NSFOCUS in the News

Satan Ransomware Variant Exploits 10 Server-Side Flaws

December 10, 2018 | Devika Jain

Dark Reading – Windows, Linux systems vulnerable to self-propagating ‘Lucky’ malware, security researchers say. A new version of ransomware that first surfaced about two years ago is garnering attention for its ability to spread via as many as ten different vulnerabilities in Windows and Linux server platforms.

60 Cybersecurity Predictions For 2019

December 4, 2018 | Devika Jain

Forbes – I’ve always been a loner, avoiding crowds as much as possible, but last Friday I found myself in the company of 500 million people. The breach of the personal accounts of Marriott and Starwood customers forced us to join the 34% of U.S. consumers who experienced a compromise of their personal information over […]

Cyber Defense eMagazine 2018 – Recidivist Hackers

December 4, 2018 | Devika Jain

Cyber Defense Magazine – Recidivist is an interesting word. It means “a convicted criminal who reoffends, especially repeatedly.” The word had common usage in the last century although it started to fall into disuse the last 30 years or so. There isn’t another word that aptly describes the behavior identified in the NSFOCUS 2018 H1 […]

Telecom Exchange LA 2018: NSFOCUS Discusses 2017-18 Report on 27 Million Cyber Attackers

November 19, 2018 | Devika Jain

Telecom Exchange LA – Live from Telecom Exchange (TEX) LA 2018, we are pleased to be joined by Guy Rosefelt, Director, Threat Intelligence & Web Security for NSFOCUS. NSFOCUS is an iconic internet and application security company with over 18 years of proven industry experience. Mr. Rosefelt talks about the importance of focusing on low […]

USA & China Named As Top Cyber-Attack Sources

November 9, 2018 | Devika Jain

Cyber Security Intelligence – NSFOCUS has released its H1 Cybersecurity Insights report, which analyzed traffic from January to July this year across more than 27 million attack sources the first half of 2018. The standout issues are a big jump in crypto mining, the persistence of DDoS attacks and the predominace of repeated ‘recidivist’ attacks […]

Week in review: Top cyber attack sources, serverless botnets, CFO as best cybersecurity friend

October 28, 2018 | Devika Jain

Help Net Security – Here’s an overview of some of last week’s most interesting news and articles: Repairnator bot finds software bugs, successfully submits patches Can a bot create valid, high-quality fixes for software bugs more rapidly than a human can, and get them accepted by human developers and permanently merged in the code base? […]

USA and China identified as top cyber attack sources

October 22, 2018 | Devika Jain

Help Net Security – NSFOCUS released its H1 Cybersecurity Insights report, which analyzed traffic from January 1, 2018 to June 30, 2018. Since the end of March, the number of crypto mining activities has risen sharply compared to the beginning of 2018. Among all crypto miners, WannaMine was the most active, responsible for more than […]

Crypto Mining, DDoS Attacks On The Rise – Report

October 19, 2018 | Devika Jain

BlockTribune – NSFOCUS, a hybrid security solution company, today released its H1 Cybersecurity Insights report, which highlights the observations of the NSFOCUS Threat Intelligence center, a security research organization created by NSFOCUS for implementing an intelligent security 2.0 strategy and improving the cybersecurity ecosystem. NSFOCUS analyzed traffic from January 1, 2018 to June 30, 2018. […]

The daily briefing.

October 19, 2018 | Devika Jain

The Cyber Wire – McAfee researchers report finding a hitherto unremarked “data reconnaissance implant” that’s targeting Korean speakers. They’re calling it “Oceansalt,” an homage to the earlier Seasalt implant that the old Chinese Comment Crew used back in 2010. Indeed, Oceansalt reuses code from Seasalt. The Comment Crew, also known as APT1, is thought to […]

Google security official on election threats, spearphishing

October 19, 2018 | Devika Jain

POLITICO – GOOGLE EMAIL SECURITY GURU SPEAKS — MC recently caught up with Mark Risher, director of product management at Google with an emphasis on security and privacy. A few highlights: — Election security threats are broader than one country or one group of people, Risher said. “One of the headlines that shows up often […]