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CTO Perspectives: Why do Security Professionals need Threat Intelligence

This is the first blog in a three-part series by our Chief Technology Officer, Allan Thomson. In today’s post, he discusses the need for threat...

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A Costly Reminder: Third Party Risk Management is Critical

We’ve all heard time and time again how important insight into third parties (or the supply chain) is when it comes to an organization’s overall...

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Massive DDoS Attacks of Over 1 Million Queries Per Second Threaten Root Servers That Support The Global Internet

On Nov 30 and again on Dec. 1, massive DDoS attacks against several Internet based DNS root servers with volumes of over 1 million queries...

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FireStorm: Mitigating the Vulnerability That Can Completely Bypass Firewalls and Exfiltrate Data

A recent discovery by BugSec Group and Cynet (http://www.bugsec.com/news/firestorm/) identified a severe vulnerability in several next generation and application aware firewalls. The vulnerability, code named...

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CEO Perspective: LookingGlass And Cyveillance Join Forces

On Friday, December 11, 2015, LookingGlass announced the purchase of Cyveillance from QinetiQ Group PLC, completing our third acquisition of the year. The addition of...

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Fake Abuse Policy CryptoWall 3.0 Campaign: Domain “Suspension Notice”

The LookingGlass Cyber Threat Intelligence Group (CTIG) observed new and unexpected behavior with a CryptoWall 3.0 malspam campaign. In this exploit, we see CW 3.0...

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Newly Found Interfax Themed JavaScript Malspam

The LookingGlass Cyber Threat Intelligence Group (CTIG) observed a malspam campaign attempting to convince users they had received an incoming Internet fax. The attached fax...

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Operation Armageddon: Cyber Espionage as a Strategic Component of Russian Modern Warfare

The LookingGlass Cyber Threat Intelligence Group (CTIG) has been monitoring an active Russian state-sponsored cyber espionage campaign targeting Ukrainian government, law enforcement, and military officials...

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Malicious “Resume” from Sammy Fields, a Less than Ideal Candidate

Compromising an organization via resume submissions couldn’t be more enticing from an attacker’s perspective....

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The “Nonsense Name” Attack is Not New

CloudShield has a no-nonsense solution. Network World recently published an article called, “A new kind of DDoS threat: The ‘Nonsense Name’ attack” by Cricket Liu...

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