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From Barcelona to London: Blueliv at RANT! Risk and Network Threat forum

This week Blueliv sponsored its first RANT forum event at The Counting House in London to share the findings from the recent technical investigation into banking Trojan Vawtrak v2. Ramon Vicens, VP of Threat Intelligence Research Labs, talked through the analysis and was met with lively debate from the audience. Around 100 delegates enjoyed a beer and the chance to network and catch up with existing connections at this intimate event. Brilliantly facilitated by the RANT team, the questions […] Read More

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Vawtrak v2: The next big banking Trojan

This month Blueliv Threat Intelligence Research Labs team has published an exclusive report revealing the most complete picture of Vawtrak v2 malware seen to date. Vawtrak is a serious threat to the finance sector and is predicted to be the next major banking Trojan. Chasing cybercrime: Network insights into Vawtrak v2 provides the results from a technical investigation into the distribution and impact of banking Trojan Vawtrak v2 and the behavior of the cybercriminal groups behind it. We’ve applied […] Read More

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Gartner includes Blueliv in “Innovation Insight for MRTI” 2016 report

We’re pleased that Blueliv has been mentioned in the Gartner 2016 “Innovation Insight for Machine Readable Threat Intelligence (MRTI)” report as one of the: “Example Providers of Commercial Threat Intelligence Feeds You Can Acquire” and “Example Vendors That Help You Aggregate Threat Intelligence” The report, written by cyber security analysts Craig Lawson and Rob McMillan, states that MRTI can significantly increase your threat visibility and improve your security posture by providing better threat context to security technology, processes and people. Moreover, […] Read More

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Blueliv sponsors and attends CyberSecurity MeetUp, Helsinki

Blueliv was a proud sponsor of the recent CyberSecurity MeetUp held at Microsoft in Helsinki on 31 August 2016. Our very own Ramon Vicens, Research Labs VP, took part in the agenda to showcase the Blueliv Threat Exchange Network and share insight on innovation, social communities and sharing intelligence in an ever-evolving cyber threat landscape. This encouraged some lively discussion about the reasons why organizations need to enhance their existing security solutions with an extra layer of external threat […] Read More

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Vawtrak banking Trojan: a threat to the banking ecosystem

Today marks the start of c0c0n International Cyber Security and Policing Conference 2016 where our Labs Research expert, Raashid Bhat, will be sharing insight into the threats posed by the Vawtrak Trojan, one of the most prevalent banking Trojans around today. It promises to be an unmissable session based on Raashid´s recent in-depth technical investigation into the behavior of Vawtrak malware and how it´s executed. c0c0n International Cyber Security and Policing Conference 2016 takes place 19-20 August at The […] Read More

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Hacking group Shadow Brokers infiltrate NSA Equation Group

Militarization of cyberspace is no longer a novelty. Instances of governments using sophisticated zero-day malware against other nations’ organizations and industry have been seen before now. This week a previously unknown group calling themselves “Shadow Brokers” claimed to have infiltrated a server belonging to Equation Group, a hacking group allegedly linked to the US National Security Agency (NSA). State-sponsored cyberwarfare is complex, difficult to evaluate and the potential impact has many ramifications; one of which is the risk that […] Read More

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New Release of Blueliv Threat Exchange Network

Cyber-criminals are very well organised and typically operate as part of highly sophisticated and specialised criminal organizations. Needless to say, in terms of the skills and methods used they are often years ahead of the businesses and establishments they target. In response, companies are increasingly hiring cyber security specialists, purchasing multiple security tools and re-thinking their strategies and approaches to tackle cybercrime. Blueliv two-pronged strategy for tackling cybercrime: Blueliv uses a two-pronged strategy to combat cybercrime. The first approach uses […] Read More

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Ransomware – How to defend yourself against it

What is Ransomware? Ransomware is a type of malware that has lately been increasingly in use by the cyber criminals. In order to profit from the distribution of Ransomware, the bad guys have been targeting numerous businesses and large organizations around the world. In essence, the Ransomware malware is a piece of malicious software that usually encrypts your files or locks your computer and then requires payment in exchange for returning you the access to your files again. Regrettably, […] Read More

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Blueliv Becomes the “National Cyber Security Awareness Month 2016” Champion

We are happy to announce that Blueliv is supporting the National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) 2016. NCSAM was created as a collaborative effort between government and industry to ensure all digital citizens have the resources needed to stay safer and more secure online while also protecting their personal information. As an official Champion, we (Blueliv) have been recognized for our commitment to cybersecurity, online safety, and privacy. Coordinated and led by the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) and […] Read More

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Version 3.9 Platform Release feat. NEWS

While you guys have been fine-tuning your cyber defence strategies and finding ways to further improve your overall security postures, we have been busy making improvements to our Threat Intelligence Management Platform. As always, our clients have been really helpful and awesome by providing us with valuable feedback, and communicating their needs and suggestions for improvements. With their help, our great team of dedicated platform developers were able to enhance the user experience, add a number of great new […] Read More

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