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Blind defence – why we’re losing the cyber security war

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Whether you’re the chief information security office (CISO) of a major corporation managing security technologies or leading a security team, you’re most likely very familiar with the objectives of your role. Protecting the company’s assets and ensuring its productivity. You are the wall that stands between the organisation and the adversary, whether it’s protecting from an external attacker that attempts … Read the rest

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Security researchers at Kaspersky Lab have spotted an ongoing cross-platform campaign on Facebook Messenger

Written by Elad Sharf and Nick Griffin, Cyber Defence Team, Performanta (25 August: 16:00 GMT+1)

Security researchers at Kaspersky Lab have spotted an ongoing cross-platform campaign on Facebook Messenger, where users receive a video link that redirects them to a fake website, luring them to install malicious software. These websites usually masquerade as fake viral video pages. While this … Read the rest

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2017: Performanta wins Best Cyber Security Company of The Year


Performanta is honoured as the winner of ‘Best Cyber Security Company of the Year’

(less than 200 staff) at the Annual Cyber Security Awards 2017


This prestigious award demonstrates excellence and innovation, in the cyber security industry.

London, Johannesburg, Sydney, Dallas – 30 June 2017 – Performanta, a leading global IT security firm, is delighted to have been named winner … Read the rest

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Performanta Advisory: Petya Ransomware

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Published by Elad Sharf and Nick Griffin, Cyber Defence Team, Performanta (27 June, 2017: 22:00)

Performanta has closely monitored the outbreak of a new variant of the Petya ransomware, known as ‘Petrwrap’. Many large organisations have been affected, mainly in Ukraine, although the malware has rapidly spread across the UK, Europe and the US.

‘Petya’ is a ransomware variant … Read the rest

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Security Advisory: EternalRocks and other Malware Variants Utilising The Shadow Brokers Leaked NSA Exploits

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Published by Elad Sharf, Nick Griffin (May 24, 2017)

Performanta is aware of additional malware variants, like ‘EternalRocks’, exploiting the same vulnerabilities as WannaCry and additional attack vectors leaked by The Shadow Brokers group.

If you’ve followed our previous advisory and protected yourself against WannaCry, you should be protected against the exploitation mechanism of new variants.

  1. Ensure the MS17-010 security
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Can North Korea be Linked to WannaCry? A Timestamp Analysis

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Published by Nick Griffin (May 19, 2017)

Performanta have analysed three earlier variants of the WannaCry ransomware from April and May 2017 which attempt to guess and brute-force passwords used for SMB in order to copy themselves to network shares. These samples are evidence that the WannaCry malware author(s) have long intended to launch a widespread ransomware epidemic. We also … Read the rest

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WannaCry: What’s Real and What’s Not?

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Published by Nick Griffin, Elad Sharf (May 17, 2017)

Over the last few days the WannaCry epidemic has sparked a media frenzy, with many jumping on the publicity bandwagon. There is a lot of information out there, but how do we separate the truth from the fiction? In this blog we will document the known facts and provide evidence for … Read the rest

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