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ADC Hacker Intelligence Initiative

The Imperva Hacker Intelligence Initiative goes inside the cyber-underground and provides analysis of the trending hacking techniques and interesting attack campaigns.

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Assessing the Threat Landscape of DBaaS


This report does an in-depth analysis of malware that used a shared hosting database for its Command and Control and drop server, Imperva analyzes a new malware platform for cybercriminals: Database as a Service (DBaaS). The report concludes that by bringing data one step closer to hackers, DBaaS makes it possible for hackers to compromise an organization's database without accessing its network -- ultimately increasing the risk of a data breach.

Tags: Database Security, Cloud Security, DBaaS, Cybercriminals, Malware


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Search Engine Poisoning (SEP)


In this second report from Imperva's Hacker Intelligence Initiative (HII), we describe a Search Engine Poisoning (SEP) campaign from start to finish. SEP abuses the ranking algorithms of search engines to promote an attacker-controlled website that contains malware. Imperva's Application Defense Center (ADC) has witnessed these types of automated attack campaigns which cause search engines to return high-ranking Web pages infected with malicious code that references an attacker-controlled website.

Tags: Search Engine Poisoning, SEP, Search Engines, Malware

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