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Disarming a Multi-Stage Macro-Less Word Attack with Data Sanitization

Researchers identified a Microsoft Word document-based attack that does not use macros and has multiple stages. OPSWAT data sanitization disarms this attack.

Police Handing Out Malware-Infected USBs Is Not an Isolated Incident

Taiwanese police accidentally gave out USB drives containing malware as prizes for a security quiz, but the problem of infected USBs extends much further.

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How We Blocked a Word DDE Attack from APT28

We discovered and sanitized a malicious DDE Word document from threat group APT28, a.k.a. Fancy Bear. Data sanitization was able to remove the DDE code.

Stop Dangerous Ursnif Phishing Attacks with Data Sanitization

A new Ursnif-related spear phishing attack takes social engineering deception to a new level. Why is CDR the best way to combat this banking Trojan?

Data Sanitization Prevents Macro-Less MS Word Attacks

Attacks using the DDE feature of Microsoft Word are on the rise. Such attacks do not use macros and can evade many anti-malware defenses.

FormBook Is the Latest Example of Malware-as-a-Service

FormBook malware is targeting South Korea and the U.S. and spreads via malicious email attachments, including malicious PDF, Word, and archive files.

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A Message About the Kaspersky Ban and How It Affects OPSWAT Metadefender

Recently there was a presidential order to remove any deployment of Kaspersky Lab from any federal department and agency. Here is my response.

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Improved Malware Detection or Data Privacy? How to Have BothFuture post

A cyber security firm made some serious allegations about Carbon Black's Cb Response product leaking data. But the issue was with VirusTotal, not Carbon Black.

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Recent Nuclear Breaches Make the Case for Data Sanitization/CDR Threat Prevention

Attackers have breached U.S. nuclear plants, using malicious email attachments to gain employee credentials. Data sanitization can block attacks like these.

Massive Ransomware Attack Hits Critical Infrastructure Plants and Organizations Worldwide

Yet another large-scale ransomware attack broke out this week. Possibly a variant of Petya ransomware, the malware infected organizations around the world.

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