Estimated Reading Time: 6 minutes Unfortunately, protecting yourself against malicious threats online is constant battle in this day and age. Security researchers and media outlets have a seemingly never-ending list of topics and events to cover—driving a constant pressure and awareness that we’re not safe online.
The threat landscape continues to evolve—individual and state-backed hackers and agencies become increasingly emboldened to compromise websites and servers, steal CPU cycles for cryptocurrency mining, embark on social engineering efforts to find backdoors, and sway public opinion through fake news and other measures. zvelo provides the most advanced URL/IP categorization database for web filtering, whitelists and blacklists, and residential and business protections against bad actors and malicious online behavior. Explore our network security solutions, cyber threat map, and malicious exploit detection offerings for the most advanced threat intelligence available to OEMs and device manufacturers.
Estimated Reading Time: 13 minutes 2018 was a wild year for cybersecurity, ad tech, and the internet in general. In this blog, we explore the significant trends and security challenges that are likely to impact us in 2019 and beyond.
Estimated Reading Time: 9 minutes Learn about zvelo’s unique hybrid approach to web content categorization and malicious detection. With over 20 years of experience and partnerships with some of the world’s leading anti-virus, MSSPs, and communications companies—zvelo’s next-generation approach achieves industry-leading coverage and accuracy for end users worldwide.
Estimated Reading Time: 10 minutes Malicious Cryptocurrency Mining, or Cryptojacking, is the unauthorized use of a user’s device to mine cryptocurrencies. This article covers primary infection methods and tips for identification and prevention of cryptomining malware.
Estimated Reading Time: 4 minutes The Department of Justice this week announced and unsealed charges against eight individuals involved in a massive digital advertising fraud network. Led by the FBI with assistance from a number of companies in the cybersecurity and ad tech industries, “Operation Eversion”, as it has been dubbed, followed and seized infrastructure belonging to the “3ve” ad-fraud scam network.Details
Estimated Reading Time: 5 minutes An internationalized domain name (IDN) homograph attack is a method of deceiving computer users about the remote computer they’re communicating with. It exploits the fact that many characters are homographs, meaning they look alike. Homographs allow a malicious party to create an IDN that appears very similar to an established domain, which can then be used to lure users to the new website.
Estimated Reading Time: 6 minutes In a previous blog, we explored the important differences between base domains and full path URLs. In this post, we wanted to take a step back and cover the basics—the individual structural elements of a URL (Uniform Resource Locator).
Estimated Reading Time: 9 minutes As more and more companies are pursuing “Data as a service” or “DaaS” business models, we wanted to share our experiences on the DaaS business model, with a specific focus on the challenges of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) protections for DaaS data.
Estimated Reading Time: 11 minutes Over the past several years, there’s been a significant increase in mobile phishing attacks—particularly targeting enterprises. In this blog, we cover 9 tips and strategies to improve your security against mobile phishing attacks.
Estimated Reading Time: 5 minutes Over the years, cybercriminals have deployed increasingly sophisticated scams to deceive users of payment processing systems—particularly small and medium sized business owners—into compromising their accounts by unknowingly divulging account credentials. Here’s an example of a recent phishing campaign from Fall 2018 targeting Stripe users.