Contributor Justin Shattuck

Russian Attacks Against Singapore Spike During Trump-Kim Summit

Blog / Jun 15, 2018

By sara boddy justin shattuck

Singapore saw a sharp rise in attacks targeting a variety of ports, from SIP clear-text (5060), Telnet, SQL, and host-to-host ports to those used for remote router management and proxy servers and caching.

The Global Playing Field is Leveling Out as Europe and Asia Take on More DDoS Attacks

Article / Apr 6, 2018

By sara boddy justin shattuck ilan meller damien rocha

The latest DDoS trends include the return of large volumetric DDoS attacks, the rise of application targeted attacks, and businesses in Europe and Asia are growing targets.

The Hunt for IoT: The Growth and Evolution of Thingbots Ensures Chaos

Report / Mar 13, 2018

By sara boddy justin shattuck

IoT attacks show no signs of decreasing while infected IoT devices go un-remediated, and discovery of new thingbots is at a decade-long high.

BrickerBot: Do “Good Intentions” Justify the Means—or Deliver Meaningful Results?

Blog / Dec 28, 2017 (MODIFIED: Jan 16, 2018)

By justin shattuck

Most security researchers have good intentions, but ethics must play a central role in the decisions they make.

Reaper: The Professional Bot Herder’s Thingbot

Blog / Oct 26, 2017 (MODIFIED: Dec 18, 2017)

By david holmes justin shattuck

While Reaper might be considered an “object lesson” today, it should serve as a blistering warning that IoT security needs to be fixed now.

Five Reasons CISOs Should Keep an Open Mind About Cryptocurrencies

Blog / Sep 26, 2017 (MODIFIED: Nov 9, 2017)

By ray pompon justin shattuck

Far from a dying breed, cryptocurrencies are not only evolving but being accepted in countless new markets. CISOs need to know the ins and outs, pros and cons.

The Hunt for IoT: The Rise of Thingbots

Report / Aug 9, 2017 (MODIFIED: Dec 21, 2017)

By sara boddy justin shattuck

“Thingbots” that launch Death Star-sized DDoS attacks, host banking trojans, and cause physical destruction are becoming the attacker infrastructure of the future.

The Hunt for IoT: The Networks Building Death Star-Sized Botnets

Report / May 10, 2017 (MODIFIED: Aug 7, 2017)

By sara boddy justin shattuck

With a growth rate of 1,473% in 2016, the hunt for vulnerable IoT devices rages on...

DDoS’s Newest Minions: IoT Devices (Volume 1)

Report / Oct 8, 2016 (MODIFIED: Jul 6, 2017)

By sara boddy justin shattuck

The latest evolution of cyber weapons is brought to you by the default passwords in Internet of Things (IoT) devices.

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