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150527May 27, 2015 Barracuda Networks Names Former Arcserve Exec As New Head Of Global Channels

On the heels of revamping its partner program, Barracuda Networks said Wednesday that it has created a new dedicated global channel chief role to execute on bringing the program to partners and aggressively grow its network of partners around the world.

2015/05 - May
150522May 22, 2015 5 Companies That Came To Win This Week

Barracuda Networks this week struck a deal with Tech Data through which the distributor will provide Barracuda's full portfolio of content, network and application security products, and storage systems to solution providers in the U.S.

2015/05 - May
150522May 22, 2015 Barracuda, Aerohive team up for enterprise Wi-Fi security products

As part of that effort, Aerohive's HiveOS devices, including Wi-Fi access points, switches and routers, can be integrated with Barracuda's security products. The companies explained that the integration is useful for organizations facing regulatory compliance requirements, such as those in the education, healthcare and financial services sectors as well as government agencies.

2015/05 - May
150521May 21, 2015 Barracuda Can Quadruple Partner Reach With Tech Data Deal, Exec Says

Tech Data revealed Tuesday that it is now providing Barracuda Networks' full portfolio of security and networking products to solution providers in the U.S. -- potentially quadrupling the number of partners that have access to Barracuda’s products, company representatives said.

2015/05 - May
150521May 21, 2015 Barracuda, Aerohive collaborate to take wired, wireless security offerings to BYOD platforms

 Aerohive’s HiveOS devices, including access points, switches and routers, can integrate with Barracuda Web Security Service, Barracuda Web Filter and Barracuda NG Firewall. Users can benefit from the integration with high performance, cost-effective solutions to address wireless security concerns in BYOD environments.

2015/05 - May
150521May 21, 2015 Barracuda, Aerohive Bring Wired/Wireless Security Solutions to BYOD Environments

Barracuda Networks and Aerohive Networks have formed a partnership, under which the Aerohive’s HiveOS access points and switches will now integrate with Barracuda’s Web Security Service, Web Filter, and NG Firewall products.

2015/05 - May
150520May 20, 2015 Tech Data Expands Its Cloud Portfolio

Tech Data announced an agreement with Barracuda Networks, a cloud-connected security and storage specialist, to provide Barracuda's complete product portfolio to Tech Data's channel of solution providers in the United States. - See more at: http://www.channelinsider.com/cloud-computing/tech-data-expands-its-cloud-portfolio.html#sthash.nBsGvtuQ.dpuf

2015/05 - May
150519May 19, 2015 Tech Data Signs U.S. Agreement with Barracuda Networks

"Barracuda has become a recognized trusted partner in the IT industry and we are pleased to welcome them to Tech Data's solutions portfolio," said Pete Peterson, senior vice president of Global Business Development at Tech Data, in a statement. "Barracuda represents the kind of disruptive, high-growth vendor partner that Tech Data seeks to provide for its resellers and we look forward to a long, mutually successful relationship."

2015/05 - May
150513May 13, 2015 Hackers Targeting Starbucks Mobile App: Report

Starbucks is getting scalded by reports that hackers can access the credit card you have attached to the app if you have the app set to "automatic download." Hackers get the app user's password prior to gaining access to the credit card.

2015/05 - May
150513May 13, 2015 LAW ENFORCEMENT WARNS OF NEPAL EARTHQUAKE SCAMS

“Spammers looking to capitalize on the best intentions of others have begun their campaign of deception by following a well-known scam known as “419,” a scam that promises a victim a significant amount of money, but only after a payment has been made to ‘verify the identity’ of a would be victim. Online versions of the scam originate primarily in the United States, the United Kingdom and Nigeria. The number “419” refers to the section of the Nigerian Criminal Code dealing with fraud.” wrote Luis Chapetti of Barracuda in a blog post.

2015/05 - May
150512May 12, 2015 Barracuda Networks Launches 40G Load Balancer Appliance

Barracuda Networks today unveiled a 40G load balancer appliance designed to offload network and security traffic from virtual machines.

2015/05 - May
150512May 12, 2015 Barracuda Networks Introduces New Load Balancer Fast Distribution Controller (FDC)

The Barracuda Load Balancer FDC is a hardware appliance that is designed for virtualized data center environments requiring high throughput traffic distribution across application server infrastructures that consolidate storage and compute resources.

2015/05 - May
150512May 12, 2015 $20K Barracuda Load Balancer Fast Distribution Controller Achieves 40 Gbps Throughput

"Users and applications are becoming increasingly dispersed and creating new traffic patterns that are forcing organizations to reexamine their application delivery approach," said Stephen Pao, GM Security, Barracuda. He said that before server traffic hits the application virtualization layer, effective load balancing is better handled at the physical layer.

2015/05 - May
150512May 12, 2015 Barracuda gets Intel's help in latest ADC appliance

The Load Balancer Fast Distribution Controller (FDC) T740 provides 40 gigabit per second (Gbps) throughput to boost the availability of applications. Barracuda has built the product on top of Intel technology.

2015/05 - May
150508May 08, 2015 Barracuda Adds Networking and Application Security Capabilities to Support Enhancements Made to Microsoft Azure

The company extends security capabilities and creates Azure Resource Manager (ARM) Templates for easier deployment of Barracuda Web Application Firewall and Barracuda NG Firewall in Azure.

2015/05 - May
150508May 08, 2015 Barracuda aids Microsoft Azure users with networking, application security capabilities

Barracuda added networking and application security capabilities to complement enhancements made to Microsoft Azure. Customers using Barracuda NG Firewall and Barracuda Web Application Firewall can now benefit from extended security capabilities and Azure Resource Manager Templates for faster, easier and security-enhanced Azure deployments.v

2015/05 - May
150507May 07, 2015 Barracuda: It's like the IKEA of backup and security

The company is convinced there is an enduring move to the cloud in the mid-market, and aims to integrate, extend and develop its product set to work across and support physical, virtual, on-premises, hybrid and public cloud environments, and pump it out through said channel.

2015/05 - May
150505May 05, 2015 Law enforcement warns of Nepal Earthquake Scams

Security experts at Barracuda Labs have collected evidence of numerous scam attempts linked to the earthquake in Nepal. The emails attempt to trick victims into providing personal information (i.e. full name, address, email, occupation) in order to receive money from Western Union, which the cyber criminals explain is giving out money.

2015/05 - May
150504May 04, 2015 New products of the week 05.04.15

CudaSign for Sharepoint speeds up and optimizes workflows by sending documents directly from Sharepoint to your CudaSign account without the need to download files or log into CudaSign.

2015/05 - May
150504May 04, 2015 Top 10 Network Security Brands In Q1 2015

Barracuda Networks came in ninth place this quarter, dropping 0.8 percentage points to 2.1 percent of the network security market.

2015/05 - May
150504May 04, 2015 Researchers, FBI Warn of Nepal Earthquake Scams

Researchers at Barracuda Labs have collected a few of the recent scams that are exploiting concern around the Nepalese earthquake. The emails attempt to trick recipients into entering much of their personal data in order to receive money from Western Union, which the scammers say is giving out money.

2015/05 - May
150502May 02, 2015 Spammers prey on Bruce Jenner revelation and Kardashian drama

Spam is nothing new. In most cases it ends up directly in a spam or junkmail folder. Those unwanted messages that make it through to the Inbox are generally deleted without a second glance. Spammers know how to exploit headlines to capture attention, so the recent confession from Bruce Jenner about transitioning into a woman and the sensational reports of the impact of fallout with the Kardashian family is a spam goldmine.

2015/05 - May
150424April 24, 2015 Barracuda makes its NG Firewall manageable via iOS app

Barracuda NG Firewall now includes self-service configuration for remote end users using MacOS, Windows and iOS to configure their VPN connection in a few clicks. The latest version also allows administrators to activate SafeSearch and YouTube for Schools enforcement in the firewall rules settings.

2015/04 - April
150423April 23, 2015 25 Security Innovations Unveiled At RSA 2015

Barracuda Networks revealed the latest version of its NG Firewall line, designed to simplify setup and management for solution providers and clients.

2015/04 - April
150423April 23, 2015 Remote access to corporate networks key part of Barracuda's latest next-gen firewall update

The next-gen firewall includes a self-service portal for remote workers using devices running iOS, Mac and Windows to configure their virtual private network connections. In addition, systems administrators now have remote access to their firewall control centers and appliances from iOS devices.

2015/04 - April
150421April 21, 2015 Hot security products at RSA 2015

arracuda NGFW helps protect K-12 schools with new updates including SafeSearch, YouTube for Schools, Wi-Fi Policy Enforcement, Remote Access Management and Barracuda NG Remote iOS Application.

2015/04 - April
150421April 21, 2015 Barracuda Updates NG Firewall

Barracuda NG Firewall is a line of network firewalls that are available as hardware or virtual appliances. Unlike traditional network firewalls, which filter traffic based on ports and protocols only, NG Firewall is designed to filter traffic based on applications or other types of traffic passing through network ports.

2015/04 - April
150421April 21, 2015 Barracuda updates NG Firewall

The latest version also allows administrators to activate SafeSearch and YouTube for Schools enforcement in the firewall rules settings. With the new version, Barracuda released the new Barracuda NG Firewall Remote iOS application, designed for system administrators needing simple access to NG control centers from iOS devices.

2015/04 - April
150421April 21, 2015 Barracuda Debuts Updated NG Firewall

Barracuda NG Firewall is part of the company's Total Threat Protection initiative, which is designed to protect email, Web applications, remote access, Web browsing, mobile Internet access and the network perimeter.

2015/04 - April
150410April 10, 2015 Barracuda Networks restructures Barracuda partner program

Benefits of the new Barracuda partner program include a deal registration program, which Barracuda has built out to cover more product models. Partners can also tap into increased discounts for certain product families, as well as an increased not-for-resale purchase limit to use towards technology within their internal networks and for training.

2015/04 - April
150410April 10, 2015 Barracuda makes splash with new partner scheme

Speaking to CRN, Michael Hughes, senior vice president for worldwide sales at Barracuda, said these accreditation changes have been made to suit the full range of Barracuda partners, from the smallest to the largest players.

2015/04 - April
150409April 09, 2015 Barracuda restructures, rebalances partner program

The changes include increased revenue requirements for all tiers, which break up what had become a top-heavy distribution of partners in a program where advancement was too easy, and permit proper incents of Barracuda’s most valuable partners.

2015/04 - April
150409April 09, 2015 Barracuda Networks Unveils MSP Partner Program

The cloud security and storage solutions company said it has revamped its channel partner program to enable MSPs to offer Barracuda NG Firewall and Barracuda Backup, which opens up new revenue opportunities for service providers and other channel partners that deliver managed security and storage services to customers.

2015/04 - April
150408April 08, 2015 Barracuda revamps channel programme

Barracuda Networks has re-launched its channel programme with the addition of a new partner level, Premier, and improved discounts for evaluation products and a more flexible deal registration process.

2015/04 - April
150408April 08, 2015 Small banks, credit unions on front lines of cybersecurity war

Even the most sophisticated attacks often begin with tricking a specific bank employee or bank customer to fall for a phishing ruse. However, another shift taking place is the automation of attacks against the Web applications of smaller financial institutions, says Stephen Pao, security business general manager at next generation firewall vendor Barracuda Networks.

2015/04 - April
150407April 07, 2015 Barracuda: partner program was difficult for new partners

Barracuda's changes to its partner program make it easier for customers to find new partners than under the old program, Michael Hughes, SVP of worldwide sales at Barracuda, has told Channelnomics.

2015/04 - April
150407April 07, 2015 Barracuda Adds New Tier, Benefits to Worldwide Partner Program

Barracuda said the tier changes will allow the company’s growing and regional partners to be more competitive with the addition of improved deal registration and expanded product protection for the company’s solutions. The security and storage solutions provider expects its revamped program to provide partners with greater global consistency and offer resellers opportunities to benefit from dedicated service.

2015/04 - April
150407April 07, 2015 Barracuda Networks Revamps Partner Levels, Adds MSP Program

"The goal with this is to make sure we're staying on top of the IT marketplace trends, but also keeping true to our Barracuda roots of simplicity, so partners are still working with the Barracuda they know and love," Babineau said.

2015/04 - April
150407April 07, 2015 Barracuda Strengthens Worldwide Partner Program

In an effort to reward and better support VARs at all levels of the program, Barracuda has added an additional level, Premier, and adjusted the revenue and training requirements at all levels. The restructured program levels are now Registered, Authorized, Preferred, and Premier. Partners in good standing will be officially enrolled in the new levels.

2015/04 - April
150407April 07, 2015 Identify the right WAN optimization products for your company

Barracuda's firewall focus makes it appropriate for organizations primarily looking for firewall functionality, but also looking to optimize traffic between small branch offices.

2015/04 - April
150406April 06, 2015 Why it pays to travel light on the cloud journey

“At blinkbox, the application is our business,” says Sarju Mashru, principal IT operations engineer lead at blinkbox. “It absolutely has to be available, secure, and provide a seamless user experience.” The service provider achieved this with Microsoft Azure’s cloud supported by the Barracuda Web Application Firewall.

2015/04 - April
150402April 02, 2015 Sharks announce new AHL affiliate: 'San Jose Barracuda'

The name of the team is due to a partnership with Barracuda Networks, “a long-time supporter of our organization and a company who is aggressively active in the field of sports marketing,” said Sharks COO John Tortora in a statement.

2015/04 - April
150402April 02, 2015 Report: Sharks’ affiliate will be the San Jose Barracuda

Get your Heart jokes ready: the Mercury News reports (by way of the Silicon Valley Business Journal) that the San Jose Sharks’ AHL affiliate will be known as the San Jose Barracuda.

2015/04 - April
150401April 01, 2015 Report: San Jose Sharks new AHL franchise will be the Barracuda

The Sharks have decided that the name of their new AHL team relocating here next season will be the San Jose Barracuda, according to a report on the Silicon Valley Business Journal web site.

2015/04 - April
150401April 01, 2015 Exclusive: Here's the name and logo of the Sharks' minor-league farm team

The team, currently called the Worcester Sharks and based in Massachusetts, is slated to play their first games at SAP Center — where the Sharks play — this October. The move — but not the name — was announced in January along with the shift of five teams to California. The change is expected to better connect team officials with their top prospects, executives said at the time.

2015/04 - April
150330March 30, 2015 New products of the week 03.30.2015

Barracuda MDM simplifies management of Android and iOS devices, enabling organizations to implement BYOD policies. It can be managed through a centralized console integrated into the Barracuda Cloud Control portal.

2015/03 - March
150330March 30, 2015 Barracuda adds Android support in MDM platform

Barracuda MDM enables organizations to implement, monitor and enforce BYOD policies through simplified management of iOS and Android mobile devices. Barracuda MDM is managed through a centralized console integrated into the Barracuda Cloud Control portal.

2015/03 - March
150327March 27, 2015 'Stop chasing invisible unicorns' - Barracuda EMEA VP tells security industry to get real

There is a consensus that detection and mitigation of risks is an inherent part of IT security. I wouldn't say that we should put ‘protect and prevent' into the dustbin, but we should become better at separating solvable puzzles from generally unsolvable wicked problems.

2015/03 - March
150326March 26, 2015 Barracuda MDM Now Supports Android Operating Systems

Users can access Barracuda MDM through the Barracuda Cloud Control portal, and can push mobile apps such as Barracuda Safe Browser, Barracuda Copy and CudaSign by Barracuda down to mobile devices, allowing IT administrators to enforce browsing policies, improve workflow and manage the document-signing process.

2015/03 - March
150326March 26, 2015 3 Reasons Email Archiving Is Crucial for Your Company

As enterprises grow more reliant on email, the business value of that content also grows. Governments and other regulatory organizations recognize this. That’s why they’ve put compliance standards and regulations in place to ensure email is managed appropriately, and the penalties for non-compliance with them can be severe.

2015/03 - March
150325March 25, 2015 Tax season: follow these tips to avoid fraud and identity theft

Millions of messages have been intercepted by Barracuda Real Time Systems and of the many, we notice the attacks happen both before and after a particular tax season anywhere around the world.

2015/03 - March
150324March 24, 2015 BYOD Best Practices

“Choose a scalable system with consistent user interfaces and centralized management to minimize administrative overhead.” This allows the organization “to offer a secure and reliable internet experience and help manage device and application settings to ensure data integrity and security,” he states.

2015/03 - March
150323March 23, 2015 'Have we become too used to working in the shadow?' - IT security leaders on the industry's biggest challenges

"We have been invited to play on centre stage. For decades we have been complaining that we do not get enough attention; the biggest challenge is, whether we can actually play the main stage game. We might have become a bit too used to working in the shadow."

2015/03 - March
150322March 22, 2015 BYOD Challenges and Concerns

Pao stresses the importance of being proactive to “secure all threat vectors” using a mobile device management solution. His company’s Barracuda Mobile Device Manager is one such solution.

2015/03 - March
150318March 18, 2015 Barracuda Updates MDM Platform to Support Android Devices

Security and storage solutions specialist Barracuda Networks has updated its mobile-device management (MDM) solution, a free cloud-based mobile device and application management service, that is now available for Android devices. 

2015/03 - March
150318March 18, 2015 Barracuda Mobile Device Manager Now Supports Android Operating Systems

“We first released Barracuda MDM with iOS support targeting our K – 12 customers rolling out 1:1 iPad initiatives,” says Stephen Pao, GM security, Barracuda. “By extending Barracuda MDM support to the Android operating system, we look forward to extending support to help our corporate customers manage their BYOD environments that span both Android and iOS.”

2015/03 - March
150318March 18, 2015 How to Protect Your Business Against a DDoS Attack

“Many businesses make the most fundamental mistake of all: attempting to secure their web applications with the wrong technology”

2015/03 - March
150317March 17, 2015 Barracuda Mobile Device Manager Adds Android Support

Mobile Device Manager is part of Barracuda's Total Threat Protection initiative for real time, low cost protection against advanced threats. Protection is provided for multiple threat vectors including email, web apps, remote access, web browsing and the network perimeter.

2015/03 - March
150317March 17, 2015 Barracuda Extends Secure MDM to Android

Barracuda MDM plugs into the company's broader Total Threat Protection initiative. The program, which encompasses the company's product portfolio, "is designed to protect multiple threat vectors including email, web applications, remote access, web browsing by network users, mobile Internet access, and the network perimeter itself," according to Barracuda.

2015/03 - March
150317March 17, 2015 Barracuda now Android compatible

Barracuda, a mobile device manager that helps schools keep tabs on tech deployments, now supports Android operating systems.  

2015/03 - March
150316March 16, 2015 Total information security protection for SMEs

“It is very common for IT departments especially amongst SMEs to deploy a different product for every type of threat, and these individual products create security silos, blind spots, and are an operations nightmare,” said Thiban, whilst announcing Barracuda Networks' new Total Threat Protection initiative that helps simplify information security for resource constrained organisations such as SMEs.

2015/03 - March
150316March 16, 2015 How to neutralize 2015's most dangerous security threats

As corporate reliance on email, web applications, remote access, web browsing, mobile computing and cloud-based services increases, so does the number of potential gateways through which cyber attacks can take place.

2015/03 - March
150314March 14, 2015 Rise of the cybermen: A guide to neutralising 2015’s most dangerous security threats

Independent research recently commissioned by Barracuda shows almost one third of respondents thought departmental and divisional managers would, in the future, sidestep centralised IT departments to purchase cloud technology directly. 

2015/03 - March
150313March 13, 2015 Google Apologizes for Glitch That Exposed Info

A Silicon Valley tech giant slips up and a quarter of a million people had their private information public. Scott Budman reports.

2015/03 - March
150313March 13, 2015 Barracuda security solutions receive VMware Ready seal of approval

“Securing business data moving through the data centre both on-premises and in the cloud can be complex and reveal no shortage of security challenges,” says Nicole Napiltonia, VP of Alliances, Barracuda.

2015/03 - March
150312March 12, 2015 Barracuda Security and Storage Solutions Now Available on vCloud Air

“We are pleased that Barracuda has joined the vCloud Air ISV Program and has achieved VMware Ready - vCloud Air certification. Barracuda NG Firewall, Barracuda Message Archiver, Barracuda Spam Firewall, and Barracuda Web Application Firewall qualify for the VMware Ready - vCloud Air logo, signifying to customers that it works seamlessly within VMware vCloud Air, and can be deployed in production with confidence,” says Howard Hall, senior director, Alliances, VMware.

2015/03 - March
150312March 12, 2015 Barracuda gains VMware Ready - vCloud Air status

VMware senior director, alliances, Howard Hall, said he was pleased that Barracuda had joined the vCloud Air ISV Program and has achieved VMware Ready - vCloud Air certification. "Barracuda NG Firewall, Barracuda Message Archiver, Barracuda Spam Firewall and Barracuda Web Application Firewall qualify for the VMware Ready – vCloud Air logo, signifying to customers that it works seamlessly within VMware vCloud Air, and can be deployed in production with confidence,” he said.

2015/03 - March
150312March 12, 2015 Reviews: Revenue-Generating Storage Appliances From Barracuda, ION

Barracuda gave the Message Archiver a face-lift. The network security appliance maker last fall released version 4.0 of the firmware to integrate the email archiving appliance with Barracuda's existing like-featured cloud system and enhance it with features such as mirroring and data rotation, federated search across multiple cloud and on-premise archives, and the addition of search, export and forwarding capabilities.

2015/03 - March
150310March 10, 2015 Barracuda Solutions Are Now Available On vCloud Air

Barracuda has become a member of the access tier of the vCloud Air ISV (Independent Software Vendors) program. Access level grants Barracuda product listing in the vCloud Air marketplace, access to technical tools and training, and instructions to enable its solutions for vCloud Air.

2015/03 - March
150309March 09, 2015 New products of the week 3.9.2015 (Slide 3)

CudaSign minimizes the cost burden for businesses looking to leverage eSignatures to efficiently sign documents, collect signatures and automate workflows, while helping eliminate faxes, printing and scanning.

2015/03 - March
150309March 09, 2015 The great IT myth: is cloud really less secure than on-premise?

‘People should associate IT with a lack of security actually,’ says Wieland Alge, VP and GM of EMEAR at Barracuda Networks. ‘Almost all of the massive data breaches we’ve seen of late were within traditional on-premise IT. Sometimes we are too quick in stating that the cloud is an inherently insecure element.’ 

2015/03 - March
150306March 06, 2015 Feedback Friday: Industry Reactions to Hillary Clinton’s Use of Personal Email

"This is no surprise. Just about every regulatory framework today covers the need to retain, disclose, and retain electronic communications. The attention placed on this issue for Mrs. Clinton's emails is appropriate given the widely understood nature of archived emails and their use in investigation, discovery, and litigation. In this case, her use of communications outside of the State Department email system extended investigation to her personal email. However, what has been less talked about is that these kinds of investigations could ultimately extend even beyond personal email."

2015/03 - March
150306March 06, 2015 5 Companies That Came To Win This Week

Barracuda unveiled its CudaSign cloud-based e-signature service this week that's priced at $1 per user, per month -- a fraction of the $10 to $20 per user, per month price charged by competitors DocuSign and EchoSign.

2015/03 - March
150305March 05, 2015 The Best And Brightest: 2015 CRN Channel Champions Awards

Barracuda displaced HP to sweep the Cloud Backup and Recovery category, one of the fastest and most competitive segments of the IT market. The Campbell, Calif.-based vendor just released a cloud-based e-signature offering that is priced at just $1 per user per month.

2015/03 - March
150303March 03, 2015 Barracuda Wants To Disrupt The eSignature Market--Bargain Price Is A Start

But the important part of the re-brand is that Barracuda is slashing pricing – CudaSign is priced at a fairly incredible $1 per user, per month. This is a fraction of the pricing that the competition have.

2015/03 - March
150303March 03, 2015 Barracuda Rebrands eSignature Solution SignNow to CudaSign

In addition to the rebranding and new low price point, Barracuda announced CudaSign Premium, a new offering that enables business customers to integrate eSignatures into existing business processes and platforms.

2015/03 - March
150303March 03, 2015 Barracuda Aims To Disrupt E-Signature Market At $1 Price Point

Barracuda Networks Tuesday unveiled a cloud-based e-signature solution called CudaSign that is priced at $1 per user, per month -- a fraction of the $10 to $20 competitors DocuSign and EchoSign charge per user, per month.

2015/03 - March
150303March 03, 2015 Barracuda Rebrands SignNow to CudaSign

“By reducing the per-user price dramatically less than the competition, Barracuda is expanding the market for eSignatures,” says Chris Hawkins, GM eSignatures, Barracuda. “The competition has been focused at price points that make it difficult for some organizations to offer eSignatures to most of their employees. By being both reasonably priced and easy to use, CudaSign fits the needs of more organizations."

2015/03 - March
150303March 03, 2015 New scrutiny on bug bounties: Is there strength in numbers?

In the case of Barracuda, while the company originally committed a security team to working full time on its bounty program, in December 2014 it decided to move it to the Bugcrowd platform. Founded in 2012, Bugcrowd is a San-Francisco-based third-party provider of bug bounty and penetration testing services. The Barracuda bounty program, run by Bugcrowd, currently offers $50 to $3,133 per qualifying bug.

2015/03 - March
150303March 03, 2015 11 Tips for Improving Your Company’s Customer Support

“If your company has the bandwidth to do so, provide 24/7 phone-based support,” says Hossein Ghazizadeh, vice president, Technical Support, Barracuda, which provides security and storage solutions. There is “nothing worse than calling a customer support line when you need assistance only to get a recording telling you to call back during normal business hours.”

2015/03 - March
150213February 13, 2015 Barracuda, ReversingLabs, Telefónica and Zscaler Join Cyber Threat Alliance as Contributing Members

"We appreciate the charter of the Cyber Threat Alliance and believe there should be closer collaboration across security researchers, industry, education, and government. We look forward to sharing critical data across threat vectors that can be leveraged not only for delivering Total Threat Protection for our customers but also toward benefiting the community as a whole."

2015/02 - February
150211February 11, 2015 A Match Made in Heaven: Fraud and Social Media

According to Barracuda Labs, Twitter is similarly fraudulent—about 10% of accounts. Expect these trends to grow. Fake accounts can be leveraged in more technical attacks as well, such as phishing or malware attacks. Launching such a campaign from a well connected, legitimate-looking profile increases the efficacy of any malware or phishing campaign.

2015/02 - February
150211February 11, 2015 Need to sign digital documents – PDFs, Word files, RTFs – on the go? Then this is the app for you.

If you need to sign digital documents – PDFs, Word files, RTFs – on the go, then you probably need SignNow. Just upload the file, zoom in on the area that needs your John Hancock, and sign with your finger. You can then email the document or save it to a free SignNow account for later access. That’s all there is to it. No more wasting time and paper on printing and faxing – you can even use it to fill out forms.

2015/02 - February
150211February 11, 2015 Barracuda’s ‘dirty little secret’

Michael Hughes, Barracuda Networks senior vice president of worldwide sales drops his voice slightly.“It’s our dirty little secret,” he says, conspiratorially. “Our data protection business, on a new revenue basis, is more significant than the security side of the business – and that’s on growing security business, too.”

2015/02 - February
150210February 10, 2015 How do you solve a problem like cybercrime?

‘CIOs and CSOs have to honestly and thoroughly investigate whether parts of their organisations operate at different speeds. If they do, they have to address that immediately. Frustrated security specialists and business managers that do not talk to each other anymore are the best allies to any attacker.’ - Wieland Alge, VP and GM of EMEA, Barracuda Networks 

2015/02 - February
150209February 09, 2015 New products of the week 02.09.2015

Barracuda SignNow is now integrated with Microsoft Word for Office365, which helps users easily add text, signature, initial and dropdown fields into Word documents and upload them to SignNow.

2015/02 - February
150208February 08, 2015 Precautions to take before installing chrome Firefox extensions (The badware List)

Research scientists at Barracuda Networks recently discovered malicious extensions in the Chrome web store that fooled more than 90,000 users of the browser. The researchers noticed that three of the six Facebook Timeline Remover extensions requested more rights than they should. Instead of just requesting access to Facebook.com properties, these extensions requested access to all websites. 

2015/02 - February
150206February 06, 2015 Feedback Friday: Industry Reactions to Anthem Data Breach

Stephen Pao, GM of Security at Barracuda:

“The answer to help prevent these types of security breaches may lay on the side of the consumer. Surveys suggest that companies only spend about 5% of their revenue on IT and only about 5% of that IT budget on IT security. If consumers begin to value and are willing to pay more to providers who offer account protection through multi-factor authentication or additional encryption layers on their websites, consumer preference could entice companies to start increasing their security measures. In essence, consumers could vote for better security with their pocketbooks.”

2015/02 - February
150205February 05, 2015 Massive Data Breach at Anthem Boosts Tech Stocks

Once again, tens of millions of people have been hit by a security breach, this time at heathcare giant Anthem. The Country's second-largest health insurer, Anthem is the parent company of Blue Cross-Blue Shield. Early estimates have about 80 million customers in danger of having their personal information made public.

2015/02 - February
150204February 04, 2015 UCLA simplifies signing day by offering e-signature option for recruits

For the second straight year, UCLA is providing its football recruits the option to submit their NLI using Barracuda SignNow, an application that allows users to sign documents via their computer, cell phone or tablet.

2015/02 - February
150204February 04, 2015 Q&A: Enterprises to shift more critical applications to the cloud, says Barracuda

Even though cloud computing has gone mainstream, there’s still room for growth in the industry as enterprises start to shift more critical applications to the cloud, according to Barracuda Networks, a provider of security and storage products for businesses.

2015/02 - February
150204February 04, 2015 What You Need to Know About 'Drive-By' Cyber Attacks

Cyber-criminals prefer using well-established, high-traffic websites to conduct their attacks. According to a 2012 study by Barracuda Labs, over 50% of all sites serving drive-by downloads were more than five years old. The same study also found that 25,000 of the world’s most visited sites infected 10.5 million people with drive-by downloads in just one month. 

2015/02 - February
150129January 29, 2015 Barracuda execs discuss improving privacy protections and long-term solutions

Data Protection also continues to grow faster than the market. Barracuda's industry leading backup offering has been enhanced with new capabilities and platforms that capture the seismic changes that cloud and virtualization demand. 

2015/01 - January
150114January 14, 2015 Grow, grow, Grohe, you gloat. Well done that sales team. Merrily, merrily, merrily, merrily, profit is just a dream

Ken Grohe joined Barracuda in December last year as its senior veep and general manager. He comes in from HGST where he was vice-president for global enterprise customer operations, and came to HGST in the acquisition of all-flash array maker Virident – he was veep of customer ops at Virident.

2015/01 - January
150114January 14, 2015 Sony Sortie's Smoking Gun Still Missing

"Flooding network connections can be difficult to do, because you have to recruit a lot of bots," said Steve Pao, general manager for security business at Barracuda. In addition, "the service providers have become pretty good at identifying anomalous traffic volumes," he told TechNewsWorld.

2015/01 - January
150113January 13, 2015 30 Notable IT Executive Moves: December 2014

Twenty-six-year industry veteran Ken Grohe has joined Barracuda Networks as senior vice president and general manager of emerging products.

2015/01 - January
141219December 19, 2014 New ransomware named 'CryptoLocker' being spread via phishing emails

Although the Justice Department announced in July that the Cryptolocker threat had been neutralized, new ransomware with the same name and a low detection rate on VirusTotal is being delivered via emails purporting to come from the State Debt and Recovery Office in Australia.

2014/12 - December
141217December 17, 2014 Changing how business is done with Barracuda Cloud

“A lot of our own business and the way our products are architected, is built around the cloud. Our products are all cloud-managed and they run on a cloud appliance platform,” said Barracuda General Manager of Storage, Rod Mathews.

2014/12 - December
141217December 17, 2014 Barracuda Simplifies Information Security for SMEs

“It is very common for IT departments especially amongst SMEs to deploy a different product for every type of threat, and these individual products create security silos, blind spots, and an operations nightmare. Barracuda’s Total Threat Protection initiative may be attractive because it combines the value of best-of-breed products with common management to help ensure protection and alleviate the administrative burden,” explains Thiban.

2014/12 - December
141216December 16, 2014 Phishing spam gets 'Big Box Retailer' holiday makeover

Spam phishing emails have been updated for the holidays, with new themed emails pretending to update users on their order status from Costco, Target, Walmart, Walgreens, and Home Depot. 

Luis Chapetti, software engineer and data scientist at Silicon Valley-based Barracuda Networks, Inc., confirmed that the big box retailers are the big trend this holiday season.

2014/12 - December
141216December 16, 2014 Spam phishing emails have been updated for the holidays

"This year they are making sure they hit every one from those that sell shovels like Home Depot to everyone’s favorite - electronics store BestBuy," Chapetti said.

2014/12 - December
141216December 16, 2014 Phishing Spam Gets 'Big Box Retailer' Holiday Makeover

Chapetti said that Barracuda is seeing phishing emails that take users to malicious websites, as well as emails that ask them to download attachments that are in the form of Zip or Word files.

2014/12 - December
141216December 16, 2014 Phishing spam gets 'Big Box Retailer' holiday makeover

In addition to spoofing a wider array of retailers, the volumes of the campaigns are also on the increase. "Currently we are seeing an increase of around 2 to 3 percent year over year," Chapetti said.

 

2014/12 - December
141216December 16, 2014 Phishing spam gets 'Big Box Retailer' holiday makeover

"Currently we are seeing an increase of around 2 to 3 percent year over year," Chapetti said. As always, users are urged not to click on links or open attachments but to visit the actual sites of the retailers where they made their purchases to check on order or delivery details.

2014/12 - December
141215December 15, 2014 New products of the week 12.15.2014 (Slides 29/32/33)

Barracuda SignNow is now integrated with Microsoft Office365 to allow users to easily Sign, send, and track documents from within Office365.

Barracuda NG Firewall delivers next-generation capabilities and high-speed site-to-site remote access from on-premises networks to Azure or Vnets within Azure, enabling government agencies to deploy secure interconnected multi-zone network architectures.

Barracuda Web Application Firewall is available to government agencies looking to protect web applications or workloads deployed on Microsoft Azure.

2014/12 - December
141212December 12, 2014 Barracuda Firewalls Go Live on Microsoft Azure Government

"Government agencies are under the same push to reduce time and costs associated with bringing applications online, and at the same time must adhere to a strict set of security and compliance requirements," said Michael Hughes, senior vice president of worldwide sales at Barracuda Networks.

2014/12 - December
141212December 12, 2014 Ken Grohe SVP and GM of Emerging Products, Barracuda

"I am thrilled to bring Ken on board to lead the efforts associated with our emerging product lines and to help expand our channel," said BJ Jenkins, CEO, Barracuda. "Each of these solutions has a significant opportunity to help our customers and drive our growth. I have known Ken for quite some time and believe his energy and skillset will be instrumental in our continued success."

2014/12 - December
141212December 12, 2014 Barracuda employs storage expert Ken Grohe from Virident/HGST

"As I look forward to the potential of our emerging product categories, I am excited to help enable and accelerate our Total Threat Protection and span class="kLink">Data Protection Plus initiatives to further establish Barracuda as the solution of choice for our customers and partners," said Grohe.

2014/12 - December
141211December 11, 2014 People On The Move

At Barracuda, Grohe has responsibility for the CudaTel and CudaEye product lines, and will help drive sales for Barracuda Copy, a sync and share platform, and SignNow, an eSignature service. Additionally, he will build and drive growth programs to push Barracuda’s security and storage initiatives.

2014/12 - December
141128November 28, 2014 Barracuda Backup Server 290

Time-poor IT staff in small-to-medium-sized businesses will particularly love its simple setup: during local backup job creation, you simply tick one extra box to have the source data replicated to Barracuda’s cloud servers.

2014/11 - November
141126November 26, 2014 Barracuda aims to simplify information security for resource-constrained organizations

To help security professionals address the dangerous threat landscape while working smarter and more efficiently, Barracuda has announced its Total Threat Protection initiative. 

2014/11 - November
141126November 26, 2014 Barracuda looks to jump into gap left by Symantec

Speaking to Channel Pro, Rod Matthews, Barracuda’s GM of storage, says the vendor’s growing presence in the storage market means its cloud-integrated Barracuda Backup line is a viable alternative for resellers.

2014/11 - November
141125November 25, 2014 Barracuda Launches Latest Version Of ArchiveOne, Version 7.0

The biggest upgrade and change is with the Advanced Discovery appliance. The Advanced Discovery application (developed by C2C) allows businesses to quickly and easily identify and manage data wherever it is stored. Once the data is found it can be archived, copied, or deleted by leveraging roles-based web consoles.

2014/11 - November
141125November 25, 2014 Integrated network and content security

The new Barracuda Security Suite allows customers to purchase and deploy protection across three common threat vectors – email, web browsing, and network perimeters – and independently scale these functions with a purpose-built virtualised platform.


2014/11 - November
141125November 25, 2014 The NG Firewall F380 from Barracuda

The NG Firewall F380 delivers affordable enterprise-level network security to mid-sized businesses. This sophisticated next-generation firewall provides a remarkable level of control over web apps, mobile device access (making it even more secure), and the new ATD feature strengthens its resolve against the latest, growing malware threats.

2014/11 - November
141125November 25, 2014 Barracuda Releases Information Management And eDiscovery Solution For Mid-Size Businesses

Barracuda’s ArchiveOne 7.0 is a direct result of the company’s acquisition of C2C Systems earlier this year. The acquired company specialized in email and PST file archiving solutions.

2014/11 - November
141124November 24, 2014 Barracuda Offers Consolidated Network, Content Security Platform

The solution is part of the company's Total Threat Protection initiative, which is aimed at providing protection across multiple threat vectors with simplified management. "We've taken an entirely new approach to delivering this type of capability, without compromising speed or functionality," Stephen Pao, general manager of security at Barracuda, told eWEEK

2014/11 - November
141124November 24, 2014 Latest products, services and ventures

The Barracuda Load Balancer ADC provides high-performance, cost-effective application delivery for workloads running across on-premises, cloud and hybrid environments. Now available for Amazon Web Services (AWS) in AWS Marketplace, the Barracuda Load Balancer ADC enables organisations to run applications securely across public and private cloud infrastructures.

2014/11 - November
141124November 24, 2014 ArrowSphere Cloud Marketplace Adds Barracuda Products

The ArrowSphere Cloud Marketplace, available through Arrow Electronics, has expanded its product portfolio with the addition of content security and secure cloud storage offerings from Barracuda Networks. 

2014/11 - November
141121November 21, 2014 Industry News: Verizon Expands Managed Security Also: Latest from Barracuda Networks

This latest solution is a part of Barracuda's Total Threat Protection initiative, which is aimed at providing protection across multiple threat vectors with simplified management. The suite integrates next-generation network and content security - including individual virtual instances of the Barracuda Firewall, Barracuda Web Filter and Barracuda Spam Firewall - on a single appliance.

2014/11 - November
141121November 21, 2014 ArrowSphere Cloud Marketplace adds Barracuda products

Security vendor Barracuda Networks has signed a distribution agreement with distributor Arrow Electronics Inc. and will now offer security and storage products through the ArrowSphere Cloud Marketplace. Under the agreement, ArrowSphere solution providers gain access a wide range of Barracuda products, which include Barracuda Email Security Service, Web Security Service, Backup, Message Archiver, Copy and SignNow.

2014/11 - November
141120November 20, 2014 Migrating to a Business Cloud

According to Stephen Pao, GM of Security Business at Barracuda, before moving to the cloud, IT decision makers need to ask questions such as: What are the agreement service levels and agreement objectives? Are there any additional service charges or hidden fees? Is there a service level objective or does it cost extra to have more services?

2014/11 - November
141118November 18, 2014 Emerging approach towards content security

Technology market research experts are predicting a huge growth for cloud computing in the very near future. Gartner, an expert in information technology research and advisory, predicts that the bulk of IT spending by 2016 will be for cloud computing platforms and applications with nearly half of large enterprises having cloud deployments by the end of 2017. 

2014/11 - November
141118November 18, 2014 Scammers move from Ebola phishing to fundraising

One that is still up asks contributors to "help find a cure for this horrible virus" but contains exactly no information about how exactly the campaign will do that -- just asks for money. Another, titled "Ebola relief fund" promises that "all donations will be given to fight the Ebola crisis" -- again, without providing any details.

2014/11 - November
141117November 17, 2014 Scammers move from Ebola phishing to fundraising

Humanitarian disasters such as hurricanes, earthquakes, and epidemics are also fertile ground for charity scam. But this is the first time Barracuda has seen spam email used to solicit donations for an Indiegogo campaign, said Barracuda's senior data scientist Luis Chapetti.

2014/11 - November
141117November 17, 2014 Scammers move from Ebola phishing to fundraising

The spammers originally started sending out junk emails in mid October, he said, with a 200,000-email blast passing itself off as a Ebola news update that attempted to get recipients to click on a link to what was billed as a "civilian crisis protocol" but was actually just a compromised phishing website. - See more at: http://www.itnews.com/antispam/86169/scammers-move-ebola-phishing-fundraising#sthash.ptJHD5PE.dpuf

2014/11 - November
141117November 17, 2014 Scammers Move From Ebola Phishing to Fundraising

"They're going after people's heartstrings," Luis Chapetti, Sr. Data Scientist said. "People generally want to do what's good for others, and that's why I think this is hitting so hard."

2014/11 - November
141117November 17, 2014 New products of the week 11.17.2014

The Barracuda NG Firewall model F1000 supports a data throughput rate to 40Gbps and adds features for malware, IPS and DDoS Protection and seamless bandwidth management and load balancing.

2014/11 - November
141112November 12, 2014 27 Data Security Experts Reveal The #1 Information Security Issue Most Companies Face With Cloud Computing & Storage

Today, cloud computing has become a "must-have" to a majority of the enterprise IT community, for reasons ranging from economic gains to technology benefits. But one of the major concerns carrying over from traditional IT - data and application security - has not changed, and requires the same diligence in the cloud as with on-premises solutions and that is…

2014/11 - November
141112November 12, 2014 Where Amazon leads, security will follow | #reinvent

Amazon and Baracuda work well together, Pao said, because they have the same end user in mind: A person Amazon calls the “whole stack professional” and Pao describes as a “mid-market IT professional who wears a lot of hats.”

2014/11 - November
141111November 11, 2014 Barracuda Load Balancer ADC Now Available in AWS Marketplace

“As more organizations move to a hybrid model and put more of their application infrastructure into the cloud, they need a robust platform running natively in the cloud to give them the same functionality they had in their on-premises environment,” says Stephen Pao, GM security, Barracuda.

2014/11 - November
141107November 07, 2014 Barracuda Extends Email Management Capabilities for Microsoft Azure

"By expanding our Azure portfolio to include the Barracuda Message Archiver and Barracuda Spam Firewall, we're enabling customers to seamlessly manage their email environments and giving them greater control of their cloud-based email infrastructure."

2014/11 - November
141029October 29, 2014 Microsoft To Add Cloud OS, Azure Marketplace Partners

“Customers today are looking to reduce time and costs associated with bringing applications online, and having our solutions available as part of the Azure Marketplace simplifies the process of migrating those applications to the cloud in a secure fashion,” Hughes said.

2014/10 - October
141024October 24, 2014 Barracuda Backup comes with 6.0 and Backup 995

Barracuda Backup version 6.0 includes the new option Local Control, enabling organizations to manage to meet their unique business needs and requirements of the regulations.

2014/10 - October
141023October 23, 2014 Malvertising Campaign on Yahoo, AOL, Triggers CryptoWall Infections

Last month researchers with Barracuda Labs found a CryptoWall variant with certificate signed by Comodo being distributed through ads on a handful of different websites. 

2014/10 - October
141020October 20, 2014 New products of the week 10.20.2014 (Slide 28)

Barracuda Backup version 6.0 includes Local Control, file-level recovery for Hyper-V VHD/VHDX images and support for Microsoft SQL 2014.

2014/10 - October
141020October 20, 2014 New products of the week 10.20.2014 (Slide 27)

Barracuda Message Archiver version 4.0 includes cloud-connected archiving, stackable appliances for easy capacity expansion, and Federated Search to provide searchable archives even when email services are unavailable.

2014/10 - October
141018October 18, 2014 Washington Wants the Private Sector’s Help with Cybersecurity

Daniel Peck, a principal research scientist at the computer security company Barracuda Networks, said the government’s approach makes sense considering it “can only put down so many regulations before people call foul. It’s sort of a happy middle ground.”

2014/10 - October
141017October 17, 2014 Barracuda NG Firewall 6.0 Offers Advanced Malware Detection

Security and storage solutions specialist Barracuda Networks announced the launch of the NG Firewall version 6.0, which offers Advanced Threat Detection (ATD), leveraging a virtual sandbox to detect malicious behavior such as attempts to steal data or disable security mechanisms. 

2014/10 - October
141016October 16, 2014 App of the Day: SignNow

Receiving, then printing, then signing, then faxing or mailing documents is so 2013. There's an app to eliminate all of the hassle and it's our App of the Day!

2014/10 - October
141013October 13, 2014 New products of the week 10.13.14 (Slide 14)

Barracuda NG Firewall version 6.0 offers customers powerful cloud-based Advanced Threat Detection, and extends secure access on mobile devices.

2014/10 - October
141013October 13, 2014 New products of the week 10.13.14 (Slide 25)

Barracuda Copy Site Server is an on-premises device that is available as a physical or virtual appliance that enables hybrid onsite and cloud-based file sync and share.

2014/10 - October
141010October 10, 2014 Barracuda CEO: Focused on growing business

BJ Jenkins, Barracuda Networks, provides analysis into the company's quarterly numbers and cybersecurity.

2014/10 - October
141009October 09, 2014 Barracuda Copy Site Server Now Available With Barracuda Copy

Copy is Barracuda’s solution to simplifying the way organizations collaborate and work, from anywhere or any device. Copy, which was designed for both consumers and businesses in order to provide a more robust and feature-rich option, brings powerful capabilities and control to users and administrators to safely access, sign, and share critical business data.

2014/10 - October
141008October 08, 2014 ‘Security’ the biggest challenge for cloud platforms: Barracuda Networks

With the rising security concerns, companies are also investing heavily in this technology to boost their business. That said, Singh also shares some tips and recommendations for companies to keep their data secure in the cloud, including critical questions to ask cloud service providers. 

2014/10 - October
141008October 08, 2014 Barracuda bringt NGFW 6.0 mit ATD und F1000-Appliance mit 40-Gbps-Technologie

The Barracuda NGFW 6.0 now features Advanced Threat Detection, which will provide faster detection of malware. For this, the manufacturer uses a sandbox emulation. Through this analysis method identifies the NGFW threats.

2014/10 - October
141007October 07, 2014 Ransomware attack knocks TV station off air

Last month, researchers from Barracuda Networks found new CryptoWall samples, digitally signed with legitimate certificates issued by Comodo. In their report, Barracuda said that several websites were targeted by the new CryptoWall variants, including the Hindustan Times; Israeli sports news site one.co.il; and codingforums.com.

2014/10 - October
141007October 07, 2014 Barracuda Networks Releases Copy Upgrades, Copy Site Server Appliance

"Barracuda went to the field to truly understand customer needs, creating a user-friendly interface that addresses their core feature requirements," said Tony Liau, senior product marketing manager of Storage Portfolio Organizations at Barracuda. "We comprehensively tested and then further enhanced the product before launching it to the public."

2014/10 - October
141006October 06, 2014 New Barracuda Copy Site Server Appliance

"Today's users require data access across all of their devices and for that information to remain readily available," said Rod Mathews, GM storage, Barracuda. "Barracuda's storage solutions offer secure, mobile data access so that users are able to remain productive. The Barracuda Copy Site Server is a great example of this, with features like local recovery, which helps users access files even if their external network goes down."

2014/10 - October
141006October 06, 2014 The Real Cost of Productivity (Infographic)

We all know that productivity is a big deal in business. Higher levels of productivity can lead to increased revenues, lower costs, reduced waste and – ultimately – happier customers! But how much does productivity really cost? The numbers may shock you. That’s why we put together our latest infographic.

2014/10 - October
141002October 02, 2014 Barracuda SignNow Appliance Brings Cloud Workflow Management

The SignNow Appliance - available in hardware and virtual deployment configurations - allows users to share, sign and collaborate in a secure on-premises environment. Organizations now can deploy a eSignature solution on-premises or in their private or public cloud infrastructure for control over critical business documents. For example, customers can deploy their own instance of SignNow as a VM, and send all system and process emails through their own email servers.

2014/10 - October
141001October 01, 2014 SignNow appliance brings Cloud Workflow Management to organisations

The new Barracuda SignNow Appliance – available in hardware and virtual deployment configurations – allows users to share, sign and collaborate in a secure on-premises environment. Organisations can now deploy a robust eSignature solution on-premises or in their private or public cloud infrastructure for greater control over critical business documents.


2014/10 - October
140930September 30, 2014 Advertising firms struggle to kill malvertisements

On Sunday, however, another security firm, Barracuda Networks, detected continued attacks emanating from Zedo's network and appearing on the websites of The Hindustan Times, India-focused movie portal Bollywood Hungama, and CodingForums.com, among others. The attacks showed signs of technical sophistication, limiting malicious functionality and using forged or stolen code signatures to appear legitimate, Daniel Peck, principal research scientist at Barracuda Labs, told Ars.

2014/09 - September
140930September 30, 2014 New Signed Version of CryptoWall Ransomware On the Loose

“Upon successful compromise, an instance of CryptoWall ransomware is installed on the victim’s system. The particular instance delivered via tonight’s campaign has a valid digital signature and appears to have been signed just hours before its distribution,” Paul Royal of Barracuda Labs said in an analysis of the new variant. 

2014/09 - September
140929September 29, 2014 Top websites deliver CryptoWall ransomware via malvertising

CryptoWall ransomware with a valid digital signature is being delivered as part of a widespread malvertising campaign, according to Barracuda Labs. Drive-by downloads were detected as coming from hindustantimes[.]com, bollywoodhungama[.]com, one[.]co[.],il, codingforums[.]com, and mawdoo[.]com, according to a Sunday post, which explains that the ransomware in each instance was delivered via the Zedo ad network.

2014/09 - September
140929September 29, 2014 New products of the week 09.29.2014 (Slide 6)

Barracuda SignNow Version 4.0 supports cloud and on-premises hardware or virtual deployments. New features include suggested content and data validation for signers and integrations with Salesforce, Office365 and Google Apps.

2014/09 - September
140929September 29, 2014 Malvertising campaign delivers digitally signed CryptoWall ransomware

Several websites in the Alexa top 15,000 list were affected by this latest malvertising—malicious advertising—campaign including hindustantimes.com, the site of Indian daily newspaper Hindustan Times; Israeli sports news site one.co.il; and Web development community codingforums.com.

2014/09 - September
140929September 29, 2014 Malvertising campaign delivers digitally signed CryptoWall ransomware

Researchers from network security firm Barracuda Networks found new CryptoWall samples that were digitally signed with a legitimate certificate obtained from DigiCert. The samples were distributed through drive-by download attacks launched from popular websites via malicious advertisements.

2014/09 - September
140929September 29, 2014 Malvertising campaign delivers digitally signed CryptoWall ransomware

"Upon successful compromise, an instance of CryptoWall ransomware is installed on the victim's system," the Barracuda researchers said in their analysis of the new attack. "The particular instance delivered via tonight's campaign has a valid digital signature and appears to have been signed just hours before its distribution."

2014/09 - September
140929September 29, 2014 Malvertising campaign delivers digitally signed CryptoWall ransomware

In a malvertising attack visitors’ browsers are redirected by rogue ads to third-party pages that execute exploits for vulnerabilities in outdated browser plug-ins like Java, Flash Player, Adobe Reader or Silverlight.

2014/09 - September