269 posts categorized "Rob Rachwald"

September 26, 2012

The European Agency Network Information Security Agency (ENISA) warned today that antivirus programs only work to prevent 30% of attacks and instructed companies to be more diligent about protecting themselves. “Antivirus only works in 30%...Read More
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September 21, 2012

Incapsula examined 200M web sessions across 3,000 to identify the origin of web attacks. It's a very cool graphic and overview.Read More
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September 20, 2012

Imperva's Tal Be'ery has an interesting and positive perspective on Google's acquisition of VirusTotal which was published in SecurityWeek. Here's the thesis: In buying VirusTotal, Google provided itself with an access to a community based...Read More
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Today, we released our latest Hacker Intelligence Initiative report, A Comprehensive Guide to DDoS. This month, we took a comprehensive look at DDoS--including the latest trends, technologies and techniques. Anyone concerned about DDoS--which is just...Read More
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September 12, 2012

After seeing the Dark Reading article, What the IPS Saw, the question came up was, 'What Didn't the IPS See?' Why? The billions upon billions of data points they collected contained one glaring gap: the...Read More
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September 11, 2012

Last week, we blogged quite a bit on the Apple UDID-FBI news. We were right that in fact the IDs were not a hoax, as some had purported. However, the real lesson from the breach...Read More
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September 10, 2012

Sunday's New York Times op-ed warns us about the growing use of offensive vs defensive cyber security capabilities. This article actually got it wrong. For years, emphasis has been put on developing attack capabilities rather...Read More
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September 06, 2012

First paragraph puts it perfectly: In a development reminiscent of a scene from the movie Spaceballs, hackers who broke into Syrian President Bashar Assad’s email account earlier this year told Arabic newspaper Al-Hayat that the...Read More
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September 04, 2012

So far the best coverage of this breach in terms of how it occurred is here. We hope to answer a few more questions that seem to be swirling on the Web. Is this breach...Read More
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August 27, 2012

Why did they do it? They claim it was payback for law enforcement arresting hackers. How did they do it? Mostly via SQL injection. Looking at the data dumps reveals the use of the tool...Read More
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