Critical iPhone IoS/Safari Vulnerabilities

Google’s Project Zero team has disclosed the details behind numerous vulnerabilities that they uncovered in Apple’s IoS operating system and Safari browser. These vulnerabilities, when properly chained together allow an attacker to access and download sensitive information from an IoS device when the user simply browses to a website serving up the attack. The vulnerabilities … Continue reading Critical iPhone IoS/Safari Vulnerabilities

McAfee Labs Threats Report August 2019

Available at: https://www.mcafee.com/enterprise/en-us/threat-center/mcafee-labs/reports.html Key report takeaways: Ransomware attacks grew by 118% in the first quarter of 2019 New ransomware malware continues to be developed Cryptojacking, designed to steal credentials, continues to grow IoT grows as a target due to weak security and growing adoption More than 2 billion accounts were exposed in data dumps in … Continue reading McAfee Labs Threats Report August 2019

Heuristic Security Weekly Weather Report for WE 8/24/2019

Welcome to this week’s Heuristic Security Weekly Internet Weather Report. This report does not attempt to discuss the state of attacks and attackers across the entire internet, rather it discusses what I see on my company’s firewalls from my vantage in Colorado and discusses what I believe are general trends and recommended preventative measures based … Continue reading Heuristic Security Weekly Weather Report for WE 8/24/2019

Heuristic Security Weekly Weather Report for WE 8/17/2019

Welcome to the first of the Heuristic Security Weekly Internet Weather Reports. This report does not attempt to analyze the state of attacks and attackers across the entire internet, rather it discusses what I see on my company’s firewalls from my vantage in Colorado and discusses general attack trends and recommended preventative measures based on … Continue reading Heuristic Security Weekly Weather Report for WE 8/17/2019

Announcing the Heuristic Security Weekly Weather Report

Starting Monday, August 19th, Heuristic Security will start publishing a weekly local internet attack “weather” report, highlighting attack and attacker trends as we see them from our local firewalls. While not meant to be indicative of sophisticated attack or malware trends, the view from the firewall does highlight both the pervasiveness of attacks, as well … Continue reading Announcing the Heuristic Security Weekly Weather Report