CryptXXX Ransomware is Rapidly Gaining Momentum

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CryptXXX is a crypto-ransomware that debuted in April, 2016, and is

Release 3.9

ThreatSTOP 3.9 release includes:

From the Creators of Locky Comes the New Bart Ransomware

Bart Ransomware Image

A new ransomware variant that debuted this month, rumored to be made by the creators of Locky, has quickly become a variant to watch out for.

Hard Rock Las Vegas POS Hit by Malware; Card Data Stolen

Hard Rock Vegas

The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas is the latest hospitality target to announce it has been the victim of an attack.

Internet Pioneer Discusses Creation, Expectations and Security of DNS on its 33rd Birthday

“The Internet community has let legacy infrastructure designs constrain the future.”

Carlsbad, CAJune 23, 2016 – 33 years ago today, Paul Mockapetris, inventor of the Internet Domain Name System  watched the DNS take its first steps. This critical development would open up what may be the world’s most utilized and important technological development for a mass audience. Did he understand the importance or impact that DNS would have when it was created?

Saudi Arabia Slips On This “Oily” Campaign

Oil rig

The OilRig Campaign, so named by PaloAlto Networks because the Persian word for oily—“nafti”—was hardcoded into a number of malware samples analyzed, consists of two attack waves a

Cerber Ransomware Gets Stronger, Adds DDoS Capabilities


Cerber ransomware debuted in late February of this year, and has already become the third most prevalent ransomware based on a recent 

ThreatSTOP Protects Workloads in Microsoft Azure with New Cloud-based DNS Firewall

ThreatSTOP on Microsoft Azure

DNS Firewall continuously blocks threats and prevents data theft for cloud workloads

Carlsbad, CAJune 14, 2016ThreatSTOP, Inc., a cloud-based network security provider, today announced the availability of its industry-leading automated threat protection service, the ThreatSTOP DNS Firewall, in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace. In use today by some of the world’s largest organizations, the ThreatSTOP DNS Firewall continuously protects cloud workloads against ransomware, phishing and other attacks, and prevents networks from communicating with command and control.