During malware analysis we often see attackers using features in creative ways to deliver and obfuscate malware. We’ve recently seen an increase with samples leveraging RTF temp files as a delivery method to encapsulate and drop malware.
NEW YORK, NEW YORK — This morning, CNBC Squawk Box anchors tackled the enterprise phishing scourge with the assistance of PhishMe CEO and recognized cybersecurity thought leader, Rohyt Belani. As pointed out by anchor Andrew Ross Sorkin at the beginning of the segment, phishing attacks are responsible for more than 90 percent of the major data breaches taking place today and were cybercriminals’ primary attack vector for recent compromises at the OPM and Anthem.
Human Phishing Defense Provider Leads Market with Record Growth of 892 Percent over the Past Three Years
LEESBURG, Va. – November 19, 2015 – PhishMe® Inc., the pioneers in human-phishing defense solutions, today reported 105 percent year-over-year growth in Q3 2015 and a trajectory to surpass $25 million in annual recurring billings. The PhishMe platform has equipped more than 15 million active users with the power to defend their organizations against phishing attacks through conditioning, phishing threat detection and reporting capabilities. As the only anti-phishing solution that readies employees to assist in the defense of their organizations through effective behavioral conditioning, PhishMe offers a complete solution including mitigation, detection, and analysis to aid response. With the recent acquisition of Malcovery Security, LLC. and its high-fidelity phishing intelligence, PhishMe has established itself as a driving force in the phishing threat management and defense market, with almost half of the Fortune 100 on its customer roster.
Leadership Move Readies Company to Meet Accelerated Demand for Phishing Defense Solutions
LEESBURG, Va. – November 16, 2015 – PhishMe® Inc., the pioneers in building human phishing defense solutions, today announced it has appointed security industry veteran Jim Hansen as Chief Operating Officer. Hansen, previously PhishMe’s Executive VP of Sales, brings to the leadership team more than 25 years of experience leading operations, sales and revenue development in cybersecurity companies. In his new role, Hansen will continue to drive PhishMe’s growth as it dominates the market through increased customer deployments and its recent acquisition of leading phishing and threat intelligence provider Malcovery.
Despite increased spending on technology to stave off cyberattacks, companies are getting compromised more and taking bigger hits. The revenue of cybersecurity companies traded on the public market grew an annual average of 20 percent last year, said Rohyt Belani, co-founder and CEO of PhishMe, during a keynote presentation at the API Cybersecurity Conference Wednesday in Houston.
Company Achieves Record 892 Percent Revenue Growth; Emerges as Leader in Phishing Threat Management and Intelligence Solutions Market
LEESBURG, Va. – November 13, 2015 – PhishMe, the leading provider of phishing threat management solutions, today announced it ranked number 99 on the prestigious Deloitte Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing companies in North America, for its recent hyper-growth of 892 percent over three years. As phishing attacks continue to be the primary cyberattack vector enterprises face, PhishMe’s world-class solution has emerged as a dominating force in the phishing threat management and intelligence space, spurring the company’s record growth and inclusion on the list.
When reversing malware samples, one of the things that we as analysts look for are places where the attackers slip up. This can be anywhere from using the same strings, to weak obfuscation routines, or re-using the same snippet of code. When we talk about the attackers, there is this misconception that they are these super villains who can only do evil, but keep in mind they are humans too.
Malcovery Security Co-Founder and Chief Technologist Gary Warner Joins PhishMe Through Acquisition to Drive Product Innovation and Threat Intelligence Research
LEESBURG, Va. – November 5, 2015 – PhishMe® Inc., the leading provider of phishing threat management solutions, today announced the appointment of Gary Warner as Chief Threat Scientist where he will work closely with PhishMe CTO, Aaron Higbee, and his team to provide strategic direction on PhishMe products and technology.
When people refer to PhishMe as the awareness company, we smile and nod. I want to correct them, but the label ‘security awareness’ is comfortable and relatable. One of the activities that organizations commonly believe will help reduce risk is mandatory security awareness computer-based training (CBT) lessons. The hope is that if we enroll our humans in online courses about how the bad guys hack us, they will walk away with a wealth of new-found awareness and avoid being victimized. (Try to visualize how far in the back of my head my eyes are rolling…)