DDoS-attacks and SQL-injection – the main topic on hacker forums

Distributed Denial of Service and the introduction of SQL-code – the main types of attacks are discussed in hacker forums, according to new research conducted by Imperva, providing services for information security. Illegal discussion forums are an important part in the ecosystem of criminals. They are the place where hackers can sell and exchange information, software(…)

New data has allowed Microsoft to assess health risk zero-day and has shown a serious attitude to patches

First the good news. According to Microsoft, regarding the actual security incidents relating to Windows, attacks that exploit vulnerabilities zero-day, are quite rare. And now the bad news: 99% of malware infections stem from the reluctance of organizations and users to apply security updates. The latest report Microsoft Security Intelligence Report (SIR), published yesterday, shows that the fault of(…)