The Latest 13 Security breaches Worldwide – Week 9, 2019

The Latest 13 Security breaches Worldwide - Week 9, 2019

13 Security breaches Worldwide – Week 9, 2019

Be informed about the latest 13 Security breaches Worldwide, identified and reported publicly during Week 9, 2019. As these security-related breaches have a severe negative impact on your business, consider a security AUDIT to prevent any similar cases.

  • Fortinet’s quarterly threat report has found 15 new zero day exploits across its network telemetry and a rise of ten percent in total exploits seen by each customer in the last quarter.

  • Corero DDoS trends report has seen the average DDoS attack has gotten larger and briefer, with most of them lasting less than ten minutes.
    • A fifth of victims are hit a second time within a day too. The number of attacks over 10Gbps have doubled, while the duration of attacks continues to decrease. Corero Full Year 2018 DDoS Trends Report

  • Zscaler’s latest report on SSL traffic examined threats blocked by their products.
    • Phishing increased by a factor of four from 2017, with Microsoft Office and One Drive being the most often brands targeted. Trickbot was responsible for more than half of botnet originated attacks. Find out what’s hiding in encrypted traffic

  • On average, IoT devices come under attack within five minutes of being plugged in.
    • They are also targeted by specific exploits within the first 24 hours of operation. The number of DDoS attacks in 2018 was up 26 percent compared to the year previously and the attacks are getting bigger too. DAWN OF THE TERRORBIT ERA

  • Botnets have had a major impact on online ticketing sites, according to a new analysis by Distill Networks
    • Several groups are using these bots, including ticket brokers and hospitality agencies, as well as true criminals. The attacks are getting more sophisticated, using ticket spinning (where they are held long enough to mess with seat availability), scalping and outright fraud. The report looks across this very complex ecosystem (see graphic below). How Bots Affect Ticketing


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  • An extensively researched report on the online criminal underworld is now available from Bromium.
    • It documents how various players profit from malware, laundering money, scams, and theft of intellectual property, credit cards and data. These are all accomplished using a variety of techniques. The entirely of “cybercrime as a service” world is staggering. Cybercrime has gone from being a simple business to an entire “Web of Profit”– which is the name of this report and is worthy of your attention. Into the Web of Profit Landmark research by Dr. Mike McGuire

  • Sports collectable and notable baseball card vendor Topps has been hit with a Magecart formjacking attack.
    • The breach notification is posted here: NOTICE OF DATA BREACH . Online customers who made purchases at the end of 2018 could be at risk of personal data, including payment cards and should monitor their credit card statements.

  • The Cairo Bangladeshi embassy’s website has been infected with a hidden crypto coinminer since last fall.

  • Researchers have seen an increase in attacks on POS VMware Horizon thin clients around the world.



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