Imperva research finds early signs of traffic recovery
Imperva has revealed that while COVID-19 continues to affect overall traffic and attack trends, industries such as financial services, sports, and travel are showing early signs of recovery. The cybersecurity leader championing the fight to secure data and applications wherever they reside, published its April 2020 Cyber Threat Index Report today.
Imperva advanced bot protection solution launched
Imperva has announced the general availability of Advanced Bot Protection, a solution that fully integrates bot protection technology into its Cloud Application Security platform, a comprehensive solution for application and website protection.
Public cloud-based attacks dominate threat landscape
Imperva has launched the Cyber Threat Index, a monthly report and measurement of the global threat landscape based on data from Imperva sensors across the globe.
Advice issued after app security breach
It has been announced that Timehop, a mobile app that surfaces old social media posts from the same day but from previous years, have had a security breach affecting its entire user base of over 21 million users, not all users were affected to the same extent, however.
Sith spam bots... “I have a bad feeling about this”
As the month of December draws ever closer, the online excitement is at an all time high for Star Wars fanatics. The latest installment of the Star Wars saga, Star Wars: The Last Jedi is to be released on 15th December. With the internet abuzz about recent trailers, looming figures appearing in posters and spoilers in beer glasses, it looks like no one is immune to Star Wars fever, not even cyber-criminals.
Offering DDoS mitigation in under ten seconds
The DDoS attack mitigation technology from Imperva has been expanded. The second generation of the technology means faster performance for internet users and introduces a ten second DDoS mitigation Service Level Agreement (SLA) to minimise business disruption in the event of a DDoS attack.
Has your company hired a Data Protection Officer?
Provider of cyber security solutions that protect business-critical data and applications, Imperva, has announced the results of a survey of 310 IT security professionals taken at the Infosecurity Europe 2017 trade show. The results suggest that while the industry is preparing for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), 22% haven’t yet hired a Data Protection Officer (DPO). Of those with no DPO, 52% aren’t planning on hiri...
Attackers use pulse wave DDoS to pin down multiple targets
New research from Imperva Incapsula details the emergence of a new DDoS assault pattern, which has been named Pulse Wave. According to Lead Researcher Igal Zeifman: “Pulse Wave DDoS represents a new attack methodology, made up of a series of short-lived pulses occurring in clockwork-like succession, which accounts for some of the most ferocious DDoS attacks we mitigated in the second quarter of 2017. In the most extreme cases, they lasted f...
UK government introduces £17m fine for having poor cyber security
Last week, news broke yesterday that the UK government will introduce new fines for companies that do not have an appropriate cyber security plan in place. Businesses which are critical to the UK's national infrastructure could face fines of up to £17m.
Undercover research reveals tactics of phishing hackers
Provider of cyber security solutions that protect business-critical data and applications, Imperva, has released its research report, Beyond Takeover – Stories from a Hacked Account. The report reveals common patterns in phishing attacks and how hackers find and use data in compromised accounts. To discover details about compromised credentials, Imperva researchers went undercover by creating several fake user accounts, including ...
Half of smart household gadgets vulnerable to cyber attack
According to a recent report in the Daily Mail, families are at risk from hackers taking advantage of security flaws in connected gadgets. A survey of 15 devices by the consumer group Which? found that eight were vulnerable to hacking via the internet, WiFi or Bluetooth connections. Commenting on this, Ben Hertzberg, Research Group Manager at Imperva, said: “The main threat with the Internet of Things (IoT) is that there are billions o...