security products.

Minerva in the news - Flash version distributed in China after EOL is installing adware

February 23, 2021

Although the Flash Player app formally reached its end of life on December 31, 2020, Adobe has allowed a local Chinese company to continue distributing Flash inside China, where the application still remains a large part of the local IT ecosystem and is broadly used across both the public and private sectors.

Minerva in the news - Safety first: Will insurance companies stall or accelerate cybersecurity progress?

February 8, 2021

Every time a driver buckles up or an airbag is deployed we see the powerful influence of the insurance companies who insisted those measures become mandatory. Now, those insurers are poised to drive cybersecurity investment by insisting that organizations meet certain criteria to qualify for coverage.

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