Phish Fryday – Encrypted Loaders

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With over 90% of malware being distributed by email (according to the 2019 Verizon DBIR), malspam is a serious concern for phishing defenders. Cofense has recently seen new methods used by attackers to make it even harder for researchers to analyze their malicious payloads. In this episode we speak with Cofense Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst Max Gannon about what these new methods are, the challenges they present to defenders and researchers, and what we can do to protect ourselves.

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