Dark Reading is part of the Informa Tech Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them.Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

Comments
7 Need-To-Know Attack Stats
Newest First  |  Oldest First  |  Threaded View
alphaa10
alphaa10,
User Rank: Strategist
6/27/2016 | 11:35:57 PM
Wrong Direction
As if matters were not dire enough with an explosion in sophisticated, effective hacker tools, every criminal element which can capture a programmer or buy the software expects to rake in unprecedented profit.

Are corporate chiefs still asleep, trusting in the old IDS model for security? From all appearances, they are, indeed, and it will take millions more in losses before they awaken to the threat.

Poor training, coupled with antiquated threat indentification methods, understaffed IT sections, merger-speed corporate expansion, and profound ignorance of the threat conspire to make "corporate security" (almost) an oxymoron.

For Dark Readers, these are the dark ages of network security.

 

 
kbannan100
kbannan100,
User Rank: Moderator
6/22/2016 | 10:49:33 AM
Re: The million dollar mark
"...the time from attack to compromise and attack to exfiltration is rarely longer than a few days."

Which means you have to be doubly vigilant when it comes to protecting everything -- endpoints such as printers and mobile devices, wireless connections, everything! And people are not doing that. Here's a portion of a white paper I have open on my desktop: 

"Many do not realize that embedded devices such as printers and industrial controllers can be the source or initial access point for a network breach. In fact, one of the largest identity theft cases in 2014 involved Target's POS systems and leveraged weaknesses within the building's HVAC systems to gain a foothold within Target's internal network." 

Crazy! The white paper can be found here, BTW: bit.ly/1sq1kyG

--Karen Bannan, commenting for IDG and HP
Charlie Babcock
Charlie Babcock,
User Rank: Ninja
6/21/2016 | 6:10:13 PM
The million dollar mark
Slide 4: Find a breach in its first 100 days, save a million dollars. Whew. What a statistic.


Edge-DRsplash-10-edge-articles
I Smell a RAT! New Cybersecurity Threats for the Crypto Industry
David Trepp, Partner, IT Assurance with accounting and advisory firm BPM LLP,  7/9/2021
News
Attacks on Kaseya Servers Led to Ransomware in Less Than 2 Hours
Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer,  7/7/2021
Commentary
It's in the Game (but It Shouldn't Be)
Tal Memran, Cybersecurity Expert, CYE,  7/9/2021
Register for Dark Reading Newsletters
White Papers
Video
Cartoon
Current Issue
Improving Enterprise Cybersecurity With XDR
Enterprises are looking at eXtended Detection and Response technologies to improve their abilities to detect, and respond to, threats. While endpoint detection and response is not new to enterprise security, organizations have to improve network visibility, expand data collection and expand threat hunting capabilites if they want their XDR deployments to succeed. This issue of Tech Insights also includes: a market overview for XDR from Omdia, questions to ask before deploying XDR, and an XDR primer.
Flash Poll
Twitter Feed
Dark Reading - Bug Report
Bug Report
Enterprise Vulnerabilities
From DHS/US-CERT's National Vulnerability Database
CVE-2022-34876
PUBLISHED: 2022-07-05
SQL Injection vulnerability in admin interface (/vicidial/admin.php) of VICIdial via modify_email_accounts, access_recordings, and agentcall_email parameters allows attacker to spoof identity, tamper with existing data, allow the complete disclosure of all data on the system, destroy the data or mak...
CVE-2022-34877
PUBLISHED: 2022-07-05
SQL Injection vulnerability in AST Agent Time Sheet interface ((/vicidial/AST_agent_time_sheet.php) of VICIdial via the agent parameter allows attacker to spoof identity, tamper with existing data, allow the complete disclosure of all data on the system, destroy the data or make it otherwise unavail...
CVE-2022-34878
PUBLISHED: 2022-07-05
SQL Injection vulnerability in User Stats interface (/vicidial/user_stats.php) of VICIdial via the file_download parameter allows attacker to spoof identity, tamper with existing data, allow the complete disclosure of all data on the system, destroy the data or make it otherwise unavailable, and bec...
CVE-2022-34879
PUBLISHED: 2022-07-05
Reflected Cross Site Scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in AST Agent Time Sheet interface (/vicidial/AST_agent_time_sheet.php) of VICIdial via agent, and search_archived_data parameters. This issue affects: VICIdial 2.14b0.5 versions prior to 3555.
CVE-2022-31770
PUBLISHED: 2022-07-05
IBM App Connect Enterprise Certified Container 4.2 could allow a user from the administration console to cause a denial of service by creating a specially crafted request. IBM X-Force ID: 228221.