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WatchGuard Launches Threat Landscape visualization tool for analyzing Firebox Feed data to better understand security threats   SEATTLE – March 28, 2018 – WatchGuard® Technologies, a leader in advanced network security solutions, today announced new research findings from its Internet Security Report for Q4 2017. Among the report’s most notable findings, threat intelligence from […]

Report: Macro-less Word Document Attacks on the Rise, Zero Day ...



WatchGuard Technologies reports that hackers are now looking to supercharge their IoT botnets by exploiting Linux. They say “many IoT devices use inexpensive embedded Linux systems, which are notorious for having insecure defaults. By creating just a little malware code, these hackers think they can double their botnet power.” Their […]

2018 Security Predictions – Double Up on Linux Attacks


Creating massive botnets utilizing IoT devices around the world is a cyber-criminal’s dream come true.  Will it take government regulation to force manufacturers to produce devices with adequate built-in protection? With manufacturers cranking out IoT devices as quickly as possible – and security controls thrown in as an afterthought – […]

2018 Security Predictions – IoT Botnets to Spur Government Regulations



When most people think of cryptocurrency and blockchain technology, the first thing that comes to mind is Bitcoin. While Bitcoin was the first cryptocurrency and remains the most popular, there are actually many different crypto coins in existence. Other coins like Ethereum, Litecoin and Monero all maintain total market capital […]

2018 Security Predictions: Cryptocurrency Crash – A Major Vulnerability Will ...


The commoditization of attack tools with simple user interfaces such as the Wi-Fi Pineapple by Hack5 made it possible for curious amateurs to perform advanced Wi-Fi attacks. Amateur Wi-Fi hacking has attracted a large following; there are nearly 3 million “how to” tutorial videos online teaching curious people how to […]

2018 Security Predictions: Wi-Fi Hacking – Thanks to Commoditization of ...