American corporations want to compete with each other based on the value of the products and services they are offering. When it comes to cyber security – we should be working together.
A waterhole campaign is currently targeting US military personnel. The campaign was launched this week from the U.S. Veterans of Foreign Wars’ website and is associated with two previous APT campaigns. If your organization employs current or former US military personnel, you should check to see their systems have been compromised. READ MORE
Careto, like many sophisticated, targeted attacks, has gone undetected on target networks for many, many years. Because the StealthWatch System can store months or years of NetFlow, you can use it to determine if you’ve ever communicated with any of the exploit delivery or command and control points associated with these attacks in the past. READ MORE
Retailers are under attack, and as the rate and severity of these attacks escalate, we need to look beyond the bare minimum requirements of the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards. Lancope’s StealthWatch System provides retailers with an effective and economical way to get comprehensive network visibility so that they can take control of what’s happening inside their organizations, detect suspicious data transfers, and create audit trails that enable them to investigate activity that might have occurred in the past. READ MORE
Robert Graham maintains a program called masscan, a port scanning tool that is capable of scanning the entire Internet in under 5 minutes. Last week, he performed a scan that a lot of people have been unable to detect in their firewall logs. The incident provides an interesting illustration of the technical limitations of certain approaches to network visibility. READ MORE