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Rapid7 report millions of endpoints exposed via SMB, Telnet Ports

A study conducted by the security firm Rapid7 revealed that millions of devices remain exposed to cyber attacks via  SMB, Telnet, RDP, and other types of improper configurations. Rapid7 published the second report National Exposure Index that provides Internet service providers (ISPs) worldwide information about the global exposure of devices. The researche
Publish At:2017-06-16 09:20 | Read:196 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Internet of Things Reports botnet Inte

ICS Companies Are Worried About Cybersecurity, But Are They Worried About the Right Things?

Companies operating Industrial Control Systems (ICS) have a special set of challenges to deal with. Which is the state of the art? The equipment was expected to be installed and left alone for a long time. Pressures to reduce operating costs led to this equipment being connected, and the easiest networking equipment to find was designed for convenience in a
Publish At:2017-06-13 07:40 | Read:185 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Reports authentication cyber security

The economic impact of cybercrime will reach $8 Trillion by 2022

According to a report published by Juniper Research, the economic impact of cybercrime is expected to reach $8 trillion price tag over the next five years. According to a report published by Juniper Research, the number of data records that will be compromised in security breaches in 2017 will reach 2.8 billion. The economic impact of cybercrime is expecte
Publish At:2017-05-30 23:35 | Read:329 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Reports Security Cybercrim

Insecure Medical devices are enlarging surface of attacks for organizations

A study conducted by the Ponemon Institute shows insecure Medical devices are enlarging the surface of attacks for organizations. A study conducted by the Ponemon Institute, based on a survey of 550 individuals, shows that manufacturers and healthcare delivery organizations (HDO) are concerned about cyber attacks on medical devices. 67 percent of medical dev
Publish At:2017-05-27 21:55 | Read:270 | Comments:781 | Tags:Breaking News Reports Security critical infrastructure Hacki

Microsoft biannual transparency report – US foreign intelligence surveillance requests more than doubled

Microsoft published the biannual transparency report – The number of US foreign intelligence surveillance requests more than doubled. Microsoft shared data included in the biannual transparency report, the IT giant received more than double what the company said it received under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) during the preceding six
Publish At:2017-04-17 21:20 | Read:219 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Laws and regulations Reports biannu

Cyber Risk and Cyber Insurance – Insurance challenge to the CIO as corporate Cyber Security Effectiveness manager

[By Cesare Burei, Margas on courtesy of @CLUSIT – Rapporto Clusit 2017 – All right reserved] Until the corporate Risk Managers dealing with Cyber Risk, and there are not many of these, start working at all levels, who shall be entrusted with the management of Cyber Risks and, more specifically, with the transfer of risk to the Insurance Companies? The
Publish At:2017-04-05 19:25 | Read:651 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Reports Security cyber risk cyber security Pie

Industrial Sector ICSs under attack – Kaspersky Lab’s ICS-CERT

The report shows a disconcerting reality, the number of targeted attacks on the ICSs deployed in the Industrial sector continues to increase. The Kaspersky Lab’s ICS-CERT has published a report on the threat landscape for industrial automation systems (ICSs) related to second half of 2016. The report shows a disconcerting reality, the number of targeted atta
Publish At:2017-03-29 03:00 | Read:365 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Reports

How much costs a DDoS attack service? Which factors influence the final price?

How much costs a DDoS attack service? Kaspersky Lab published an analysis on the cost of a DDoS attack and services available in the black markets. The DDoS attacks continue to be a profitable business in the cyber criminal underground. Powering a DDoS attack against an organization is even cheaper, running an attack can cost as little as $7 an hour, while a
Publish At:2017-03-26 19:40 | Read:384 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Reports booters Cybercrime

Global DDoS Threat Landscape Q4 2016 – US, UK and Netherlands top attacked countries

Imperva published the Global DDoS Threat Landscape Q4 2016, according to the experts the US, the UK and Netherlands are top attacked countries. Distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks continue to represent a serious threat to organizations worldwide. The attacks are growing in size and level of sophistication according to the new report ‘Global DD
Publish At:2017-03-18 08:50 | Read:522 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Reports Cybercrime DDoS Di

The total potential loss for financial services globally is estimated at £8 billion

Researchers at ThreatMetrix observed that online financial services and lending companies were the most targeted by crooks in 2016. Online financial services, lending companies, and alternative payment systems are privileged targets of threat actors. According to the researchers at the security firm ThreatMetrix, the number of cyber attacks against online le
Publish At:2017-03-08 06:00 | Read:326 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Reports Cybercrime Data-breaches f

Phishing Trends Report – 2016 ended as the worst year for phishing in history

The Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG) published the Phishing Trends Report for Q4 2016. APWG reported 1.2 million phishing attacks in 2016. The Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG) published the Phishing Trends Report for Q4 2016. The data are worrisome, 2016 ended as the worst year for phishing in history. The experts reported the total number of phishing at
Publish At:2017-03-01 19:40 | Read:408 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Reports APWG Cybercrime ph

US Oil and Gas Industry unprepared to mitigate risks in operational technology (OT) environments

A study commissioned by Siemens revealed that US oil and gas industry is unprepared to mitigate cybersecurity risks in operational technology environments. A new study commissioned by the engineering firm Siemens revealed that oil and gas industry in the United States is largely unprepared to mitigate cybersecurity risks in operational technology (OT) enviro
Publish At:2017-02-26 17:50 | Read:532 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Reports Security Hacking insiders malware oper

Corporate email addresses are 6.2x more targeted by phishing

At the RSA security conference in San Francisco, the experts at Google Research explained that Corporate email addresses are privileged targets for hackers. At the RSA security conference in San Francisco, the experts at the Google Research team at the Google Research team have shared the results of an interesting study on cyber attacks against emails accoun
Publish At:2017-02-22 03:05 | Read:701 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Reports Security Corporate

Kelihos becomes January’s Top 10 ‘Most Wanted’ Malware

The infamous Kelihos botnet climbed to the top position, while the Conficker worm dropped to fourth on the chart of malware. Which are the most active malware in the wild? According to a research conducted by CheckPoint Security, a malware landscape was characterized by some interesting changed in this first part of 2017. The Kelihos botnet climbed to the to
Publish At:2017-02-12 03:10 | Read:572 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Reports botnet Cybercrime

ENISA Threat Landscape Report 2016, who is attacking us, and how?

ENISA has issued the annual ENISA Threat Landscape Report 2016, a document that synthesizes the emerging trends in cyber security The European Union Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA) is an EU Agency composed of security experts that work with these states, public organizations and private groups to develop advice and recommendations on go
Publish At:2017-02-09 19:50 | Read:672 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Cyber warfare Data Breach Deep Web

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