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July 02, 2020

Like Tears in Rain: A DeathHiddenTear Ransomware Breakdown

Here is current analysis insight and a YARA rule to help you detect HiddenTear ransomware variants.

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April 24, 2020

COVID-19: From the Mindset of the Attacker

We’ve seen lots of COVID-19-related work-from-home tips, but how has it affected the attacker?

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November 05, 2019

Nemty Ransomware Deployed via Payment Service Phish

In late August, a new ransomware strain, Nemty, was distributed in the wild. It, coupled with a multitude of other ransomware threats in 2019, demands...

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October 04, 2019

Personal Security Habits – Looking Inward

Every individual’s awareness and behavior contribute to an organization’s security. While routine awareness training may seem remedial to many of us, ...

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November 27, 2018

Keeping Who-ville Cyber Secure This Holiday Season

If we were to relate the Grinch to cyber security terms, we’d call him a quintessential threat actor. His sole focus is finding a way to stop Christma...

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October 16, 2017

Predictions for Tomorrow’s Internet

Currently, an estimated 6.4 billion Internet-of-Things (IoT) devices are connected, with 67 percent residing in North America, Western Europe and Chin...

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October 11, 2017

From the Boardroom to the Breakroom: Cybersecurity in the Workplace

Key steps to cybersecurity in the workplace include establishing and maintaining a “security culture” in which company networks and the data they hold...

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July 13, 2017

A Day in the Life of Optiv Cyber Security Superheroes: Nick Hyatt

Nick always had an inquisitive mind. At a very young age, his father would watch as he sat at the family’s new TRS-80 microcomputer marveling at the d...

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June 29, 2017

Update: Intelligence Advisory – Petya Outbreak

This is an update to the Intelligence Advisory: Petya Ransomware Outbreak - released June 27, 2017. Optiv’s Global Threat Intelligence Center (gTIC) ...

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