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  1. Creator of malware used to drain bank accounts gets 9 years in jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 21 | GlobalNews

    ... can be frustrating to those who track them, said Willis McDonald, a senior threat researcher at security firm Damballa. Frequently, a cybercriminal "will disappear into the background and come up with a new alias and a new piece of malware so that ...

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  2. Creator of malware used to drain bank accounts gets 9 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 20 | Greenwich Citizen

    ... can be frustrating to those who track them, said Willis McDonald , a senior threat researcher at security firm Damballa, which helped the FBI with its investigation. Frequently, a cybercriminal "will disappear into the background and come up with a ...

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  3. Creator of malware used to drain bank accounts gets 9 years - Wed, 20 Apr 2016 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 20 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... can be frustrating to those who track them, said Willis McDonald, a senior threat researcher at security firm Damballa. Frequently, a cybercriminal "will disappear into the background and come up with a new alias and a new piece of malware so that ...

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  4. Russian who created notorious SpyEye malware sentenced to 9 1/2 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 20 | CBC News

    ... can be frustrating to those who track them, said Willis McDonald, a senior threat researcher at security firm Damballa. Frequently, a cybercriminal "will disappear into the background and come up with a new alias and a new piece of malware so that ...

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  5. MedStar says it is recovering from suspected ransomware attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 31 | Computer Weekly

    ... for click fraud as the first step in a chain of infections leading to ransomware attacks , warns security firm Damballa. The first half of 2014 saw an increase in online attacks that lock up user data and hold it to ransom. The ransomware does not ...

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  6. Why Cyber-Criminals Are Always One Step AheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 1 | CIO Insight

    ... security tools is constant. In recent case studies on cyber-security conducted by network security monitoring firm Damballa, a light is cast on the nefarious lives of cyber-thieves. The study, " Q1 2016 State of Infections Report ," reveals just how ...

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  7. Cyber criminals getting more nimble, sophisticatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2016 | Business Insurance

    ... for large-scale operations," says the report. Another report issued Tuesday by Atlanta-based cyber security firm Damballa Inc. says cyber criminals are using only a few Internet protocol addresses per Internet service provider to stay under the ...

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  8. Kirk Appelman Tasked with Bringing Glasswall Solutions' Pioneering Cyber-Security Offering StatesideRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2016 | Information Technology

    ... strategy and built sales and distribution channels across Europe and Asia; VP of service provider solutions at Damballa, helping major US cable providers and wireless service providers with their cyber-security protection; VP of eastern US sales for ...

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  9. US hospital pays 12,000 to ransomware attackersRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2016 | Computer Weekly

    ... ed for click fraud as the initial step in a chain of infections leading to ransomware attacks , warns security firm Damballa. The first half of 2014 saw an increase in online attacks that lock up user data and hold it to ransom.

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  10. 'Unbreakable' security that wasn't: True tales of tech hubrisRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2016 | Network World

    ... aspects of their system security and ignoring the weak points for decades, says Nick Buchholz, threat analyst at Damballa, a security company focused on advanced cyber threats. Take Enigma, the famous machine-generated code used by the Nazis to ...

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  11. Damballa Appoints Dale Gonzalez as Chief Product OfficerRead the original story

    Jan 29, 2016 | Information Technology

    Gonzalez is responsible for setting, driving and continuing to innovate upon the product and technical vision for the company and aligning around emerging market opportunities. "We are thrilled to bring someone with Dale's extensive security domain experience and functional expertise into this critical role," said David Scholtz, CEO of Damballa.

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  12. Damballa Announces Failsafe Integration with Check Point SoftwareRead the original story

    Jan 20, 2016 | Information Technology

    Technologies , the largest pure-play security vendor globally to help customers identify and mitigate external threats at the earliest possible stage. With this integration, customers of Check Point will be able to leverage Damballa Failsafe to discover active infections, notify Check Point of suspected infected devices, and identify whether communication attempts are being made with a command and control server.

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  13. Damballa and Interface Form Partnership to Increase Network SecurityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2016 | TMCnet

    ... security threat that is currently plaguing the digital landscape. In order to provide greater network security, Damballa and If network links don't have robust security protocols in place, the network can be compromised. This can result in sensitive ...

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  14. What security research shows for 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2015 | Network World

    ... infected machines, but can serve as a gateway to more serious infections, according to a report by security vendor Damballa. Clickfraud malware has been showing up a lot this year, said Damballa CTO Stephen Newman, with about 32 million active ...

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  15. Hot Hacker Targets in 2016: Fantasy Sports, Professional ServicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2015 | TechNewsWorld

    ... rich targets we can imagine being attacked in 2016 are the fantasy sports companies," said Stephen Newman, CTO of Damballa . "They've got a lot of personal information -- credit card numbers, addresses, email addresses -- and they're moving a lot of ...

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  16. Darkode forum is back, but a shadow of its former selfRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2015 | Network World

    ... than ever, it's actually insecure and badly configured. According to Loucif Kharouni, senior threat researcher at Damballa, it feels like a "bad Darkode imitation" that is "just not worth anyone's time." Law enforcement officials called it "the most ...

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  17. Darkode malware forum reemerges as a shadow of its former selfRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2015 | The Inquirer

    ... Darkode.com it was showing an FBI seizure notice designed to put the wind up shoppers and visitors . Security firm Damballa said that a reloaded version is back, but that it is loaded with plastic bullets and is not the threat it once was. However, ...

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  18. Damballa finds tools related to the malware that hit SonyRead the original story

    Nov 18, 2015 | ITworld

    Security company Damaballa said it has found two utilities that are closely related to capabilities seen in the destructive malware that hit Sony Pictures Entertainment last year. The utilities were discovered as Damballa was investigating a new version of the "Destover" malware, which rendered thousands of computers unusable at Sony after attackers stole gigabytes of sensitive company information.

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  19. Deloitte's 2015 Technology Fast 500 Recognizes Damballa as One of the ...Read the original story

    Nov 13, 2015 | Information Technology

    Technology Fast 500, a list of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech companies in North America. This is Damballa's second consecutive year as a Technology Fast 500 winner.

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  20. 'Ransomware' a game-over scenario unless you have backupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2015 | USA Today

    ... to recover the encrypted files," wrote Nick Buchholz, senior threat researcher at the Atlanta-based security firm Damballa . Johannes B. Ullrich, dean of research at the SANS Technology Institute , suggested booting the computer from a flash drive ...

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