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Wednesday

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January 2017

The compendium of database ransomware

by BinaryEdge

Over the last week, we've been regularly monitoring multiple storage/database technologies for ransomware, it all started with MongoDB, however other technologies are now being affected. This is nothing new to BinaryEdge, has we had previously shown how these technologies, when misconfigured can present themselves as big problems. We've seen MongoDB, Redis, ElasticSearch, Hadoop, Cassandra, CouchDB falling to ransomware attacks. We will keep updating this compendium with new database names…

Monday

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December 2016

Web Zürich - The state of web security in Switzerland

by BinaryEdge

On a previous blogpost we looked at the state of security in Switzerland from an IP-Infrastructure perspective. This time our CEO was invited to speak at Web Zürich, and we decided to test out some new modules that we added to our scanning platform 40fy. The new additions to the platform now allow us to craft custom requests using domains. A request will usually look like this: curl https://api.…

Friday

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November 2016

BSides Lisbon 2016

by BinaryEdge

Last week the team attended Bsides Lisbon, we went there to deliver a similar talk to the one we gave at Pixels Camp, we also delivered a workshop on Internet Scanning and treating data using python. As usual BinaryEdge was a sponsor of Bsides Lisbon, and we will continue to do so. The event was absolutely fantastic and keeps growing with every year that passes. Big kudos to the team!…

Wednesday

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October 2016

Pixels Camp 2016 - CyberSecurity, machine learning and data science

by BinaryEdge

Pixels Camp 2016 is now over. It was really a fun event, on which the BinaryEdge team participated. This is wrap up post of what happened this week for us. We delivered our talk at Pixels Camp 2016 entitled: I FOR ONE WELCOME OUR NEW CYBER OVERLORDS! AN INTRODUCTION TO THE USE OF MACHINE LEARNING IN CYBERSECURITY Although a bit of a tongue in cheek, our objective was to talk…

Friday

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October 2016

Internet Security Exposure 2016

by BinaryEdge

For over a year, BinaryEdge has been scanning the IPv4 space of the Internet daily. Using our 40FY platform we gather data that allows us to write blogposts such as our analysis of the state of security of specific countries like Switzerland and Portugal. To celebrate October as the month of Cybersecurity, we went the extra mile and instead of looking at a restricted number of IP addresses or a…