CONTRIBUTOR SARA BODDY

article /9 14, 2017

TrickBot Rapidly Expands its Targets in August, Shifting Focus to US Banks and Credit Card Companies

TrickBot kicked into high gear coming into August with the most targeted URLs since its launch. It released a new worm module, shifted its focus towards the US, and soared past the one thousand target URL mark in a single configuration.

report /8 09, 2017

The Hunt for IoT: The Rise of Thingbots

With “thingbots” now launching Death Star-sized DDoS attacks, hosting banking trojans, and causing physical destruction, all signs are pointing to them becoming the attacker infrastructure of the future.

article /7 27, 2017

TrickBot Focuses on Wealth Management Services from its Dyre Core

As TrickBot evolves, we examine version 24, which heavily targets Nordic financial institutions, and we take a close look at the Dyre–TrickBot connection.

blog /6 15, 2017

TrickBot Expands Global Targets Beyond Banks and Payment Processors to CRMs

TrickBot shows no signs of slowing down as new targets are added and command and control servers hide within web hosting providers’ networks.

report /5 10, 2017

THE HUNT FOR IoT: The Networks Building Death Star-Sized Botnets

With a growth rate of 1,473% in 2016, the hunt for vulnerable IoT devices rages on...

blog /3 30, 2017

How to Talk Cyber Risk with Executives

Board level interest in your cyber risk posture is growing, in fact it might be required soon for publicly traded companies. Presenting cyber risk to your board – effectively – means talking in their terms.

blog /3 24, 2017

Cyber Insurance: Read the Fine Print!

Purchasing cyber insurance can be useful, but claims are often denied due to policy exclusions or lapses in controls.

blog /3 03, 2017

Why Managing Low-Severity Vulnerabilities Can’t Be Just a Pipe Dream

Putting off fixing low-severity vulnerabilities can have high-impact effects.

report /1 26, 2017

Using F5 Labs Application Threat Intelligence

As security professionals, we often feel like we’re fighting a losing battle when it comes to cyber security.

report /10 08, 2016

DDoS's Newest Minions: IoT Devices (Volume 1)

The latest evolution of cyber weapons is brought to you by the default passwords in Internet of Things (IoT) devices.

article /7 22, 2016

Web Injection Threats: The Cost of Community Engagement on Your Site

Customer engagement drives web application design, but user-generated content brings inherent security challenges.

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