SERT Quarterly Threat Intelligence Report Q2 2014

Quarterly Report Adds Insight to Trends and Offers Security Recommendations

The Solutionary Security Engineering Research Team (SERT) Quarterly Threat Intelligence Report for Q2 2014 contains research focused on: the exploitability of the Heartbleed bug in OpenSSL, Web shells, the Node.js framework, and a follow up on malware distribution channels. 

Key findings include:

  • The top 10 ISPs represented the source of 52% of the malware identified in the new period.
  • Amazon-hosted malware nearly triples in first half of 2014.
  • 56% of malware captured was hosted in the United States, a 12% increase from Q4’13
  • Malicious SSH activity continues to be a popular method to gain administrative access to target systems. 

Download the report to read more about these and other findings along with actionable recommendations for threat defense and mitigation.

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