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February 26, 2024

The Rise in Unique Malware & How to Defend Against It

While commodity malware is designed for general use against a broad range of targets, unique malware is designed for specific, targeted attacks against an organisation, facility, or individual. Unfortunately, the use of unique malware appears to be on the rise, with the latest BlackBerry Quarterly Global Threat Intelligence Report white paper showing a 70% increase in unique malware samples associated with attacks against BlackBerry Cybersecurity customers. In this article, we’ll explore the threat of unique malware, steps organisations are taking to fight it with the help of tools like Cosive’s MalwareZoo, which is purpose-built to privately store and analyse sensitive, targeted malware.

February 21, 2024

Just How Big Does MISP Data Get, Anyway? We Ran the Numbers

Here at Cosive, we’ve both used and written a fair number of integrations and transformers for MISP events and data. A classic problem is MISP data processing scripts which end up falling over or taking forever to run because they didn’t necessarily expect as much data as they ended up receiving. How robust do our MISP data processing scripts and pipelines need to be to handle the extremes of MISP data volumes?

February 21, 2024

Cosive's 2023 Year in Review

A brief look back on what we achieved in 2023, including two major industry trends and some personal and professional highlights from four Cosive team members.

February 21, 2024

Cosive Claims First Bounty on the Bluehat Threat Detection Platform

Cosive co-founder and Managing Director Kayne Naughton has claimed the first ever threat detection bounty on the recently launched Bluehat Platform, brainchild of Australian cybersecurity startup Illuminate Security.

February 21, 2024

Episode #007: How the NZITF Improves New Zealand's Security Posture with Terry MacDonald

New Zealand Internet Taskforce (NZITF) chairman and Cosive COO Terry MacDonald speaks on all things NZITF, including what the NZITF does, why it was created, and how to get involved. You can see Terry in-person at the NZITF conference on the 13th and 14th of November, 2023.