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Data security is broken: What’s next?

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One out of every two on-premises databases globally has at least one vulnerability, finds a new study from Imperva Research Labs spanning 27,000 on-prem databases, based on insights from a proprietary database ...
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Attackers exploit CVE-2021-26084 for XMRig crypto mining on affected Confluence servers

Vulnerability Overview On August 25, 2021 a security advisory was released for a vulnerability identified in Confluence Server titled “CVE-2021-26084: Atlassian Confluence OGNL Injection”. The vulnerability allows an unauthenticated attacker to perform ...
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How to Exploit SQL Server Using Registry Keys

At the Imperva Research Labs we have the chance to scrutinize various security situations. In this blog, we will take a closer look at database security on SQL Server. One routine approach ...

Know your enemy! The four types of cyber attackers trying to breach your security today

As business needs compel organizations to manage an ever-increasing number of database types, both on-premise and in the cloud, the threat surface has also become larger and far more difficult to manage ...
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Lessons Learned from 100 Data Breaches: Part 4, Trends in Average Volumes of Stolen Records

Imperva research shows an increase in the volume of data stolen every year. In 2020, we started to see more and more breaches that exfiltrate records in billions. Based on the analysis ...
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Lessons Learned from 100 Data Breaches: Part 3, Securing Public Cloud Services

In the first two parts of this series, we gained insight into what specific types of data get stolen and what the root causes of breaches are, based on data breach information ...

Five Ways Bad Bots Are Threatening Financial Services

For years now, the biggest security concerns for businesses in the financial services sector have mainly been related to data security, privacy, compliance and everything in between. Nevertheless, application security is equally ...
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Bad Bot Traffic on Healthcare Websites Rises 372% As Vaccines Become Available Globally

Nations around the world are racing to acquire COVID-19 vaccines and assemble digital infrastructure and web applications to enable appointment booking. As they do this, Imperva Research Labs has monitored a staggering ...
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Simple Trend and Anomaly Detection with SQL

Introduction Have you ever wondered if you can detect highlights based on your data using only your database engine? Well, the answer is yes. Simple trend detection and anomaly detection can be ...
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Python Cryptominer Botnet Quickly Adopts Latest Vulnerabilities

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Over the last few days, Imperva researchers have monitored the emergence of a new botnet, one whose primary activity is performing different DDoS attacks and mining cryptocurrency. It also acts as a ...