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What is the Multi-Cloud Approach and Do You Need It?

June 20, 2018 Published in: Cloud Author: Steven Puddephatt

The first time I was asked to design a multi-cloud approach for a platform, I thought ‘this guy must be on drugs!’. For most people involved with public cloud computing it’s still fairly taboo to even talk about it. The reasons are fairly obvious; you spent time and effort choosing the best cloud provider for […]

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Europe and Russia Home to Half of Credential Theft Victims Worldwide

June 18, 2018 Published in: News Author: Vedran Bozicevic

According to Blueliv’s credential detection data, since the start of 2018 there has been a 39% increase in the number of compromised credentials detected from Europe and Russia, compared to the same period in 2017 (January-May). In fact, Europe and Russia are now home to half of the world’s credential theft victims (49%). When Russian […]

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Satori Botnet is Back, Experts Observed a Surge in Port Scan Activity Associated With It

June 18, 2018 Published in: News Author: Vedran Bozicevic

This week, security experts observed a surge in port 8000 scan activity, researchers at Qihoo 360 Netlab determined that the unusual activity was associated with Satori IoT botnet. Experts from Qihoo 360 Netlab discovered that the author of the Satori botnet have integrated a the proof-of-concept (PoC) code for the XionMai web server software package […]

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DDoS Amped Up: DNS, Memcached Attacks Rise

June 15, 2018 Published in: News Author: Vedran Bozicevic

DNS amplification types of DDoS attacks doubled in the first quarter of 2018 over last quarter, and spiked nearly 700 percent year-over-year, according to Nexusguard. Nexusguard’s Q1 2018 Threat Report, which analyzes thousands of global cyber attacks, reported that 55 of the attacks were due to exploited Memcached servers. The vulnerable servers pose a significant […]

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Fewer Phishing Attacks Hit More Diverse Targets

June 15, 2018 Published in: News Author: Vedran Bozicevic

Nearly 300 brands were hit with phishing attacks in Q1, with cloud storage providers now among the top 10 most targeted. Phishing detections are down for the second consecutive quarter, RiskIQ researchers report, but attacks are hitting a more diverse set of brands. A total of 299 unique brands were targeted with phishing attacks in […]

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Cloud Security Challenges

June 14, 2018 Published in: Cloud,Security Author: Vedran Bozicevic

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Cloud computing opens up a myriad of opportunities for businesses, but it also presents some unique security challenges to address. In this article we’ll take a look at cloud security challenges and how companies can overcome them efficiently. Moving your business to the cloud offers a range of benefits for enterprises, both large and small […]

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Destructive and MiTM Capabilities of VPNFilter Malware Revealed

June 11, 2018 Published in: News Author: Vedran Bozicevic

Security researchers from Cisco’s Talos cyber intelligence have today uncovered more details about VPNFilter malware, an advanced piece of IoT botnet malware that infected more than 500,000 routers in at least 54 countries, allowing attackers to spy on users, as well as conduct destructive cyber operations. Initially, it was believed that the malware targets routers […]

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Facebook Confirms Bug Messed with 14 Million Users’ Sharing Settings

June 11, 2018 Published in: News Author: Vedran Bozicevic

Facebook has admitted that, between May 18 and 27, posts by some 14 million users were automatically set to be shared with the public. “Every time you share something on Facebook, we show you an audience selector so you can decide who gets to see the post. This is based on the people you shared […]

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Prowli Malware Targeting Servers, Routers, and IoT Devices

June 8, 2018 Published in: News Author: Vedran Bozicevic

Security researchers have uncovered another giant botnet that has already compromised more than 40,000 servers, modems and internet-connected devices belonging to a wide number of organizations across the world. Dubbed Operation Prowli, the campaign has been spreading malware and injecting malicious code to take over servers and websites around the world using various attack techniques […]

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Most Business Still Struggling with Mobile Working and Security

June 8, 2018 Published in: News Author: Vedran Bozicevic

95 percent of surveyed organisations in the UK recognise problems with mobile and remote working, and worryingly, 18% suggest their mobile workers don’t care about security, according to Apricorn. All surveyed IT decision makers noted that they had employees who work remotely at least some of the time, with an average of over a third […]

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