Analytics

Gone Phishing

Published on May 4th, 2017 | by Akshay Nayak

The cyber war currently being waged by ethical hackers and cyber criminals on multiple fronts — encompassing computer, network, and software vulnerabilities — tends to lean in either direction depending on who’s having a bad day.... Read More


Analytics

The Risky Business of Network Ports

Network Ports can be Risky Business

Published on April 19th, 2017 | by Vatsal Desai

Network ports are entry points into your system, and understanding network infrastructure and hosted services helps to determine the ports that are expected to be open on the network. Any listening port that is unexpectedly open... Read More


Analytics

Taking OpenCandy from a Baby

Taking OpenCandy from a Baby

Published on April 13th, 2017 | by Joel Roy

It’s always amazing to see what we uncover during an SS8 BreachDetect risk assessment. BreachDetect was recently deployed in a customer’s environment to analyze network traffic, detect previously unknown threats and pinpoint any compromised devices-of-interest. What did SS8... Read More


Analytics

Breach of the Month — March 2017

Published on April 4th, 2017 | by Vatsal Desai

If you follow the SS8 Twitter feed, you’ll know that every Friday we select a notable breach, leak, or hack as our pick for the SS8 #breachoftheweek. But we also select from these ‘finalists’ to choose... Read More


Analytics

Blacklisted Shell Games

Published on March 23rd, 2017 | by Akshay Nayak

It’s always amazing to see what we uncover during an SS8 BreachDetect risk assessment. BreachDetect was recently deployed in the customer’s environment to analyze network traffic, detect previously unknown threats and pinpoint any compromised devices-of-interest. What... Read More


Analytics

Breach of the Month — February 2017

Published on March 15th, 2017 | by Joel Roy

Every week on our Twitter stream we share news on the top breaches making the headlines. At the end of each week one ‘unlucky winner’ — the largest, the weirdest, the most dangerous, or the most... Read More


Events

RSAC 2017 – a View from the Floor

Published on March 3rd, 2017 | by Akshay Nayak

The 2017 RSA Conference showcased almost 500 security companies proposing elegant solutions to solve a plethora of problems across different domains of security, including web application security, network attacks, data forensics, malware and APTs, encryption key... Read More


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