Jan 2017

  1. Five Security Trends to Watch in 2017

    Thursday, January 26, 2017
    What does 2017 hold for security professionals and the industry as a whole? To answer this question, let’s take a quick look at what has not changed. For one, ransomware continues to be an effective extortion tool for attackers. They’re constantly honing their ability to use backdoors and rootkits... READ MORE
  2. Revenge of the DevOps Gangster: Open Hadoop Installs Wiped Worldwide

    Wednesday, January 18, 2017
    Earlier this month, security news media reported attackers holding internet-exposed MongoDB and Elasticsearch databases for ransom. Attackers said they’d return the data if they got paid -- otherwise, the data would be erased. In many reported instances, attackers simply deleted the data.... READ MORE