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Think you can overlook Linux? Think again!

According to recent news a hacker pleaded guilty and was sentenced to 46 months in prison for spreading Linux malware. He admitted that he made profits from a massive Ebury botnet scheme that was associated with thousands of compromised Linux systems. The malware had the capacity to send more than 35 million spam messages and […]

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RTF zero day in the wild

FireEye recently published an RTF zero day that has been used in the wild since July. This zero day was used to spread FinSpy/FinFisher malware, a “lawful intercept” product with RAT-like capabilities. The disclosed vulnerability is a logical vulnerability, which means most EMET style anti-exploitation techniques (ASLR, DEP, CFG) are irrelevant. As are any other pre-execution security mechanisms […]

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Addressing the Security-Encryption Paradox

Encryption is a critical partner to organizational security. Except when it isn’t! It’s clear that encryption has a key role in ensuring that organizational data stays invisible and protected. Technology giants such as Google are pushing us towards encryption – whether it’s via prioritizing search results[1] or flagging unencrypted sites as unsafe[2]. WordPress, the most […]

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SentinelOne Virtual Appliance: Cloud When You Want It, On-premises When You Need It

We are pleased to announce the immediate availability of the SentinelOne Virtual Appliance for customers who prefer to have their security consoles running in their own data centers.  SentinelOne has been serving the needs of these customers from our early days, but the new appliance cuts down the complexity in setting up the console on-premises. […]

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Securing Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI)

The SentinelOne agent is an efficient solution to secure the growing demand for agent virtualization, including thin clients, layered apps, and other VDI scenarios. It does not require updates and is not dependent on signatures or other legacy antivirus features. The SentinelOne offering for VDI includes all protection engines and functionality, the same as we […]

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Dissecting NotPetya: So you thought it was ransomware

By Caleb Fenton, Joseph Landry, Nir Izraeli, Itai Liba, and Udi Shamir, Senior Security Researchers, SentinelOne Labs NotPetya was in the news this week, making headlines for being yet another ransomware attack that spread like fire – affecting organizations in several verticals across 65+ countries, drawing comparisons with the WannaCry attack that recently hit over […]

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Petya/NotPetya ransomware: What you need to know

Our SentinelOne research team is actively monitoring the Petya/NotPetya ransomware outbreak and we will update this blog post as more technical information about this attack is discovered. SentinelOne is proactively protecting customers against this latest strain. All SentinelOne customers using SentinelOne Enterprise Protection Platform are proactively protected against this outbreak.* Customers should also ensure that […]

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Are we done with WannaCry?

Several customers and industry analysts frequently ask us (and other vendors) about independent validation of our capabilities. We wanted to share information about a recent test conducted by MRG-Effitas to validate the effectiveness of various traditional and next-generation endpoint security suites against the EternalBlue and Doublepulsar exploits/backdoor. These threats were unearthed by “The Shadow Brokers” […]

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The Executive Order on Cybersecurity: Can We Finally Get on the Right Path?

The recent WannaCry campaign took over news cycles, hindering an evaluation of Trump’s recent cybersecurity Executive Order (EO) — but I’ll admit, upon closer scrutiny, it’s a good start. This is particularly true if the goal is to kickstart a national cybersecurity strategy from scratch. As a whole, there are no glaring errors despite some […]

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