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Larry Loeb Author, | 5/24/2019
Zscaler's ThreatLabZ took a look at one month of data for IoT device footprints which were based in the Zscaler cloud. They came up with a report that they have released this week which is a snapshot of the protocols the devices used, the locations of the servers with which they communicated, and the frequency of their inbound and outbound communications.
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Larry Loeb Author, | 5/22/2019
It's easy to dismiss last week's Executive Order as posturing in a complicated game of US-China trade relations. Imposed tariffs can always be revoked at a later date.
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Larry Loeb Author, | 5/3/2019
In the Ninth Annual Cost of Cybercrime Study, Accenture and Ponemon Institute say that they are analyzing the latest cost numbers of cybercrime to try and help leaders to better target security investments and resources. They interviewed 2,647 senior leaders from 355 companies and drew on the experience and expertise of the Accenture Security ...
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Larry Loeb Author, | 4/26/2019
The enterprise looks like a piggybank for cyber criminals these days. The Malwarebytes Labs Cybercrime Tactics and Techniques Q1 2019 report (PDF) found in just one year, threats aimed at corporate targets have increased by 235%. Trojans, such as Emotet, and ransomware were the most likely attacks.
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Joe Stanganelli Managing Director, Blackwood King LC, | 4/12/2019
The Internet of Things has been expanding exponentially over the years. Gartner predicts that within the next five years, there will be approximately 1.7 billion new devices per annum attaching to enterprise networks -- and, accordingly, that the number of endpoint devices that CIOs will be expected to manage will triple in that time. This in and of ...
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Larry Loeb Author, | 4/12/2019
One of the researchers who developed the KRACK attack that split open the WPA-2 WiFi protocol is at it again. This time, he and a colleague make mincemeat of the new WPA3 certification.
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Larry Loeb Author, | 4/8/2019
When a threat actor changes up on their usual actions, it can reflect many things. Perhaps their usual scams aren't working as well as they once did. Perhaps they have a new tool to play with. In any case, the well-known FIN6 group has been spotted trying a new game: ransomware.
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Larry Loeb Author, | 3/28/2019
Security vendor SonicWall has issued its SonicWall Cyber Threat Report based on its experiences in 2018. It's based on "real-world data" gathered by the SonicWall Capture Threat Network, according to the company. There are more than 1 million security sensors in nearly 215 countries and territories involved in the network.
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Larry Loeb Author, | 3/22/2019
The FIN7 group of cyber criminals has been around since 2015. Many thought their activities in the restaurant, gaming and hospitality industries that they targeted would cease when the Department of Justice indicted and arrested three Ukranian members in 2018.
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