Sophos Showcases Dark Web Discoveries, Emerging Threat Research and Machine Learning Innovations at Black Hat USA 2019, Bsides Las Vegas and Def Con 27
Sophos, a global leader in network and endpoint security, unveiled detailed threat research from SophosLabs on Baldr, an information-stealer that first appeared January 2019. The report, Baldr vs the World, provides a deep dive on the popularity of the malware and its unique killchain characteristics. The in-depth research also reveals Baldr’s inner workings, including cybercriminal behaviors and missteps on both the selling and buying side that potentially led to its sudden disappearance from the deep web in June.
Baldr vs The World is the latest in a series of threat research examining evolving attacker techniques that will be showcased at Black Hat USA, DEF CON 27 and BSidesLV taking place this week in Las Vegas. Speaker presentations and live booth sessions will also spotlight machine learning innovation, including an interactive demonstration on hacking facial recognition systems at DEF CON’s AI Village.
As a worldwide leader in next-generation cybersecurity, Sophos protects nearly 400,000 organizations of all sizes in more than 150 countries from today’s most advanced cyberthreats. Powered by SophosLabs a global threat intelligence and data science team Sophos’ cloud-native and AI-enhanced solutions secure endpoints (laptops, servers and mobile devices) and networks against evolving cybercriminal tactics and techniques, including automated and active-adversary breaches, ransomware, malware, exploits, data exfiltration, phishing, and more. The award-winning Sophos Central cloud-based platform integrates Sophos’ entire portfolio of best-of-breed products, from the Intercept X endpoint solution to the XG Firewall, into a single system called Synchronized Security. Sophos products are exclusively available through a global channel of more than 47,000 partners and Managed Service Providers (MSPs). Sophos also makes its innovative commercial technologies available to consumers via Sophos Home. The company is headquartered in Oxford, U.K., and is publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange under the symbol “SOPH.”