The new year is around the corner and as we prepare for it, we wanted to take a look at what we should expect, here are some of our predictions for the coming year Malware evasion will spread further and wider According to a recent research by Security Week, 98% of malware uses at least Read more about Predictions for 2019[…]
There are several reasons why cyber security experts urge people to change their thinking when it comes to security… We are informed Like many in their respective fields, we keep tabs on news and events in cyber security so we are more aware of the risks out there and the effects of malware and hacking. Read more about Why cyber security awareness is important for everyone, not just for experts[…]
In our last two posts we’ve shown how vendors like Symantec and Microsoft (among others) miss detecting threats due to the nature of how their engines operate. So how do malware authors know if an environment is safe for them to attack or not? There are plenty of indicators about a system that they check Read more about Tricks used by malware authors to protect their malicious code from detection[…]
Symantec’s Endpoint Protection is not the only Anti-malware engine that has issues related to detection, as we stated before. We have found issues with Microsoft’s Windows Defender engine, which is integrated into Windows since Vista. Test-case: Microsoft Windows Defender Let’s look at Windows Defender and cases where it missed detecting potential threats. Malicious macros In Read more about Deceptive Bytes found detection issues in Microsoft’s Windows Defender[…]
In previous posts we explained that traditional Anti-malware software is not working anymore and we gave tips on how to improve your security with non-security tools. But why is your Anti-malware not enough? One of the reasons is that it doesn’t handle changes too well (which is commonplace knowledge among security experts). Background Malware uses Read more about Deceptive Bytes found detection issues in Symantec Endpoint Protection[…]
We were recently listed in Smartrev Cybersec‘s first Israeli cyber startup observatory (Jan-2018 edition) Go to CyberStartupObservatory.com to learn more about Israel’s cyber startup landscape.
We recently talked to vpnMentor, a website dedicated to VPNs and web privacy, about Deceptive Bytes, deception technology and data security. Click here read the interview
CB Insights published their early-stage cyber security (startups) periodic table, stating that the selected companies are considered as the leading startups across different emerging sectors, you can find Deceptive Bytes under deception security. “We put together a periodic table of early-stage cybersecurity that spotlights the industry’s most promising young startups, emerging industry categories, and most active investors.”
There are various security measures you can take in order to protect your endpoint, some might be heavy on the machine and not necessarily that helpful, for instance, the traditional antivirus is only 20-40% effective, according to CheckPoint’s blog post from last year. Nevertheless, we do advise having some sort of security on your endpoint Read more about Improve your security without installing additional security software[…]
Since the beginning of the program we’ve been through a lot and we’re super excited to have CyLon’s demo days next week. Thanks to CyLon’s busy schedule and excellent preparations, we are ready to showcase Deceptive Bytes. Best of luck to our fellow cohort participants. Happy Holidays, The Team.