NSFOCUS in the News

Chrome 72 arrives with code injection blocking and new developer features

January 29, 2019 | Devika Jain

VentureBeat – Google today launched Chrome 72 for Windows, Mac, and Linux. The release includes code injection blocking and new developer features. You can update to the latest version now using Chrome’s built-in updater or download it directly from google.com/chrome. With over 1 billion users, Chrome is both a browser and a major platform that […]

Week in review: Man in the Cloud attacks, Google GDPR fine, business resilience

January 27, 2019 | Devika Jain

Help Net Security – Researchers analyze DDoS attacks as coordinated gang activities In a new report, NSFOCUS introduced the IP Chain-Gang concept, in which each chain-gang is controlled by a single threat actor or a group of related threat actors and exhibit similar behavior among the various attacks conducted by the same gang.

Researchers analyze DDoS attacks as coordinated gang activities

January 21, 2019 | Devika Jain

Help Net Security – In a new report, NSFOCUS introduced the IP Chain-Gang concept, in which each chain-gang is controlled by a single threat actor or a group of related threat actors and exhibit similar behavior among the various attacks conducted by the same gang. Researchers analyzed attack types, volume, size of events, gang activities, […]

Are Smart Cities Secure?

January 20, 2019 | Devika Jain

RFID Journal – Planning and oversight have the most significant impact when securing a smart city utilizing Internet of Things and RFID technologies. Recently, I participated in several tenders for smart-city projects around the world. I also partook in CEO roundtable discussions at Telecom Exchange LA, including one about what Los Angeles would look like […]

The Daily Briefing

January 18, 2019 | Devika Jain

CyberWire – Yesterday Troy Hunt announced, to considerable éclat, the discovery of a large trove of credentials for sale in a dark web souk. He calls it “Collection #1.” The hood offering the material for sale goes by the nom-de-hack of “Sanixer.” KrebsOnSecurity contacted Sanixer and concluded that the material is relatively old, gleaned from […]

Morning Cybersecurity: Cyberattacks could cost trillions globally

January 17, 2019 | Devika Jain

POLITICO – OUCH! CYBERCRIME LOSSES WILL STING — Research out today from Accenture found that cyberattacks could cost companies worldwide some $5.2 trillion over five years. That’s according to more than 1,700 CEOs and C-suite executives in Accenture’s first survey of business leaders on the financial toll from criminal hackers. High tech is expected take […]

Cybersecurity trends 2019: What should you look out for?

January 4, 2019 | Devika Jain

Silicon Republic – As the year begins, there are a few key areas that cybersecurity professionals should keep in mind. After the excesses of the holiday period, you are more than likely looking at the blank slate of a new year before you with a sense of optimism and hope for times ahead. Those in […]

Cyber security predictions roundup for 2019

December 21, 2018 | Devika Jain

IT WORLD CANADA – Criminals using artificial intelligence. More nation-state backed attacks. The Internet held hostage. Dangerous chatbots. President Trump’s cellphone will be hacked. And, of course, more malware. These are some of the predictions security vendors see coming in the next 12 months. It’s not a pretty picture, but then again cyber security never […]

New Satan Variants Target Financial Sector With Monero Miners and Ransomware

December 21, 2018 | Devika Jain

SecurityIntelligence – Researchers spotted two Satan variants targeting organizations in the financial sector with Monero miners and ransomware. The first variant of the malware, which security solutions provider NSFOCUS spotted in early November, targets Linux and Windows systems and spreads by exploiting various application vulnerabilities. After establishing a foothold into a system, the virus simply […]

NSFOCUS 2019 Predictions: Email Attachments, IoT, and Cryptominers to be Security Pain Points in 2019

December 13, 2018 | Devika Jain

VMblog.com – It’s no surprise that 2018 continued to bring an increase in fraud attacks and data security breaches, including those of Facebook and now Marriott. In the past two years, the average number of overall daily searches for keywords such as “personal information disclosure” and “hacker” have been fluctuating at a very high level. […]