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New PoSeidon spotted

New PoSeidon spotted


Although several versions of PoSeidon have been spotted, there are still many more versions out there. Criminals who provided the infrastructure for BackOff, provide the infrastructure for PoSeidon as well. Damballa detects PoSeidon as TwoBridgeBruisers.


Internet of Things: Let’s Talk IoT Security


The IoT is poised to permeate every aspect of our lives. Gartner estimates that by 2020 the IoT will grow to 26 billion units installed. We can hardly begin to imagine what that will mean for how we do business, how we work, how we spend our personal time and how we carry out our daily lives – never mind the security and data privacy implications.

Ponemon Institute Survey Chart - Malware Alerts per Week

Enterprises are Wasting $1.3 Million Annually Chasing False Positives – Part1


If the increasing number of high-profile attacks proves anything, it’s that enterprises are losing the war on malware. A recent study we commissioned from Ponemon Institute, The Cost of Malware Containment, sheds light on why. IT organizations are wasting time and money – to the tune of more than $1.3 million dollars – hunting down alerts that pose no threat while advanced persistent threats are evading preventive controls.