Heuristic Security Weekly Weather Report for WE 9/7/2019

Welcome to the weekly Heuristic Security Internet Weather Report. In this week’s report, the overall downward trend in attacks continues, with this week’s anomaly being a 36% increase in attacks originating from the Seychelles. Attackers are taking summer vacations? Who knows… Weekly Attack Analysis The first table, Weekly Attacks and Attackers, summarizes the number of … Continue reading Heuristic Security Weekly Weather Report for WE 9/7/2019

Heuristic Security Weekly Weather Report for WE 8/31/2019

Welcome to the weekly Heuristic Security Internet Weather Report. In this week’s report, suspiciously clearing skies this week from Colorado with a 15% reduction in overall attacks and significant reductions in attacks from Russia, China and the Netherlands. Are attackers reading this report and responding? Who knows… Weekly Attack Analysis The first table, Weekly Attacks … Continue reading Heuristic Security Weekly Weather Report for WE 8/31/2019

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