Ethan Greenberg

Optimizing the Sandbox:
Recognizing and Addressing Limitations

Sandbox technology, a crucial component in cybersecurity, grapples with intricate challenges that necessitate an in-depth understanding for effective mitigation. In this post we will review some approaches to meet current challenges facing this technology. Performance Overhead and Scalability Issues Sandbox environments often face challenges related to performance overhead and scalability. The process of analyzing potential …

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Safeguarding Medical Imaging Data:
Addressing the Orthanc Osimis DICOM Web Viewer Vulnerability

Healthcare organizations rely heavily on DICOM (Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine) technology for the storage and exchange of medical imaging data. However, a recent advisory from the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has shed light on a critical vulnerability in the Orthanc Osimis DICOM Web Viewer, posing a significant threat to the security of medical imaging data. This …

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Sasa Software ensures uninterrupted services during the war

Israel is currently in a state of war which could continue for several more weeks. Sasa Software is well prepared with all necessary means to provide continuous, uninterrupted support and development services at this time. Active mirrors of the AV updates and product licensing servers are located in the United States to ensure continuity of …

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Addressing Security Risks in Digitally Signed PDF Documents

By Yakov Yeroslav, CEO One of the most formidable cyber threats today involves malicious actors exploiting trusted network channels to infiltrate organizations’ infrastructure via infected files – channels that must remain open for regular business operations. To combat this evolving threat landscape, organizations are turning to cutting-edge technology known as Content Disarm & Reconstruction (CDR). …

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The importance of central management of USB anti-malware Kiosks

The importance of central management of USB anti-malware Kiosks USB drives, while convenient for data storage and transfer, can also introduce several inherent threats to computer systems and networks, such as malware and viruses, autorun exploits and firmware attacks. A commonly used security measure is the deployment of USB scanning kiosks, such as the Sasa …

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New study from CISA: CDR reduces risk content in files by >98%

New study from CISA: CDR reduces risk content in files by >98% In a recent study from the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) that was presented at RSAC 2023 [1], Tom Ruoff and Dr. Olga Livingston showed results of a pilot assessment model for anti-malware controls that tested three CDR solutions in a chained …

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New threat in RTF files (CVE-202321716)

Critical threat in RTF files (CVE-202321716) Microsoft recently announced a newly discovered vulnerability in RTF files that gives unauthenticated users access to remotely execute commands on host machines. An attacker could send a malicious e-mail containing an RTF payload that would allow execution of commands within the application that was used to open the malicious …

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Sasa Software Wins Award for Medical Imaging Data Security Solution

Sasa Software Wins Award for Medical Imaging Data Security Solution February 26, 2023, Tel Aviv ‘People and Computers’, the leading Israeli IT portal, has announced its winners for the 2022 ‘Excellence in Computing’ competition, naming Sasa Software as an ‘IT Awards’ winner in the Command & Control category, for the new GateScanner Imaging Gateway that combines …

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SVG images – the hidden threat your anti-virus can’t see

SVG images – the hidden threat your anti-virus can’t see A new type of file-based attack is spreading quickly, cleverly circumventing standard detection-based protections. This method of attack employes malicious emails with HTML attachments that include embedded, base64-encoded, SVG images. SVG images can, by design, include Javascript tags, and these script tags are now being …

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Blocking the Raspberry Robin USB Worm

Blocking the Raspberry Robin USB Worm The Microsoft Security Threat Intelligence team recently reported the discovery of activity showing that the Raspberry Robin worm is now part of a complex and interconnected malware ecosystem with links to other malware families and alternate infection methods beyond its original USB drive spread. The investigators found that Raspberry …

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Sasa Software named Top Infosec Innovator for 2022

Sasa Software named winner of ‘Top Infosec Innovator’ for 2022 TEL AVIV, OCTOBER 27, 2022 – SASA SOFTWARE the cybersecurity industry’s leading provider of Content Disarm and Reconstruction (CDR) network security solutions today announced that is has been named a winner in the Top InfoSec Innovator Awards for 2022. Sasa Software competed against many of …

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Threat Alert / Critical Infrastructure: Avoslocker

| Threat Alert | Critical Infrastructure | AvosLocker AvosLocker is a Ransomware as a Service (RaaS) affiliate-based group targeting  critical infrastructure sectors globally, including, but not limited to, the Financial Services, Critical Manufacturing, and Government Facilities sectors. AvosLocker ransomware encrypts files on a victim’s server and renames them with the “.avos” extension. AvosLocker actors then …

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Gartner: CDR content sanitization scores high in network infrastructure security

Gartner: CDR content sanitization technology scores high in network infrastructure security Content Disarm and Reconstruction (CDR) technology is identified by Gartner as a ‘high benefit’ technology for network infrastructure security as it continues to mature towards mainstream adoption. In the latest edition of Gartner’s Hype Cycle report on network security (July ’21)[1], content sanitization technology …

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DICOM: The ‘Invisible’ Vulnerability of Healthcare Networks

DICOM: The ‘Invisible’ Vulnerability of Healthcare Networks Attacks on healthcare systems are a growing concern. Healthcare data is a special category of sensitive data, containing extremely sensitive personal information that make it attractive both for institutional blackmailing – in the form of ransomware, and for individual ransom demands as in the case of high-profile individuals. …

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New kid on the block: Introducing GateScanner Mail Gateway – an interview with Yakov Yeroslav

On the Future of Email Security Introducing GateScanner Mail Gateway An interview with Yakov Yeroslav, CEO of Sasa Software Q: Sasa Software has been at the forefront of file-based cyber-protection for several years now, with the GateScanner USB Kiosk successfully installed in hundreds of locations around the world. What prompted Sasa Software to go ahead …

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Supply Chain Attacks and their impact on OT/ICS Cybersecurity

Supply Chain Attacks and their impact on OT/ICS Cybersecurity   Solarwinds and other supply chain attacks are the initial attack vector on organizations – the first link in a sequence of steps to achieve control and disruption. How can industrial networks be protected?   Described by Microsoft’s President Brad Smith as the world’s largest and …

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Oldsmar Water Treatment

Lessons Learned from the Oldsmar Water Treatment Cyber attack

Lessons learned from the Oldsmar water supply cyberattack Hacked: The water treatment facility in Oldsmar, FL According to a cybersecurity advisory issued jointly last Thursday (2/11) by the FBI, CISA, UEPA and the Multi State ISAC, unidentified cyber actors had obtained unauthorized access to the supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) of a  U.S. drinking water …

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GateScanner – Salesforce connector brings data security to the cloud

GateScanner-Salesforce connector brings CDR data security to the cloud Sasa Software has teamed up with Assuta Medical Centers, Israel’s largest private medical services provider, and Deloitte Digital, the world’s leading professional services firm, to develop a Salesforce security software connector that deliver Salesforce content protection in a transparent, SaaS-based modality.GateScanner® Content Disarm and Reconstruction (CDR) Salesforce connector is …

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Emotet Campaign

Emotet Campaign – Guidance to GateScanner Users Emotet, one of the most famous and dangerous Trojans, has lately been spotted as a part of a mass phishing campaign. The campaign consists of an email which includes a Microsoft Office doc that when clicked gives an Office 365 error message, generated by an obfuscated macro script. The …

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סאסא סופטוור – מהקיבוץ להגנת סייבר בעולם

  מתקפת הסייבר על חברת הביטוח שירביט מצטרפת לגל גואה של מתקפות על ארגונים בארץ ובעולם המצביע על שינוי בדפוסי הפעולה של התוקפים. אם בעבר מתקפות היו “שקטות”, הדפוס שרואים כיום הוא התבססות של התוקפים ותכנון שעת “שין” ליצירת נזק תפעולי ותדמיתי נרחב באמצעות מתקפה רב-שלבית. שימוש במערכות הלבנה נפוץ מזה שנים רבות בישראל, וכעת …

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Sasa Software named “Cool Vendor” by Gartner

Sasa Software named “Cool Vendor” by Gartner, in Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS) Security report 2020. Analyst firm Gartner recently published the “Cool Vendors in Cyber-Physical Systems Security” (CPS) [1] naming Sasa Software in the report.  This adds to a previous publication, “Market Guide for Operational Technology Security” [2], identifying Sasa Software in the OT Endpoints Security …

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Sasa Software Partners with SentinelOne to Offer NextGen AI-driven Security

Sasa Software Partners with SentinelOne to Offer NextGen AI-driven Security First published on SentinelOne blog Content Disarm and Reconstruction (CDR) is designed to provide a safe, hassle-free solution for the prevention of file-based attacks.  Instead of relying on signature-based scanning or sandbox behavioral analysis, the technology breaks the file into its components, and then re-creates …

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Sasa Software’s GateScanner successfully blocks ransomware attacks on Assuta Medical Centers

Sasa Software’s GateScanner solution successfully blocks ransomware attacks on Assuta Medical Centers March 1, 2017 Sasa Software’s security solutions, designed for the medical sector, have successfully prevented attacks on the Assuta hospital network. Among other things, sophisticated and unrecognized ransomware attacks were successfully blocked. Assuta – Medical Centers, the largest network of hospitals and medical …

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