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xorlab awarded Innosuisse Certificate

Zurich, Switzerland, May 18, 2022 – xorlab has been awarded the Innosuisse Certificate, which indicates remarkable progress achieved during the Innosuisse Core Coaching program and that the company is now ready for sustainable growth. The certification confirms that a start-up has a solid base and can handle growth in the future, and is prepared to […]

The ChallengeKeep company communication channels free of ransomware/malware, phishing, and social engineering attacks. Increase security awareness and employee engagement without increasing operational costs. The Solutionxorlab ActiveGuard (Active Threat Defense & Active Incident Response) The Results• +431% efficiency increase in SOC analysis and response to user-reported email incidents• -51% reduction of related SOC operational costs• +247% […]

How to Protect Businesses against Supply Chain Attacks

Table of contentsHow Supply Chain Attacks WorkStage 1: Hunt & InfectStage 2: Spread & WaitStage 3: Attack & Collect Types of Supply Chain Attacks 1. Software Supply Chain Attacks– Hijacking Updates– Undermining Code Signing– Compromising Open-Source Code 2. Vendor Email CompromiseStage 1: Credential Stealing through Phishing CampaignsStage 2: Compromised Account TakeoverStage 3: Inbox MonitoringStage 4: […]

Automate SOC Triage, Investigation, and Response with xorlab Active Incident Response

xorlab Active Incident Response (AIR) helps enhance your SOC’s capabilities with automation. AIR allows security analysts to automatically analyze, triage, and respond to user-reported email attacks, execute repeatable tasks at scale, and accelerate time to detect and protect against email threats. Download the solution brief to learn how AIR reduces the burden of threat response […]

5 Supply Chain Attacks That Started with a Phishing Email & How to Prevent Them

Phishing is the most common attack vector and played a part in over a third of all breaches in 2021. One area where this type of attack is particularly on the rise is in the supply chain. By breaching one organization and exploiting its third-party connections, attackers can access dozens, or hundreds, of others. When […]

How to Protect Businesses against Ransomware Attacks

Table of ContentsHow Ransomware Attacks Work– Phase 1: Infection and Distribution– Phase 2: Data Encryption– Phase 3: Ransom Demand What Are the Most Common Ransomware Attack Vectors?– 1. Email Phishing– 2. RDP (Remote Desktop Protocol) Compromise– 3. Software Vulnerabilities The Impact of Ransomware across Industries– Healthcare– Manufacturing– Telecommunications– Financial Services– Government Why Are Ransomware Attacks […]

Automate SOC Triage, Investigation, and Response with xorlab Active Incident Response

xorlab Active Threat Defense (ATD) leverages the power of machine intelligence to stop ransomware, phishing, and other emerging cloud email threats at first sight. Designed to scale, ATD understands human communication behavior and relationships to uncover even the most sophisticated attacks, give you complete visibility into and control of your business-critical data, and help you […]

Mitigating the Risk of Ransomware Attacks against Government Entities

Government institutions are among the top targets for ransomware. In 2020, cyber attacks cost US government organizations about $18.88 billion in recovery costs and downtime. In 2021, the trend continued, with US government institutions suffering 79 ransomware attacks, which potentially impacted approximately 71 million people. These numbers highlight the fact that governments are at heightened […]

Man-in-the-Middle Attack Prevention Strategies for Financial Institutions

A man-in-the-middle (MITM) attack happens when a bad actor intercepts traffic as it’s transmitted from point to point. The cybercriminal may be simply listening to network traffic, or they may also engage in active eavesdropping on communication and data transfer. They can then modify the traffic for malicious purposes, without either party (usually a service/system […]

How to Defend against Whaling Attacks

Email attacks have been on the rise in recent years, and not only are they growing in number, but they are also diversifying and evolving into ever-more sophisticated threats. Whaling is a specialized form of spear-phishing attack that exclusively targets high-level executives or managers within chosen organizations. Like nearly all phishing attempts, the aim of […]

How to Identify and Prevent Email Impersonation Attacks

Email impersonation is a phishing technique that involves using a fake email address that looks like a legitimate one. The attackers create email addresses and sender names with slight deviations to convince users that the message is genuine. They may impersonate the target organization’s employees, vendors, or business partners and trick the user to disclose […]

Data Exfiltration: Most Common Techniques and Best Prevention Tactics

When cybercriminals target organizations, the goal is usually to exfiltrate information for competitive, disruptive or monetary gain. Infiltrating a network or a device is not enough to make an attack successful; that only happens if the attackers successfully steal or remove data from the system. Data exfiltration can occur in several ways, but no matter […]