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The Ugly Truth About Risk Scores and Threat Intelligence

Whether it’s vendors that provide an external grade/score of a company’s risk, threat intelligence platforms or vulnerability management vendors, everyone is looking for the ultimate “risk score”. A Risk Score is like a home inspection report. It makes us feel like we are making good decisions in buying a new home by telling us what […]

The Growing Attack Surface in Connected Cars

As innovation in the auto industry speeds up, new technology is paving the way for an expanded attack surface, which is a growing concern. Beyond the connected features in infotainment systems, trends in connected cars are shifting into overdrive. What does that mean for attackers? Unfortunately, it’s a question everyone has to ask as cars […]

How Vulnerable Are America’s Utilities?

Undoubtedly, news that a Florida water plant had been hacked raised a lot of alarms outside the cybersecurity industry. The idea that a water source could be contaminated hit home for many Americans, highlighting the vulnerability of the nation’s utilities and critical infrastructure. But this attack came as no surprise to security experts. It was […]

Why Corporate Hacks Go Unreported

Despite the many regulations from GDPR to CCPA, HIPAA, and PCI DSS that mandate a company report a data breach, many corporate hacks go unreported. Certainly, compliance is a driving force for the organizations that do report a data breach. Still, in 2019, CSO Online reported that the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center received reports […]

Keep Ramnit on Your Radar

Over a decade ago, security researchers at Microsoft identified a computer worm and dubbed it Ramnit. The malware family, “infects Windows executable files (.EXE) and HTML files (.HTML). It can also give a malicious hacker access to your PC. It spreads through infected removable drives, such as USB flash drives,” Microsoft warned.  Fast forward to […]

UNC1878 Continues to Infect Hospital Networks

Last October, a threat actor known as UNC1878 made headlines for a widespread criminal campaign targeting the healthcare industry (and other organizations) around the world. Over three months have passed since this group’s activities became widely known, yet in spite of high public awareness, many of UNC1878’s victims remain actively compromised to this day. Prevailion’s […]

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