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Web Shells Continue to Threaten
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aidancheney
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aidancheney,
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5/6/2020 | 9:58:37 AM
Re: Web traffic
Agree
RyanSepe
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RyanSepe,
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4/30/2020 | 12:46:22 PM
Re: Web traffic
Most definitely. It is sad to see that even in times of crisis, people still have a sense of depravity. It never ceases to amaze.
Dr.T
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Dr.T,
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4/29/2020 | 8:25:54 PM
Segmentation
Companies should use network segmentation to prevent Internet-facing Web servers from being used as a beachhead into the rest of the network Network segmentation will help many different ways in this situation.
Dr.T
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Dr.T,
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4/29/2020 | 8:24:25 PM
Web apps
The Web is not just on the Internet, Good point to make. Web apps would have the same vulnerabilities.
Dr.T
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Dr.T,
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4/29/2020 | 8:21:40 PM
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Rapid7 estimates that about 10% of the attacks it investigates use a Web shell for access and persistance. 10% is a big number to deal with, additional prevention measures are needed.
Dr.T
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Dr.T,
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4/29/2020 | 8:19:07 PM
Big number
Roughly every month, Microsoft detects an average of 77,000 Web shell and related artifacts on some 46,000 machines, the company said. That is a big number. Detection and prevention is critical obviously.
Dr.T
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Dr.T,
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4/29/2020 | 8:15:26 PM
Web traffic
Web shells remain a stealthy way for attackers to continue to issue commands to compromised networks because the technique utilizes ubiquitous Web traffic. Especially these days having high web traffic would make the situation worse.


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